They always say that a photo is worth a thousand words, now imagine creating an eye-catching graphic coupled with a high-definition image – all for free, sounds amazing right? Gladly, it is very much doable with the numerous sites that offer free high-definition images. We have compiled a list of sites that offer high-definition images for free that you can freely use, may it be for social media, marketing materials, and more. Such would be helpful for small businesses in need of high-definition stock photos that won’t break the bank nor require a professional team for a set of photos.
Our team used the term “Technology” in searching for the images you will see below, as a way of showcasing the diversity of the images each platform/site has.
Unsplash images are generally free to use and can be used for most commercial, personal projects, and for editorial use, they have their own license for the images.
Pexels photos and videos are free to use with no attribution required and you can also modify the photos and videos.
Pixabay is a vibrant community of creatives, who share copyright-free images, illustrations, videos, and music. All contents are released under the Pixabay License, which makes them safe to use without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist – even for commercial purposes.
With Getty Images, you can use an image without paying for a license with our Embed feature, which lets you use over 70 million photos on any non-commercial website or blog (if you’re using it to sell a product, raise money or promote or endorse something, Embed isn’t for you).
Freepik offers a wide catalog of free resources. You can find them by filtering by “Free”, from the “Filters” option on the site, on the top left corner of the screen after you make a search. This content is completely free of charge.
Disclaimer: Royalty-free images may not always mean “free”, but could mean that you are expected to pay a one-time fee to have the right to use the image as many times as you like.