Working in today's world everyone needs photography resources -- from a designer, marketer to a business owner. Am I right? But, picking the right photos takes time and money. As I designer and an entrepreneur, I try to use free photography resources first before resorting to paid ones. In most cases, free resources turn out to be creative and a good fit. Sharing is caring, so here are the top 5 free photography resources I use to save time and money:

  1. Pexels
    Pexels is my top pick anytime I need images. They have a wide collection of objects and people. The high resolution collection gets updated frequently.

  2. Pixabay
    Pixabay goes hand in hand with pexels as far as variety is concerned. I search on both Pexels and Pixabay first before I go to other resources. It is easy to find high resolution images, hence saving me time plus they are free.

    Same spiel as above, great variety and free of cost.

  4. Gratisography
    Gratisography is a straightforward photography resource. It’s hassle-free and offers high-resolution photos for personal and commercial use at no cost. It is definitely not your everyday photography style but if you need a a unique picture, Gratisography is the way to go.

  5. LittleVisuals
    Little Visuals is a slightly diffrent idea. When you sign up, you get seven hi-res images zipped up in your inbox every seven days. Plus, you’re free to use them anyway you want.

These are the top 5 free photography resources I use. Feel free to share your favorites, I would love to add more to my list.