Pexels helps designers, bloggers and everyone who is looking for an image to find great photos that you can use everywhere for free. For more information read the following frequently asked questions.
All photos on Pexels are licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. This means you can use them for free for any personal and commercial purpose. Attribution is not required. For more information read our license page.
Yes, it’s no problem to edit a photo, add text, add filters or modify it in any other way.
Yes, you can post it on your private profile, use it as your new header image or even use it for a post on your commercial Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn page.
Yes, all photos are free for any commercial use. You can use them on your commercial website, print them on t-shirts or for any other legal purpose.
No, attribution is not required. But we are always happy if you mention Pexels ;)
Shutterstock is a partner that provides photos you can buy. You’ll get redirected to their website, if you click on one of their photos. There you can buy the photo.
Create an account here: https://www.pexels.com/submit-photos/. All photos you upload will be released under the CC0 license.
The photo curation team of Pexels will choose the best photos and publish them on our home page and in our search. This usually takes one or two days. If one of your photos is chosen you’ll get an email notification.
Click on a photo on your profile. Then you will find a link to delete your photo below the download button except if your photo is featured on our home page and in the search. If this is the case please send us the link of your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keep in mind that if someone downloaded the photo already they can continue using it for free. CC0 license cannot be revoked.
Please write us an email to email@example.com.
Yes, we've a dedicated page for free videos. All videos on Pexels Videos are licensed under the CC0 license, too. Check it out: https://videos.pexels.com/.