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Photo finish

Learning with e's

Photo by Vladimir Agafonkin on Flickr Photo finish by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 It was a pleasure to spend some time with Jonathan Worth following his ALT-C keynote in Manchester last week. I recalled my first time in the darkroom, about 3 days into my photography course.

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Goldmine for Stock Photos

LearnDash

If you have been creating digital content, then you have searched for photos online. Luckily for you, there is a new goldmine for stock photos – and from one of the biggest names in the industry. While you’re at it, swing by Getty to snag some quality photos for your next project. At most, all that is needed is a free account. Getty Images are now FREE.

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eLearning: Fun Photo Editing Toy

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

tool for editing images,  vintageJS , which quickly and easily gives photos a vintage feeling with adjustable settings. by AJ George  I have previously written about ways to  manipulate images on a budget  so that graphics that are perhaps not all uniform looking can look more like they belong together. Recently I stumbled upon another fun (and free!)

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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. The post eLearning Brothers Breaks into the Stock Photo, Video and Audio World appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Morley, President of eLearning Brothers. Contacts.

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E-Learning Tidbits: Free Stock Photos & Award Winners

Rapid eLearning

More Free Stock Photos. I just noticed that one of my favorite free stock photo sites, StartUp Stock Photos , released a bunch more photos. I like their photos because they can be used in a lot of elearning contexts. Download the free stock photos here. For many of you, this is like the start of a new year. Don’t Share Courses in Google Drive! Boots.

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Learning Solutions 2016 Workshop Photos and Presentation Slides

Kapp Notes

Had a great time at Learning Solutions 2016 last week. Once again, Sharon Boller and I had a great time conducting our Play to Learn! workshop (if you haven’t attended that workshop, you should!) I also conducted a session highlighting some research I have been doing related to gamification. The slides are included in this post as well. Here is a picture of me and Ivan. Workshop. Resources.

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Seven Ways to Use Stock Photos in E-Learing

E-learning Uncovered

Photos are a powerful tool in e-learning. Unless you can afford custom photo shoots, you likely need to purchase stock photos. You may have heard some people talk about how much they hate stock photos in e-learning : they seem cheesy, they aren’t diverse enough, or they look like the subject is in a vacuum. Here are seven ways you can use stock photos in e-learning : 1.

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Hootsuite vs. Buffer: Social Media Management Tools Photo Finish

InsiderHub

The post Hootsuite vs. Buffer: Social Media Management Tools Photo Finish appeared first on InsiderHub. Marketing Solutions Series best social media automation best social media tools Buffer Hootsuite social media management social media marketing social media marketing automation social media scheduling Social Media Tools

PowerPoint & eLearning: PhotoPin, a New Stock Photo Resource

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  I have previously written about  my favorite stock photo resources.    In that same vein I'd like to present  Photopin , a new resource that may be useful in your search for budget-friendly stock photos. The photos are lifted from  Flickr  and are, by and large, Creative Commons  licensed. If you'd like to pay for the photos instead of just linking to them, you have the option to do that through  Fotolia  instead.). No worries. eLearning PowerPoint

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Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/24/2010 Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning As an e-Learning developer I had to invest a lot of time to find images for my e-Learning projects. As a result, I had to do a research and find the best FREE stock photo sites. by Christopher Pappas M.B.A.,

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Design skill – add hat to photo

eLearningArt

Sometimes you have an accessory or tool, such as a hat, that you’d like to add to a photo of a person. Maybe you have this great photo of Meg, but you’re using her in a safety scenario to train factory workers. If she’s not wearing a hardhat, you’ll never hear the end of it from your trainees. Don’t stress. This is a skill that you can learn in under 10 minutes.

Save Time Editing Photos and Videos with Batch Processing

Visual Lounge

You have to watermark 72 photos with the company logo before 4 p.m. By the time you get to the fourth photo, you think to yourself, “there has got to be a better way.”. The post Save Time Editing Photos and Videos with Batch Processing appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Have you ever been in this scenario? First, you have to import the watermark and place it on each image.

