Be a Stock Photography Model!


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? Before you snap the picture, imagine the scene in front of you divided into thirds both horizontally and vertically. The post Be a Stock Photography Model!

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. 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.


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Shutterstock vs. iStock for presentation photos


Shutterstock was cheaper, it had better model continuity, and Shutterstock’s Spectrum search was a super easy way of finding coloured images. Read to the end to discover where we find our favourite free stock photography too! Colour search.

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10 useful Skills Help to Build a Successful E-commerce Business


Product Photography: “Good product photography” is the primary way to make sense of the visitors for ensuring the right product sales. It would help if you did your photography with a high-quality camera, lens, tripod, and lighting.

The Top Trending Course Topic Ideas in 2020


Google Trends shows that several course topics are getting more attention lately with google searches increasing in many subject areas of online learning. d) Photography. Photography offers the potential to see the world through a different lens, literally and metaphorically.

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The best free PowerPoint templates online


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.

How Mobile Phone Innovat 21st century


Picture/camera advancement. The photography work is one of the most striking changes in present-day mobile phones. These highlights together makes the photography work the most gigantic expansion to the genuine mobile phone. Mobile photography.

Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget

eLearning Architect

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 So it was through successfully using Upwork on several small projects that we came up with the idea of searching for an artist who could illustrate a series of images that we could use throughout our eLearning course.

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How to Get the Perfect Lighting for Video Courses


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. While the backlight and the background light add a nice depth to your picture, they are not necessarily essential. There is a term in photography- Light quality- that refers to how harsh or soft the light is. Large Photography Softbox Continuous Photo Lighting ($126.99).

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Review: Adobe Spark


Spark lets you search the internet for images with a creative commons licence which you can use for free. Any photography you use should be chosen with care, check out this blog post for tips on where to get great images , and this one for how to avoid image clichés.

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Insights from a design doyen: Q&A with Mark Heaps


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.

Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

Mashable's 90+ Online Photography Tools and Resources. 10 Places to Find Free Image FlickrCC - 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 browse by category or search for exactly what you need. The thumbnails are small, but your search results display quickly, and the photos are of top quality.

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Insights: E-learning design is changing

Clive on Learning

If you want to know about, say, photography - one of my current interests - the first thing you do is go to Google and YouTube. Your search doesn't lead you to slide shows full of bullet points and multiple-choice questions, but to blogs, Wikipedia articles, screencasts and lots and lots of videos. You want the big picture, the important ideas, lots of tips and tricks, and demonstrations of the key skills.

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

SHIFT eLearning

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. Visual clutter is the evidence of a failed search for clarity.”. At the beginning of their journey, eLearning and online training professionals need to find the “secret sauce” for what works best with learners.

What's really ready for prime time in corporate learning?


Once you recognize that your own use of mobile is more around notes, navigation, calendar, contacts, pictures, and more, not courses, you can start to explore the possibilities. People are already finding value in things like quick references, how-to videos, expertise finders, custom calculators, enterprise search, and more. The big picture is providing help in the moment to counter our cognitive gaps.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014


The narrowed search options include "Articles, including patents" and "Case law". See a complete picture of your day, including information on people you''ll be meeting with and even notes you''ll need for the appointments. Simply snap a picture of a typography, ad or image you like to add it to projects. Inspiration Grid - Creative showcase of design, art, photography and more, updated daily. Skout - Meet new people by searching for users around your current location.

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5 Content Troubleshooting Tips for Instructional Designers

eLearning Brothers

The additional advantage of visual design is that the learner has a better chance of retaining it – not only because they spent more time with it and were more interested, but also because the visual layout, icons, or pictures you may include help to activate another input method, increasing chances of retention. Take a tip from Brother Dan Frazee, as I recently did: go to a site like and enter in “infographic” for the search.

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning


SXC (stock.xhng) The SXC is a website providing free-to use stock photography and illustrations. The stock.xhng operates as a hybrid of a picture library site and a social networking site; registered users may set up a personal profile, upload their photographic works to share with other users, write a blog and participate in online forums to discuss and critique each others work.

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Cut the Clip Art Clutter


Much like stock photography, the trick to using clip art well is to keep it styled in a way that reinforces your message. Hint: Think big picture and focus on one thing. Search by Style to Build a Clip art Collection. If you’re using Microsoft Clip Art Online , it’s easy to search by style. Just click on the style link to automatically search for all clip art images created in that style. What is the training slide below telling you?

How You Can Build WordPress LMS Websites as a Service with WaaS Entrepreneur Michael Short


If you search that up, yeah. Michael Short: Search WaaS Pro, you’ll find it. We have an estimator, a pro estimator that basically their customers can take pictures of the damage for the body shops, or the paintless dent repair guys.

Snow drifts and super-powers

Learning with e's

He was of course referring to social networks, search engines and mobile phone photography, all tools we have already taken for granted. Finally, a quieter, thoughtful presentation from the most impressive Charles Leadbeater (pictured above), who brought us down to earth with a pragmatic, wide ranging commentary on the state of schools worldwide. Online Educa is as frenetic and cosmopolitan as I can remember from my last visit here two years ago.

