Finding a high-resolution perfect for your project can sometimes be a tall order. Designers, bloggers, students and content creators often run into roadblocks in their search to find the perfect image. Now add an extra layer, find a high-resolution image that is free to use. This rare combo can often lead to frustrations. Sure, you can search on any of the major search engines but often times the results are disappointing and are not the right fit. Lucky for you, J.O. has rounded up our favorite sites that have curated selections of high-resolutions images for your next project!
Unsplash is one of the top choices for high-resolution photography. Their library is extensive and everyday thousands of photos are being added. They feature blogs curated by the community of photographers, here you can find helpful articles by professionals who share their techniques and experiences.
Pexels not only offers a great selection of curated photos, but it also has a library of videos shot in 4K resolution. So, if you’re in need of a high-definition video clip, Pexels will likely have it.
Apart from a library of photos and video clips, Pixabay has a vast selection of illustrations and vectors. Pixabay also features a forum page where users ask questions and get help from others in the community.
With all that being said about free images, nothing beats the perfection of hiring a photographer to get the exact image you truly want and may need.
Side note! It is always a best practice to cite the photographer when using their images.
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