Using stock photography is a great way to build up your professional presence online. But finding a perfect one to use can be a tiring task, especially if you are looking for styled stock photography for female entrepreneurs.
It is important to choose the right stock photo because it is part of your brand and entire online presence. Also, people will associate the photos with your brand. Your brand will have a certain look that you will try to maintain also with stock photos, so it would be a good thing to purchase all your photos from a single source. That way you will get a consistency that will give your brand a more professional look.
Free vs. Paid stock photos
Since you are aiming to build a brand and look professional using paid images is a better option than using free. Why? Because free stock photos are everywhere and everybody is using them.
Investing in membership in stock photography websites is one more way to maintain consistency in your brand.
Don’t get me wrong, there is nothing bad in using free stock photos, you can stumble upon many great and unique ones, just need to know where to find them.
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Today I’m sharing with you my favorite places that offer styled stock photography for female entrepreneurs. Some are paid sites, some are subscription-based, and most offer some free photos when you sign up for their email list.
12 places to find beautiful stock photography for female entrepreneurs
1. Ivory Mix
Ivory Mix offers a huge variety of styled stock photography for female entrepreneurs or bloggers. Some of the categories you can find here are business, wellness, home, health, etc. Also, you can find social media templates and mockups in the membership library. They offer two types of membership: Elite for 52$ quarterly and VIP for 137$ a year.
If you are not ready for such investment and commitment, Ivory Mix offers a free library with over 500 stock photos. You gain access to the library with signing up and you receive 4 new images every month. Psst, first two images in this post are from her free library.
If you are looking for beautiful yet affordable stock photos you should check out KateMaxStock. You can search photos by color, by category, by season, by whatever you might need. What’s great with KateMaxStock is that you can buy individual photos or you can join the membership.
Individual photos price is around 10$ and if you choose the membership you can choose between two plans: monthly for 29$ or quarterly for 149$.
You can also get a free photo every month in your inbox by subscribing to her email list.
3. SC Stock Shop
SC Stock Shop offers gorgeous stock photos that are bright and airy. You can search for photos by color which gives you an amazing option to find exactly what you are looking for quickly. What I love about SC Stock Shop is that they have amazing tutorials on how to use their photos in different settings.
They offer free photos that you receive in your inbox every month after you subscribe.
4. Haute Stock
Haute Stock has styled stock photography for female entrepreneurs, bloggers, and creative professionals. Here are some of the categories you can find on this website in the membership include lifestyle, desktop, social media graphics, and seasonal images.
There are three types of membership: monthly 29$, quarterly 99$ every three months, and annual 299$.
They also offer free images after you subscribe. You will also get some amazing advice on how to use stock photography.
5. Atelier21 Co
The Atelier21 Co has a library of stock photos for bosses, creatives, and bloggers whose brand is neutral and darker toned. Besides stock photos they also offer mobile presets for easier photo editing.
There are two types of membership plans: monthly art 25$ and quarterly at 249$ every three months.
6. Stock by Jewels
I just recently found this website, and I fell in love with their photos. Stock by Jewels is focused on stock photography for female entrepreneurs in their 40s. Ther versatile collections include lifestyle photos, office settings, self-care, family, and many more.
There are three types of membership: monthly for 20$, annual for 200$, and lifetime for 345$.
There is also a free photo option when you sign up.
7. Sourced Co.
Sourced Co. offers minimalist and feminine styled stock photos for creatives and those in the wedding industry. Their photos are colorful and affordable.
You can buy photos individually, get a monthly membership for 49$ a month or annual for 441$.
8. Social Squares
Social Squares are created by Shay from SC Stock Shop with an aim to provide perfect Instagram feed for business owners and creatives.
They offer two types of membership: monthly for 25$ and annual for 240$.
9. Styled Stock Society
Styled Stock Society has a variety of square cropped photos ready to use on Instagram, but there is also a variety of landscape and portrait images. Their library includes a huge range of colors, lifestyles, travel, and food photos.
There are three types of membership: quarterly for 75$, annual from 25$, and lifetime for 495$.
You can also sign up and get free photos in your inbox.
10. Her Creative Studio
Her Creative Studio has an impressive library of stock photography for female entrepreneurs. Her vision is to become a valuable resource that will help women achieve their business goals. You can shop by theme or by collection depending on what you need.
She offers two types of membership: bi-annual for 127$ and annual for 227$. There is also an option to subscribe for free photos and tutorials.
Pixistock offers not only styled stock photography but also social media content and calendars. Their library includes everything from stylish desktops to lifestyle images, modern tech mockups, and beautiful flat lays.
There are three types of membership: monthly for 37$, quarterly for 87$, and annual for 197$. They also have free photos when you subscribe.
12. Girl boss stock
Girl boss stock provides you with great stock photography for female entrepreneurs or girl bosses as the name says. Her photos are made to make you stand out and achieve a professional look online.
There are three types of membership: monthly for 29$, quarterly for 73$, and annual for 239$. She also has free photos when you subscribe.
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