A key element to creating an above par website is to find photos that add to the site’s appeal.
Some of the options where you can find photos include sourcing them from a photographer, taking the photos yourself, buying them from a stock photo site or finding them at a public website.
Probably, the best way to begin is with photos in the public domain. Here are 3 sites at which you can find free images:
This site specialized in carefully selected hand-stock photos that are used for both commercial and personal projects. All images are available in high resolution formats. Of course, the creative commons license varies for each image. One should adhere to the rules when displaying these photos too. The best part about the site is the way it is organized. You can search for the images by category where the selection is excellent too.
2: Little Visuals
This site has photos that range from high-resolution landscapes to tight, detail shots of buildings. In other words, there is a variety of photos for any project that you might have in mind. You can either follow the site and download pictures individually or sign up and receive seven photos in your inbox every week. The images are excellent even the site is relatively new. Yes, they’re free to use too.
3: Jay Mantri
Jay Mantri, the owner of this site, uploads pictures that can be used in any way possible. Simply put, he wants people to ‘make magic’ with them. Of course, the style of photos on the site varies. Yet the most common of them are those that have a ‘funky feel’. A number of these photos features common objects as well sunglasses.