One of the many decisions you have to make while developing a new website for your business is choosing the right photos to display on your site. Good quality imagery on your website in addition to the copy adds to what influences visitors to either stay further on your website find what they are looking for, complete an action, and move on. At FDS we understand the needs of today’s internet users and offer you the best quality photos during web design.


Stock photos are a handy source of high quality, standard images used for web design. This option is cost-effective and less time-consuming than an actual photoshoot. Even though, stock photos may appear as less personal, less authentic, or fake to the consumer the effects on visitor can vary depending on your industry.

An industry that may have challenges with stock photography includes:

  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Business/Corporate/Consulting
  • Financial
  • Real Estate
  • Construction

Why do these industries have challenges? This is because stock photos are usually generic and relate to a broad industry, hence aside the pictures looking the same, most models who feature in these photos his industry don’t know lack the experience of working in the industry.


  • AdobeStock
  • DepositPhotos
  • Shutterstock

These below are too expensive

  • iStock
  • Bigstock
  • Offset


Professional photos give visitors the security they need to patronize your business ahead of competitors. You want to ensure that your online presence is appealing and welcoming to any potential customers.

So why should you use a local photographer? They can help you build your brand, edit images (sizing, files types, etc.), and convey this imagery across all media platforms such as Print designers, web designers, marketing teams in a detailed, consistent, and precise manner.


It all comes down to your budget. At FDS we offer you the best advice that suits your purse. Sometimes a combination of both photography and stock photos is perfect. However, Photography gives the designer more to work with reducing hours spent looking on stock photo sites.