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eLearning Brothers Breaks into the Stock Photo, Video and Audio World

eLearning Brothers

AMERICAN FORK, Utah — November 17, 2014 — eLearning Brothers today announced that it will offer over 500,000 stock photos, graphics, vectors, videos and audio files to the training and development community. “Everyone in the training and development world uses stock photography. The stock library subscription is now available for immediate download.

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eLearning Brothers Acquisition of eLearningImages.com Expands the Planet’s Largest eLearning Image Library

eLearning Brothers

When we launched eLearning Brothers in 2009, we committed that we would provide our members with the deepest and broadest eLearning library on the planet. eLearning Brothers was founded in 2009 by two brothers who recognized the need to enable Awesome eLearning development with great-looking eLearning templates. www.websitetalkingheads.com ). About eLearning Brothers. Contacts.

The case for clip art and stock photography

Clive on Learning

That's when I turn to clip art and stock photography. And there's a lot of poor clip art and stock photography out there which is horribly cheesy and, worse still, over-used. In the perfect situation you'd have unlimited time and money available when creating a presentation, print document or online learning materials. You'd be able to call in whatever specialist expertise you wanted and have the time to wait while they delivered the goods. know that visuals are often used for the wrong reasons, typically as a form of decoration or as a way of filling a space.

Free Stock Photo Site: SXC

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SXC was launched in February 2001, as an alternative for expensive stock photography. The idea was to create a site where creative people could exchange their photos for inspiration or work. Check it out: [link

3 Reasons you may not want to use Stock Images in your Presentations or Elearning

The Learning Generalist

have a love-hate relationship with stock images. In today's blogpost, I want to cover off some reasons why you may not want to use stock imagery in your presentations. Authenticity Stock images are beautiful. In fact real people don't even dress as perfectly as the actors on stock images. The bane of stock photography is that the visuals lack context.

Really…Were These the Best Images We Could Find?

eLearning Brothers

There are tons of stock photography sites online. JOIN THE CRUSADE…NO MORE CHEESY, ANIMATED CLIPART! How many times have you seen images like these? Images are an important part of online courses. The trick is that the images we use must enhance the instructional qualities of the content. The images must also look professional and give the learner confidence that the material is accurate. The images above do not look professional and certainly do not give me a feeling that I can trust the course content. So what types of images could we use? Notes/Additional Information.

Design elements - a graphics style manual

Clive on Learning

Create images - don't scavenge : Nothing is more banal or meaningless than a commonly-used instance of stock photography that shows up everywhere. I love crossing into related disciplines and exploring the received wisdom. I'm obviously not a professional graphic designer but I am an enthusiastic amateur and keen to improve. With this in mind I enjoyed exploring Timothy Samara's sumptuous Design elements - a graphic style manual. In this posting I can't make available any of the examples to you - for those you'll have to buy the book; but I can share the rules. Be decisive.

Microsoft Illustration Styles for a Consistent look and feel in your document/ presentation

The Learning Generalist

I usually advocate the use of stock photos, amateur photography in documents and presentations. Sumeet Moghe, 2009. That said, I cant deny the need for high quality illustrations to add pop to your imagery and visualization. like Microsoft Online for the fact that they provide meta-files that you can group, ungroup and regroup to create custom images. This said, we don't want our images to look like they were created by completely different artists. So I've learnt to look for specific styles to keep the look and feel of my document consistent.

Microsoft Illustration Styles for a Consistent look and feel in your document/ presentation

The Learning Generalist

I usually advocate the use of stock photos, amateur photography in documents and presentations. Sumeet Moghe, 2009. That said, I cant deny the need for high quality illustrations to add pop to your imagery and visualization. like Microsoft Online for the fact that they provide meta-files that you can group, ungroup and regroup to create custom images. This said, we don't want our images to look like they were created by completely different artists. So I've learnt to look for specific styles to keep the look and feel of my document consistent.

Top five tips for designing engaging graphics for e-learning

Spicy Learning

While stock photography can be useful, relying on it entirely can often result in dry and unoriginal work. Creating original graphics for an e-learning course can be a challenging task, particularly when anything that’s created has to comply with strict branding guidelines. An engaging graphic environment is essential for an interesting and successful learning experience. Read on for our top five tips for achieving this. 1. Work on the concept. strong concept is a must for any design. Explore different technologies. Never stop experimenting. Do not decorate - communicate.

Top five tips for running a successful photo shoot

Spicy Learning

If it’s not your day job, setting up and running a photography session can seem daunting, but it’s not as difficult as you might think. A few pieces of equipment, the appropriate preparation and a small dose of confidence are the keys for success. And, if you have the time, why not add some extra ‘generic’ poses for stock photos that might be useful for further projects? 3. Here are our top five tips to make your next photo shoot go swimmingly. 1. Do your preparation. On the day, arrive early to set up your set, lighting and backdrop. Plan the poses.

6 Mistakes you should never make as a Presenter

The Learning Generalist

must say however, that I prefer to snag my own photos and I often use stock photography for my presentations. Yes, stock photography can be expensive, but there are quite a few places where you can find high-quality, free images. Sumeet Moghe, 2009. In today's blogpost I want to touch upon one of my other favourite topics - presentations. Read on to know more.

Speaking with Passion and Connection

The Learning Generalist

When explaining the behaviour of the cats, he mentioned the solitary and territorial nature of the tigers - in that fact, this picture is a rare contrast and highlights one of the beautiful moments of wildlife photography. I've mentioned this in a previous blogpost - stock imagery is great, but nothing beats a high-quality photograph that you took yourself. Sumeet Moghe, 2009.

Simplicity in Presentations and Why it Matters

The Learning Generalist

Stock photography and cheap digital cameras make the availability of high quality imagery a breeze. Sumeet Moghe, 2009. This morning, the Times of India newspaper was an ad-fest. Sounds like a great idea - preserve the sanctity of the front page, and still sell a costly front page ad that readers see first up. Turns out, they're not as smart as they think they are.