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Paper cuts

E-Learning Provocateur

360° photos. Google calls them “photo spheres” and they remind me of Microsoft’s Photosynth. Whereas Photosynth stitched together discrete photos, you record your photo sphere in a continuous circular motion. All you need to record your own photo sphere is the Cardboard Camera app. The device. 360° videos. These are great! Umm…?

3 USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN WORKPLACE EDUCATION

Learnnovators

Gamification Gamified Learning Virtual Reality VR 360° Photos 360° Videos Activity Based Working e-learning eLearning Fear of the Sky Game-based Learnig Google Expeditions L&D Learning & Development Learnnovators Ryan Tracey The Body VR VR Headset VR MarsThe post 3 USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN WORKPLACE EDUCATION appeared first on Learnnovators.

eLearning: Use Pictaculous to Save Design Time, Pull Colors From a Photo

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Let's say someone gives me a photo and wants me to design around that. by AJ Walther    I like design. Mulling over colors, shapes, and composition is a real joy for me. But when someone else is paying me for a design, I need my process to be three things: fast, inexpensive (or free?), and easy. That's where  Pictaculous  comes in. eLearning

Create Depth of Field & Apply Photo Touch ups With Snagit 12 – Part 1

Visual Lounge

When taking photos with a smartphone, it can be difficult to set the depth of field. Snagit can also be used to correct a photo’s color and to bring blurred details into focus with photo touch ups. Need a way to get your photos into Snagit? In this step, select the area of the photo that will NOT be changed. Don’t have any images to touch up? Congratulations!

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Remove the Background & Improve a Photo Using Snagit 11

Visual Lounge

Have you ever had a great photo except for that one annoyance in the background? The post Remove the Background & Improve a Photo Using Snagit 11 appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To''s Editing Effects photo retouch Snagit 11 spotlight watermark Like someone’s head or hand over a shoulder, or, in this case, a couple of people? Click here: [link].

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How to get your photos web ready

eLearn Hub

There is a simple and easy way to prevent this – sort out your […] The post How to get your photos web ready appeared first on eLearn Hub. Posted in Uncategorized. If an image is not ‘web-ready’ or ‘optimized’ it can slow the speed of your website. We’ve all experienced websites that open incredibly slowly. No related posts

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

360° PHOTOS. Google calls them “photo spheres” and they remind me of Microsoft’s Photosynth. Whereas Photosynth stitched together discrete photos, you record your photo sphere in a continuous circular motion. All you need to record your own photo sphere is the Cardboard Camera app. It appears they now want photo spheres uploaded to Google Street View.

What You Need to Know About Choosing and Using Photos in Your eLearning

SHIFT eLearning

In most cases, it is a photo or a graphic. What is the first thing that attracts a learner to your course? No points for guessing it right! images for eLearning, graphic design

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What is hi-res?

Visual Lounge

Your coworker asks for a photo, so you quickly email him the one from the web. Use hi-res photos for sharp prints and to prevent jagged lines. Resolution also helps you figure out how much you can enlarge a photo. Tips & How To's image editing photo photo editing resolution Zoom inMoments later, he replies back: “Do you have that in hi-res?”

Spice Up Your eLearning Course with Photos

OpenSesame

So how do you determine the perfect photo for your content? The stylish business woman leading a group of project managers, the angry boss yelling at his employees, or the snapshot of two thumbs up. A good picture can make elearning experiences visually stimulating and engaging. When choosing images for a course, you should have three goals in mind. Right Getting Started Good Times

21 Reasons Why Stock Photo Sites Make Me Cry

The eLearning Coach

Frustrated because you can't find the right photo? Post from: The eLearning Coach 21 Reasons Why Stock Photo Sites Make Me Cry. Cry along with me. Graphics

Photos + Movement = Photeo (Part 1 of 3) by Stephen Haskin and Megan Torrance

Learning Solutions Magazine

A photeo is a video-like experience that creates a sense of movement and emotion out of still. photographs, short video clips from other productions, music, and narration. Readers in North. America may be familiar with photeos from Ken Burns’ series on Public Television, “The Civil War.”. This three-part series will show you how to use the low-cost photeo technique appropriately in. eLearning.

