Pro Tip

The best places to find stock photos and icons…for free

Stock photos have developed a reputation of looking contrived and cheesy, and/or being terribly expensive. Fortunately, if you’re looking to snazz up some your content with photography but don’t have a budget for professional photos, you’re in luck. We have three sites that we recommend you check out:,, and If you’re really on the hunt, be sure to check out Medium’s top 41 recommended free stock photo sites, which also includes resources for free iconography.