Stock photos have a bad rap. They're campy and cheesy and the butt of plenty of jokes. But what's great about them is they're often the catalyst for promotions or gags—sort of a comedic blank slate. Enter the new Vince Vaughn movie Unfinished Business, which comes out Friday.
Pretty much everything in your life has a digital replacement these days. Photo albums are no exception. There are plenty of decent and free online image hosts, but these are your photos we're talking about. You don't want to hand them off to a complete stranger. Let's be a little circumspect and get to know some of…
Optimal Image Sizes to Share on Social Media Cheat Sheet When it comes to social media, it’s a pretty well-known fact that images automatically do well. Users are attracted to visuals much more than they are plain text. However, sharing an image that isn’t the right size can be terrible for you or your brand. SurePayroll has created an infographic (featured below), giving you the inside scoop on making sure your image is perfect, no matter where you choose to share it.From Twitter and Facebook, to Pinterest and Tumblr, this infographic has guidelines for getting your image sizing right on the seven most popular social media sites. The next time you have an image you’d like to share, double check the size before posting to ensure that your picture isn’t too big – or too small – to make an impact....
The Internet is the place where nothing goes to die.
Those embarrassing photos of your high school dance you marked “private” on Facebook? The drunk Instagram posts? The NSFW snapchats? If you use social media, you’ve probably heard a warning akin to “don’t post anything you wouldn’t want your employer (or future employer) to see.”
We agree, and are adding this caveat: Don’t post anything you wouldn’t want hanging in an art gallery."
Looking for some print design inspiration for your future projects? Take a look at these absolutely amazing posters designs! Some of the concepts and ideas used in these poster designs are pure genius and will surely amaze you too!In this list of 20 amazing posters created by some very talented designer teams worldwide! These posters have various themes such as: food, eco, typography, festivals and more....
One great project to share with students that can better help them understand how and when they may use images created by others is the Creative Commons project.
A really clear article that gives easy to understand info on
Creative Commons! A nice start!
You know I'm all about #4!
Share alike: if the creator allows other to transform their work, they may also state, if someone wants to transform the work, the created image must carry the same Creative Commons license as the one that was transformed. I call this the “pay it forward” option.
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