Where To Find The Best Stock Photos For Your Website

by | Jul 3, 2020 | Blogging | 21 comments

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Are you in search of the best stock photos that you can use for your blog or social media?

If you have been blogging for a few months now, you might already know how important it is to find the right stock photos for your brand.

I mean, when I first started blogging, I just used random stock photos from Canva without taking into consideration how they matched my brand and the overall design of my website.

Looking back, I should have searched for better options instead of wasting my time using stock images for my blog posts and Pinterest pins that do not match my theme at all.

I don’t want you to make the same mistake as I did, so I’ve gathered 23 websites where you can find the best stock photos that will make your blog look more professional!

The good news is most of them are FREE!!

Are you in search of the best stock photos that you can use for your blog or social media? I've gathered 25 websites where you can find the best stock photos that will make your blog look more professional! The good news is most of them are FREE!! #stockphotosites #styledstocksociety

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I am a proud member of Styled Stock Society and I’m loving it! It is absolutely my favorite.

As an exclusive member, I do get a lot of awesome perks:

  • Instant access to 3,000+ images plus new ones added every week
  • Unlimited downloads which can be used for personal, commercial, or editorial purposes
  • Hundreds of customizable Canva templates to help you create your Pinterest pins, social media graphics, email opt-ins, and more!
  • + Bonus Resources

Honestly, the Canva templates alone are worth the entire price of the membership.

I got some of my Pinterest templates from them and they convert really well compared to my other pins.

Here’s an example of my results for two pins in just less than a day.

It may not seem much but it’s actually good considering that most of my pins nowadays only get less than 100 impressions.


Join their membership and I promise you won’t regret it! They have quarterly, annual, and lifetime options.

Not ready to invest? That’s totally fine! Grab their 20 stock photos for FREE through this link!


Similar to Styled Stock Society, Ivory Mix also offers tons of beautiful stock images that will make your website and social media accounts look amazing!

As a member, you’ll gain access to:

  • Over 5,000+ premium images, graphics, and templates
  • Captions and writing templates
  • On-demand workshops and live monthly training
  • Fresh monthly content
  • and more!

You have the option to join the quarterly or annual membership.

Want to give it a try? Grab 550 of their stock images for free through this link.


girl boss stock best stock photos

Do you prefer a monthly membership? Girl Boss Stock is perfect for you!

By joining the membership, you’ll get:

  • 1,000+ stock images
  • 100+ new images every month
  • Scene creators + story creators
  • Instagram specific images

Want to try what they offer before you decide? Grab their 10 stock images for free through this link.


adobe stock

If you are a Creative Cloud user then an Adobe Stock Plan would be the best option for you.

It is fully integrated into the platform allowing you to have a seamless workflow, plus you can have a one-month trial with 10 stock images for free!


CREATIVE MARKET best stock photos

Creative Market is my go-to platform for graphics and templates as there are so many options for me to choose from.

As you can see above, the search results for the keyword “stock photos” showed more than 62,000 options, most of which are very affordable!

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The great thing about Creative Market is that you can easily find the best stock photos that suit your brand or campaign because most of them are sold in bundles.

Here are some examples of my favorites which you can also check out:

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Lovely, right?

Discover more beautiful stock images from Creative Market through the button below.


photodune by envato market

I recently discovered PhotoDune by Envato Market which offers royalty-free stock photos for as low as $2USD.

Unlike Creative Market though, PhotoDune focuses on selling individual photos rather than bundles. It is still great if you are looking for something more specific for your website.

If you are not ready to avail yet, simply sign up through this link and you’ll get free photos as well as other graphics and templates from Envato sent straight to your inbox each month!

#7. ETSY

etsy stock photos

Aside from beautiful stock images, Etsy also offers tons of mockups that you can use for your blog.

So far, here are my favorites:

by The Reverie Collective
by Kate Max Stock
by Springs & Co. Styled Stock Studio
by Jenny Design Studio


deposit photos stock photos

Finally, I highly recommend Deposit Photos if you are looking for not just the best stock photos, but also vectors and professional stock videos that you can use for your next creative project.


While it is best to avail one of their subscription plans, Deposit Photos offers loads of photos, vectors, and videos that you can download for FREE!


Check out my FREE Resource Library where you can download my list of FREE blogging tools and resources you can use! Yes, that includes 15 other stock photo websites too!


Gain instant access to my FREE Resource Library!

By signing up, you’ll get exclusive access to my social media templates, planners, guides, and other amazing deals and freebies!

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4 years ago

This is so awesome and super helpful! Thanks so much for sharing!

4 years ago

Thank you! Love these! Perfect! Love your blog. So pretty.

4 years ago

Great list! I had never thought about Etsy! so, off to take a good look around now! thank you. x

4 years ago

Thanks so much for sharing, it was super helpful!

4 years ago

Thank you for this! I always struggle to find good quality stock photos.

4 years ago

This is really useful, thank you!

4 years ago

Love this! Thank you for showing different styles. I’ve been trying to find stock images that fit my theme, which is more minimal. The Freya Bundle fits perfectly!

4 years ago

Thanks you so much for this list, will bookmark this posts for reference.

4 years ago

Great info. I am definitely going to check into these. I think I need to come up with a more consistent theme like you mentioned.

Amanda Kerr
4 years ago

So many great websites! I also love taking my own pictures! Knowing it’s only yours and no one will have the same photo makes everything better!

Jennifer Bradley
4 years ago

I just joined Styled Stock Society this week and I’m SO excited! I also want to check out Creative Market! Thanks for a great list.

3 years ago

This is amazing! Thank you for sharing so many great resources.

3 years ago

I haven’t heard of these before. I’ve been using unsplash mostly but pexels and pixabay here and there. I’ll have to look into some of these.

Syedah Shifa
3 years ago

Love this list! I really needed this. Bookmarked the post for later use. Thanks for sharing!

The Queensights
3 years ago

These are some great suggestions! Thanks for sharing 🙂

Vishu kamboj
3 years ago

Thank you for this list! This is very helpful for me.

3 years ago

Awesome list thanks for providing these great resources I’ll definitely be referring to it!

Lidia Y De La Cruz
3 years ago

Super helpful list! I’ve never heard of half of this list. I’ve bookmarked for myself to use. Thank you

3 years ago

Really helpful! Pinned for later thank you!

3 years ago

oeeeh i love using ivorymix stock photos!

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