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. Bryan's not the only one doing eLearning related stock photography.

Course of the Week Highlight: Diversity, Digital Photography, and More!

OpenSesame

Whether you’re looking to move from selfies to more advanced photography or become a business analyst (or both!), Certified Business Analysis Professional, CBAP Certification Training Course. By: Business Analysis Excellence. This IIBA endorsed course from is a great way for you or your staff to study for the Certified Business Analysis Professional certification exams. Learn Digital Photography Basics. Introduction To Digital Photography.

Pivot Point: Reshaping Your Business When it Matters Most

Blue Sky eLearn

Last month Sheri Jacobs, founder of Avenue M Group, presented the webinar ‘ Pivot Point: Reshaping Your Business When it Matters Most ‘ For all of the great insights she shared, we recommend you tune and watch the webinar on-demand by clicking here.

Pivot Point: Reshaping Your Business When it Matters Most

Blue Sky eLearn

Last month Sheri Jacobs, founder of Avenue M Group, presented the webinar ‘ Pivot Point: Reshaping Your Business When it Matters Most ‘ For all of the great insights she shared, we recommend you tune and watch the webinar on-demand by clicking here.

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. Photography puts real people in front of learners, and their own unconscious biases could affect the connection (or lack thereof) they feel. Learners can sense stock photography from a mile away.

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

Adobe Captivate

The site lets photographers submit their photos who hope to get further (paid) business due to exposure on the site. Blog Design eLearning blog content design dear instructional designer free photos free stock photography freelance instructional design instructional_design stock photography

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

This is a great supplement to your current stock photography and character sites. The post Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance.

Camtasia Small Business Drive: Netvantage, Week 4

TechSmith Camtasia

We've often considered doing live SEO and pay per click management training, but given how time intensive that can be, it didn't really make sense from a business standpoint. This is an exciting and scalable new opportunity for our business.

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. Making the Business Case.

Instagram Tips for Your Business

OpenSesame

Most businesses have made the transition to blogs, Twitter, and Facebook, (in fact, 84% of B2B marketers now use social media in some form ), but the Instagram frontier still remains less navigated. This leaves the opportunity for your business to stand out and lead the way in your industry! Instagram has potential for businesses as an almost purely visually oriented social media platform.

Reciprocity failure

Learning with e's

Are schools aware of the needs of the business sector? There is a mismatch between what schools teach and what businesses want. This is because there is still little or no communication between schools and businesses. Schools and businesses need much more dialogue.

20th Century flops?

Learning with e's

Children find touch screen tablets intuitive and easy to use, because they are minimally designed, and there is little to distract them from the real business of education - learning. digital photography Apple iPad touchscreen computers Westcountry TV Apple Mounts Bay Academy

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Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

They are normal looking people, dressed in business casual, shot from multiple angles. Tags: photography scenarios Do you struggle with finding good stock photos to use in your eLearning scenarios? You might find the right guy to play the role of the client in your story, but there’s only three shots of him and he looks like a goofball in one of them. So then do you go do a custom photo shoot? Maybe you have the time or the budget. But usually not. eLearning Art to the rescue!

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7 Best Places To Promote Your Explainer Video

mysimpleshow

You can customize hashtags in your tweets for special promotions, seasonal deals and local trends to keep your business relevant to the people who choose to follow you or search for those trends. Uncategorized Applications Business

Leading In a Technological Disruptive Market

Your Training Edge

The computing, entertainment, book publishing, wireless phone, manufacturing, healthcare and photography industries, have all been experiencing a dramatic transformation because of new, rising technologies, distribution channels, business models, market expectations and government regulations.

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25 Online Resources to Make You a Photoshop Expert

OpenSesame

In a fast-paced, competitive global business arena, just getting by isn’t good enough. You need to be a Photoshop expert to be competitive in photography, graphic design, art and web design.

Freestyle Learning

Marcia Conner

As thirsty consumers mix new flavors, Coca Cola, through built-in business intelligence, tests the new creations, deciding whether to bottle and market these drinks for others to enjoy. photo credit: April Bennett Photography ].

What’s a Shot List?

Cinecraft

After the script is written, I work with the client and the DP (Director of Photography, AKA camera operator) to make a list of all of the different video clips I will need to make a great video. What’s a Shot List? Number 5 on my pre-production checklist is CREATE A SHOT LIST.

How 3 Real Clients Received Multimedia Success

eLearningMind

The other barrier to scale was the time it took out of the busy pediatrician’s work day to complete an in-person training session. They approached us asking for us to find a better way for their internal departments to interact and understand each other’s’ business objectives.

