6 sources for unique stock photos

Looking for offbeat images? These sites offer a wide variety of free stock photos when you want to shake things up a bit.

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It’s no secret that for today’s bloggers, many websites are offering free, high-quality stock photography.

While lots of these websites are wonderful, the sheer volume of images available on them can be overwhelming to sift through. These sites tend to be generalists, offering a smaller number of photos across a broader range of categories. If you’re looking for something unique, specific or offbeat, you might end up searching multiple sites to find that one perfect image you need.

Luckily, a handful of free stock photo websites are targeted toward a specific niche or category. Whether your blog caters to foodies, history buffs or creative freelancers/marketers, you can find a stock photo site worth checking out.

Note: Each website has its own licensing rules; check before downloading and using any photos. Also, different rules may apply if you want to change an image or use it commercially. You’ll also need to verify whether any of the photos you select require attribution.

1. Gratisography

Gratisography is a great place to find free, high-resolution images that are quirky, offbeat, and just plain fun.

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