Have you ever looked at some people's social media pages and/or blogs and wondered where did they get that picture from? It's so clear and nice and mine always come out so blurry.
Do you think that EVERYONE went out and bought a new camera?
Do you think that EVERYONE is taking photo shoots every single day?
NOPE! Not at all. They are using some really good stock photos. And you can use them too.
So, what are stock photos?
Stock photos are images that freelance photographers and/or graphic designers take and upload them to sites for public use. Some are free and some you need to pay a fee for. The fee is usually around $1 if you did have to pay which isn't bad at all.
The stock photos I want to share with you today are free AND Royalty free. Meaning there is no fee. You can use these images and no one will sue you for using them.
Since we're all about sharing FREE to low cost tools over here in the Techxy Zone, I thought I'd share an article with 20 sites that have Royalty FREE stock photos. Just click the link. bit.ly/freestocksites
As I mentioned, there are 20 on this list. However, I'd like to recommend my TOP 3.
1. Unsplash [#10]
2. Pexels [#14]
3. Pixabay [#20]
Although I mentioned my TOP 3, feel free to look through all of them. You just may find images that go with your brand on a different site. Either way, dive in.
Tool of the Day- Canva
Canva is a site to create some great graphics for your brand. For example flyers, social media posts, infographics, certificates, and more. They have a free and paid version. The paid version is $12. One of the BEST features of Canva is that you can create one graphic and automatically resize it to fit multiple social media platforms. You can also allow your images to have transparent backgrounds and so much more. [Having a transparent background will allow you to place your logo on so many different backgrounds and not clash] However, if you want to save some coins, the free version works just fine.
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