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.
All Go: Stock photos featuring plus-size people. Free.
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.
Centre for Aging Better: Positive and realistic images of older people in a bid to challenge negative and stereotypical views of later life. 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.
pocstock: Discover beautiful images of people of color, available for a fee and via a monthly subscription.
Queer in Tech: Free stock photos to promote the visibility of queer and gender-nonconforming people in technology.
The Reframing Revolution: A collection of medical illustrations that address the lack of representation in women’s healthcare, celebrate all forms of motherhood, and accurately reflect the diversity of women. Royalty-free.
SocietyPix: A collection of photos of people with disabilities from SOZIALHELDEN (Social Heroes), a German nonprofit organization. Free to use for editorial use, reasonable fee for other purposes.
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.