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.

Updated – Multimedia Resources For Your eLearning Projects

Adobe Captivate

I’ve also experienced this when working in an organisation also had similar expectations but no budget for stock photography, background music, or video. Music can be a challenge, but many sites offer free music under a creative commons license.

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Over 500,000 Stock Images, Audio, and Videos for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

High-resolution, royalty-free, and ready to go. High-quality vector graphics.eps files included! Use them in multiple courses… 100% royalty free. Here’s a huge announcement from eLearning Brothers! We are offering a new stock asset library for eLearning.

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

eLearning Brothers

“Everyone in the training and development world uses stock photography. People say that we are crazy for offering unlimited downloads with a worry-free license model for only $499 when other companies sell just one high-quality photo for $15-$36 on average.

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Disruptive activism

Learning with e's

Another example of disruptive technology was the way digital photography has replaced chemical photography. As David Conrad recently wrote: The speed of the decline of the traditional wet film approach to photography has been spectacular.

Czech this out

Learning with e's

Digital photography is a many splendoured thing. Entrance to the cathedral is free although there are discreetly placed collection boxes. Tags: St Vitus Cathedral digital photography Prague Czech Republic Schmap Blimey. I'm a published photographer, me.

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Selling Courses Online – $0 to $13,000 / Month

Academy of Mine

They spent the time to develop a high quality course content and they spent a long time promoting the course. You’ll need good quality cameras, actors, microphones and an assortment of other production gear and personnel. Other visual content: Photographs (both stock photographs and in-house photography) as well as screenshots of certain software programs needed to be acquired to help complement the written material.

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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Maintaining the Cool Factor in E-Learning—Without Blowing Your Budget

ATD Learning Technologies

Fortunately, there are ways to save money and still deliver effective, high-quality e-learning. Professional-quality image capture used to require an expensive camera and equipment, but there are less costly options these days. The company wants you to keep costs down.

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How to Get the Perfect Lighting for Video Courses

learnWorlds

Register Free. Linco Lincostore Photography Photo Table Top Studio Lighting Kit, Image Source. You’ll be surprised at how those four lights can dramatically increase the quality of your shots. Apart from light quality, you should also pay attention to the light temperature.

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Video Creation: The Basics

TechSmith Camtasia

Proper lighting is the number one factor in video quality. While these cameras require a higher investment, and are harder to transport, the image quality is often worth the effort. If you’ve never made a video before this post will dig into a high level workflow of how it’s done.

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How to Make a Tutorial Video Step-by-Step ?? [With Examples]

learnWorlds

This is important because high-quality equipment can improve the quality of the sound, your video as well as the lighting setup. Setting up a home photography studio with Aaron. Start free trial. Making video tutorials is the best way to get known in your industry.

Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget

eLearning Architect

One of the biggest challenges when creating a course is finding relevant, high quality graphics. but I am sick and tired of seeing eLearning courses that use irrelevant stock photography - it's no wonder that we repeatedly hear learners saying "eLearning is so boring and ugly". (I

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10 best sites like Udemy

Pinlearn

The quality of courses listed on this online marketplace and the standard of teaching is second to none. Many courses are free. Just like Coursera, it combines free and premium courses. Pricing : Most of the courses are free, subscription for nano degree cost starts from $199.

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Images as metaphors. How to convey abstract concepts with images.

isEazy

If you are not familiar with photography or design, this can be vague and difficult, but these basic ideas will help you master that immediately. Think of the qualities that come to mind for each concept.

How to Get the Perfect Lighting for Video

TechSmith Camtasia

Cameras need WAY more light to produce a quality image than you might imagine. Free Lighting Course: TechSmith Academy offers you free video courses. Whether you’re doing photography or video, it’s a good idea to scout your location ahead of time.

Images as metaphors. How to convey abstract concepts with images.

isEazy

If you are not familiar with photography or design, this can be vague and difficult, but these basic ideas will help you master that immediately. Think of the qualities that come to mind for each concept.

Online education puts new skills at your fingertips

eFront

Priyanka Sharma enrolled in a course covering Salesforce and found it to be of better quality — and a better experience — than what she found in the past at an in-person class on the same subject.

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How to Get the Perfect Lighting for Video

TechSmith Camtasia

Cameras need WAY more light to produce a quality image than you might imagine. Whether you’re doing photography or video, it’s a good idea to scout your location ahead of time. With the basics down, feel free to experiment with lighting that works for you.

