Top 25 Best Free Stock Photo Sites for Stunning Images


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Over 60 Free Stock Images

Rapid eLearning

Now that Microsoft’s quit providing free clip art and free stock images many of you are scrambling to get hold of free resources to use for your elearning and training development. Download Free Stock Images. In a previous post I shared 45 free stock images via the Unsplash site. In today’s post I’m going to share how to get 68 free stock images via Creative Tail. Since the images are free to distribute based on the CC 4.0

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Top 15 Websites to Get Free Stock Images


Visual content makes all the difference in a site’s appearance. Images, videos, infographics, and other media-related material are amongst the most important elements your site should include. So, what exactly is stock photography and how can you use it to your benefit?

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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. Most of the free stock image sites are irrelevant. Free Stock Images in the Community.

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7 Ways to Improve the Site Speed for Your Online Course


Instead, combining your CSS files into one larger file can reduce the number of trips your browser has to take to finish loading the site. Optimize the images on your site. Unfortunately, large image files are also a resource-hog slowing down your load times.

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Top 10 Free Stock Image Sites for E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

It’s not always easy to find high-quality images for your e-learning when you’re working on a budget. If you can’t afford the popular stock image sites, you might think you’re only option is to take your own photos. In recent years, there has been a huge surge of free stock image sites that offer photos, vector graphics, and even videos! Many of these free stock image sites make their photos available with the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.

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Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning


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. To take a digital camera and take my own images wasnt an option. As a result, I had to do a research and find the best FREE stock photo sites. Stock images are in the public domain.

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How to Easily Search through Free Stock Images

Rapid eLearning

It seems like every day there’s a new site that offers free stock images. Seriously, how many stock images are you really using? In the past, I’ve save you some time by reviewing free stock images and curating them into contextual downloads. What you need is an easy way to search through all of those free stock image sites so you can find what you need when you need it. Stock Up. Stock Snap.

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Goldmine for Stock Photos


For many people, this involves jumping into Google and searching for images and then inserting them into their project (be it legal or not). Over the years there have been some image repositories to come about, many of which are quite good and very useful when creating an elearning course or even just a PowerPoint presentation. Trouble is, these image warehouses often only have a handful of good pictures while the real good ones are littered with watermarks until purchased.

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45 Free Stock Images for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

One of my favorite sites for free stock images is They provide hundreds of free stock images with a Creative Commons Zero license. That means you can do anything with the images, whether free or commercial. As you can see above, I used one of the city images provided by Philipp Henzler for the Storyline 2 tutorials. I also used one of the free images for this free template that I shared a while back. Download Free Stock Images.

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80 Free Stock Images Perfect for E-learning

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post I shared some free stock images via Unsplash. Unsplash has a lot more images, but the download I featured was curated to help save some time and preserve the images. Today, I’ve done the same thing only this time the curated images are from Startup Stock Photos. You can download them individually from their site. You can download entire folder of free stock images here. Background images.

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10 (Free!) Stock Photo Resources for eLearning

DigitalChalk eLearning

When it comes to creating an eLearning project , you can easily invest a lot of time in finding the perfect images. When taking your own digital images isn’t an option, free stock photos become the go-to-tool. We have narrowed it down to 10 FREE stock photo sites , to help you manage your time a little better and find what you need on your budget. Morgue File is an easy to use free photo site, with thousands of high-resolution images.

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Top 43 Websites for Free & Paid Stock Video Footage


Using Stock Video Footage. Free Stock Video Footage. Apart from royalty-free videos, many of these free stock video sites offer premium and pro plans also for commercial purposes, make sure to check their pricing plans out as well. 10 Free Nature Stock.

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Even More Free Stock Images for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Apparently, the internet can’t get enough of free stock images as it seems there are new sites popping up every day. Truth be told, many of the sites aren’t very good and most of the images probably don’t have a good context for e-learning design. Free Stock Images for E-Learning Resources. This saves a bunch of time because you don’t need to visit every single free stock image site.

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A Dozen Free Stock Video Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

It’s a great way to add texture and novelty to screens that are usually plastered with static images and bullet points. 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.

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eLearning industry stock media site

Take an e-Learning Break has royalty-free images and caters specifically to the eLearning industry. With over10 million images, selling for as low as 90¢ per image, and many specialtyimages, templates, and animations, is the go-to resource for the eLearning industry. Check it out: [link

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About this change to the site…

Clark Quinn

So, I’d been unhappy with how hard it was to update my site. So what you see is my first stab at a new site. A little background… My ISP, a good friend, colleague, and mentor, was making some changes to how my sites are implemented. While my other sites (Quinnovation and the book sites) are all done in a WYSIWIG tool called RapidWeaver, Learnlets is a WordPress site. And that’s handy for updating the site when I’m on the road (e.g.

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Branding Courses 101: How to Download Images from Your Company Website

Rapid eLearning

These sites tend to have all sorts of media assets that are already vetted to fit the organization’s brand and often work well for e-learning content. Before you spend time scraping your sites for images, connect with the marketing (or web) team.

Production Tip: Access All of the Images from Your Website in One Click

Rapid eLearning

If you need to collect images from your company site to use in your training this tip should help. Usually when I find an image, I right-click to save. Here are two simple ways to see all the downloadable images and save them. Image Extractor Extension.

