Awesome Stock Resources
A curated list of awesome stock photography, video and illustration websites.
I try my best to maintain this repository and keep it up-to-date but if you spot a broken link or a resource which isn't listed, please, feel free to make a pull request.
Table of Contents
All the resources below have specifically specified that their content is :copyright: CC0-licensed.
- ABSFreePic - A high-resolution and absolutely free photos stock site.
- Altphotos - Handpicked free high-resolution photos added daily.
- Barn Images - Barn Images offers you a collection of free high-resolution non-stock photography.
- CC0 Photo - CC0.photo is a project initiated by Raffael Herrmann, which serves you with free photos.
- Creative Commons Search - A meta search across several libaries to find adaptable / editable images
- Crow the Stone - Free photos to use any way you want.
- Cupcake - Free do what ever you want photos by Jonas Nilsson Lee.
- Epicantus - Hi-resolution photos added every week.
- Fancy Crave - Two new images added every day.
- FindA.Photo - search through thousands of CC0 photos by keyword and color.
- Free Nature Stock - Royalty-free, use them however you want, Nature Stock Photos.
- Freely Photos - Totally free high quality Christian stock photography.
- Furious Camera - Free Life Hi-Fi Photos for use on your personal and commercial projects. New photo every day.
- Gratisography - Free high-resolution pictures you can use on your personal and commercial projects. New pictures added weekly.
- Jay Mantri - Free pics. Do anything. Make magic.
- Jéshoots - Photos for business or personal use in high resolution for free.
- LibreShot - A collection of hundreds of high quality free stock images for personal or commercial use.
- Life of Pix - Free high-resolution photos, no copyright restrictions. Photographs added weekly.
- Little Visuals - Hi-res images zipped up in your inbox. Use them anyway you want.
- Magdeleine - A selection of free photos curated by Magdeleine.
- MMT - New photos by Jeffrey Betts added every week.
- Moveast - This is a journey of a Portuguese guy moving.
- Negative Space - Stock photos added every week.
- Pexels - 20 new high-quality photos daily.
- Photo Crops - Five high resolution photos added every week, sometimes more.
- Pickle Jar - High-resolution images of everyday india. One new image every day.
- Pickupimage - Free download high quality premium free stock images, public domain photos.
- Pixabay - Stock photos, illustrations, vectors and videos.
- Realgraphy - Authentic Non-Stock Photos for Free. Forever.
- Realistic Shots - 7 new photos added every week.
- Skitter Photo - Public domain pictures and stock photos for commercial use.
- Skuawk - Skuawk public domain photos, free, beautiful and artistically loud.
- Snappy Goat - Over 12 million public domain & CC0 licensed images.
- Snapwire Snaps - Commissioned photos from 170,000 of the world's most talented photographers.
- SpaceX Photos - Promotional SpaceX stock photography.
- Splashbase - Search & discover free, hi res photos & videos.
- Stock Image Point - Free stock photos. 20 pictures added every month.
- Stockified - Free pictures taken in India by Kiran BV and Aditya G Bharadwaj.
- Stocksnap - Hundreds of high resolution images added weekly.
- Stokpic - Free Stock Photos For Commercial Use.
- Streetwill - Free hi-res vintage photos to use any way you want.
- The Pic Pac - New pacs on Monday, free pics Tuesday - Sunday.
- Travel Coffee Book - Travel photography.
- Unsplash - User submitted, free high-resolution photos. 10 new photos every 10 days.
- Wesaturate - A collection of completely free CC0 images in RAW and JPG formats.
Custom License / Usage
These following photography resources are those who have declared their own usage and restriction terms. These can be found by clicking the (license) link next to the resource.
A collection of links to public domain photography resources.
Attribution Required licenses
The photographs on the following resources require Attribution unless otherwise stated on the website itself. These use a mixture of license, all of which have been linked to next to them.
A collection of illustration resources which contain a mixture of historical archive, contemporary and public domain assets.
A collection of resources which contain stock graphical elements which don't fit in the other sections.
A selection of websites offering high quality video stock.
- Coverr - :copyright: Beautiful, free, CC0 licensed videos for your homepage. 7 new videos every Monday.
