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Blogging 101 | Where to Find the Best Royalty Free Images for your Blog

May 7, 2019

When it comes to blogging just about every blogger knows that the biggest way to stand out from the crowd is to have amazingly high quality, eye-catching photographs. Bloggers also need to create graphics that are social media friendly. For every blog post that gets published, there’s a blogger who’s created a Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram and probably Twitter-friendly graphic for use when it comes to sharing the blog content on social media.

Today I’m sharing some advice for bloggers who want to know where to find the best royalty free images for their blog. There are many websites where you can purchase images for use on your blog, but you need to know where to go.

Royalty Free Images for your Blog

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Unsplash

This site releases 10 new photos every 10 days, making it a great site to find high-quality royalty-free, CC-0 Licensed, and public domain photos for your blog. The search feature on Unsplash is pretty user friend allowing you to search by keyword, theme or topic to find the best high-quality royalty free images for your blog.

Public Domain Photos

You can easily search for public domain photographs to use royalty free images in your blog posts. The search feature makes it possible for any blogger to search using a term that’s relevant to the blog post they’re working on and in turn find images for use within the blog post. A public domain photo is basically one where the copyright has expired or never existed so you’re free to use the image.

New Old Stock

This is an interesting site where you can find historical royalty free images that don’t have any copyright to them. If you’re looking for unique, older style photographs for a blog post then this is your site for royalty free images for your blog. The historical photos are fun to look at, even if you’re not looking to use them in your next blog post.

Pixabay

This site offers you a chance to search for royalty-free CC-0 licensed images using any word you want to search by. While the site has many photos to choose from, it can be rather difficult at times to narrow down the search to a photograph that truly suits your needs for a royalty-free image for your blog. This is last on the list due to the fact that sometimes it’s more difficult to find a good image for some topics.

Each of these sites will aid you to find the best royalty free images for your blog will help inspire you to spend less money on high-quality photographs by simply using photos that are free on public domain or offered free of us by the creator. The next time you’re looking for a high-quality photograph for your blog post, I highly recommend you visit these sites to find a royalty free photo for your blog.


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