Stock Photos and Illustrations

Representation matters. We’ve curated a list of sites that specialize in stock photos and illustrations featuring people from underrepresented groups. Some are free, and some for a fee.

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Black.illustrations: Illustrations of Black people for your next digital project. Many packs are free, some packs come with a small fee.

Canva Natural Woman Collection: Images featuring everyday women who are as diverse as they are beautiful. While most are available for a fee, some are free.

CreateHER Stock: Authentic stock images featuring melanated women. Some freebies, others available with a monthly subscription fee.

Disabled And Here: Free and inclusive stock photos featuring disabled Black, Indigenous, people of color (BIPOC) across the Pacific Northwest.

The Disability Collection: Images that break stereotypes and authentically portray people with disabilities in everyday life. Available for a fee.

Gender Spectrum Collection: Free images of trans and non-binary models that go beyond the clichés.

Jopwell Collection: Free stock photos featuring Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals.

Lean In Collection at Getty Images: Images devoted to the powerful depiction of women, girls and the people who support them. Available for a fee.

nappy: Beautiful, high-res photos of black and brown people. For free.

PhotoAbility: Images of people with differing abilities, available for a fee.

Queer in Tech: Free stock photos to promote the visibility of queer and gender-nonconforming people in technology.

TONL: Culturally diverse stock photos, available for a fee.

UKBlackTech: Free stock photos of Black, Asian and minority ethnics using technology.

WOCintechchat: Free stock photos of women of color working in tech settings.