Images can drastically alter the atmosphere and impact of your site. The hard part is finding inexpensive stock images that don’t violate copyright or look like the same old staged photos. Fortunately, there are some reasonably priced image resources for those of us working on limited budgets or that want something not so standard.
Stock.xchng offers photos and illustrations for free, most which can be used on personal or commercial sites. Many images are large enough for use in print media.
morgueFile offers photos and artwork free for commercial and personal use. and has a large number of quality images.
iStockphoto offers images from $1US.
Vectorstock offers vector images from $1US and has a free section.
Unsplash offers free images for personal or commercial use.
Remember to read all copyright and license agreements.