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:

  1. 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".
  2. Pixabayhttps://pixabay.com/
    Second best free stock photos we are using. "Over 1,030,000 free stock photos, vectors and art illustrations"
  3. Focus Fitnesshttps://www.focusfitness.net/stock-photos/
    Free health and fitness stock photos
  4. Compfighthttp://compfight.com/
    photo search images based on Flickr but only looking for Creative Commons images.
  5. Unsplash - https://unsplash.com/
    Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution stock photos. Download 10 new free stock photos every 10 days.
  6. PicJumbo - http://picjumbo.com/
    Totally free photos for your commercial & personal works
  7. StartupStockPhotos - http://startupstockphotos.com/
    Take 'em, these things are free. Go. Make something.
  8. Albumarium - http://albumarium.com/
    Find and share beautiful photos.
  9. Gratisography - http://albumarium.com/
    Free high-resolution pictures for personal and commercial projects. All pictures were captured by Ryan McGuire of Bells Design.
  10. 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.
  11. 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:

  1. 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.
  2. IconArchive - http://www.iconarchive.com/
    Search through more than 555000 free icons. Browse icons by category, artist, popularity, date. Organize and share your favorites.
  3. TheNounProject - http://thenounproject.com/
    Thousands of glyph icons from different artists. Some icons are free and some for a fee.
  4. FlatIcon - http://www.flaticon.com
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