Stock photos are a problem. On the one hand, they’re a great way to make your content more interesting and attractive by emphasizing a point, breaking up text, or just by helping you stand out from the crowd.
On the other hand, they can be expensive, terrible, or completely and utterly inexplicable. Who knew that eating salad alone was so hilarious?
Often, you’re faced with a choice between expensive, strange, paid stock photos, and free stock photography for nonprofits that either have a watermark, or are completely uninspired.
It doesn't have to be that way. Here at EveryAction, we’ve decided to share some of our most closely held secrets. Here’s our guide to the world of beautiful, and high-quality free stock photography websites for nonprofits. Stop downloading terrible stock photos of… whatever is going on here:
And check out these 9 free stock photo websites instead. You’ll be glad you did.
(By Sergei Zolkin)
(credit to Superfamous)
There you have it: a boatload of brilliant stock photos, free of charge. Even if money is tight, there’s there’s no excuse for sub-par images anymore. Of course, someone has to go out there with a camera and take these, so we very much encourage you to donate to the artists where possible.