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Awesome Stock Resources Awesome

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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

Photography

CC0-license

All the resources below have specifically specified that their content is ©️ CC0-licensed.

  • Alana - Free “use how you want” stock photos.
  • Barn Images - Barn Images offers you a collection of free high-resolution non-stock photography.
  • Boss Fight! - 10–20 new images added daily.
  • CC0 Photo - CC0.photo is a project initiated by Raffael Herrmann, which serves you with free photos.
  • Creative Vix - A wide range of photos for you to use.
  • 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.
  • Free-Images.cc - Create something awesome with free CC0 images.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lock & Stock Photos - Free stock photos for you.
  • 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 - Daily 10 new high-quality photos.
  • Photo Collections - Free stock photography of architecture, nature and people.
  • Photo Crops - Five high resolution photos added every week, sometimes more.
  • Pickle Jar - High-resolution images of everyday india. One new image every day.
  • Pixabay - Stock photos, illustrations, vectors and videos.
  • Realistic Shots - 7 new photos added every week.
  • Skitter Photo - Public domain pictures and stock photos for commercial use.
  • 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.
  • Stocksnap - Hundreds of high resolution images added weekly.
  • Stokpic - Free Stock Photos For Commercial Use.
  • 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.

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.

Public Domain

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.

Unspecified License

These resources haven't specified any formal terms of use or licenses.

Illustration

A collection of illustration resources which contain a mixture of historical archive, contemporary and public domain assets.

Vector Graphics

A collection of resources which contain stock graphical elements which don't fit in the other sections.

Videos

A selection of websites offering high quality video stock.

  • Coverr - ©️ Beautiful, free, CC0 licensed videos for your homepage. 7 new videos every Monday.
  • Distill - Curated HD Video Free For Your Personal and Commercial Use. 10 free HD videos every 10 days.
  • Life of Vids - ©️ 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 - ©️ Completely free, CC0 licensed stock videos.
  • Vidsplay - ©️ Free HD stock footage (Attribution required).

Patterns

A mixture of CSS and image based pattern resources.

Fonts

A mixture of free and open source font resources.

Icons

Icon Fonts

A collection for icon font resources, most of which also include SVGs, which can be used in your interface and website designs.

Icons Packages

A collection for SVG icon resources which can be used in your interface and website designs.

Colors

A selection of websites offering color schemes.

  • 0to255 - A simple tool that helps web designers find variations of any color.
  • 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.
  • 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 Color Picker - A copy and paste resource for colors commonly found in 'flat' designs.
  • Flat UI Colors - Flat color picker which gives you the perfect colors for flat designs.
  • Material Design Colors - Material ui color palette for Android, Web & iOS.
  • Material Palette - Generate & export your Material Design color palette.

Aggregated Content

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.
  • Libre Stock - Search engine for stock photo websites.
  • Stock Up - Searching 9,301 (and counting) free stock photos across 25 websites.

HTML Templates

Various different websites offering free HTML templates and themes.

  • Bootswatch - ©️ Free themes for Bootstrap.
  • HTML5 Up - ©️ HTML5 UP makes spiffy HTML5 site templates.
  • Templated - ©️ A collection of 850 free CSS and HTML5 site templates, designed & built by Cherry + AJ and released under the Creative Commons.

Sounds & Music

Free resources for stock sound and music to be used on creative projects

Paid Resources

And last, but not least, a selection of the best paid stock 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.

How to Contribute

Please read CONTRIBUTING.

How to Share

License

CC0

To the extent possible under law, Tony Phipps has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this work.