5 Best Places to Find Images for Your Blog Posts

Generally readers attract by just seeing killer Headlines to the blog posts. Is there any other effective way to attract your readers to read your blog posts ? Yes by adding right images to your blog posts, images are catchy which can easily attracts the readers towards your blog post.


But finding the right image for your blog post is really a challenge for each and every blogger. Most of the Images are copyrighted where we cannot use them in our blog.


Most of the bloggers take the images from Google Image search and give the Credit to the blog/site from which the image is taken by linking back them. However, you can purchase photos from many Stock photo sites but purchasing every time can get you more expensive which you can’t afford.


Finding a legal photo is the real hard task in which sometimes you can’t find the right legal image and move forward in illegal way. Here we are listing 5 best places to find images for your blog posts, where you can download and use the images for your blog posts.


Below are the 5 Best Places to Find Images for Your Blog Posts


Depositphotos :


Depositphotos is the best Stock Photo Agency where you can get Premium Royalty-Free Stock Photos, Illustrations and Vector Images. They provide millions of high-quality photographs and vector images available at affordable prices for a designer, advertiser, photo editor, content manager or blogger, to fill all your image needs.


5 Best Places to Find Images for Your Blog Posts


Depositphotos has a unique program for bloggers and websites dedicated to design, advertising and stock files. They are providing free subscription for bloggers where you can get free high quality images in return of writing reviews or by displaying ads of Depositphotos on your blog/websites.


R u a Blogger or a website owner and want free high quality images then what are you waiting for Go and Grab your free subscription from Depositphotos.


FreedigitalPhotos :


Freedigitalphotos is the place where you can download free and premium stock photos and illustrations for websites, advertising materials, newspapers, magazines, eBooks, book covers and pages, music artwork, software applications and much more.


5 Best Places to Find Images for Your Blog Posts


The Photos and illustrations they provide are ideal for business, personal and educational use. Every image they provide is free, where there is an option to buy larger images at reasonable prices. All free images they provide are of high quality, which are produced by their community of professional stock photographers and digital illustrators. The most popular categories in Freedigitalphotos are pictures of people and business pictures.


Everystockphoto :


Everystockphoto is a photo search engine with license-specific. Currently they have indexed millions of freely licensed photos from many sources, and present them in an integrated search. In Everystockphoto Membership is free and you can also rate, tag, collect and comment on photos.


5 Best Places to Find Images for Your Blog Posts


Their Main aim is to become a leading portal for the stock photography community and they will be adding more features to increase their index over time.


Freerange :


Freerange is a free Stock photos provider which was formed with the main goal to provide quality stock photos for commercial and non-commercial use. This is an advertising revenue supported photographic community where photographers get paid when users click on the ads that appear next to their photo submissions.


5 Best Places to Find Images for Your Blog Posts


Images on this site are either direct shot by Freerange Stock or they may be drawn from Freerange archives, or contributed by a talented community of photographers. They are either digitally photographed on Canon DSLR cameras or they are a high resolution (4000 dpi) Nikon scan of an original 35mm slide.


Stockvault :


Stockvault is a free stock photo sharing website where designers, students and photographers can share their photographs, graphics and image files with each other. The main purpose of this site is to collect and archive medium and high resolution photographs which are taken by Photographers, designed by designers and students which they can share and use for personal and non-commercial work.


5 Best Places to Find Images for Your Blog Posts


They are in no way trying to compete with royalty free stock, but rather to fulfill the need for somewhat free stock imagery.


Note : Always try to follow the creative commons licensing rules related to any photo you use on your blog and also obtain any necessary permission if needed.Note: Always try to follow the creative commons licensing rules related to any photo you use on your blog and also obtain any necessary permission if needed.


Over to you!


The above are the 5 best places to find images for your blog posts which I feel. So where do you find the right images for your blog posts? Please let us know by commenting below.


About Sai Kumar

I + Sai Kumar, is the Founder and CEO of Crunchyhub. I am a Simple guy from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. I writes about Blogging, Technology, Programming etc. Connect with me on Facebook, and also you can also Follow me on Twitter.


  1. Really useful. Thank you for sharing. Copyright is the main concern while using third-party images. And not every blogger can afford to have his own photos.
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  2. Great Post brother ! Just now I have come to know to these sites for Images

    Thanks for sharing your views
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  3. I use TheAdStock for finding some cool images for my blogposts.
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  4. Adding appropriate visual materials among the content helps to retain the reader with the post. This is very important technique when you write long and little boring posts. Thanks for the list! I haven’t heard about some recourses, have to try them, too.
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  5. Hi Sai!
    Nice suggestions and I love the images you picked for the post.

