This list ranks our favorite resources for free, royalty-free photos. In the brackets beside the name of the website we provide additional information about the website.

  1. Pexels (Started in 2014 and bought by Canva in 2018, Pexels is one of the best sources for free stock photos) YouTube
  2. cc0 ( is a site that contains photos by 3 individuals that are all released into the public domain as per the CC0 license) YouTube
  3. Cupcake (CC0 Public Domain photos by the Swedish photographer Jonas Wimmerström – this is a small but high quality collection) YouTube
  4. Altphotos (I can’t find information about who created this site or how they obtained or made the photos they provide, but they do off several thousand pictures for free under the CC0 public domain license) YouTube