Pixabay is my first stop for your generic stoke like photos. Their library is extensive and also includes Photos, illustrations, Vectors and Videos. Pixabay states on its website that you are able to copy, modify, distribute and use the images without asking for permission from the artist or giving credit to the artist. These terms also apply to commercial use.
As with all stock images, you need to be mindful of content protected by trademarks, publicity or privacy rights. Read the Terms here.
Pexels photos are licensed under the CC0 license. Pexel further clarifies that the photos are completely free and can be used for any legal purpose, including personal and commercial use. You also have permission to modify the images, copy and distribute, without seeking permission from the creator nor given attribution.The only restriction is that any person identifiable in a photo can not be portrayed in a negative light or in a manner they may find offensive, unless consent has been given. Also ensure the content (logos, trademarks, products etc.) doesn’t breach or infringe any rights. Read the Licensing Terms here.
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