The trojan horse of Getty 'free' images There's been lots of discussion in blogs and on Twitter about Getty's offer to make images available supposedly for 'free'. The only problem is that they're not free, as Karen Blakeman points out in her blog post on the subject. While on the surface of it, it seems to be a lovely kind gesture, I would caution anyone who is thinking of using the service to consider it very carefully. On their website Getty says "Getty Images is leading the way in creating a more visual world. Our new embed feature makes it easy, legal, and free for anybody to share our images on websites, blogs, and social media platforms." Now, you'll notice that this does NOT include taking copies of the images and cutting and pasting them into a PowerPoint presentation for example.
550+ Royalty-Free Stock Photos You Can Download Now Let me tell you a quick, cautionary tale about copyright law and using photos and images online. A couple years ago, a popular stock photography vendor claimed copyright infringement on an image we used in one of our ebooks. Embarrassed, I quickly investigated. 47 Free Psd Flyer Templates Our last topic was about flyer mockup but this time we are providing flyers to start your design from these free psd templates instead of design from scratch all the time. Use your creative composition skills to mix templates with each other to get the result for a totally different flyer. All templates are free to download here so make sure to grab them all once you can without any limits. Flyers are print ready as they are in high DPI, CMYK. Gaming, Clubs, Parties, New posters etc can be created easily for your next project from these amazing set of flyers. Stay tuned for updates and share the love.
14 Amazing Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos - BootstrapBay Photography has always been an integral part of web design. Unfortunately, we’ve grown accustomed to seeing crappy stock images of people in suits shaking hands. Not only are a lot of these stock photos tacky, but some of them cost money! Thankfully, there’s been a growing number of websites with beautiful stock photography popping up all over the web. Best of all, they’re free. In this post, we’ve curated a list of awesome websites for free stock photos.
10 Ways to Use Instagram in the Classroom Think there’s no need for sepia-toned filters and hashtags in your classroom? Don’t write off the world of #selfies just yet. Instagram is one of the most popular social media channels among generation Z, or those born after 1995 and don’t know a world without the Internet. It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that this is a generation of visual learners and communicators, where sharing your life-from the food you’re about to eat to your thoughts about anything and everything-is a part of your everyday routine. So, why allow Instagram in your classroom? 60 High Quality Free Photoshop Patterns and Textures Welcome to day 6 of freebie week on Designrfix. Today we have assembled a stunning collection of high quality free Photoshop patterns and textures. So if you are in search of some really cool patterns and textures for your latest project, this post is not to be missed. Feel free to download and use them in your next design.
Welcome the British Library to The Commons! We’re proud to welcome the British Library to The Commons. The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world’s greatest libraries. It holds over 13 million books, 920,000 journal and newspaper titles, 57 million patents, 3 million sound recordings, and much, much more. The British Library’s collections offers access to millions of public domain images, which the Library encourages you to explore and re-use. The release of these collections into the public domain represent the Library’s desire to improve knowledge of and about them, to enable novel and unexpected ways of using them, and to begin working with researchers to explore and interpret large scale digital collections. The first set Highlights from the Mechanical Curator comes from a British Library Labs project dubbed the Mechanical Curator, which located more than a million images from within the Library’s digitised collection of over 65,000 books from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.
Photoshop Lighting Effects Tutorials - TechnologyBell Regardless of to what extent you’ve been working with Photoshop, it’s difficult to know everything. The potential outcomes are bottomless and individuals continually find better approaches to utilize old devices. Case in point, even the most stunning light effects could be accomplished with a few fundamental brushes and channels without utilizing any alternate party plugins. With such a variety of free Photoshop tutorials out there, it might be a disgrace not to have the capacity to make some wonderful lighting effects!