Finding a reliable and abundant media resource might be hard for the beginner and even the expert. In fact, there are many free resources out there but which one is the best for your website? I will show you some of the sites I consider the ‘best’ in providing free photo media resources.
As for its name, this site is one of the most popular sources for Startup photos. The images that they upload on their site mostly have Business theme. They are pictures of businessmen or the scene where people are working. The special thing about this is you can find a collection of the same model and scene. Your website will look more nature and united with the same style and concept. This is how a demo theme get a plus point.
The minus point is in the layout of Startup Stock Photos. It is like an unless cave, without the sub page except for a pop-up ‘About’ page, the user must click ‘Load more’ without knowing the very end or the page where they are. This could make choosing and storing media resources harder than it should be.
Talking about media resources for blog and website demo, we cannot forget about Unsplash, one of the most stunning photographs website for FREE to download. They provide thousands of free pictures in hundreds of collections, 115 and counting. Moreover, the images have been arranged into different sub categories which show the common concept that you might be interested in. Scheduledly, every 10 days there will be a new update with 10 new photos.
Once, I have introduced you this awesome page. There is no reason for not including Pexels on this list. The photographs are all in high quality and they are FREE. People can upload their own photos and contribute to the Pexels community. The stocks are professional photographs and they have been retouched to suit various types of websites and users’ preferences. Searching tool of Pexels is also integrated with the color detect tool which will help you find the pictures with the same color concept.
If you are familiar with Google Image, using Pixabay is literally the same. You can search the name of the pictures you need on the search bar and set up the extended options just like when you are using google. Moreover, all the pictures are hand-picked by the developers, which assures the quality of each picture. They also have the translation ready that you can use the site even if you don’t know English.
This is probably one of the biggest media resources for a website. There are tons of pictures free to download. Almost all the pictures were taken by the owner of Picjumbo that you don’t have to worry about the copywrite issue. Moreover, you can get the premium membership that will give you the permission to download unlimitedly the premium collections and more.