9 image banks that don’t just feature skinny white people

Plus-size female model stands looking at a person in glasses seated with their laptop in an office setting. Another person stands at a table with their laptop in the background.

Even though stock images are nobody's first choice, images are necessary for conveying stories, smart design, and marketing. Diverse photos aren't just about seeing people of different colors, sizes, genders, and abilities. (In fact, photos that appear to simply check these boxes are colloquially labeled "the diversity photo," which can do more harm than good at times.)