The first thing to turn an event attendee away will be your tacky stock photo on the event website landing page. We’ve had enough of people in suits shaking hands and teenagers with forced smiles and a one sling bag pack.
Here are some websites for you to find free, high-quality stock images at a fraction of the time and effort so that you can divert your energy into more important event planning tasks.
Getrefe offers natural-looking mobile photos spanning categories like business, transport, travel and many others. Great if you want to add a more personal feel to your design!
Subscribe to get your free photos!
You can do as you wish with the photos if you don’t redistribute them, pass them as your own or use them for bad ends. Look at the full terms here
Snapwiresnaps offers photos from professional photographers with 7 free photos every 7 days! However, the search function is not as powerful as other websites so it’s great if you have time to browse!
Tookapic features a stunning variety of stock images for virtually any of your needs!
Looking for throwback photos? Looking for throwback photos that go centuries back? Then New Old Stock will be your one-stopsolution for vintage photos from public domains!
Basically a google for images, it is extremely helpful if you have something in mind and can’t find it anywhere else! You can also get some demonstration by clicking away on “show me what compfight can do”!
Remember to apply “Creative Commons” in the filter.
Curated by Leeroy, an advertising agency in Montreal, photographers can submit photos but only the best ones go on the website! There are no copyright restrictions for this site.
Photos are from the Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter’s studio.
Their copyright requirements is CC3.0
. You can copy and reuse them, just give credit to the photographer.
No attribution is necessary for the photos from here! Stocksnap.io is very nifty as it has a great search function and tracks views and likes for you to get the best photos! Furthermore, it adds photos by the hundreds every week so the possibilities here are endless.
Creative Common License Images
You can search Creative Common License images here: https://search.creativecommons.org/
to find images you can freely use. The search engine returns results from other independent organisations and not from its own repository.
Most of the photos here are under the creative commons public domain
dedication, allowing you to copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes without having to get permission. However, some photos may still require attribution