If you have been Googling images and using them on your marketing material, you may be breaking the law. Maybe not ‘Breaking Bad’ level breaking the law, but still, nobody wants to find their goofy Insta post picture adorning someone else’s blog post. So please be considerate and follow both the laws AND the rules of common etiquette when using photos, pictures, or artwork that you didn’t create.
As of September 2018, Google now provides links to image creator, credit and copyright notice metadata, whenever available for images on Google Images. For more information, see their blog post Image Rights Metadata in Google Images.
The good news is that there are plenty of websites that provide beautiful stock photography. Many of these sites provide images that are free from copyright restrictions or licensed under creative commons public domain dedication however, some may require attribution which is easy enough to do and will be explained on the site you choose to use.
Well now that that’s out of the way, here are 13 free image resources for you to use instead: