Be a Stock Photography Model!

Trivantis

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. Or maybe your learners are tired of seeing the same impersonal stock photo used over and over.

Shutterstock vs. iStock for presentation photos

BrightCarbon

Previously, we’d pretty much exclusively been using iStock for our commercial-use presentation photos. Read to the end to discover where we find our favourite free stock photography too! This means that we can easily use Shutterstock photos in presentations to tell stories.

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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. If you want a learner to recognise a specific colleague, then using a photo of them will be most effective.

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. A stock photo can’t really convey things like nonverbal communication or reactions to different scenarios.

Get the Big Picture with Panoramic Screen Capture

TechSmith Camtasia

A popular term in photography, panorama refers to a wide view of a large area, spanning multiple directions. Today, panoramic mode is a common feature on mainstream cameras, with software that seamlessly creates a single photo from multiple angles, some even with 3D.

Shoot Great Photos and Videos This Holiday Season

OpenSesame

For those looking to go one step further and break out the fancy cameras and wow with new skills, we''ve got the courses to help you master home video and digital photography. . . Want to take your digital photography skills to the next level?

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Get the Big Picture with Panoramic Screen Capture

TechSmith Camtasia

A popular term in photography, panorama refers to a wide view of a large area, spanning multiple directions. Today, panoramic mode is a common feature on mainstream cameras, with software that seamlessly creates a single photo from multiple angles, some even with 3D.

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. For photography, I was fortunate to be a pretty good photographer.

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. EveryStockPhoto is a search engine for creative commons photos, located in Vancouver, BC. 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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22 Free e-Learning and Graphic Design Resources

Dashe & Thomson

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.

Top five tips for running a successful photo shoot

Saffron Interactive

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. Here are our top five tips to make your next photo shoot go swimmingly. And, if you have the time, why not add some extra ‘generic’ poses for stock photos that might be useful for further projects? Shoot too many pictures, not too few. Check back soon to download a copy of these top tips for photo shoot success.

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Stories without words

Learning with e's

students at Plymouth University Photo by Herby Thyme on Wikimedia Commons Stories without words by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 cameras education history iMovie learning Moviemaker photography Plymouth Technology video

Telling your story

Learning with e's

Today I was involved in teaching a session for a BA group on the use of digital photography and communication. I couldn't resist capturing the photo, because it was so iconic and representative of the children in this part of the world, and it conveyed innocence and hope.

Capturing the moment

Learning with e's

The picture of me on the left was taken around 1980 (from another photo collection), capturing a personal moment in time for me. Photography took time. With the introduction and rapid take up of digital photography, a lot has changed. Photographs are very powerful things.

7 Tips for Training Athletes, Dancers, and Martial Artists Online

LearnDash

The easiest way is to share a short video or photo of your own routine. Set up a location for filming and photography. Have your learners submit pictures or videos on social media and give them a hashtag to use so that everyone can follow their progress.

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Deconstructing Design V: Sliders and Lego

eLearning Alchemy

Together, with my nephew Saahil, we created four (4) interactions using Lego photography and Interactive Sliders. Photography. But, to create these interactions we needed excellent photos. Rotating a toy perfectly in place for the purpose of photography is incredibly difficult.

e-Learning What Not to Do… BuzzFeed Style!

Trivantis

Cheesy Stock Photos. Uh oh—I think someone forgot to read our “ Be a Stock Photography Model! Camera shy but need stock photo resources? How many photos of a cat does this slide really need? Need help narrowing down all your photo choices?

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

ATD Learning Technologies

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. Shoot Your Own Photos. Taking your own photos or video is pretty easy to do these days.

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The best free PowerPoint templates online

BrightCarbon

Slidesgo also has some lovely photography-heavy free PowerPoint templates. An effective presentation uses photography intentionally to tell a story, not just to make slides look pretty.

Stunning Presentation Design Using PowerPoint Morph

BrightCarbon

Likewise, hidden away underneath the architectural photo on slide 2 is the building sketch, which moves down, out of its ‘shadow’ on the third slide, producing both a reveal and movement effect during the morph transition. Dynamic photography with PowerPoint morph.