Maintaining the Cool Factor in E-Learning—Without Blowing Your Budget

ATD Learning Technologies

Fortunately, there are ways to save money and still deliver effective, high-quality e-learning. In an organization that promotes a casual and fun work environment, an e-learning course that looks homemade and features amateur photography can fit right in—in fact, it may even be preferred. Professional-quality image capture used to require an expensive camera and equipment, but there are less costly options these days. The company wants you to keep costs down.

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Please feel free to post your suggestions! Outside of work I enjoy several hobbies including camping, travel and photography. Some of my photography can be seen in local art galleries and online through National Geographic image stock.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Outside of work I enjoy several hobbies including camping, travel and photography. Some of my photography can be seen in local art galleries and online through National Geographic image stock.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Outside of work I enjoy several hobbies including camping, travel and photography. Some of my photography can be seen in local art galleries and online through National Geographic image stock.

Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

Weird - after posting, I just saw a post in my blog reader from HeyJude - Find free images online - my list! 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. FreeDigitalPhotos.net has over 2000 free images that you can use in commercial and noncommercial work. Riya - Visual Search provides royalty free images.

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Value from Using 3D Graphics in eLearning

PulseLearning

Investing in a 3D character guide for content can fall into the gimmick category; often, photography of a real person is much more effective. Remember that high-quality rendering of 3D graphics requires power beyond the everyday PC, so even if you do have the skill within your team, you might not have the hardware. Consider 3D Photography Instead. 3D graphics, simulations, and virtual reality are starting to cross the threshold into the eLearning industry.

Holiday Wish List for Corporate Training Professionals: Part 4 - Software for Content Creation

Litmos

Even if you are simply needing images as placeholders in story boards or other designs, the quality is important. There are a few places to find free stock images but I recommend shutterstock. To learn more about the Litmos LMS you can download a free trial and get up to speed quickly.

Apps and Digital Tools to Improve College Life

ICDTranslation

Free E-Learning Tools. It offers 68 language courses and what is even better is that they are all free. The modules are high quality and offer a great approach to language learning. It is fair to say that student life is pretty digitalized these days.

Top 10 Online Learning Platforms

Pinlearn

Basic features can be availed for free. Edmodo gives you a free admin account. Companies and organizations of all sizes can use Qintil Learning Manager to offer automated and high-quality training. Ideal for learners interested in film and writing, photography, designing, art, etc. There’s a world of difference between achievers and losers. Losers fail to learn from their failures. Achievers are lifelong learners. Achievers know the importance of continuous learning.

"Working Out Loud": Using the Tools We Already Have

ID Reflections

These tools are free, easy to use and accessible to all as long as we have a device (smartphone, tablet, computer) and an Internet connection.

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Online education puts new skills at your fingertips

eFront

Priyanka Sharma enrolled in a course covering Salesforce and found it to be of better quality — and a better experience — than what she found in the past at an in-person class on the same subject.

Training Video Production, Humanized

Unboxed

They have justifiable concerns about production costs, timelines, actors, branding, and quality. Download the Free Guide. Download the Free Guide. Download the Free Guide. Download the Free Guide. Download the Free Guide.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

You might want to start with simple tools and grow into more professional premium tools as you go along making higher quality online courses. Start free trial. Authoring tools are used to provide a high quality courses that can be uploaded into your preferred LMS for hosting. It is the professional choice for creating high quality courseware and one of the top rated and most recognized brands in elearning. Price: Free, Open-Source. 3 Free Stock Images.

4 Video making tips for instructional designers

Matrix

Just like in photography, the golden rule of filmed images is The rule of thirds. It may take some time but there are a number of free, easy to use apps available and employing them you’ll make sure that the video material you produce is 100% good quality.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

These tools are free, easy to use and accessible to all as long as we have a device (smartphone, tablet, computer) and an Internet connection.

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Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

Videonitch

Last week in San Jose, California, Danielle Feinberg, Pixar’s Director of Photography and Lighting, discussed some of the challenges she and her colleagues face in making these great movies in the closing keynote of the ATD TechKnowledge trade show. Storytelling.

20 World-Class Experts Share Their Top Presentation Tips

eLearning Brothers

Use professional quality images (not free clip-art) that relate to your most important points, and make them large enough to be easily visible. A lot of speakers use photography to illustrate their ideas. Original Article published on Forbes.com. Written by Mark Fidelman.

What Are Learning Organizations, and What Do They Really Do?

CLO Magazine

Honeywell: By applying Six-Sigma approaches, quality is constantly improved, while costs are simultaneously decreased. Examples of this phenomenon are IBM’s missing the turn from mainframes to personal computers and Kodak missing the massive shift from film imaging to digital photography.