Examples of good stock sitesVersion 2.0, updated on: xx.08.2018.
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The following list is divided into several subsections, paid and free stocks, and attribution required or not required.***
What does attribution mean exactly? It basically says that you're obliged to credit the stock provider whenever you use their stock in your work.
- Stocks for purchase
fancycrave.com - both free and premium photo packs
www.rawpixel.com - both free and premium photos
mattepaint.com - free low-res images, subscription based system for high-res
- Stocks for purchase - models
- Free stocks - attribution not required
kaboompics.com/ - attribution greatly appreciated.
www.stockvault.net/ - no commercial use!
nos.twnsnd.co/ - library of vintage photos
picjumbo.com/ - attribution welcome
burst.shopify.com - CC0, but attribution welcome
foodiesfeed.com - CC0, but attribution welcome
picography.co - CC0, but attribution welcome
styledstock.co - CC0, but attribution welcome
www.pikwizard.com - some images are for editorial use only; check the license!
visualhunt.com- various licenses; check carefully!
mmtstock.com/ - CC0
moveast.me/ - CC0
publicdomainarchive.com/ - CC0
skitterphoto.com/ - CC0
snapwiresnaps.tumblr.com/ - 7 new pics every week
travelcoffeebook.com/ - CC0
shotstash.com - CC0
epicantus.tumblr.com - CC0
negativespace.co - CC0
libreshot.com - CC0
freestocks.org - CC0
- Free stocks - attribution required
magdeleine.co/ - some photos on CC0, some require attribution.
photoeverywhere.co.uk/ - printed material requires attribution on the image or *printed* nearby.
- Useful stock related FAQs and journals
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #217: What are "Stock and Resources" and can I use them in my submissions?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
Photomanipulations: Category Overview
Stock in a nutshell
***List put together by ErikShoemaker, Gejda, Lolita-Artz, and Rowye.
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- Tutorial websites:
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