Stock photos often get a bad rap in design, because many of the results can come out looking cliche. We’ve all seen examples of the helpful tech support agent with her headset, or the chart that shows the results going up and up, and other uses of stock images that are lackluster at best.
However, using stock photos in web design doesn’t have to be this way. There are plenty of times when using stock photos in a creatively edited way can enhance a web design and actually help the site stand out from the crowd.
If you don’t believe me, check out these 30 great uses of stock photos in web design and then start using them in your own web designs.
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