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Be a Stock Photography Model!

Everything E-Learning

We’ve written a lot about the importance of choosing the right images for your e-Learning projects and suggested some sources for economically priced stock photography. But what if you don’t want to spend hours searching for the perfect stock photo, or you just can’t find one that demonstrates your industry? Then it’s time to start taking your OWN stock photos! Lighting.

Illustration vs photography for elearning

Sponge UK

Choosing a visual style for your elearning often comes down to illustrations versus photography. Stock images Most stock image libraries include photos and illustrations. Any stock images need to be chosen carefully for consistency and relevance to your content. Using stock images is one of the most cost-effective ways to add interest to your elearning.

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

eLearning Brothers

Company Cutout Video People eLB News eLearning eLearning Template Library Our Favorites People Pictures Products/Reviews Stock Images Templates eLearning images eLearning Stock Photography elearning templates elearningImages With this acquisition, the eLearning Brothers library has more than doubled the number of eLearning assets over the last 12 months. Contacts.

22 Free e-Learning and Graphic Design Resources

Social Learning

Free Stock Photography Photo Sites When I say “stock photography” you’re probably picturing a multiethnic  group of… The post 22 Free e-Learning and Graphic Design Resources appeared first on Dashe & Thomson. Everyone loves a freebie. Learning Design elearning instructional design resource

Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

Mashable's 90+ Online Photography Tools and Resources. 10 Places to Find Free Image FlickrCC - Bigfoto.com offers pictures from around the world, including America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and Pacific. MorgueFile.com offers stock photographs in high resolution digital. Stock Exchange offers high quality images taken around the world by amateur photographers. If you have an interest in photography, you can even submit your own pictures. The photographers establish the terms, so read the fine print, but most pictures can be reused immediately. Sorry.)

Back From Extinction. and in my back yard! Trumpeter Swans

eContent

Luck was on my side; it was even the golden hour of the day for photography. Although my hands became really cold during the 25 minutes I stocked this one flock, the pain was well worth while. Click upon any photo to view at full size and resolution. I've not put any watermarks or copyright on the photos, but if you do share the pictures, please grant me credit, NorthStarNerd.Org.

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5 Unusual e-Learning Techniques

KZO Innovations

Real Photography. Stock images may be easy to obtain, but every e-Learning content developer out there is using them to support their content, and repetition is simply boring. Take pictures of your staff, use your office and customer settings for any scenarios and examples – make it real, and of course relevant to the content you’re posting.  . There are a number of different ways to learn – but which are the best learning techniques to capture and maintain attention ? Sometimes e-Learning requires techniques outside the norm to make a real impact. Humor  .

Why APUG Is the Best Time of Year - Part 1

Ancile Learning

Explore public-domain or licensed art/photography to enhance interest. Many stock photography sites can provide Mary or Joe in a variety of settings, expressions, and activities. Check out our Flickr album for all the APUG pictures - including some real examples of ignition from the fire dancer at our Nikki Beach event! Use roadshows – and give-aways!

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.

Be open, be nice

The Learning Generalist

One of my friends in the wildlife photography circle is very strict about the copyright notices on his images. A lot of his images have descriptions such as, "Copyrighted by. take it as granted that writing, photography and music are art forms. Trey travels the world and makes his best photography freely available on the web. No doubt about that. choose to do the latter.

Tips for do-it-yourself artists

Clive on Learning

You can delete, reshape or recolour individual strokes in each picture as if you were in a dedicated vector art package. In Move over stock photos, Poser's here , Cathy Moore looks at alternatives to stock photos, in which, she complains, the girls are always too thin, too pretty and too happy. You can get these figures to adopt whatever pose or expression you like - something that's not possible with clip art or stock photography. Monday was graphics day. didn't know you could do it, but I've just tried in PowerPoint 2007 and you certainly can.

Top 60 Jobs That Will Rock the Future

eLearning 3.0

These brave soldiers are known as QA Engineers, and the need for more sharp, analytical, computer-savvy minds will be huge as digital applications, devices, and components continue to stock our shelves at an exponential rate. The journalist of the future must know how to harness the power of multimedia, working with photography, video, sound and written word to create a well-rounded picture of events that will stimulate the average media-saturated mind. Unlike risk-taking stock market cowboys, financial engineers. Republished With Permission from GetDegrees.com.

Top 60 Jobs That Will Rock the Future

eLearning 3.0

These brave soldiers are known as QA Engineers, and the need for more sharp, analytical, computer-savvy minds will be huge as digital applications, devices, and components continue to stock our shelves at an exponential rate. The journalist of the future must know how to harness the power of multimedia, working with photography, video, sound and written word to create a well-rounded picture of events that will stimulate the average media-saturated mind. Unlike risk-taking stock market cowboys, financial engineers. Republished With Permission from GetDegrees.com.

Really…Were These the Best Images We Could Find?

eLearning Brothers

If you’d like to use a guide in your course why not take pictures of a colleague or friend? 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. So what types of images could we use? Illustrate a process with graphics. Activity.

Speaking with Passion and Connection

The Learning Generalist

Pictures and Stories - Natural Connections. Most of the pictures on his slides were his own. 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. Presenting Naked - The words of the "Zen Master".

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. Shoot too many pictures, not too few. Here are our top five tips to make your next photo shoot go swimmingly. 1. Do your preparation. Plan the poses. Get the lighting right.

Cut the Clip Art Clutter

Mindflash

Much like stock photography, the trick to using clip art well is to keep it styled in a way that reinforces your message. Hint: Think big picture and focus on one thing. What is the training slide below telling you? Okay, so the corporate speak is uninspiring, but I’ll bet it’s the random clip art that’s really speaking to you – and it’s probably screaming “Train wreck!”.

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Simplicity in Presentations and Why it Matters

The Learning Generalist

Pictures beat text.because reading is so inef?cient Stock photography and cheap digital cameras make the availability of high quality imagery a breeze. 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. Friends, Romans, Countrymen."