Stock photos are essential in web and graphic design and many has eyed the photo stocks as an way to make profit, Bill Gates - just to mention one. The result is a huge number stock photo agencies with varying quality and pricing standards. As an alternative to the established stock photo industry there are many websites with free high quality stock photos. Recently I found this list of websites that offers free stock photos for download.
Stock Exchange (highly recommended)
Morguefile (highly recommended)
Free Photos Bank
Earth from Space
Pixel Perfect Digital
Free Photo Station
The Photo Repository
Aarin Free Photo
Free media Goo
A digital Dreamer
Please leave a comment if you know other great free stock photo sites with free photos and images for free download.