A good picture can break the ice, convey a message and add life to any item.  Be it a blog post, video, presentation or a T-Shirt, the presence of a good image adds value to your work.

In the world of IT and Software there are many cases where one needs images or resources to ensure that their message, brand or product is conveyed in an aesthetically pleasing manner.

The process of finding copyright free, high quality / high resolution images at no cost is a task that is extremely difficult.  Majority of the images on the internet are subjected to copyright restrictions.  We have put together a list of four online resources to make this task one that is easy and seamless.

1.    Unsplash

Unsplash is a site which posts photos and these photos are absolutely free under Creative Commons Zero which means you can copy, modify, distribute and use the photos for free, including commercial purposes, without asking permission from or providing attribution to the photographer or Unsplash.

2.    Public Domain Vectors

Public Domain has high-quality images, pictures and vectors that can be used extensively for anything. If Vectors are what you’re looking for this is the place for you.

3.    Openclipart

Okay let’s be honest for a second, there are tons of sources on the internet for clip arts, however very few of them offer clip arts of high quality.  Open Clipart is a source of thousands of professionally designed clip arts.

4.    Pixabay

Pixabay has a really cool search engine which delivers you accurate results. This site is definitely worth a look.

Many graphics / web development companies use the above four resources to ensure a good quality product for their clients. This is your chance to get some high quality, free images for your next blog post, business card or even just something pretty for your phone background.  Enjoy!