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! 10 Places to Find Free Image FlickrCC - offers pictures from around the world, including America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and Pacific. has over 2000 free images that you can use in commercial and noncommercial work. You are not allowed to sell, redistribute, or claim these images as your own. Transparent an matte images included.

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This Site Will Help When Troubleshooting Your Courses

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, we looked at the HTML5Test site as a way to check the browser and how it’s current support for HTML5 which is important to know when adding interactivity and multimedia to projects. To go with that post, here’s another good site: SupportAlly.

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.

Free Images – Unsplash – Sharing our gifts

Adobe Captivate

What do I do when I don’t have an image? It is a wonderful addition to our Adobe Stock resource. I wish I could capture all of the images I want and need but it is not possible. The entry page on the site describes the mission. I smile when I visit this site always finding inspiration and, usually, an image that works. For those of us in education, many images are posted by members of the Adobe Education Exchange that are also available for use.

How to Quickly Create a Coaching Website that Converts with Jason Gracia from Swyft Sites


Swyft Sites is a way for a coach or a consultant to get everything they need in a website to get clients, without having to do any of it themselves. That’s where Swyft Sites differentiate themselves. First, just at a high level, what’s the elevator pitch of Swyft Sites?

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15 Best Image Sites to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules

CommLab India

Are you looking for first-rate, attention-grabbing images for your online training modules? For an instructional designer, getting the right images is a daunting task. It is often hard to find images suitable for a e-module. It is hard to find images relevant to the content in our internal libraries. Purchasing new images seems a good option, but we need to think of the project budget. net : You can download free and premium stock photos and illustrations.

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eLearning: Finding Google Images You Can Actually Use

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I have previously written about some good, free stock image resources. In response to that article, a reader asked me if the images on these sites were royalty free and could be used in courses that he planned to sell. Sometimes you can use the images, but only if you credit the original artist. Other times you can use the image, but not if you're going to sell your eLearning courses. by AJ George.

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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. Download the free stock photos here. Google Drive’s been a popular way to share published courses and web sites. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. For many of you, this is like the start of a new year.

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Six Google Slides image editing hacks for amazing presentations


Both PowerPoint and Google Slides offer some great image editing tools that are so easy to use you don’t need to be an expert to make your presentation look striking, but we’re going to focus our time today on what Google Slides image editing can offer. Before we get started, if you need quality stock photos for your presentation, you can try sites like Unsplash or Pexels , as they offer a large online library of copyright-free, high definition images.

12 Top Video Footage Sites for E-learning Designers

CommLab India

Videvo : This website offers 100% free HD stock footage and motion graphics, which can be downloaded and used in any project. You can find free HD stock videos, b-rolls, and backgrounds here. Shutterstock : You can find more than 5,270,298 of the best royalty-free stock videos here. Getty Images : You can download premium stock footage, from archival films to contemporary 4K and HD footage from this site.

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Seven Ways to Use Stock Photos in E-Learing

E-learning Uncovered

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. A lot of people don’t actually hate stock photos in e-learning , despite saying they do. What they hate is seeing a stock photo next to some bullet points. Overlay text on top of an image.

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Design Dos & Don’ts: Images and More


Invest in a camera and take your own stock photography,” says Trivantis designer Anthony LaQuatra. “It It will add a personal element to your course and will set you apart from those using standard paid stock imagery.” While quality stock photos can save time, custom photography has its own advantages. For some tips on taking your own stock photos, read this post: Be a Stock Photography Model! Don’t: Use low-res images.

Here’s a Free App to Compress Your Images

Rapid eLearning is a free service from Google that compresses large images. What I like is being able to compare the before and after versions of images. Some of the images I tested were compressed down over 90% and to the naked eye the degradation was negligible without zooming. As you can see above, the image size goes from 4.4 And the image below shows that the image quality is virtually the same for the naked eye.

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. I’ve found some significant resources for stock photography. Recently I’ve been made aware of a new site that offers excellent free stock photography for even commercial reuse.

Free E-Learning Scenario Images

Rapid eLearning

Here are some scenario background images that are great for your next interactive branched e-learning scenario course. These backgrounds go really well with the illustrated characters that come with the Articulate applications or those you may find at some of the free vector image sites. Of course, these images are relatively simple to make using basic shapes in PowerPoint or Storyline or by downloading some free vector images and making your own edits.

Use Images that Make a Difference

eLearning Brothers

I’ve written various blogs about why gratuitous eLearning images are bad. Our images should be relevant and be used as a teaching aid. It has always been interesting to me how many “bad images&# are used in eLearning. This probably happens because typing text is a lot easier and faster than creating meaningful images. Confession…I’ve used my fair share of “bad images&# over the years.).

12 Websites for Free Vector Images Good for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Do a search for “free vector images” and you’ll find hundreds of sites that boast tens of thousands of free images. Besides, how many free vector images do you really need? Websites that Offer Free Vector Images. As you may know, many of the sites that offer “free” resources only allow them to be used for personal use. My criteria for listing the sites below is that they really are free for commercial use.

6 Figure Membership Site Creator Ziv Raviv Reveals Golden Keys to 377K in Revenue in 5 Years


In today’s episode, we are going to listen to Ziv Raviv and learn how he made a 6 figure membership site and the golden keys that helped him to make 377K in revenue last year! So he is busier than just one LMS site. We are back again with a brand new episode of LMSCast.

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