- Life of Vids - :copyright: Free royalty-free videos, clips & loops.
- Mazwai - Great collection of free creative commons HD video clips & footages. Check each video for licensing terms.
- Pexels Videos - :copyright: Completely free, CC0 licensed stock videos.
- Pond5 - Download thousands of historic media files (videos, audio, images and 3d models) for your creative projects. completely free.
- Videezy - :copyright: Free stock videos, 4k footage, and free HD video clips.
- Vidsplay - :copyright: Free HD stock footage (Attribution required).
- VYOO - :copyright: Beautiful, Free Vertical Videos.
A mixture of CSS and image based pattern resources.
Websites offering images suitable for texturing objects for 3D graphics.
A mixture of free and open source font resources.
A collection for icon font resources, most of which also include SVGs, which can be used in your interface and website designs.
Icons Packages and Collections
A collection for SVG icon resources which can be used in your interface and website designs.
A selection of websites offering color schemes.
- 0to255 - A simple tool that helps web designers find variations of any color.
- 0xrgb - A minimalistic color picker for well-known palettes (Material, iOS, FlatUI, Metro, Tango, Solarized).
- Bootflat - Bootflat Flat UI color picker is a project digging the Flat Color Picker which gives you the perfect colors for flat designs.
- Brand Colors - Official color codes for the world's biggest brands.
- Coleure - Simple app for grabbing & tweaking colors you see on screen.
- Color Hunt - A place to discover, create, and share color palettes.
- Colorful Gradients - Gradients automatically created by a computer. 48 times daily.
- CoolHue 2.0 - Coolest handpicked Gradient Palette and Swatch.
- Colour Lovers - A creative community where people from around the world create and share colors, palettes and patterns.
- Coolors - The super fast color schemes generator for cool designers.
- Flat UI Colors - Flat color picker which gives you the perfect colors for flat designs.
- LOLColors - A nice curated color palette inspiration resource.
- Material Design Colors - Material ui color palette for Android, Web & iOS.
- Material Palette - Generate & export your Material Design color palette.
A liberal mixture of content aggregated from other free resources and made available at one central point.
- All The Free Stock - One stop resource for free stock images, videos, sounds and more.
- Avopix - More than 15 000 absolutely free stock photos and vectors.
- Libre Stock - Search engine for stock photo websites.
- Stock Up - Searching 9,301 (and counting) free stock photos across 25 websites.
- The Stocks - The best royalty free stock photos in one place.
Various different websites offering free HTML templates and themes.
Sounds & Music
Free resources for stock sound and music to be used on creative projects
- Bensound - :copyright: Royalty free music by Bensound.
- ccMixter - :copyright: ccMixter.org offers over 30,000 original tracks that can be used freely in YouTube videos, remixes, mobile apps, games, and more.
- Free Loops - :copyright: Free loops and audio clip.
- Free Music Archive - :copyright: An interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads directed by WFMU, the most renowned freeform radio station in America.
- Freesound - :copyright: Collaborative database of audio snippets, samples, recordings and bleeps.
- Internet Archive’s Netlabels Collection - :copyright: Netlabels collection hosts complete, freely downloadable/streamable.
- Jamendo - :copyright: Independent music community with a large collect of creative commons licensed music.
- Jukedeck - :copyright: Machine learning powered royalty-free original music.
- Sound Image - :copyright: Over 1000 tracks of free music and sound effects for your projects by Eric Matyas.
- SoundBible - :copyright: Thousands of free sound effects, sound clips, and straight up sounds.
- WOWA - :copyright: Download Royalty Free Music for YouTube Videos, Podcasts and Apps. No Copyright CC0 Music inspired by Unsplash.
And last, but not least, a selection of the best paid resources.
- Adobe Stock - Photos, Illustrations, Vectors.
- Fotolia - Photos, Illustrations, Vectors, Videos.
- Inky Deals - Premium resources at insane discounts.
- Shutterstock - Photos, Vectors, Editorial, Footages, Music.
- Stocksy - "Cliché-free" Photos.
- Graphic River - Hand-reviewed graphic assets from a community of designers. .
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