10 Lesser Known Free Or Inexpensive Stock Photo Sites

The eLearning Coach

Fortunately, free or inexpensive stock media sites can save the day. Check out descriptions of these ten sites. Many of us must work on projects with small budgets that require free resources. eLearning Design Graphics

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7 Ways to Improve the Site Speed for Your Online Course

LearnDash

Instead, combining your CSS files into one larger file can reduce the number of trips your browser has to take to finish loading the site. Optimize the images on your site. The bottom line, though, is that you will need to compress your image files to put them on your site.

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Stock Photo Sites: How To Choose The Best One

The eLearning Coach

Before committing to a stock photo service, scope out the best one for your money. Post from: The eLearning Coach Stock Photo Sites: How To Choose The Best One. Tags: GRAPHICS MEDIA stock photo services stock photo sites stock photos Check these criteria first.

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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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Goldmine for Stock Photos

LearnDash

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. For many people, this involves jumping into Google and searching for images and then inserting them into their project (be it legal or not).

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15 Sources for Free Stock Video Clips and Video Footage

The eLearning Coach

There are many creative uses for stock footage. If you are on a limited budget, stock video clips are awesome. Here are 15 sites with free stock videos. Use them to gain attention, add interest and to make your product more appealing to users. I've checked them all out and left a brief review below each one. Video

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A Complete List of Free Stock Image Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The Internet is rife with free things, especially free stock image sites. However, there are usually three main issues with the free stock image sites: The free stock images aren’t really free. The free stock image sites are only there to point to for-pay stock image sites. You are enticed with free stock images, but when you click on the ones that look good, they turn out to be connected to a for-pay service. RGB Stock.

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10 (Free!) Stock Photo Resources for eLearning

DigitalChalk eLearning

When taking your own digital images isn’t an option, free stock photos become the go-to-tool. We have narrowed it down to 10 FREE stock photo sites , to help you manage your time a little better and find what you need on your budget. Morgue File is an easy to use free photo site, with thousands of high-resolution images. Free Images has more than 6,000 original stock photos. eLearning Tools Online Training Software eLearning Resources PowerPoint Stock Photos

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A Dozen Free Stock Video Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Examples of Free Stock Video Courses. Great use of stock video throughout. Find Free Stock Videos. One of the first questions that comes up is where to get free stock videos. If you’re not comfortable shooting your own stock video, try out some of these free stock videos sites. And don’t forget about all of the free stock photo sites we covered earlier. Pexels : lots of good stuff and link to free stock photos, too.

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21 Reasons Why Stock Photo Sites Make Me Cry

The eLearning Coach

Post from: The eLearning Coach 21 Reasons Why Stock Photo Sites Make Me Cry. Frustrated because you can't find the right photo? Cry along with me. Graphics

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eLearning industry stock media site

Take an e-Learning Break

eLearningStock.com has royalty-free images and caters specifically to the eLearning industry. With over10 million images, selling for as low as 90¢ per image, and many specialtyimages, templates, and animations, eLearningStock.com is the go-to resource for the eLearning industry. Check it out: [link

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Top 10 Free Stock Image Sites for E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

If you can’t afford the popular stock image sites, you might think you’re only option is to take your own photos. In recent years, there has been a huge surge of free stock image sites that offer photos, vector graphics, and even videos! Many of these free stock image sites make their photos available with the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. Here are my top 10 free stock image sites for e-learning, along with a few of my favorite finds!

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About this change to the site…

Clark Quinn

So, I’d been unhappy with how hard it was to update my site. So what you see is my first stab at a new site. A little background… My ISP, a good friend, colleague, and mentor, was making some changes to how my sites are implemented. While my other sites (Quinnovation and the book sites) are all done in a WYSIWIG tool called RapidWeaver, Learnlets is a WordPress site. And that’s handy for updating the site when I’m on the road (e.g.

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Over 60 Free Stock Images

Rapid eLearning

Now that Microsoft’s quit providing free clip art and free stock images many of you are scrambling to get hold of free resources to use for your elearning and training development. Download Free Stock Images. In a previous post I shared 45 free stock images via the Unsplash site. In today’s post I’m going to share how to get 68 free stock images via Creative Tail. You can download the free stock images here. Editing Free Stock Images.

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Top 15 Websites to Get Free Stock Images

learnWorlds

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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Free Stock Photo Site: SXC

Take an e-Learning Break

SXC was launched in February 2001, as an alternative for expensive stock photography. The idea was to create a site where creative people could exchange their photos for inspiration or work. Check it out: [link

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Best Stock Music For Multimedia Projects

The eLearning Coach

Reviews of stock music sites for people who produce online learning, presentations and videos. Post from: The eLearning Coach Best Stock Music For Multimedia Projects. Audio

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How to Easily Search through Free Stock Images

Rapid eLearning

It seems like every day there’s a new site that offers free stock images. Seriously, how many stock images are you really using? In the past, I’ve save you some time by reviewing free stock images and curating them into contextual downloads. What you need is an easy way to search through all of those free stock image sites so you can find what you need when you need it. Stock Up. Stock Up is courtesy of Site Builder Report.

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This Site Will Help When Troubleshooting Your Courses

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, we looked at the HTML5Test site as a way to check the browser and how it’s current support for HTML5 which is important to know when adding interactivity and multimedia to projects. To go with that post, here’s another good site: SupportAlly.

