Goldmine for Stock Photos

LearnDash

If you have been creating digital content, then you have searched for photos online. Trouble is, these image warehouses often only have a handful of good pictures while the real good ones are littered with watermarks until purchased. Luckily for you, there is a new goldmine for stock photos – and from one of the biggest names in the industry. Their pictures and images are everywhere, (most notably on news sites like CNN).

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Stock Photos for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Great photos help create fun and engaging training. We have recently put together packs of eLearning stock photos to help you design better training. The examples are a combination of PowerPoint course styles , Cut-Out People , and eLearning stock photos. Tags: eLearning eLearning Tips People Pictures power point backgrounds stock photos Here are some layouts that we created to “get your creative juices flowing&#.

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Creative Uses of Stock Images

eLearning Brothers

This brings us to the subject of stock images. Stock images, by their nature, are meant to be broadly applicable to a wide variety of situations. That’s why it’s important for stock images especially to have a wide selection. There are so many things that can be said with a picture, and we want to help you say it all. Make an investment in this stock image before the “bubble” comes crashing down.

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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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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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Top 15 Websites to Get Free Stock Images

learnWorlds

All successful bloggers and marketers know that the best way to ‘decorate’ and customize the way a blog or a website looks, is through stock photography. So, what exactly is stock photography and how can you use it to your benefit? What is Stock Photography? Using Stock Photos.

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Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

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. 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. 4) Stock.xchng Close to 200,000 photos.

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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. But what if you don’t want to spend hours searching for the perfect stock photo, or you just can’t find one that demonstrates your industry? Or maybe your learners are tired of seeing the same impersonal stock photo used over and over. Then it’s time to start taking your OWN stock photos!

10 Sure-Fire Tips for Creating Your Own Stock Photos

Rapid eLearning

Going to a stock image site and looking for just the right pictures can be very time-consuming and a drain on your limited resources. Why not create your own stock images? Obviously, this approach doesn’t work for everyone and taking good photos is an art in itself. However, when you get into the office to edit the photo you see that the image is a little out of focus. He had room for something like 5000 photos. Share your photos.

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Create a photo slideshow in PowerPoint

eLearningArt

I recently created a photo slideshow (using PowerPoint) of my dad’s life-sized chess set sculpture that’s at Facebook (Go Dad!). I also included some free downloads that you can use in your own slideshows, such as the stock music I used, as well as some templates to help you with your own slideshows. Insert a photo album to your presentation. Go to “Insert” → “Photo Album” → “New Photo Album”. Select the photos from your computer.

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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.

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. Do use words and pictures together.

Top five tips for running a successful photo shoot

Saffron Interactive

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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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 example, a piece of equipment is more natural to show a picture of instead of trying to describe it to learners. 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.

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. The problem with many free resource sites is that you are often inundated with so much unusable garbage that it’s hard not to feel like you are wasting your time.

Interview with Bryan Jones of eLearningArt

Learningtogo

Through its people picture images, background images, templates, and other stock photos, eLearningArt empowers eLearning developers to build better training, faster. Through its people picture images, background images, templates, and other stock photos, eLearningArt empowers eLearning developers to build better training, faster. Bryan Jones, founder of eLearningArt, is a pioneer in eLearning and instructional design.

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Podcast: Interview with Bryan Jones of eLearningArt

Learningtogo

Through its people picture images, background images, templates, and other stock photos, eLearningArt empowers eLearning developers to build better training, faster. Bryan Jones, founder of eLearningArt, is a pioneer in eLearning and instructional design. His company, eLearningArt, is the leading provider of eLearning images and templates for the eLearning industry.

Placeholder Images: Do They Help or Hurt in an eLearning Storyboard?

Association eLearning

Not so long ago, in a nearby place, someone spent a lot of time leaving notes about the photos in an eLearning storyboard. The final course was going to use a different set of stock photos. The content was there, but they couldn’t picture how it was going to fit together. use hand-drawn placeholders for a photo-realistic course. Unlike a temporary stock image, it won’t misrepresent age, gender, race, facial expression, etc.

What’s the real cost of eye candy?

Making Change

Activity 2: Just one photo and lots more brain. Here’s the same type of conversation, but developed with just one photo and lots more branching. Since many stock photos show overacted expressions, I probably would have ended up doing a custom photo shoot with some friends, cutting drastically into my design time and spending others’ time as well. ” snarky comments are inspiring complaints, but don’t include photos of Bob or anyone else.

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ATD TechKnowledge 2015 – #ATDTK

eLearning Brothers

If you are here to see your photos from the conference we have created a photo album on Facebook we highly encourage you to visit, like, and share your comments. We came to #ATDTK with a mission—to provide rocking eLearning Templates and eLearning Stock for all attendees. While setting up the booth, we found a few seconds to snap a picture. Group Photo with Adobe Captivate. See all the #ATDTK photos on Facebook.

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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6 Visual Design Tips to Make Your Course More Effective

LearnDash

If you’re trying to remember what you learned, recalling the picture that was on the page when you read it can help. It shouldn’t be just any picture, however. The picture should be relevant to the content, even if it’s a little abstract.

Canva Just Keeps Getting Better & Better

Mike Taylor

Search for stock videos. Easily search from a growing stock video library for design projects that can benefit from video. Find photos, right inside Canva + Pexels + Pixabay. Don’t interrupt your creative flow to find the perfect picture.

