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App of the Week: Unsplash

03 Oct 2018

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App of the Week: Unsplash

Finding high-quality photos that are free to use can be a difficult feat. Many people spend a lot of time, money, and effort trying to find professional looking photos that they can use for their projects. If you or your company are having trouble finding free, high-quality photos that look great and do not have watermarks, you should download Unsplash.

Unsplash is a platform that offers over 550,000 high-resolution photos, images, and wallpapers that are free to be used commercially or in whichever way your company deems necessary. Whether you need to spice up a presentation or you are trying to make your blog and social media posts more engaging, Unsplash will help you find the perfect photo to suit your needs. Here are a few reasons why Unsplash should be on your radar:

Wide Selection of Photos

Unsplash has hundreds of thousands of photos that you can use however you would like, eliminating the need for you to search to figure out if a photo is free to use. Its wide selection of photos is one of the reasons why it is used by large enterprises like Google and Apple. This app has a search function that allows you to find photos, collections, or users by searching by keyword, format, or topic. You can also look for pictures by clicking on one of their pre-curated collections or keywords. With new photos being added daily, you will always be able to find the right photo for your project.


The Unsplash app makes it easy to share and use any photo from their platform. Each photo has an option for you to save it to your photos on your mobile device, download the image, or share it via text or email. If you want to draw attention to a blog post or article, Unsplash makes it easy for you to find, download, and use a beautiful, high-quality photo of your choosing. Simply browse for one of their thousands of photos and save it to your mobile device, hassle, and attribution free.


The Unsplash community has over 90,000 creators and photographers, and it is continuously growing. With the Unsplash app, users can follow photographers and see links to their other collections, and they can receive notifications and updates on the Unsplash website when their favorite artists post new photos. Unsplash also has a frequently updated blog that features articles pertaining to photography, art, and building an open photography movement. This app makes it easy for you to connect with photographers whose work you enjoy.

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