Resources: Free and Premium Photos for web designers
Web design that stands out depends on good photos, graphics, video and illustrations. In the end that is what is most likely to make your site ‘pop’. That is why you as a web designer or site owner always look for that great, affordable feature material. But to find inspiring resources is a great challenge.
Well, as experienced web designers we figured we should share our best sources. Here is a great guide for you on how to find your future content. Let’s start with 25 sources for Hi-Res photos.
Startup Stock Photos was started as an outlet for photos the founders were already taking regurlarly. They later found people and organizations all over the world used these photos to promote their own projects. Browse through photos, no search.
If you are willing to pay a little or more for your photos there are huge collections to choose from. Upsides of paying is a greater variety to choose from, supporting the artists of course, but you might also be interested in the partial or complete exclusivity. That is to say, it’s less likely that someone else is using the same photos as you on their site if you pay for it.
Exclusive hand selected for quality (but rather expensive).
A photo and inspiration haven for creatives. New sets every month, all with less of the traditional stock photo touch to them. Mostly premium but there are also free photos. http://deathtothestockphoto.com/
25. Unstock Envato
Unstock strive to provide more unique, authentic photos. Less stock photo looking, that is.