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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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Free stock photo websites

When it comes to using pictures for public use, you can’t use any picture you find on Google.  There are plenty of sites that have free stock photos to use on the internet, social media or wherever.  Make sure they say “Free for Commercial Use/No Attribution Required.”  Here are some of the top sites I’ve come across to find free stock photos.


1.  Pixabay

I use this site the most often for my blog posts.  It has an easy search feature and the images are relevant unlike a lot of free image sites out there.


2.  Unsplash

These are more obscure pictures.  I’d imagine them as the background for an inspirational quote.  Regardless, they’re beautiful photos.  There’s a search feature at the top left of the page.


3.  Gratisography

Gratisography has more dynamic and exciting photos.  There’s not a search feature, but you can check back every week to see new photos that have been added.


4.  morgueFile

I know it’s a weird name.  The name has something to do with how images are store after they’re used.  It has a good search feature with plenty of images to choose from.


5.  New Old Stock

This is a pretty fun image site.  They’re vintage photos found from public files, plus there’s a search feature.  When you click on the image, double check that it’s free for public use.

5 sources for free stock photos to use for personal or commercial use.

    • http://inspirationfeed.com Igor Ovsyannykov

      Great article Jenny!

      I started http://fancycrave.com/ a few months ago. The site consists of completely free stock photos all taken and edited by me. It’s basically a collection of images from my travels around South East Asia and South America (soon). My aim for these photos is to help designers and creative alike. People can use these images for whatever purpose they please.

      I do not make any income from the website. I keep things very simple. I list the photo, its tags, the author, and the download link. I feel that Fancycrave is relevant and provides value for others just like the other sites listed.

    • MarshallKohl

      Thanks a lot for the review. I noticed that free stocks doesn’t always supply HQ themes. If you don’t mind, I’d like to add one more source with more than 40K high quality photos for creating of websites on different platforms (WordPress, eCommerce, Magento, Joomla, etc) – templatemonster.com .