How to Get the Perfect Lighting for Video Courses

learnWorlds

Linco Lincostore Photography Photo Table Top Studio Lighting Kit, Image Source. The background light illuminates any background you have, making the overall picture more beautiful. There is a term in photography- Light quality- that refers to how harsh or soft the light is.

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An illustrated guide to illustrating elearning

Saffron Interactive

According to the dual-code theory, hypothesised by Allan Paivio in 1971, pictures are twice as memorable as text as they mean that the lesson imprints twice on the memory – once as a visual image, and again as a verbal association. Who doesn’t like cartoons?

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5 Essential Travel Gadgets that will come in Handy on your Next Trip

Learnloft

For extreme sports professionals to drone photography enthusiasts , this can be a useful tool. Another great advantage of using GoPro HERO8 is the high-quality photos it produces, plus a variety of accessory add-ons that you can combine it with. Sometimes you just need to getaway.

Video Creation: The Basics

TechSmith Camtasia

If you have a camera that shoots video and photos (like a DSLR) don’t forget to switch to photography mode and get high quality stills too. Shooting stills in photography mode will always produce better images than pulling from your video because they’ll be much higher resolution.

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Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget

eLearning Architect

We've all spent hours in front of eLearning or PowerPoint presentations filled with dodgy clipart or stock photos. One of the biggest challenges when creating a course is finding relevant, high quality graphics.

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5 Instagram Tips and Tricks for Marketing

OpenSesame

The first step to creating a strong Instagram following is to identify your cookie-cutter customer, and attempt to relate through your pictures and captions. This rule does not necessarily mean merely posting pictures of things you believe your customers love and enjoy.

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.

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

ATD Learning Technologies

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. Shoot Your Own Photos. Taking your own photos or video is pretty easy to do these days. Besides cost, another advantage of do-it-yourself photography is the ability to create images that match your particular work environment. The company wants you to keep costs down.

Instagram Tips for Your Business

OpenSesame

It’s important to make sure that the photography you are posting matches with the current branding of the company. Try your hand at photo-editing to increase clarity or colors. As opposed to Twitter, pictures posted on Instagram usually stay relevant on someone’s feed longer instead of getting lost in the noise. Make sure to follow OpenSesame’s instagram at @opensesamenow to see more creative and professional photos!

Web feats 6: Photosharing

Learning with e's

There was a time when you had to sit down people down, plonk an album in their lap and make them sit there for a while, to share your holiday snaps or photos of your sister's wedding. Either way, to enjoy your photos, they had to be in the same room.

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5 Instagram Tips and Tricks for Marketing

OpenSesame

The first step to creating a strong Instagram following is to identify your cookie-cutter customer, and attempt to relate through your pictures and captions. This rule does not necessarily mean merely posting pictures of things you believe your customers love and enjoy. The best way to relate to your customers is to posts pictures of things they will enjoy that can also relate back to your brand and product.

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

Litmos

Sometimes we write it out in text, and support the ideas with images and pictures as well. Stock Photo Subscriptions. Up your image game significantly by applying stock photos to all of your work. Introduction to Scaling Up Knowledge.

20 World-Class Experts Share Their Top Presentation Tips

eLearning Brothers

pictures really are worth a 1,000 words. The best image is not a “gratuitous”, pretty picture. A lot of speakers use photography to illustrate their ideas. So when everyone uses great photos, how can you make yours stand out and have an impact on your audience?

Breathe New Life into Your eLearning Courses: 5 Helpful Mantras to Live By

SHIFT eLearning

Graphics, photos, diagrams, and charts will also help you achieve that. Being able to think in pictures will help you take your courses to the next level. Digital storytelling , is a term coined by Dana Atchley, which combines aspects of the new world (digitized video and photography, for instance) with the old world art of storytelling.

How to Do Video Marketing on Social Media for Course Creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto

LifterLMS

Things that are alive move, and that attracts more attention and engagement than still photos. I don’t have a $5000 computer with Final Cut Pro and all this stuff, but they do know how to take pictures. Can you talk about the origin of working with just pictures?