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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. But I really missed something important: traditional stock photo sources are often a pain for eLearning. I had coffee with Bryan Jones, the founder of eLearningArt ,last week in Los Angeles, and it led to a discussion about images/stock photography and eLearning.

80 Free Stock Images Perfect for E-learning

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post I shared some free stock images via Unsplash. Today, I’ve done the same thing only this time the curated images are from Startup Stock Photos. You can download them individually from their site. You can download entire folder of free stock images here. If you’re in need of free resources and stock images these should help. The post 80 Free Stock Images Perfect for E-learning appeared first on The Rapid eLearning Blog

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45 Free Stock Images for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

One of my favorite sites for free stock images is Unsplash.com. They provide hundreds of free stock images with a Creative Commons Zero license. Unfortunately, while it’s great to get a boatload of free stock images, many of them are mostly decorative and hard to use for elearning courses. Download Free Stock Images. You can see a sampling below and download the curated free stock images here. How to Use the Free Stock Images.

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Even More Free Stock Images for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Apparently, the internet can’t get enough of free stock images as it seems there are new sites popping up every day. Truth be told, many of the sites aren’t very good and most of the images probably don’t have a good context for e-learning design. Free Stock Images for E-Learning Resources. I’ve already shared some resources for free stock images in previous posts, as well as a few sites that seem to curate most of the free stock images.

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E-Learning Tidbits: Free Stock Photos & Award Winners

Rapid eLearning

More Free Stock Photos. I just noticed that one of my favorite free stock photo sites, StartUp Stock Photos , released a bunch more photos. Download the free stock photos here. Google Drive’s been a popular way to share published courses and web sites. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. For many of you, this is like the start of a new year.

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12 Top Video Footage Sites for E-learning Designers

CommLab India

Videvo : This website offers 100% free HD stock footage and motion graphics, which can be downloaded and used in any project. You can find free HD stock videos, b-rolls, and backgrounds here. Shutterstock : You can find more than 5,270,298 of the best royalty-free stock videos here. Getty Images : You can download premium stock footage, from archival films to contemporary 4K and HD footage from this site.

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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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6 Figure Membership Site Creator Ziv Raviv Reveals Golden Keys to 377K in Revenue in 5 Years

LifterLMS

In today’s episode, we are going to listen to Ziv Raviv and learn how he made a 6 figure membership site and the golden keys that helped him to make 377K in revenue last year! So he is busier than just one LMS site. We are back again with a brand new episode of LMSCast.

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eFront sites to check out

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 3/30/2010 eFront sites to check out Here are a few eFront sites you might check to get a few ideas about your own implementation. link] Turkish educational site [link] Chinese learn English site. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

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Stock photos for your online store or next marketing campaign

Firmwater

We know how important online presence and branding is to drive sales, especially for e-commerce sites. BURST is a stock photo platform with high-quality images that are available free of charge under the Creative Commons Zero license. The site encourages you to edit any images to your liking. You may think that there are other sites out there that are offering stock photos for free, but we believe Burst was built with the e-commerce entrepreneur in mind.

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Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

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. MorgueFile.com offers stock photographs in high resolution digital. Although the term has been used by illustrators, comic book artist, designers and teachers as well The purpose of this site is to provide free image reference material for use in all creative pursuits.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Pay For Stock Photos

The eLearning Coach

Stock photos and illustrations won’t solve all your graphic needs but there are a lot of uses for them in online learning. Unless you always shoot your own photos, the question is whether you should pay for stock photos and illustrations or use one of the free services. You can find a long list of both types on this Resource page— Stock Photo and Illustration Sites. Personally, I end up wasting a lot of time going through these sites looking for the right image.

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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? You can also join a user group on a site like Flickr and share your pictures using a Creative Commons license. If rapid elearning software makes everyone an instructional designer, then surely a digital camera makes us all photographers.

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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. 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. FreePixels : Here, you can find over 5,951 free, high-resolution stock photos, classified into 40 categories.

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Sound Effects in E-learning: Top 8 Sample Music Sites

CommLab India

Here you can find enough stock music to choose from for your e-learning courses and also free music files. . All they ask is that if you use their tracks, you link back to their site or mention them in your credits. . ccMixter : This is a community music remixing site, where you can find a lot of music samples that fall under the Creative Commons license. One of the important aspects of e-learning development is music.

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Where to get high-quality, low-cost photos for your eLearning projects

Adobe Captivate

The site lets photographers submit their photos who hope to get further (paid) business due to exposure on the site. There is also a sister site called Pexels Videos which gives you access to free video resources. This site also offers photos, which can be downloaded by paying for a subscription. Blog Design eLearning blog content design dear instructional designer free photos free stock photography freelance instructional design instructional_design stock photograph

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. 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.

Setting the Mood: Top Tips for Adding Stock Music to Your E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

Depending on the source, stock music can be expensive and in a climate in which it’s hard to get any purchases approved, it may be viewed as frivolous. Here are my top tips for finding and working with stock music. But assuming you’ve determined that using some music is a good design decision for your project… Try stock photo sites you already use. A lot of stock photo sites also have music and sound effects. Do you use music in your courses?

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