My 2016 BEST OF List: FREE Photos, Graphics, Videos & Fonts!

My 2016 BEST OF List: FREE Photos, Graphics, Videos & Fonts!

WOW Your Web and Print Worlds with FREE Photos, Videos, Graphics & Fonts!

Everyone knows how important visuals are for marketing on print, web and social media. Visuals are the attention grabbers. We also know that premium quality visuals can come with a premium price tag! Well, not today! Last year, my 2015 list was read and shared by thousands. I’m back this year with the best list yet of my absolute favorite go-to web sites…

My Personal FAVORITES List that I Love and Use Daily:
Last year I gave my MEGA LIST, but this year I am giving you the SHORT LIST to my favorite sites!

Images > Big Sites: These are the big sites where you will find tons of free images. Use the search function to narrow down what you are searching for…

  • FreeImages – The leading free stock photography site (requires sign-up).
  • Pixabay – Over 320,000 free photos, vectors and art illustrations (requires sign-up).
  • MorgueFile – Free photos for creatives by creatives.
  • PicJumbo – Free hi-resolution photos. Use them however you like.

Images > Hipster Sites: These sites are smaller and more specific in style…

  • Stock Up – Search 13,000+ free stock photos across 26 web sites in one place.
  • SplitShire – Delicious free stock photos for personal & commercial use.
  • – Beautiful high quality stock photos free from all copyright restrictions.
  • Unsplash – Free high-resolution stock photos.
  • New Old Stock – Vintage photos from the public archives.

Vector Graphic Sites: Vector graphics are illustrations and clip art typically made with or compatible with Adobe Illustrator…

  • OpenClipArt – This site offers the cool factor of being able to edit the image and colors online!
  • – Search almost 200,00o free and editable vector images.
  • Vecteezy – Discover & Download Free Vector Art!
  • FindIcons – We bring every icons in the world to your fingertips.

Video Sites: Free stock video footage…

  • Videezy – Free HD Stock Footage & 4K Videos!
  • Videvo – Completely free HD stock footage and motion graphics for any project!
  • Life Of Vids – Free videos & pics for designers, web creatives & anyone.

Font Sites: Just as it reads, free fonts…

  • Urbanfonts – Free fonts & dingbats.
  • Font Squirrel – Free fonts for graphic designers with commercial-use licenses.
  • DaFont – Tons of 100% free fonts.

Important Note: Although free, some resources may have a specific use license. This license will give parameters of how you can or cannot use the resource. Please be aware of these terms and abide by them. Also be sure to notice that some of these sites also sell content so be sure you are shopping the free section.

Do you have a favorite not on the list?
I’m always looking for new sites so please include it as a comment below…

2 Responses to “ “My 2016 BEST OF List: FREE Photos, Graphics, Videos & Fonts!”

  1. Yinan Chen says:

    Hi, very informative article.
    Please also check out for thousands of unique public domain photos, all high-resolution and free to use for any purpose. We update with 20+ photos each week. Appreciate it if you could add us to your list of sites.

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