Tips On Finding Free Professional Photography For Blogs or Social Media

Do you have an existing website, social media page, or a blog but find it difficult or too expensive to use professional photos on it? Using a professional photo can really help describe or help illustrate your recent positing. Evolving Creativity is here to help with some quick tips on finding FREE royalty free images.

GettyImages is now offering Free image embeds with most of their images. They can't be used for commercial purposes but they can be used on most personal or editorial blog/social media postings. 

Here are the restrictions for using a Getty Images photos. More rules can be found here
You may not use Getty Images embedded photos for the following purposes or in the following manner:

  • Commercial use intended to sell a product, raise money, or promote or endorse something.
  • Any use that is defamatory, pornographic or otherwise illegal.
  • Any use that violates a stated restriction on the image details page.
  • Any use outside of the context of the embed functionality.

Search on GettyImages to find the image you like and click on it. Below the image will be a embed button looks like this </>. Click on the </> button to find the embed code. Choose the image size you want and copy the embed code and add it to your blog. Its that simple. If you are not sure how to use embed code for your 

Listed below are some additional resources for FREE Royalty Free Images. Some images may require Attribution. But most below can be used for business or commercial purposes.

Free Images -
Free Digital Photos -
The Public Domain Project -

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