Three Great Sources for Free Photos

As I’ve said before, never Google “Free Photos” and take the pictures… they aren’t free and you can be sued for thousands of dollars for using those “free photos”.

Instead, if you are on a budget, what you really want are CREATIVE COMMONS ZERO photos. Even if you go to one of these sites, double check the license next to the picture. It should say: Creative Commons Zero or CCO Public Domain. This means the photographer is letting you take the photo for free for any use and you don’t have to credit them. Here are my top three places for free photos.


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If you can’t find the photos you are looking for there, consider some cheap photography sites. Check out the full list of cheap photography & iconography sites here.

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About Sara Mannix

Sara Mannix is the CEO of Mannix Marketing, Inc., a Digital Marketing Agency headquartered in Glens Falls, NY. She founded Mannix Marketing in 1996 with a goal to get clients "found" on the web through organic Search Engine Optimization (SEO). The company now serves over 1500 clients worldwide and employs a team of nearly 30 specialists, still operating under the tagline "We Get You Found On The Web." This multifaceted company is an industry leader, specializing in organic SEO, Conversion Rate Optimization, SEO-friendly Website Design, Online Advertising, Social Media and more. Mannix Marketing also has one of the largest portfolios of tourism and city guides in Upstate New York. These guides, which include,,,, and, reach over 10 million visitors a year. Corresponding social media profiles for the region extend this reach to millions more on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube and more.