The Ultimate List of 50+ Stock Photography for Etsy Sellers
In a world where copyright is infringed upon left and right, it's hard to come across high quality, free for commercial use photos. That's why I compiled the ultimate list to free stock photography for Etsy sellers.
This list compiles the creme de la creme of all stock websites. Yes, I manually went through hundreds of websites to cherry pick the best ones.
If you are wondering what you can do with stock photography for your Etsy shop, the possibilities are endless! But let's cover some of the basics:
1. You could use it to freshen up your social media feed.
2. You could use it for your blog or your website in general.
3. If you have any graphic tendencies, you could turn some of these into awesome mockups for your products.
All of the below websites are copyrighted under Creative Commons CC0, which means the pictures were dedicated to the public domain, effectively granting you free use to your heart's content. You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.
All of the below websites are copyrighted under CC0, which means the pictures were dedicated to the public domain, effectively granting you free use to your heart's content.
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Pixabay has grown to be one of the largest stock photography website and it actually syndicates many of the other websites featured in here.
It's my favorite because it has such diversity and it's super easy to use.
Although they can definitely work on their UI, Shopify has super relevant stock pictures for creative entrepreneurs, including Etsy sellers. Their site is full of art, bath and body products, tech, etc.
Undoubtedly one of the most gorgeous stock photography collections, Unsplash images are handpicked. If you sign up to their mailing list they'll email you 10 photos every 10 days.
Gratisography is most certainly not for everyone. It features gorgeous photography alongside super disruptive (some even disturbing) images, but if it fits with your brand, you can totally go wild.
Splitshire is another favorite, featuring a huge collection of gorgeous imagery (do you see a trend here?)
5. Pic Jumbo
A beautifully curated collection of images, for your every need.
6. Life of Pix
I'm in love with Life of Pix. Although it's a bit hard to navigate and has limited search functionality, the photos themselves totally steal the show.
7. Kaboom Pics
As the name implies, Kaboom Pics will totally make your head explode. Gorgeous images, AMAZING UI (you can download with one click) and just overall great user experience.
Pexels is another one of my go-to stock photography websites, simply because it holds a comparable selection to Pixabay.