5 Best Photo Hosting Sites that are Free

Clicking photos and uploading them to social networks has become comfortable than ever. These social networks or photo hosting sites do it for free, and they provide you features like editing tools, gallery showcases and loads of free space. Today we will be sharing some of those best photo hosting sites that are totally free.

A good free image hosting site is a must have these days, as you do not only take photos, but you also share them with your friends. And when it comes to sharing photos online you need to have a reliable and fast host. The list below has both reliability and fast service in hosting images, so go ahead and try them for free.

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Screen Shot of Flickr Photo hosting sites

It is one of the most popular and internationally known photo hosting and image sharing network. Apart from being a photo hosting site its also a great photo manager, where you can organize photos in albums and get comments from other users of the site.

With a simple sign up of Flickr account, you get 1TB free storage and access from multiple platforms via mobile devices, email, the web or other photo apps.

Google+ Photos

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Google+ started as a social network but didn’t go too well in comparison to Facebook, but Google+ has a reliable photo hosting with useful features of organizing, sharing and managing photos. With multiple options of auto uploads from Android, iOS, Computers and Cameras, Google+ is another great service for users. It also contains features of image editing, image filters and that too on multiple devices. One great use of this service has to be ‘Auto Awesome’, it automatically takes you photos and convert similar ones into a GIF.

All photos are arranged in ‘moments’ and ‘events’ like you came from a vacation or trip then Google Photos will create a date based gallery to showcase them in a fun way. Moreover, you also have panoramas stitching automatically for you. Google+ Photos are free to use, and you can upload unlimited images if it is of 16 megapixel (MP) or less. Any big photo can be reduced automatically if you select the option for resizing when uploading photos. All in all its a good choice for photo hosting.


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Imgur is another favorite choice of many people on the web, especially on Reddit (the front page of the internet). It’s a free image hosting site that doesn’t need any sign up and with a free account you can host your image and get a URL for sharing that picture. Uploading on Imgur is fast and in a matter of seconds you can share images on your favorite social networks. Right now your image will stay on Imgur forever if it is accessed once in every six months. The max file size it allow is 10MB.


Screen Shot of 500px

Mainly specific to photographer both professional and amateurs, 500px has some great, robust features where you have tons of options to showcase your photography.

It gives you complete control of licensing and using your photos. You can sell your high-quality images and earn like many other 500px users are. 500px is one of the best sources of desktop HD wallpapers.


Screen Shot of Photobucket

Photobucket is somewhat similar to Flickr and has a free hosting for an unlimited number of the image under 2048×1536 pixels and less than 5 MB per photo space. It also has a photo app on Android, Windows Phone 7, Blackberry and iPhone operating systems. Use of its interest and apparent design.

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