How to Customize Free Stock Photos For Your Presentations

Rapid eLearning

The good news is that there are more than enough free stock images available, such as these three earlier posts where I shared 80 free stock photos , 45 free stock photos , and 60 more free stock photos. The challenge with all of these free stock photos is that it’s not always easy using them for your presentations or elearning courses as they are. 7 Ways to Overlay Text & Customize Free Stock Photos.

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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. SXC (stock.xhng) The SXC is a website providing free-to use stock photography and illustrations.

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100+ Free Stock Photos for Use in E-Learning!

Ashley Chiasson

Screencast April has been a bit of a flop, but for good reason – business has been booming! 100+ Free Stock Photos for Use in E-learning. Instructional Designers and E-Learning Developers are always looking for high-quality stock photos they can use use within their e-learning development. What I thought I would do is put together a FREE download of 100+ stock photos that you can use in a variety of e-learning contexts.

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Where to get high-quality, low-cost photos for your eLearning projects

Adobe Captivate

While you or your organisation might subscribe to one or several online image libraries such as Getty Images, iStock Photo or even Adobe’s own photo library, in this post I’d like to highlight three low-cost (or even free) photo resources that let you search for and access photos instantly. Unsplash is a well-known photo library that lets you use images for free (and without attribution) for personal, as well as commercial projects.

Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

EveryStockPhoto is a search engine for creative commons photos, located in Vancouver, BC. This is a single integrated search, allowing users to bookmark their photos with private and public tags, and increasingly we will be offering advanced searching options , rating systems and other tools. You can search for photos, see which photos are the most popular, and which ones have the highest ratings or the most downloads. 4) Stock.xchng Close to 200,000 photos.

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Stock photos for your online store or next marketing campaign

Firmwater

Most of our customers are entrepreneurs that are building a strong business from the ground up. BURST is a stock photo platform with high-quality images that are available free of charge under the Creative Commons Zero license. You can crop them to your preferred size and add text or filters with your preferred photo editor. A uniform look across all your channels characterizes your business as more reliable and improves brand recognition.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Pay For Stock Photos

The eLearning Coach

Stock photos and illustrations won’t solve all your graphic needs but there are a lot of uses for them in online learning. Unless you always shoot your own photos, the question is whether you should pay for stock photos and illustrations or use one of the free services. You can find a long list of both types on this Resource page— Stock Photo and Illustration Sites. You can find photos based on a concept, emotion or theme.

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eLearning Stock Asset Library vs. eLearning Template Library

eLearning Brothers

We offer two separate library subscriptions — eLearning Stock and eLearning Templates. Here is some clarification on the contents of these two libraries: The eLearning Stock Asset Library. Membership to the eLearning Stock Asset Library provides access to the following assets: Vector graphics - infographics, devices, arrows, buttons, icons, word clouds, and social media graphics.

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What's Wrong with Traditional Stock Photography Sources for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Back in 2007, I provided a long list of sources of stock photography for eLearning. And there are lots of other posts available on eLearning Learning Stock Photography. But I really missed something important: traditional stock photo sources are often a pain for eLearning. I had coffee with Bryan Jones, the founder of eLearningArt ,last week in Los Angeles, and it led to a discussion about images/stock photography and eLearning.

A Complete List of Free Stock Image Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The Internet is rife with free things, especially free stock image sites. However, there are usually three main issues with the free stock image sites: The free stock images aren’t really free. The free stock image sites are only there to point to for-pay stock image sites. You are enticed with free stock images, but when you click on the ones that look good, they turn out to be connected to a for-pay service. Free Stock Images in the Community.

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A Dozen Free Stock Video Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Examples of Free Stock Video Courses. Great use of stock video throughout. Find Free Stock Videos. One of the first questions that comes up is where to get free stock videos. If you’re not comfortable shooting your own stock video, try out some of these free stock videos sites. And don’t forget about all of the free stock photo sites we covered earlier. Pexels : lots of good stuff and link to free stock photos, too.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

Friday, October 30, 2009 Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios Do you struggle with finding good stock photos to use in your eLearning scenarios? So then do you go do a custom photo shoot? eLearning Art provides royalty free stock photos, images, and other assets to help you create some cool stuff in your own authoring tools. They are normal looking people, dressed in business casual, shot from multiple angles.

