Photocase is an alternative to conventional stock photography.

We believe in real-life, authentic, aesthetic, fresh and fair stock photos. That’s why we’ve been offering unconventional stock photos on various themes since 2001. We inspire you through our search engine, and make it super easy to buy photos, and we’re always there to answer questions. Working from a pool of curated photos means you’ll have more time to be creative.

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Quality over Quantity

Every photo published on Photocase is selected by hand by our photo editors. We prefer photos with a natural look and feel to stock photo clichés. Photocase saves you time, and your clients will enjoy the refreshing imagery.

Selected for you with love!

Search and find

Our hand-picked photo collections, with current themes, offers you inspiration and save searching time. Our search engine will bring up various themes in your search. Our license terms are simple to understand and buying photos is so easy, you’ll have way more energy left for your creative work. For more inspiration, sign up for our newsletter, or follow us on Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook.

Stay organized, stay happy

Our Lightboxes give you an easy way to organize your photos by theme, project or even client. You can also find all your favorited photos faster.

Managing your purchases is also clear and simple. By tagging photos, you can organize your images by project or theme, and you can also download a PDF receipt for every photo.

We’re here to help

You can always contact us with any questions or concerns you may have. Email or telephone, whichever you prefer. Our support team is ready to help or advise.

Fair cooperation

As a photo agency, fair cooperation between customers and photographer is a must. With clear license terms, we give you the legal security you need when using your favorite photo. We’re also happy to handle individual wishes about photo usage with photographers, on your behalf.


We’re a great mix of creative, communicatively, technically and strategically oriented people with many years of experience in the stock photo world. Our common goal is, in addition to our work at Photocase, to take our role and responsibility as a company in society seriously and to point out important topics or to convey them with the help of photos.


Kai is the founder of Photocase. As Lead Engineer, he’s responsible for the Photocase website and new features. He’s also a volleyball aficionada, and can be found dusting the floors of Berlin gymnasiums with his volleyball jersey.

Content Editor

Theresa is our creative editor. Her sharp eyes always catch new ideas for collections and our monthly newsletter. Especially outstanding photographers may also look forward to an interview with her. As a top blogger dealing with the best ingredient in the world: love, we always look forward to her latest recipes and blog posts.


Lena is our strategy champion and marketing mastermind. She manages our social networks, is responsible for co-ops and partnerships, and when she’s not cruising around in a VW Bus with her family, she keeps an eye on everything else for us.

Customer Support

Thomas is our Customer Happiness Manager and in-house intelligence agency. In addition to direct communication with our customers and photographers, he’s also responsible for anything to do with Licensing.

Photo Editor

Peter is our resident Canadian and our go-to when it comes to translation! In addition to perfect english, Peter also brews perfect beer!

Keyword Editor

Robert is our wandering keyword
catalog. His love for order helps him to keep the keyword catalog well organized. He also helps us in the search for appropriate keywords for photos and optimizes our Photocase internal search engine.

Our Clients

Photocase was founded in 2001. Since then, more than 60,000 customers – including public broadcasting, publishers, ministries and design and PR agencies – have shared in our passion for inspiring stock photography.