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Podcast: Interview with Bryan Jones of eLearningArt

Learningtogo

Through its people picture images, background images, templates, and other stock photos, eLearningArt empowers eLearning developers to build better training, faster. Bryan Jones, founder of eLearningArt, is a pioneer in eLearning and instructional design. His company, eLearningArt , is the leading provider of eLearning images and templates for the eLearning industry.

Interview with Bryan Jones of eLearningArt

Learningtogo

Through its people picture images, background images, templates, and other stock photos, eLearningArt empowers eLearning developers to build better training, faster. Listen to Full Podcast: [link]. Bryan Jones, founder of eLearningArt, is a pioneer in eLearning and instructional design. His company, eLearningArt , is the leading provider of eLearning images and templates for the eLearning industry.

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eLearning & mLearning: Everything You Need to Know About Graphics, Part IV

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Removing Stock Image Backgrounds If you have Microsoft Office 2010, you can use the new Background Removal feature found in PowerPoint, Word and Outlook to remove backgrounds easily. You don't need to have Microsoft Office 2010 to remove stock image backgrounds. This is also useful if you are working with free stock images that perhaps do not all have a uniform look and feel. Do you have any tips for sprucing up less-than-stellar stock photos or clipart?

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? Or maybe you just want the slide with the cat pictures. Here at Your Everything for e-Learning Place, we pride ourselves on offering you all the resources you need to create the best e-Learning.

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2020

Clark Quinn

Diagrams are a big part of my talks, punctuated with stock photos to represent concepts (from Pixabay and occasionally Unsplash). It’s time, once again, for Jane Hart’s excellent Top 10 Tools for Learning survey. And, so, it’s time once again for my reflections.

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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!

eLearning and PowerPoint: The Right to Bare Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you find the selection isn't enough to suit your needs, try looking online for stock photos. A useful list of stock photo sites can be found  here. Before     After:         Use Full Bleed Pictures If you want to really make a statement with your image, resist the temptation to slap it on a slide alongside your text.

200 Resources and Counting

Moodle Journal

While we are opn the subject of resource lists, browsing the elearningindustry site, I also came across The Ultimate list of Free Stock Photos Sites for eLearning , being able to make use of pictures and images not only as part of your own materials, but also for students in their project work, particular Work Based Learning is a question that I find myself frequently advising on; the bottom line to this of course though is always read the copyright details, they are numerous.

Use Images that Make a Difference

eLearning Brothers

Here are the main results of his study: - Users pay close attention to photos and other images that contain relevant information but ignore fluffy pictures used to “jazz up&# Web pages. Some types of pictures are completely ignored. Other types of pictures are treated as important content and scrutinized. Photos of products and real people (as opposed to stock photos of models) often fall into this category.

6 Tips to Create Engaging Presentations for Your Online Classrooms

Raptivity

A picture definitely speaks a thousand words. If you have an image subscription, well and good, else look out for a royalty free stock library like Pexels and Pixabay. They are my favorite image libraries for free stock photos.

A personal look at crowd sourcing

Clark Quinn

Well, this creates a conundrum, because I’ve plenty of promo photos out there for various speaking engagements that now are no longer appropriate. It was time for a new official photo (it was anyways, this is close to a decade old, and I do not want to be the guy who’s photo is decades out of date). And, lo, one of them stepped up and offered to work on the photo. She kindly took the shadow off my face, and did another lightening up the whole picture.

My favorite free images resources for online courses

Matrix

Pictures generally communicate ideas faster than speech or written words. Pictures with people in them are usually more appealing to online users, as these better convey emotions. But any picture can instill some feelings in a an onlooker, when put in the right context. Before jumping into the sea of choices the internet offers in terms of pictures, let’s take care about the rules I mentioned. Death to the Stock Photo. Startup Stock Photos.

Six Google Slides image editing hacks for amazing presentations

BrightCarbon

As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, right? So, if you’re looking for new ways to enhance your presentations, why not start with the pictures? 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. Now the picture has been inserted, let’s crop it.

Book Giveaway and Other News

Usable Learning

Elearningart.com is a nifty resource for creating scenario based learning, and much easier than combing the stock photo sites for multiple pictures of the same model. Hey folks, So Bryan Jones at elearningart.com did a very fun interview with me for his blog. In conjunction with the interview, he’s giving away five copies of Design For How People Learn !

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Camtasia Assets for Any eLearning Setting

eLearning Brothers

Our stock asset library makes for a great addition to Camtasia’s already impressive bag of tools, helping you get even more out such a robust piece of software, and just one more reason to check out our template library. These are perfect for creating images that look like they came directly from a professional photo-shoot. Camtasia is one of the most popular screen capture tools currently on the market.

Hundreds of Free Resources to Build Your E-learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Take your own pictures of people and share. Get inspiration from stock photo sites and try to mimic them. Free Stock Photos. Search most free sites: https://www.sitebuilderreport.com/stock-up. https://community.articulate.com/articles/free-stock-photo-sites-for-e-learning. https://www.graphicstock.com This isn’t free but I switched to this when the Dollar Photo Club shut down.

Faster, Better and more Powerful Media Library

learnWorlds

With this media library, you will be able to upload and manage your pictures much faster than before. 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?