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10 Reasons to Use Illustrations Instead of Stock Photography in Learning

eLearningMind

The grinning woman eating a salad; the perfectly multicultural meeting; the man with a headset: these are the standards for stock photography. And while it definitely has its place, stock photography isn’t the gold standard when it comes to learning. Animation and illustration are far more versatile when compared to the sometimes-stiff, always impersonal stock photo. Learners can sense stock photography from a mile away.

Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

Do you struggle with finding good stock photos to use in your eLearning scenarios? So then do you go do a custom photo shoot? eLearning Art provides royalty free stock photos, images, and other assets to help you create some cool stuff in your own authoring tools. They are normal looking people, dressed in business casual, shot from multiple angles. Or will you stick with free online stock photos?

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Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/31/2010 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning I received several emails, message on Twitter, and InMails on LinkedIn concerning the Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning and the Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning posts.

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. Don’t add text to busy images.

How to Convince Higher Ups That “Fun” eLearning Is Good Business

Bottom-Line Performance

They are excited and inspired, but worried about convincing stakeholders in their organizations that a fresh, fun approach really makes good business sense. When we add game elements and/or highly visual interactions to learning, we create a more powerful experience that can motivate and engage learners in ways that “Click NEXT to continue reading with stock photography” courses never will. A photo-driven example. A mix of illustrations and photos.

DIY Tools to Help Boost Your Business

mysimpleshow

Business owners can now become experts in the day to day management of their businesses with a vast array of online DIY tools that will boost their businesses. A wide variety of templates, relevant to the business world, are provided – from “explaining your business”, to “pitch to investors” to “communicate corporate change” and much more.) Use this tool to guide you when creating impressive designs for your business.

Business Rules, Simplified

Marcia Conner

Dave sent them out quarterly through email entitled, “Dave’s Rules of Business Behavior.” Dave’s Rules of Business Behavior. Business Rule #1. Yes, I’ve been associated with this Business Rule from the early days of. Business Rule #2. Business Rule #3. Business Rule #4. Business Rule #5. Business Rule #6. Business Rule #7. Business Rule #8. Photo credit: Rule by Thomas Hawk.

Your WordPress LMS Freelance Business Transformation with Matt Inglot

LifterLMS

Learn about how you can build your WordPress LMS freelance business transformation with Matt Inglot in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Chris and Matt talk about ways recurring value is key in online course businesses to generate recurring revenue.

Helpful Tools, Ideas and Templates for the Busy eLearning Designer

SHIFT eLearning

We know busy eLearning professionals want to know all about trying to maximize their time to address the many competing and yet vitally important priorities in front of them. Get better stock photos with Death To The Stock Photo and PlaceIt. Finding good stock photos for eLearning design can be a pain, but these sites make it easier. Death To The Stock Photo will email you free stock photos monthly, while PlaceIt allows you to make your own.

How to Level Up Your Marketing, Web Design, and Photography with Consultant and Business Coach Jean Perpillant

LifterLMS

Learn how to level up your marketing, web design, and photography with consultant and business coach Jean Perpillant in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Chris Badgett: And so for a busy mom with kids running around at home. You mentioned small business.

Diverse Characters In Learning Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

Diversity is good for business and for society as a whole. This can be a challenge with stock photos. Trina Rimmer provides excellent suggestions for how to work around the lack of diversity in her recent article The Lack of Diversity in Stock Images Hurts Your eLearning—and What to Do About It. Her ideas include taking your own images, altering stock photos, and using illustrations that don’t obviously show race.

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This is The Fastest Way to Create Visual How-to Content

TechSmith Camtasia

Snagit comes with a number of free templates, but a bunch more are available with TechSmith Assets for Snagit along with a whole lot of other graphics resources, such as icons, stock photos, and more. Business VisualsYep, workplace technology is great. But, for those who have to create support content or train others on how to use workplace technology, it can be a double-edged sword.

