UPDATED: February, 26th 2019 - Changed my Alamy Portfolio link.
As a WordPress consultant, I regularly need images for my clients. I am using these
8 11 free stock photos bank as a start:
- Pexels - https://www.pexels.com/
Number one free stock photos our web agency, WP Expert is using. As they said: "Best free stock photos in one place".
- Pixabay - https://pixabay.com/
Second best free stock photos we are using. "Over 1,030,000 free stock photos, vectors and art illustrations"
- Focus Fitness - https://www.focusfitness.net/stock-photos/
Free health and fitness stock photos
- Compfight - http://compfight.com/
photo search images based on Flickr but only looking for Creative Commons images.
- Unsplash - https://unsplash.com/
Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution stock photos. Download 10 new free stock photos every 10 days.
- PicJumbo - http://picjumbo.com/
Totally free photos for your commercial & personal works
- StartupStockPhotos - http://startupstockphotos.com/
Take 'em, these things are free. Go. Make something.
- Albumarium - http://albumarium.com/
Find and share beautiful photos.
- Gratisography - http://albumarium.com/
Free high-resolution pictures for personal and commercial projects. All pictures were captured by Ryan McGuire of Bells Design.
- LifeOfPix - http://www.lifeofpix.com/
Free stock photos, high-resolution, for personal and commercial uses. New pictures added weekly! High-resolution images, pix & photographs for free for U.
- Canva blog post: https://designschool.canva.com/blog/free-stock-photos/ (added on April, 7th 2015)
Free Stock Photos: 74 Best Sites To Find Awesome Free Images
And if I really need a specific one, I am using to Alamy. I used to be a contributor a few years ago and my images are still there. You can seem my portfolio on Alamy.
For Icons, I am using mainly this
3 4 free bank icons:
- Iconfinder - https://www.iconfinder.com/
Iconfinder provides beautiful icons to millions of designers and developers. Iconfinder now hosts the worlds largest collection of premium icons.
- IconArchive - http://www.iconarchive.com/
Search through more than 555000 free icons. Browse icons by category, artist, popularity, date. Organize and share your favorites.
- TheNounProject - http://thenounproject.com/
Thousands of glyph icons from different artists. Some icons are free and some for a fee.
- FlatIcon - http://www.flaticon.com