Not everyone has money to spend. Not everyone is talented enough to take all of their own photos.
Enter Pixabay, a community-based stock image repository. People from all around the world (including myself) upload their photos for the public use for free.
Although it would be polite to, Pixabay doesn’t require you to link back to them.
But, if you are feeling generous, there’s a way to buy the artist coffee.
I’ve used many images for blog posts and even some for my ebooks. and they give you a link to share, if you want to.
Featured image (it’s mine):