    I use iStockphoto for most of my images. I like that they give us free files each week and they also have audio files which I have used for my podcast.

    Thanks for the post.
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  6. Hi Sai,
    Thanks for this. I think I have only visited Freerange and Stockvault websites. Personally, always prefer to purchase royalty free images to save myself the hassle of reading all the creative common licensing rules attached to images. I will surely check out Depositphotos…
    Thanks again for sharing and for taking time to visit my blog!
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  7. Hello Saikumar,
    As I’m not good enough to create my own images, I often rely on Google Images and give proper credits !!
    Then one of my friend suggested Free Digital Photos. Now as you have given a BIG LIST, I can now choose images for my articles without any trouble !! 😀
    Thanks .
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  8. Hey Sai,

    Some great resources for images going to check some of them out for sure, I have used FreedigitalPhotos before but the others I’ve not yet discovered!
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  9. Abhishek Agarwal says:

    Great post i think this is post that every new blogger shld read for developing there site
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  10. Hey Sai!

    Those are really great sites to search for stock images.

    But I love using pictures with good photography values rather than a concept and that is why I choose my pictures from Flickr. I give them a credit. I’ll make sure they’re relevant though.

    Thanks for the resource.
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  11. Awesome post thanks for sharing these cool Photo resources
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  12. Great resources, though I still tend to look for images on Google.
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  13. Great post!!!
    Some of the best image hubs mentioned here which are out there and can add value to your content. Everybody loves photos!!!

    Thanks for sharing these cool photo resources.
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  14. Thanks for the list, it’s hard to find great photos so this resource is really helpful. I use Freedigitalphotos and are pretty happy with them but I will try depositphotos now.
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  15. Informative post mate, even though there is free image resources I guess every blogger tend to search in Google.
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  16. Hello Sai, great list. Because I have just started a blog, this list holds a prime importance. I can create my words for the post but the image is what I am lacking. And then the image are so much important in filed of blogging. :) Thanks
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  17. I use depositphotos for this purpose. However there are a lot of alternatives like istockphotos, flicker etc.
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  18. A Perfect Featured Image will increase the chance of your posts getting read by 80%. I’ve been search for resources to get images to my blog like you guys do for a long time. Thanks for revealing them Sai. Bookmarked till I by heart them up. :)
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  19. thanks for the information. I’ll try out these sources now onwards but what about the Google Images. :) I think its a great source of images. 😀
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  20. Hi Sai,

    I mostly have used Flickr and FreeDigitalPhotos to find photos I can use in my blog posts. I’m gonna check out the websites you mentioned here, I’m really looking to try out everystockphoto, it seems like a good place to start.

    I also want to add a few sites to your list if that’s ok with you. One is foter.com and the other one is photopin.com. They both work like search engines for free images you can use on your blog.

    Thanks for sharing these sites Sai, have a great day.

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  21. These seem like great alternative to google images thanks
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  22. Nice information for finding photos for blog posts. I use freedigitalphotos and everystockphotos mostly. Thanks for the other source, I will give them a try.
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  23. I was looking for free photos online, and i am very lucky about your resources on this. Very good mate…

  24. Hi Sai !!! I hope you are dong great. Me too 😉

    Since the perfect image of the Post will attract the read more towards it. You have just shared the worthy stuff for us. Thanks for these sites for Pictures.

    Happy Blogging :)
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  25. Thanks for the post Sai. I’m much more interesting in the writing aspect of blogging so finding ethical outside sources to use images from is tremendously useful. They say a picture’s worth 1,000 words so hopefully I’ll only have to write half as much now! 😉
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  26. Great post!Thanks for the resources. Finding the right images for your blog is really hard sometimes; but thanks to you I have options that I can choose from when finding pictures:)

  27. Thanks Bro for yur great tip for telling me the best places to find images for blogging

  28. Thanks for this very important info. Finding quality image for our post is really a tough task, but now i think it seems quite easy.
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  29. Thanks for the great advice! This is exactly what I’ve been looking for. I’ve just started working on my blog and I’m looking for new photos I can use

  30. thanks for the article .Now i can easily find images for my blog

  31. Hi Sai

    After reading this complete article, I would must say that you rocked this article. 😀

    You had covered all the major things in this article and made it helpful.

    From last few days, I had reading some of your articles and I found that you are putting more efforts in your articles and trying your best to serve better content.

    That’s really good for your blog. 😀

    I would also suggest you to focus on building genuine email subscribers on your blog. Try to add links to subcribe to your newsletter in the middle of your post.

    This will boost your email list.

    Either way, keep up the awesome work with your blog.

    Have a nice weekend. 😀
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