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17 Amazing Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos - BootstrapBay. Photography has always been an integral part of web design. Unfortunately, we’ve grown accustomed to seeing crappy stock images of people in suits shaking hands. Not only are a lot of these stock photos tacky, but some of them cost money! Thankfully, there’s been a growing number of websites with beautiful stock photography popping up all over the web.

Best of all, they’re free. In this post, we’ve curated a list of awesome websites for free stock photos. Bonus: If you’re looking to create highly engaging images for your blog posts, social media, or ad campaigns, check out Snappa – the easiest graphic design tool you’ll ever use. Quick Note About Licenses Many of these photographs are free from copyright restrictions or licensed under creative commons public domain dedication.

However, some photos may require attribution. With that out of the way, let’s dive into our top picks for free stock photos. StockSnap.io Unsplash Gratisography Negative Space Splitshire Little Visuals. Free vector icons - SVG, PSD, PNG, EPS & Icon Font - Thousands of Free Icons. Templates - Venngage. Raw. Word Tree. Create and share visual ideas online. Piktochart: Infographic and Graphic Design for Non-Designers.

Create online charts. ChartGo - Graph and Charts Fast, Easy and Free. Datawrapper. Free vectors, photos and PSD Downloads. Best Tools for Designer, Developer & Marketer. Photoshop by Adobe Photoshop is a popular image changing software package.

Best Tools for Designer, Developer & Marketer

It is widely used by photographers for photo editing and by graphic designers and Web designers to create and change images for web pages. Categories: Graphic DesigniOS DesignPhoto EditingUI DesignWeb Design Illustrator by Adobe The world's most powerful toolset for vector art and illustrations has been transformed with faster performance and even more natural ways to create, connecting your desktop and mobile apps with all your creative assets, so you can do your best work anywhere. Categories: Graphic DesigniOS DesignWeb DesignWireframing Sketch 3 by Bohemian Coding Sketch is built for modern graphic designers, and it shows in every fibre of the app. Categories: iOS DesignUI DesignWeb Design Kuler Create color schemes with the color wheel or browse thousands of color combinations from the Kuler community.

DevDays 2011 Netherlands. TEXTURES. 3 Colours Christmas Vector Background Today’s free design resource is a collection of 3 Colours Christmas Vector Background.

TEXTURES

They are perfectly for your Christmas design such as Christmas card, website background etc. These are vector format so you don’t need to worry the resolution, but please note they are not seamless. Please download the free background resouce below: Read more… 3 Seamless Jeans Texture Today’s free design resource is a package of 3 Seamless Jeans Texture, they come with 1024×1024, though it’s not super high resolution, you can make it as a pattern then fill the canvas as big as you want. Please download the free jeans texture below: Read more… 4 High Resolution Colourful Blurry Background Today’s free design resource is a package of 4 High Resolution Colourful Blurry Background, they are great for web design background, ios7 style app design and they are also perfect to be your nice, clean desktop background.

Please download the free background below. Handpicked free fonts for graphic designers with commercial-use licenses. 99 Graphic Design Resources. Posted on 25'08 Feb Posted on February 25, 2008 along with 417 JUST™ Creative Comments Below is a list of 99+ graphic design resources, in English and (and a few other languages), that all designers must know about.

99 Graphic Design Resources

It is sorted by category (click to go to category): For more resources you can check out the 101 Places To Get Design Inspiration. Also don’t forget to subscribe for more graphic design resources. 1 Spunk United An excellent magazine with a selection of the worlds best artists providing inspiration, interviews, articles and more. 2 FreeLance Switch (No longer active) The community site of reference for all freelances. 3 Computer Arts The site of the excellent international magazine Computer Arts. 4 David Airey A graphic and logo designer who shares his knowledge on these areas. 5 Behance A site gathering the portfolios of the artists of the whole world, a true inspiration. 6 Pdf Mags References all the PDF mags out there! The 13 best places to download stock art online. As a designer, you’ll often have a great concept for a project, but the cost of commissioning the illustrator will be beyond your or your client's budget.

The 13 best places to download stock art online

The idea of using stock art might seem off-putting, because there’s always a sense of diluting your creativity by using work not created specifically for the brief. But the good news is, these days online stock art sites are no longer limited to a handful of tired clichés, but a huge and eclectic variety of illustrations in various styles and sizes, by thousands of talented illustrators. There are many stock art sites out there, from larger companies where illustrations is only part of their offering, to smaller sites focusing purely on illustrators - anything from a tiny handful to a more extensive roster. Below is a list of some of the best and most popular sites for you to check out. We hope you find what you're looking for! 01. iStockphoto. Information about graphic and print design.

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