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BestStockPhotoFree: A New Resource For Free Stock Images

Attempting to find free stock images for personal use can be difficult, never mind commercial use. If you blog often, you may already have a list of websites that allow you to use their stock images for free. Though, often these images are only free for personal use and you have to pay for commercial use. You should now add BestStockPhotoFree.com to your list of resources.

Best Stock Photo Free free is a relatively new website. Originally, the owner of this website created Best Stock Photo Free as a blog. But, it didn’t stay that way. In the end, Carl turned the website into a resource for free stock images, distributed under two Creative Commons licence. The first licence is: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0); and under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0).

Best Stock Photo Free tries to take and add a new photo everyday.

That isn’t where the resource end. If you check out the Best Stock Photo Free “Resources – Free Stock Photos” section, you’ll find two links to outside sourcse of free photos for commercial use. Best Stock Photo also has an outside resource page for hosting and web design. If you know of additional resources, you can contact Carl about having them added to the website.

Now, because this is a site not run by some company that has a lot of money, there is no telling for how long Best Stock Photo Free will be around. So, if you want this free resource to stick around, then you should use the site, and often, and whitelist it in Ad Block Plus, or whatever ad blocking extension you use.

The basics of the CC BY 4.0 licence are:

You are free to:

  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material
  • for any purpose, even commercially.
  • The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

Under the following terms:

  • No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

The basics of the CC BY-NC 4.0 licence are:

You are free to:

  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material
  • The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

Under the following terms:

  • Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, andindicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
  • NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
  • No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

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