Goldmine for Stock Photos


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). If you have been creating digital content, then you have searched for photos online.

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Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning


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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Top 15 Websites to Get Free Stock Images


Visual content makes all the difference in a site’s appearance. Images, videos, infographics, and other media-related material are amongst the most important elements your site should include. So, what exactly is stock photography and how can you use it to your benefit?

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Seven Ways to Use Stock Photos in E-Learing

E-learning Uncovered

Unless you can afford custom photo shoots, you likely need to purchase stock photos. You may have heard some people talk about how much they hate stock photos in e-learning : they seem cheesy, they aren’t diverse enough, or they look like the subject is in a vacuum. A lot of people don’t actually hate stock photos in e-learning , despite saying they do. What they hate is seeing a stock photo next to some bullet points. Top 10 Free Stock Image Sites for E-Learning.

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Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

10 Places to Find Free Image FlickrCC - offers pictures from around the world, including America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and Pacific. The site also features some amazing digital images if you are looking for something different. The site is well organized, and it includes categories such as architecture, animals, people, and textures. offers stock photographs in high resolution digital. This is my favorite site. (2) Easy-to-use site.

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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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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. Music can be a challenge, but many sites offer free music under a creative commons license. 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.

Multimedia Resources For Your eLearning Projects

Adobe Captivate

A few years ago I worked for an organization that required custom designed eLearning but didn’t have a budget for stock photography, background music, or video. For example, a piece of equipment is easier to show a picture of instead of trying to describe it to learners. Also, I found some great resources for stock photography. One resource that I use and is one of the best values in stock photography is GraphicStock.

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


Learn how to choose the right course to build or membership site topic to focus on with Ryan Levesque. In this episode Chris and Ryan break down how to avoid choosing the wrong market to build your course or membership site in, and Ryan shares his experience building a learning-based business around orchids, including what motivated him to enter the space which he knew very little about. Ryan is a membership site builder; he’s an entrepreneur; he’s a marketer.

22 Free e-Learning and Graphic Design Resources

Dashe & Thomson

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. 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.

Shutterstock vs. iStock for presentation photos


Read to the end to discover where we find our favourite free stock photography too! With iStock you have the option to view the whole series of pictures, which is useful, but not to see more images of the same model. Where to get free stock images?

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Classic Learning Research in Practice – Avoid breaching Copyright

Adobe Captivate

Copyright by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images. These can consist of Drawings (Vectors), Pictures (Raster), Sounds, Videos and Fonts. Not all learning architects have extended drawing, photographing, video and audio recording skills, and at that time they fall-back to stock media that is free of copyright. Stock media used to be very expensive, but today there is a wealth of free to use attributable content, without the need of breaching copyright.

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.

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. There are many free sites, but keep in mind that to save time and frustration (and improve on the selection and quality) you might want to set aside a budget to pay for images. A useful list of stock photo sites can be found  here.

Hundreds of Free Resources to Build Your E-learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

I can’t vouch for all of the sites but from what I can tell, they’re all legit. 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: Dozen free video sites. Deal Sites.

My favorite free images resources for online courses


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.

Top 10 Employee Training Videos & Microlearning Courses

Ed App

Employee Training Videos & Microlearning Course #4 – Construction Safety Training Video – Resonate Pictures. Employee Training Videos & Microlearning Course #6 – Stocking – EdApp.

What’s the real cost of eye candy?

Making Change

If you’re reading this in email or a feed reader, you may need to go to the blog site. 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. I quickly found one stock photo, lightened it a bit, and spent the rest of my time writing a more subtle, realistic challenge.

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Are You Making This Mistake with Your E-Learning?

Rapid eLearning

We add some ergonomic pictures. All that information is freely available at the resource site. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. A lot of e-learning is compliance-based and often how it has to be delivered is a bit rigid.

Six Google Slides image editing hacks for amazing presentations


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.

Faster, Better and more Powerful Media Library


With this media library, you will be able to upload and manage your pictures much faster than before. Quick Access to Free Stock Images. Remember when you were looking at websites to find free stock images to use in your landing pages? We have partnered with Unsplash to bring you a quicker way to find and use high quality stock images from a gallery of over 1 million free-to-use images.

Book Giveaway and Other News

Usable Learning 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 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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Use Images that Make a Difference

eLearning Brothers

Our learners typically browse and scan our courses as they would a site. 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. If the user wants a big picture…give it to them.

6 Reasons You Need a Social LMS Right Now!

Origin Learning

Friends, pictures, profiles, whatever you can visit, browse around, maybe it’s someone you just met at a party. Eduardo, I’m not talking about a dating site, I’m talking about taking the entire social experience of college and putting it online.” – Mark Zuckerberg in ‘The Social Network’. Each employee is a stock of his entire knowledge, skills and experiences.

