Finding quality stock images on the internet can be a daunting experience therefore we have listed down the top sites that will provide you with stylish, high quality free images as an alternative to the stock photos. The shortlisted sites provide a friendly user-experience with minimal distractions on their web pages in terms of advertisement. The following sites have only one license for their images making it exceedingly simple to use.


Images licensed under Creative Commons Zero with multiple options to adjust and sort the image appropriately makes Unsplash a quality place for high resolution images.


At Pexels, you can scout for the top photographers, browse photos by color and search for a particular image by simply typing in the search bar. Advanced search feature is also included to pinpoint the search results.


Courtesy of Snappa, the site is loaded with images every week from various networks. You can view the most popular images and check out its views, downloads and other relatable information.


Picjumbo has attained massive popularity with over 4 million download in the initial three years. Images are sorted into popular topics such as business, nature etc.

Negative Space

20 images are uploaded weekly on Negative Space and are sorted according to their color and category. Copy space position is a unique feature only available at Negative Space.


Six broad categories with a one-click search option are prime features of Gratisography. Immediate download option makes downloading lightning fast.


Pixabay provides vectors, illustrations and videos under CCZ licensing. With over 20 categories, options for quality images are extensive.

ISO Republic

ISO Republic provides images under its own license and each image has a particular tag which can be clicked for advanced search.


Each image on Magdeleine is unique with different tags, colors and divided into eight different categories.


With over 16 different categories with multiple sub-categories Stokpic will certainly allow you to browse for hours through their massive collection.


Support of searching through keywords and tags in nine different categories is available on Skitterphoto. You can see the most popular images in every category.


Free to use without any attribution, every image has its own page with related images showing as well on DesignerPics

Tookapic, New Old Stock and Good Stock Photos are some other sites that will provide you with quality images for your website or blog.