I have decided to move this post away (and my others) from Medium, an updated version of this can be found on my personal website: https://www.chriscollins.me/notes/alternatives-to-unsplash-for-free-stock-photos/
The original post is below here and is no longer updated.
It’s scary to think just how much Unsplash and sites like it have influenced the stock photography industry. You don’t have to go far to find an extensive collection of completely free stock photos.
Unsplash is great and is the go to place for many people but here is a list of other offerings in the once humble free stock photos industry.