#INDIETECH: Stock Photography Must Die

Wisetail LMS

Like the vast majority of B2B software companies we’ve used stock photography across all of our marketing, communication and social channels for years. The post #INDIETECH: Stock Photography Must Die appeared first on Wisetail. We’re guilty. We’ve spent hours pouring over Pexels and Veer for “the right” photo only to see it being used all over the Web. All Founder Perspective & #INDIETECH

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.

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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. If you’re not getting your photography, or your illustration created for your course, then you’re missing out on the impact it can offer.

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. Don’t forget—the nice thing about digital photography is that you can always edit it later!

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.

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

eLearning Brothers

Here’s a huge announcement from eLearning Brothers! We are offering a new stock asset library for eLearning. Over 500,000 stock images, graphics, videos, motion graphics, sound effects, and music loops. Unlimited downloads, at least 50 a day, for only $499 a year.

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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!), Learn Digital Photography Basics. Introduction To Digital Photography. This three-part course is the perfect beginner digital photography tutorial. Improve your digital photography with this mobile-ready course for 50% off—$12.11 Happy Wednesday! Hope you’re having as nice a day as we are here in Portland (warm, no rain, sunny skies!).

eLearning Brothers Acquisition of eLearningImages.com Expands the Planet’s Largest eLearning Image Library

eLearning Brothers

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Selfie number 6

Learning with e's

She does this through her writing, videos, photography, artwork, live sketching (see Graffikon ), keynote speeches and her very popular workshops on creativity, making and learning. blimage Amy Burvall creativity education History Teachers learning photography selfie Technology video YouTube

Photo finish

Learning with e's

And so we took time reminiscing over all the tasks we needed to perform as we learnt photography in the studio and the darkroom to produce our work and remarked on how much more involved and difficult it was to make images then than it is today.

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Stock Photography Must Die #INDIETECH

Wisetail LMS

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22 Free e-Learning and Graphic Design Resources

Social Learning

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.

Mobile Photography for Creatives (Live, Online, 100% Interactive Mini-Course)

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

iPhoneography and Mobile Photography offer an endless array of apps to edit and enhance your images, as well as combine them and create artwork that can be posted online or printed and framed. Then we will explore some of the best apps on the market for creative photography, available on a variety of platforms including iOS and Android.

Great Depression - Photography Collection

E-learning Uncovered

“Migrant Mother” by Dorothea Lange (1895-1965). Gelatin silver print on paper. Sir Elton said, “It’s a bit like Mona Lisa, I think -- her face. The sorrow

13 Free e-Learning Resources to Make Your Courses Beautiful

Dashe & Thomson

Are you bored with your existing stock photography? by: Andy Schiemo. Does your eLearning feel stale or still have that 1990s vibe? Are you still using photos that look like this? Free Resources

A quiet invasion

Learning with e's

mobile phones Technology teachers students photography education learning school This image shows students taking notes. Whenever I show this image, I see many people in my audiences nodding in recognition. It seems to be a familiar, every day occurrence in some classrooms.

20th Century flops?

Learning with e's

digital photography Apple iPad touchscreen computers Westcountry TV Apple Mounts Bay AcademyI have just recorded an interview for my local TV station Westcountry Television.

E-Learning by Design - The New Edition

Web Courseworks

Over the last two years, Bill and Kit have been on sabbatical and have traveled all over the country pursuing a photography interest that they share with the world through their websites (see below for links). William Horton Photography. Bill Horton is back!

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. images education Africa learning Gambia school digital photography blogging narrativeBlogs are not simply about text.

Stories without words

Learning with e's

cameras education history iMovie learning Moviemaker photography Plymouth Technology video This week I gave my first year education students a new project. In pairs they were asked to produce a short video - without words - to tell the story of a part of the history of Plymouth.

40 Astounding Examples of Abstract Photography

E-learning Uncovered

Example Domain. This domain is established to be used for illustrative examples in documents. You may use this domain in examples without prior coordination or asking

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.

Reciprocity failure

Learning with e's

L and D university photography education training reciprocity learning vocational training school further education failure businessI once trained as a photographer.

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Degrees of Immersion: Use 360-Degree Video to Create Compelling Storytelling by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Two-dimensional photography or video cannot always convey the visual aspects of a place adequately or give viewers a full sense of what it’s like to be there; 360-degree photography or video offers a fuller perspective. Using 360-degree video puts the viewer literally in the center of the action.

Is Image Memorability Important to eLearning?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

MIT photography research ISD instructional design elearning development corporate eLearningI discovered this interesting research report from a tweet that pointed to an article in Scientific mind titled Haunting Scenes. Read at the end why I found more info at MIT News.

The case for clip art and stock photography

Clive on Learning

That's when I turn to clip art and stock photography. And there's a lot of poor clip art and stock photography out there which is horribly cheesy and, worse still, over-used. In the perfect situation you'd have unlimited time and money available when creating a presentation, print document or online learning materials. You'd be able to call in whatever specialist expertise you wanted and have the time to wait while they delivered the goods.

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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The Lack of Diversity in Stock Images Hurts Your eLearning—and What to Do About It by Trina Rimmer

Learning Solutions Magazine

photography is part of a larger cultural problem. Most of us don’t have the luxury of dismissing stock images from our design repertoire. But lack of diversity in stock. We need to help people think differently, and one of the biggest. ways to do. that is to change the visuals we’re using so they better reflect the diverse lives we live. Here’s how! Design Strategies Graphic Design Instructional Design Learning Media

Design Dos & Don’ts: Images and More

Trivantis

Take a look at a few important design dos and don’ts that they recommended for eLearning developers: Do: Use custom photography. Invest in a camera and take your own stock photography,” says Trivantis designer Anthony LaQuatra. “It

7 eLearning Design Trends for 2017

eLearning Brothers

As with last year, designers are still seeking ways that they can create unique images from scratch rather than using stock photography to tell their story.

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Using Instagram For Social Learning

LearnDash

What’s nice about these suggestions is that they don’t just apply to artistic courses like photography. While it may not be obvious at first, some of today’s most popular programs can be used in educational contexts.

Learn through mistakes… a scenario-based course using Adobe Captivate 5.5

Adobe Captivate

I wanted to create one such course and thought of taking my HTML5 course on Photography Basics to the next level by adding another scenario, in that way teaching two topics of Photography. Scenario-based courses help learners to try workflows as they proceed and learn as they make mistakes and learn.

Get the Big Picture with Panoramic Screen Capture

Visual Lounge

A popular term in photography, panorama refers to a wide view of a large area, spanning multiple directions. Panoramic photography has even been used to capture scenery from rover missions to Mars. The Panorama: An Ancient Tradition Now in the Digital Age.

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. The company wants you to keep costs down. You want to keep the e-learning course interesting.