Here's my spreadsheet of vendors of stock photos for book covers, along with notes on costs, genres, and licenses. You're welcome.
A national magazine buys a stock photo for their cover and discovers that it infringes copyright after publication.
Stock photos are ridiculously expensive if you don't buy a large credit pack or a subscription. And there's so many free photos and photos listed under a Creative Commons license on sites like Pixabay, Pexels, Unsplash, and Flickr. Why not save money and use a free stock photo on the cover of your book? STOP RIGHT THERE! Here are 5 things you must know before you click that download button.