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How to Edit SVG Graphics in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

In fact, one of the sites where I buy images has the option to download SVG images. Insert a picture by using Insert>Pictures on the toolbar. That should open the doors to all sorts of possibilities as you find free SVG files at those various sites that offer free stock images. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. The good news is that now you can edit SVG images in PowerPoint.

How to Choose the Best Images for Your e-Learning


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! Graphics are not just for filling white space.

PowerPoint Presentations: The Right to Bear Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you find the selection isn't enough to suit your needs, try looking online for stock photos. There are many free sites, but keep in mind that to save time and frustration (and improve on the selection and quality) you might want to set aside a budget to pay for images. A useful list of stock photo sites can be found here. by AJ George I saw a guy the other day wearing a t-shirt that read, "Guns don't kill people, people kill people."

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And by "small" I mean "difficult and time consuming to make yourself, and probably available on a stock photo site somewhere." Instead, I used stock images and incorporated them into the illustration. Then right-click the group and choose Save as Picture. by AJ George.

7 Best WooCommerce Request a Quote Plugins for 2020

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

80 – 1 site annual license. 120 – 5 sites annual license. 160 – 10 sites annual license. Allow users to request a quote for out of stock products. 59.99 – 1 site annual license. 169.99 – 6 sites annual license.

7 Best WooCommerce Request a Quote Plugins for 2020

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

80 – 1 site annual license. 120 – 5 sites annual license. 160 – 10 sites annual license. Allow users to request a quote for out of stock products. 59.99 – 1 site annual license. 169.99 – 6 sites annual license.

Book Review: Disrupted – The Dark Side of Silicon Valley

Web Courseworks

This mentality resulted in users having difficulty using the site as well as having the site crash on more than one occasion. The venture capitalists paint a picture of tech companies like Microsoft and Apple and how their employees got rich when they finally made it big. These new startups, like Hubspot, showcase their stock options, manipulating this facade of how their employees can make it just as big as the first dot-com era startups.

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Courselle Update: Better Editing, Smoother Administering, and Fresher Look


everything for you to feel at home while working with your Courselle site. So we added the Unsplash search in almost all dialogues where you would need to look up for a high-quality stock picture: group images, course covers, login screen background, question images, page background – you name it. drop us a line at and we’ll enable the feature for your site. Ho, ho, ho!

How to Use eLearning Characters in Intro Screens


Instead of sorting through 10 million photos on a stock photo site to find the one or two that work, you’re inverting the process to create flexibility. If you’re looking for a course targeted at medical school students, how about a picture of a young doctor in a labcoat? If you’re doing a course about factory fire prevention, how about a picture of a guy in a uniform? Ask yourself: “Can my audience picture this character as one of their coworkers?”.

Illustration vs photography for elearning

Sponge UK

Stock images Most stock image libraries include photos and illustrations. Any stock images need to be chosen carefully for consistency and relevance to your content. Using stock images is one of the most cost-effective ways to add interest to your elearning. Unfortunately, finding exactly the right image from a stock library can be difficult and time-consuming.

Organizing Course Content with Storyboards


What pictures, charts, screenshots, or animations will best support the points being made? The best approach is to leave as little to the imagination as possible and have a particular picture of what the final product will look like. It is essential to get the most relevant and appropriate pictures/videos into the course. 3 You will have a clear picture about the learning experience you provide. How many pictures or other media do you have to buy?

How to Copy Text from Flash Courses When You Don’t have the Original File

Rapid eLearning

Right-click on the image to copy text from the picture. I use it quite a bit to do screenshots for uploading to various image sites. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Many of you have to convert old Flash courses to HTML5. All you have is the published course but not the original source files. It’s easy enough to extract the media (like images and video) from the published output.

8 Best WooCommerce Reports And Analytics Plugins 2021

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

These reports give you basic insights about your site such as the number of orders, the amount refunded, or the revenue. . Improve stock management by fetching relevant data, know what type of products you should sell more, trends over time, etc. 59 – Single site Annual License.

Find Color Schemes for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Create Color Schemes from a Picture or Logo. Upload an image and then let the color scheming site create a color palette for you. Pictalous : upload an image and get advice from multiple sites. If you don’t have a formal style guide, you can upload a company-related image and have the color scheming site generate a usable palette. You can use one of the following: Company web site. Upload it to one of these sites and capture a color palette.

How to create effective visual training content


Putting a nice picture in the corner of a PowerPoint slide doesn’t create visual training content. . Just adding pictures doesn’t mean you’ve enhanced the content. Think charts, diagrams, pictures, animated sequences. Training.

8 Ways To Use 360-Degree Online Training Videos In Corporate eLearning

EI Design

But what if you could make them even more engaging and immersive by giving your online learners the complete picture? One of the most obvious uses for 360-degree online training videos is site exploration. The site allows you to embed clickable annotations into your online training video that redirect users to another YouTube video. Are you looking for stock footage to add to your 360-degree online training video?