10 More of the Worst Stock Photos for Your Marketing

10 More of the Worst Stock Photos for Your MarketingBack by popular demand, it’s the worst stock photos for marketing your business, part deux! As I explained in our last entry, creating designs for email campaigns requires slogging through a LOT of stock imagery, from the mediocre to the very bad to the completely unusable, to find the hidden gems. It’s a lot of work, but my pain is your gain – you get to enjoy these truly baffling stock photo finds.

Without further ado, the dubious honor of Worst Stock Photo goes to the following glorious mistakes:

1. I Can Hear the Ocean!

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Guys, I don’t think that’s how a microphone works …

 

2. That’s Definitely How Normal People Eat Dessert

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Move along, nothing to see here.

 

3. And the Purpose of This Is?

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A production of Hamlet set in a high school cafeteria?

 

4. A Star is Born

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I’m not going to judge your hobbies.

 

5. Circus of Oh God Why?

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What are his legs doing?

 

6. Nope Nope Nope

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Looks like somebody learned a new trick in Photoshop.

 

7. Animal Abuse

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BRB, calling PETA.

 

8. He Just Likes to Feel Fancy Sometimes, OK?

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A jaunty cravat makes any robbery a special occasion.

 

9. The Secret Recipe

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Do I even want to know what’s in the pot?

 

10. He Fought the Jaw

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Spoiler: the jaw won.

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of combing through a stock photography database, I’m sure you feel my pain. Designing eye-catching, high-performing campaigns takes a lot of time, a good portion of which is spent finding the image or vector that’s just right for your design. It’s a necessary part of running a successful marketing program, but there is one surefire way to skip it: let us do it for you.

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Amanda Johnson
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Amanda is the Marketing Manager for OutboundEngine, responsible for demand generation, nurturing and marketing automation.