How to source Free images for your blog, without wasting your time?

David Paluy
Dec 10, 2018 · 1 min read

This is the short post about sourcing images and photos for your blog post, that will save you time while sourcing free images.
I recommend a couple of websites that allow searching images with the right permissions.

Photo by Júnior Ferreira on Unsplash

But first, let`s define generic requirements:

  • High-resolution image
  • License Free
  • Royalty Free
  • Commercial usage

Let’s summarize: The owner tells you can use their image/photo however you want.

There are 2 websites I use the most often:

I simplify things by sourcing only from those two. It saves a lot of time.

Important Tip: Before start searching for your “Hero image”, set a timer only for 5 minutes. If you didn’t select anything, just skip and keep writing.

Just filter the results based on the requirements we already defined. And select the best result.

Creative Commons Search Filter

Happy Sourcing!