How To Create Visual Interest With Circular Photos

The eLearning Coach

Post from: The eLearning Coach How To Create Visual Interest With Circular Photos. Break out of the rectangular world of the computer display. Graphics

When in Doubt, Blur it Out – 5 Reasons to Use Blurring at Work

Visual Lounge

Blurring works with photos, too! Tips & How To's blur corporate training tips documentation help desk photo editing Snagit Tips and Tricks visual communicationYou want to share something, but there are things you’d rather not (or can’t let) people see. So what do you do? Wait, don’t share that yet! There’s a better way (and it’s simpler, too!). The advantage of screenshots.

Planning A Photo Shoot For eLearning? Make it smooth.

The eLearning Coach

Post from: The eLearning Coach Planning A Photo Shoot For eLearning? How to create an organized shot list and schedule. Make it smooth. Graphics Media

Planning A Photo Shoot For eLearning? Make it smooth.

The eLearning Coach

Have you ever conducted a messy photo shoot for an eLearning course? Or perhaps you’re considering your first photo shoot right now. Post from: The eLearning Coach Planning A Photo Shoot For eLearning? One where you ran from location to location and everyone was confused and exhausted? Either way, if you plan for it as outlined below, things should go pretty smoothly. When do you need [.] Make it smooth. Media

Stock Photos for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Great photos help create fun and engaging training. We have recently put together packs of eLearning stock photos to help you design better training. The examples are a combination of PowerPoint course styles , Cut-Out People , and eLearning stock photos. Tags: eLearning eLearning Tips People Pictures power point backgrounds stock photos

GOOD GEAR

Learnnovators

Gamification Gamified Learning Virtual Reality VR 360° Photos 360° Videos Flickr Gear VR Google Cardboard Learnnovators Oculus Ryan Tracey Samsung S7 Surround ShotThe post GOOD GEAR appeared first on Learnnovators.

Profile Photos

Tony Karrer

I received a response that I didn't expect on my post Profile Photo. In that post, I suggested that you should always add a profile photo: Don't join that new Ning group without attaching your photo. Because profile photos help me: Believe that you are a real person and begin to connect with you. I also suggested that for business networking: Don't use anything other that photorealistic photos. All I have is often your Photo, Name and sometimes a Company and Title. And profile photos are part of the picture. Users demanded a profile photo.

10 Do’s and Don’ts for eLearning Visuals

DigitalChalk eLearning

Your images must add value to the course, whether it is a graph or chart explaining the information, or just an example photo that the student can relate to. Your images must add value to the course, whether it is a graph or chart explaining the information, or just an example photo that the student can relate to. These include charts, handouts, photos, or even bullet points or lists.

Profile Photo

Tony Karrer

My guess is that about 25% of the people I run into do not have a profile photo. I'm writing this post to encourage you to: Spend a little bit of time to create a reasonable profile photo Attach it to every online profile when you create it And when I say every, I mean every – don't join that new Ning group without attaching your photo. It doesn't take a lot to add a profile photo, and it's fairly significant. But if you are an unknown from cyberspace with no photo, it just doesn't feel as real. Add it to your Elluminate and WebEx profiles. You are real.

10 Sure-Fire Tips for Creating Your Own Stock Photos

Rapid eLearning

Obviously, this approach doesn’t work for everyone and taking good photos is an art in itself. However, when you get into the office to edit the photo you see that the image is a little out of focus. I had a friend who would always use the lowest settings on his digital camera because he wanted to have room for as many photos as possible. Share your photos.