Insights from a design doyen: Q&A with Mark Heaps

BrightCarbon

We were lucky enough to meet Mark at the inaugural Click event in 2018 and knew that our blog readers would be blown away by his photography, Photoshop, and presentation expertise. I was definitely from a more traditional graphic design background, and forever have done photography for people. The agency we have now in Austin actually also has a photography and video studio, so I’ve always been on the technical side of things. I could incorporate photography.

Guerilla Learning and Development Creates More Compelling Content

eLearningMind

Whether you can afford a $40K production or you’re scraping together free stock photography, the most important factor is the connection you create between you and your audience.

Hack Your Digital Learning: Guerilla L&D Creates More Compelling Content

eLearningMind

Whether you can afford a $40K production or you’re scraping together free stock photography, the most important factor is the connection you create between you and your audience. Building A Learning Culture Disrupting Learning eLearning Solutions Engage and Retain Learning and Development best eLearning business corporate elearning elearning elearning solutions elearning trends leadership learning Learning and development trends

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 also am not a fan of stock photography when it doesn’t serve a meaningful purpose.

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Nick Bilton Day Two Keynote “I live in the future” #astdtk13

Learning Visions

People in business have to be a part of this conversation. To reach the next generation: speak in games, photography. Kineo. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. These are my liveblogged notes from the day two keynote with @nickbolton. I'm at the ASTD Tech Knowledge 2013 Conference kicking off today January 29, 2013 in San Jose, California. Apologies for typos and incoherence. New York Times, columnist. link]. nickbolton.

What L&D professionals need to know about curating learning content

Matrix

He was in charge of conducting training needs assessments, designing and delivering learning programs meant to improve employee performance and lead to superior business results. Feedback from users, team leaders and managers is crucial to drive individual development and business success.

3 reasons why your competitors are outshining you

Your Training Edge

In order to keep your business afloat, you need to fight tooth and nail. No matter what line of business you’re in, it’s never easy being your own boss, owning your own company – being an entrepreneur. Furthermore, if your business centres on anything where visual appeal matters (from photography to clothing, to drywall) you need to get Instagram.

How to Create Engaging Content That Won’t Make Your Employees Swipe Left

eLearningMind

25 percent whatever the learner wants to learn, be it photography, French, cooking, or some other pet project. Building A Learning Culture eLearning Solutions Learning and Development Learning Trends best eLearning business elearning eLearning design elearning solutions elearning trends leadership learning Learning and development mobile learning training solutions

7 Hints on how to Battle High Employee Turnover

Your Training Edge

Team building practice is good both for big corporations and small businesses. Apart from career mentoring, he loves photography and football. High employee turnover becomes a huge problem.

Spotlight on.SHEVA

Edume

Courses covering; Beginner and Advanced Introduction to Smartphones, WhatsApp for business, Duolingo for working Internationally, as well as Canva and YouTube to help innovate products.

Podcast: Build your Social Media Presence with Barb Smith

Learningtogo

If you’ve been thinking about expanding your digital footprint and not sure just how to begin, you will want to listen to my interview with Barb Smith, web designer and social media consultant, specializing in small businesses like yours. She enjoys hiking, scuba diving and nature photography.

Barb Smith – Build your Social Media Presence

Learningtogo

If you’ve been thinking about expanding your digital footprint and not sure just how to begin, you will want to listen to my interview with Barb Smith, web designer and social media consultant, specializing in small businesses like yours. She enjoys hiking, scuba diving and nature photography.

Optimization is the Key to Innovation in Learning

Training Orchestra

More than a buzz word, business leaders understand that without innovation, they can simply lose market relevance over time. What lessons can we learn from business? Lessons from Business. In business school, professors teach about Kodak as THE example of what NOT to do.

Facts are a bitch

E-Learning Provocateur

This morning I posted the following question to Twitter: What do you think of Parrashoot as the name of a local photography competition in Parramatta? • What are the learning priorities of the business?

10 best sites like Udemy

Pinlearn

The popular courses in technology and business domain start mostly from $100. Lynda.com is another educational marketplace that covers various courses on Software Development, Design, Web Development, Business and Project Management, Photography, etc.

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The Tools I Use

Adobe Captivate

A few years ago I became very serious about my photography and began purchasing copies of Lightroom. Eventually, I signed up for the Creative Cloud photography plan for about $10 month. It allowed me to get the latest version of all my applications for only a few dollars more than I was spending on the Photography plan and another third party service that I no longer felt was needed.

The Season’s Top 10 e-Learning Picks: Summer

Trivantis

Be a Stock Photography Model! Knowledge Sharing at Your Business and Why It Matters. This summer was full of cookouts, fireworks—and over at Lectora®, a bunch of big product news with the CourseMill® family.

An illustrated guide to illustrating elearning

Saffron Interactive

Using illustration is also good news for business, as well as learners. Mixing photography and illustration is a great way to ensure that illustration benefits, rather than damages, brand recognition. Who doesn’t like cartoons?

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