15 Best Image Sites to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules

CommLab India

Graphicstock : You can download unlimited stock images and use them in all types of projects. net : You can download free and premium stock photos and illustrations. The website’s most popular categories are pictures of people and business pictures. uk : This website is a source of high-quality, digital stock images which can be used by all. Here, you can find more than 13,700 free stock photos.

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What is Big Data?

mysimpleshow

People upload millions of photos and videos daily, post millions of tweets, exchange billions of messages & comments and create billions of documents daily. Big Data benefits the business world: It has the potential to provide companies with broader perceptions relating to their customers and competitors. Data collected from emails and databases, for example, can provide valuable information that companies can use to increase revenues and improve business practices in general.

Make Learners Care about Compliance Training

Experiencing eLearning

All those policies and regulations that affect our businesses need to be trained. Ethics : A scandal that causes a company’s stock to drop Safety : An injury Security : A breach that results in data loss and all the ramifications from that.

How to Choose the Best Images for Your e-Learning

Trivantis

We’ve all seen e-Learning that features endless stock photos of people in business environments, sitting at desks but not actually doing anything related to the job your learners are training for. Take the time to create your own images if your budget allows, or really search through stock photo sites to find the best image. For free stock photo resources and more, read this Friday Finds blog. Stop filling space!

How to Get Your Whole Team Making Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Whether you want more tutorials and how-tos for your customers or replacements for those unnecessary meetings with colleagues, video can solve a whole slew of business problems. For most business applications, including things like how-tos, tutorials, product showcases, explainer videos, etc.,

eLearning: Copyright Caboodle

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  More on Copyright   Image and Media Resources: Free Image Sites   Finding Google Images You Can Actually Use   YouTube Adds Creative Commons Content   Photopin, a New Stock Photo Resource   Additionally, I have found a couple more interesting resources about Creative Commons licensing. The second is another stock photo resource that I hadn't previously heard of:  Foter.

How to Make a Great Quick-Reference Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

Snagit 2020 comes stocked with templates, but you can also download dozens more with TechSmith Assets for Snagit. Business VisualsNearly every product requires some kind of documentation to help customers understand how to use it.

Introducing Tech Tuesday toolbox

Mike Taylor

Pixlr | Online Photo Editor — A powerful free and premium online photo editor! Databox — databox.com Business Analytics platform built to help you understand what’s going on with your business. In my experience, most people love tech tips and tools.

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Faster, Better and more Powerful Media Library

learnWorlds

Take photos from your camera : You can now capture yourself with a smartphone or from your computer’s camera and directly upload it to your school. Quick Access to Free Stock Images. Remember when you were looking at websites to find free stock images to use in your landing pages? We have partnered with Unsplash to bring you a quicker way to find and use high quality stock images from a gallery of over 1 million free-to-use images.

5 quick ways to pull learners into a course

Making Change

“Welcome to the course Online Responsibility ,” a too-perfect male voice intones while you stare at a stock photo of a man who’s grinning idiotically at a computer. “Billions of bits of data travel through our firm every day,” the voice drones on while the stock photo changes to science-fictiony swirling lines and numbers.

A Guide to Superior eLearning Graphics

Bottom-Line Performance

All too often you find unrelated stock photography , huge chunks of text in awkward places , and mismatched color schemes in eLearning courses. I created illustrations for the environments the “characters” existed in, and then we used photos for real people. Sometimes learning designers get in the habit of conceptualizing “text and next” courses and then want to just slap a stock image on the screen.

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A Dedication to the Craft

CLO Magazine

Photos by Brian Flaherty When Brian Miller was just 6, his mother, an accountant by training, would take out her ledgers and spreadsheets, lay them on the floor and invite her young son to play a game. At Harvard, Miller also took courses through Harvard Business School and the Kennedy School for Government, sparking an interest that led him to create his own consulting company after graduation. ” Photos by Brian Flaherty.

3 ways to improve corporate videos

Cinecraft

B-roll is the imagery, either video or still photos, that help tell your story when your subject is not on camera talking. Use stock B-roll to support your story. eLearning Video Production business video corporate video eLearning video training video video production3 ways to improve corporate videos. So you are looking for ways to “improve” your company’s marketing or training videos.