Are you tired of paying out the nose for stock photos? If you use stock photos frequently, you know all too well how you can easily the costs can escalate. Even if you only use stock photos on occasion, you can really feel it in the pocketbook. This frustrating situation needs a solution. In the past, one of your best options was the Dollar Photo Club. Unfortunately, as of April 15, 2016, Dollar Photo Club will be closing permanently. Thankfully, you are not out of luck. Now you have a few Dollar Photo Club alternatives to take its place. Below are some of the other services that offer royalty-free stock images at affordable prices.
Adobe Stock is one of the newest services that offers access to millions of downloadable stock images such as photos, illustrations, vectors, videos and graphics. People who choose to use Adobe Stock can choose to purchase a subscription or can pay for each image individually. It has many benefits that make it worth choosing as your place to go for stock images. First, it is easy to use. The process of filtering through the images so you only need to focus on the ones you want cannot be any easier. All you need to do is enter a few keywords into the search field, and the best images will pop up. Once you find the image you want, you can download it into your favorite Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) apps. You can then manipulate the images any way you want to make sure it will truly work in your project. Once you decide on the image you want, you can then pay for it right in the app!
IStockphoto, or simply iStock, is another great option. IStock also has millions of royalty-free images available for you to download. You can either pay for each image separately or purchase a subscription if you plan on downloading lots of images. Membership in iStock entitles you to access of stock photos and other images that are provided by Getty, a name that has long been at the forefront of stock photo curation.
Whether you decide to go with Adobe Stock or iStock, you will have made a good choice. Both services will allow you access to royalty-free images that will turn all of your projects from ordinary to extraordinary. Either one is an excellent service to be your Dollar Photo Club alternative.