While starting a blog, requirement of the free images is one of the biggest task and it is very difficult to find the right image with right size.
In this article I am describing the few sites from where you can pick up good quality images for your blog or website.
heavy Images slow down the website or blog , so while select the image critically.
Image should be light in weight <50 KB and restrict to 4 images per blog.
Try to fix only relevant image as per the keyword , while uploading use the SMush plugin to reduce the size without effecting the quality .
Use Jetpack free plan to deliver your content to users for fast loading time.
Check your speed of loading by google page speed insight tool for mobile also.
In the Blog like Beauty you need lot of the image and of different size .
This article will provide you from where you can collect Free quality images .
Above Image we can use where it is fit to the fashion or beauty product.
As above image can be used for any beauty product and fashion is available at pixabay in four size.
As in present time google is like light images website and fast loading website.Image you have to select the image which is mobile responsive and does not weight much < 80 Kb.
This Image is 84 KB at the Pixabay and by using WP plugin Smush it is compressed to 79 KB. We have saved 5 KB of the size.
This is also one more site providing some excellent collection of the free images for you in various category. This has excellent search bar by which you can search your desired keyword search. it also track the download number and likes over social media, so that you can select the popular image.
Reduce the size of image
You can see this image is taken from stocksnap.io is of 1.3 MB size and reduced to 107 KB first by plugin SMush and then by resizing the image. This is how you can manage your image.
This type of the image is 2.4 MB from stocksnap it was resized and compressed by WP smush and final size 426 KB.you have to select a proper image and its proper size is also important.
Reshot is library of hand picked free beautiful images for your . free to use commercial and edit them no attribute is required. See the image below.
You can also have free stock of images , which can be used over blog and commercial project . Images are main attraction of the blog like in beauty blogs