Pixabay

Public domain images website for downloading free stock photos, vectors, and videos.

Website: pixabay.com 

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Pixabay

Uses:

  • Download, modify, distribute, and use any:
    • Photos
    • Vectors
    • Illustrations
    • Videos
  • Share the images on your website, social media, videos, etc., without fear of copyright infringement or royalties
  • Upload your own images and footage/videos you’d like to share with the world
  • Pixabay blog offers posts on tips and other image-related news

Pros:

  • Free access to quality photos, vector graphics, illustrations, and videos free of copyrights
  • Credit attribution requested, but not required
  • Easy to set up an account
  • Search results can easily be sorted by media type, orientation, size, and other specifications
  • Supports several image file formats—JPEG, PNG, PSD, AI, or SVG
  • New app allows easy access to the site free of ads (released January, 2017)

Cons:

  • Not as large a selection as a paid image sites, so you might need to broaden search terms or think outside the box
  • Many amateur photos may not be suitable for professional projects
  • Low selection of professionally staged and edited photos compared to paid sites

Pricing:

  • Free