Places to find great photos for your blog post
No doubt, photos make your blog posts more alive. Having your posts accompanied with great photos will make a great and attractive post. But the challenge is where to find those great photos that are suitable or related to your post.
For an image search engine like Google Images, photo search results will just include any image uploaded by anyone that uses Google's image hosting solutions (like Picasa). That means, you'll get a lot of crappy images and with the addition that you might violate someones image copyright.
For alternative solutions, here we list out some of the web's best free image search engines and directories that have great looking royalty free images .
openphoto is a free image directory that showcases a lot of eye popping images listed to it's appropriate category.
Stock Xchng is free stock photo site, it has a lot of high end images that you could use for your blog. With over 400,000 high quality photos, you'll surely get what you will need for your post.
Unprofound is a non profit royalty free stock images directory site. You can use all of the images directly even without registering on their site. All images they showcase are free and can be use for commercial purposes.
Flickr also has it's own royalty free showcase, all license under creative commons (which means that the pictures can be freely shared and use). Flickr as one of the internet's largest photo sharing site, you'll surely get what you need for your blog post.
morgueFile is a public image archive for creatives by creatives. It has an excellent photo search tool which will aid you on finding a great picture for your blog content.
Pixel Perfect Digital is a small royalty free stock image directory site that currently showcases only 4000 but with high quality images. Most of the images showcased at Pixel Perfect Digital are of abstract art and digital illustrations.
stockvault showcases a great array of royalty free images, although the site has only 27k images for now, most of them are of high quality and is great to spice up and make your blog post lively.
And there you have it! Try to make your post more alive by putting more photos appropriate to what you are writing about and you'll surely get good results.
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