My Top FREE Royalty-Free High-Res Image & HD Video Resources
High quality, high resolution images not only make your site look more professional but add authority and engenders trust. Here I link to my all-time favourite totally free Royalty Free image and video resources which you can safely and legally use on your commercial projects and websites.
Free Photos, Free Illustrations as well as Free HD Videos! Select the size you want, and no account needed.
You can search by keywords or browse by popular categories. Order by date, trending, views etc.
Highly original photos that have an impact. There are a few copyright restrictions but they seem pretty fair to me, and aside from those you can use the photos for personal and commercial projects.
Free high res photos you can use for any personal or commercial projects. Rich with high impact images that make for memorable landing pages.
Similar to Stocksnap with 100 new photos being added daily. Search by keywords or select by category. And like Stocksnap you can download by size or create a custom size.
A free handpicked high resolution image added every day. You can browse by photographer or use “EXPLORE” to type in your search terms or select by category.
Easy to follow layout with the standard search option, multiple categories including multiple blurred backgrounds.
Free HD images for your projects. Currently no category search but there is the standard keyword search and browse functions.
Special Mention: Good Free Photos
This large public domain photo site has over 17,000 photos categorized mainly by location. The site specializes in photos of state parks, national parks, national landmarks, and historical sites. They also have business, tech, animal, plant, and food photos. All photos are free to use for any purpose. Many photos on the site were taken by photographer Yinan Chen who runs the site, and he also takes requests for specific photos.
Please let me know in the comments if I have missed any of your favourite sources so I can consider them for inclusion on this post. Thanks!