Are Images On Google Free?

Google is awesome, and they make it incredibly easy to find the perfect image for a blog post, or page.

But what you may not realize is that Google Images are not free to use, and majority of them are copyrighted.

Google doesn’t even own them.

They are just the aggregator and are showing you images.

What images can I use for free?

Now that we’ve got that out of the way, here are 101 websites to find amazing royalty-free images.

  • has large selection of high resolution images and is updated daily.
  • Burst by Shopify.
  • Dreamstime.
  • Unsplash.
  • Pixabay.
  • Gratisography.
  • Free Digital Photos.
  • Free Images.

Is it illegal to post Google images on Instagram?

I posted a bunch of pictures on Instagram from Google images. Yes, posting these on Instagram is also plagiarism. There is no effective way to give attribution in n that service because the assumption (and terms of use) expect you to be posting photos you created yourself. But plagiarism isn’t illegal.

How do you know if you can use an image from Google Images?

Find images, text, and videos you can reuse

  1. Go to Advanced Image Search for images or Advanced Search for anything else.
  2. In the “all these words” box, type what you want to search.
  3. In the “Usage rights” section, use the drop-down to choose what kind of license you want the content to have.
  4. Select Advanced Search.

How do you get free images?

But you can find a public domain photo, use a Creative Commons image that might need attribution, or even create your own image from scratch.

24+ websites to find free images for your marketing

  • Unsplash.
  • Burst (by Shopify)
  • Pexels.
  • Pixabay.
  • Free Images.
  • Kaboompics.
  • Canva.