How to Teach Cooking Online, Part III: Marketing


Pictures are another essential. From the Instagram-worthy arrangement of ingredients to the meticulously casual staging of the final product, having photography of your recipes throughout the cooking process will both intrigue and instruct your learners. Google image search results. If you’ve spent any time searching for images on Google, you will notice that when you click on the image, Google brings up the original source—in this case, your Pinterest post.

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Angela Brown’s Recurring Revenue Niche Membership Site Journey and Success Story


I didn’t even know that you could adjust the size of pictures. So all my pictures I was uploading were thumbnail size, and I was trying to create a learning management course around thumbnail size pictures. And the picture behind me is just residential cleaning supplies.

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20 World-Class Experts Share Their Top Presentation Tips

eLearning Brothers

Tom Peters , Author of In Search of Excellence. 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. Original Article published on Written by Mark Fidelman. All rights researved by Mark Fidelman and Click on the to see the article. . Have you ever sat through a presentation that seemed to slog on and on?

Insights from a presentation designer: Q&A with Julie Terberg


Getting clients to think outside the box with slide design is so much easier if you can show them a ‘for instance’ to paint the picture for them. Photography can also be inspiring. I’ll start looking through my own photo archives or search for unique images on Unsplash. Julie Terberg is a passionate designer, consultant, writer, and Microsoft PowerPoint MVP based in Michigan.

How to Choose the Right Course to Build or Membership Site Topic to Focus on with Ryan Levesque


And I was just soul-searching and trying to find it. Ryan Levesque: The orchid photography course, as an example, we actually partnered with the course creator. We measured the keywords search volume across all these different business and what we found was that every single one of the most successful businesses all fit within this very narrow band. An example I share in the book is newborn photography. Newborn photography.

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)


Instagram is kind of like Twitter, but its limitation is that it’s all about visual content, either pictures or video that’s only up to 15 seconds long. Second, it’s popular with the younger demographic, and being based on photography and video, quite fun to use. Besides, eLearning content is something that can benefit from a longer FB post, compared to a smaller AdSense ad in Google’s search results.

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)


Instagram is kind of like Twitter, but its limitation is that it’s all about visual content, either pictures or video that’s only up to 15 seconds long. Second, it’s popular with the younger demographic, and being based on photography and video, quite fun to use. Besides, eLearning content is something that can benefit from a longer FB post, compared to a smaller AdSense ad in Google’s search results.

Big Niches and Creating an Ecosystem Around Your Tribe with Avery White of Third Person Creative


Avery shares some great examples of telling stories through media formats like photography. If I show you a picture of a plant, like a still life kind of shot, you can only derive so much story, but if I were to show you a picture of a girl on a train, and let’s say she’s got her hand up against the glass, and outside is this blurry picture of this guy that’s running to try to keep up with the train, but it’s a still shot, that’s a story.

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


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? Because YouTube, it’s not even really like a social media platform in the sense that people are there to socialize with her friends, it’s actually kind of like a search engine for content. You have the first three items on your menu are business, photography and family.

How to Get More Website Traffic and Conversions through Better Messaging, Positioning, Landing Page Optimization, Multi Channel Marketing, and PPC with Pedro Cortés


And it has a picture of people kind of coming into a your website, like a lot of people. ” Chris Badgett: And I really love that picture because I have a mature software company and website that does convert, but I know it’s not optimized. I mean, the key mistakes is probably is just assume that people are searching for your solution and then use ad-words. You only use ad-words if people are clearly searching for your solution.

How to Coach with Tammy Gooler Loeb


And let’s say they, but deep down, they want to, you know, be more at home with the kids and maybe they want to do something like, be a life coach or start a passion course membership thing, like around photography or cooking or something. I love that picture you just painted. In this LMScast Chris Badgett from LifterLMS dives into how to coach with Tammy Gooler Loeb. Tammy is a career and executive coach, a facilitator, a speaker, and a podcast host.

Google Slides: The ULTIMATE guide


This opens a new window with some featured add-ons, and a search bar to look for something specific. Slides even has an in-built Google Image Search feature. Simply select Image > Search the web. Use high quality photography- not stock photo clichés: . Don’t underestimate the power of photography. The right photography can create a positive atmosphere and sense of finesse around you and your presentation; cheesy stock images will have the opposite effect!

The Power of Preselling and Freemium with John Turner of SeedProd, a Coming Soon Page and Maintenance Mode Plugin for WordPress


So if you do education plus product plus service, sometimes that completes the picture, because the education can fill in the gaps. Not only does it educate, but it also helps them start getting a headstart on Googling, getting some of that search engine traffic. Chris Badgett: I also notice, I didn’t realize you had this on your pricing table, you had some photography included, or access to stock photos?

5 Lessons for Learning Photoshop

E-learning Uncovered

Remember all those pictures you took while on vacation? For instance, you are searching a stock image site for the “perfect” images to incorporate into an e-learning project. Alone the individual pieces or pixels don’t mean much, but when you put them all together you get the full picture. If you need more time, consider subscribing to the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan.