Dark Images

Looking for dark photos for your next project? Burst has curated royalty-free photos of dark color themes. All photos are in HD format and free to download

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fallen soldier of the forest

Fallen Soldier Of The Forest


woman rolls up purple yoga mat

Woman Rolls Up Purple Yoga Mat


mysterious forest during autumn

Mysterious Forest During Autumn


city lights in darkness

City Lights In Darkness


pillow on bed in a dark room

Pillow On Bed In A Dark Room


light rays leaking through athick clouds

Light Rays Leaking Through aThick Clouds


fireworks streaking across black sky

Fireworks Streaking Across Black Sky


ominous portrait of orange fish

Ominous Portrait Of Orange Fish


skulls and bones in darkness

Skulls And Bones In Darkness


evening in san fran

Evening In San Fran


the forbidden forest

The Forbidden Forest


mountain goat skull

Mountain Goat Skull


woman holds hand over bottom half of her face

Woman Holds Hand Over Bottom Half Of Her Face


stacked skulls in darkness

Stacked Skulls In Darkness


a trio of green candles

A Trio Of Green Candles


a rock stands in the middle of the lake

A Rock Stands In The Middle Of The Lake


stacked bones and skulls

Stacked Bones And Skulls


illuminated lantern lit at night

Illuminated Lantern Lit At Night


a couple embrace in a dark tunnel

A Couple Embrace In A Dark Tunnel


wheel of carnival

Wheel Of Carnival


transamerica pyramid

Transamerica Pyramid


close up of evergreen branch

Close Up Of Evergreen Branch


crestfallen prisoner leans on cell door

Crestfallen Prisoner Leans On Cell Door


kite flying during sunset

Kite Flying During Sunset


san francisco at night

San Francisco At Night


dark blue sky full of stars with a building lit up

Dark Blue Sky Full Of Stars With A Building Lit Up


women looks away while sitting on wooden chair

Women Looks Away While Sitting On Wooden Chair


lonely fields ice water snow capped mountains

Lonely Fields Ice Water Snow Capped Mountains


mandala with candles

Mandala With Candles


red eyes looking through darkened tunnel

Red Eyes Looking Through Darkened Tunnel


cat eyes in a dense plant at night

Cat Eyes In A Dense Plant At Night


cold lake waters and distant mountains

Cold Lake Waters And Distant Mountains


icy lake and frozen mountains behind

Icy Lake And Frozen Mountains Behind


woman sitting on wooden chair

Woman Sitting On Wooden Chair


mandala with candle

Mandala With Candle


ripples in red waters

Ripples In Red Waters


bubbles on the water

Bubbles On The Water


a dark night sky with a vibrant sun starting to set

A Dark Night Sky With A Vibrant Sun Starting To Set


car drives down cobblestone road at night

Car Drives Down Cobblestone Road At Night


sidewalk brightened by city lights

Sidewalk Brightened By City Lights


prisoner holds cell bars tightly

Prisoner Holds Cell Bars Tightly


city light creates colorful lines

City Light Creates Colorful Lines


cement staircase with white railing in dark building

Cement Staircase With White Railing In Dark Building


woman leaning forward while sitting on wooden chair

Woman Leaning Forward While Sitting On Wooden Chair


woman in darkness holds a yellow flower in her mouth

Woman In Darkness Holds A Yellow Flower In Her Mouth


dark close up of a dj booth

Dark Close Up Of A DJ Booth


droplets of water in a sink

Droplets Of Water In A Sink


the carnival is closing

The Carnival Is Closing


a splash of water ripples outward

A Splash Of Water Ripples Outward


dark halls

Dark Halls


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Choosing the right dark images

Our curated collection of dark images are ready for your next project. Dark photos bring a distinct focus to a subject or object. A dark photography style experiments with an image’s shadows and highlights to adjust the mood. Dark pictures are perfect for showcasing portraits, or highlighting gorgeous cityscapes. Choose from an assortment of dark pictures featuring scenery from the forest and scary photos for any spooky occasion. Use dark photos that match your brand’s aesthetic. If your brand is bold, you can choose photos with pops of color like bright city lights. Include people or human elements like hands to add a personable touch to your brand storytelling. Feel free to edit the stock photos as you see fit, such as combining different images into a cohesive collage for your shop or social. We are constantly adding to our collection of free HD photos. Whatever it is that you’re looking for, we guarantee you’ll find hundreds of options as you scroll through the images on Burst.

Not sure where to begin when choosing dark images? You can browse through other related collections until you find an image that resonates with you or your business. Download our free images and add them to a mood board as you explore. Find inspiration in our latest collections of black background, stars, or alone photos. Once you find your niche, you can continue to download full res images for your other projects.

At Burst, we offer a free library of stock images that provides the latest dark images in HD format. This provides endless opportunities for sharing images across your website or social media channels. If you’re ready to start your search, check out the latest free photos powered by our Burst contributors and download them onto your desktop or mobile devices in seconds.