Preventing Blurry Pictures: The Keys to Clear Images

TechSmith Camtasia

There’s nothing more frustrating than blurry pictures. While you can try tinkering in a photo editing program, or shrinking the image and crossing your fingers in hopes that no one looks too closely, the best strategy is to start with crystal clear pictures. The following articles will help ensure you don’t end up with blurry pictures or images. Or taken pictures with your phone, and tried printing them but they just don’t turn out clear? PNG vs JPG.

Power Up Pictures with PowerPoint

360 Training

A picture is worth a thousand words. What pictures are you using in your course ? To use PowerPoint as your image formatting tool, start by adjusting the dimensions of the PowerPoint deck so that the output perfectly fits the position you intend to put the pictures onscreen. Dragging from the corner will ensure that your picture scales properly and help prevent it from becoming distorted. Click your picture, then the crop button.

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8 Editing Techniques for Great Images in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Psst: Lectora supports.bmp,jpeg,png,tif,wmf and.emf file extensions). Turn on and off the Maintain Ratio button if needed. This brings up black guides which will show you the original picture (grayed out) versus the cropped image. Grab the guide and move it until you’ve cropped the picture how you want. Guest blog by Jennifer Valley. Jennifer is an Instructional Designer with five years of experience. She enjoys blogging, social media, and researching.

You Need to Know These Seven Tips If You Build Graphics for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

To remove a background, create a colored shape that sits over the picture. Group the shape and picture. Then do some basic edits like: Fill it with gray or black and set it behind the picture. If you right click on the image, you’ll get access to the Format Picture window where you have a bit more control to fine-tune the sizing. If you hold SHIFT and then click and drag from the corner, the image will scale up or down without changing its aspect ratio.

6 tips for using images in your e-learning material

eFront

Use pictures to tell a story. Don’t use pictures as mere decoration or ornamental elements. Ask yourself if adding a specific picture or graphic serves this purpose  if it doesn’t, leave it out. If you can’t afford to hire a professional photographer or illustrator to create original artwork for your content, then the second best option is to buy stock art and pictures from a image stock service such as istockphoto.com.

Google Slides: The ULTIMATE guide

BrightCarbon

Changing slide size: Google Slides defaults to the standard widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio. The standard 16:9 aspect ratio is widely used because it fits perfectly on most widescreen screens and projectors. If you want to resize your object without it being warped or stretched, check the Lock aspect ratios box. Images typically need to be under 2MB and in JPEG, GIF or PNG format to upload correctly.