The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are the criteria we’ve examined: Subjects: Does a site focus on specific genres of images, or is it a mass collection of various image types? High Resolution: Lots of great image resources emerged in the pre-Web 2.0 phase, but it wasn’t until bandwidth dramatically increased that allowed for the uploading of much higher resolution images suitable for editing and printing. License: The licenses vary extremely from source to source. Nobelprize.org | unanimous competition jury has selected David Chipperfield's and Christoph Felger's slender brass-clad building as the winner in the Nobel Center architectural competition. An internationally recognised architectural office with extensive experience of culturally historical environments will thus become the partner that will help make the new home of the Nobel Prize in Stockholm a reality. "We are extremely excited and honoured to have been selected to be the architects for the Nobel Center. We look forward to working together to develop a building that reflects both the values of the Nobel Prize and the high expectations of the citizens of Stockholm," says architect David Chipperfield.
SpoonGraphics 10 Free Retro Text Effect Graphic Styles for Adobe Illustrator Last week I shared a tutorial showing how to create a retro text style using Adobe Illustrator. I had lots of fun producing that effect, so I’ve been busy crafting a number of additional colour combinations to create a collection of 10 free retro text styles for you to download. Open Content Program (The Getty) The Getty makes available, without charge, all available digital images to which the Getty holds the rights or that are in the public domain to be used for any purpose. No permission is required. For additional information please see the related press releases, as well as overviews of each phase of the program on The Getty Iris. Why Open Content? The Getty adopted the Open Content Program because we recognized the need to share images of works of art for free and without restriction, so that all those who create or appreciate art—scholars, artists, art lovers, and entrepreneurs—will have greater access to high-quality digital images for their studies and projects.
Search Results icon 24 Flat Icons (PSD) Today’s freebie is pretty awesome. 24 flat style icons contributed by super-talented Jan Dvořák. The PSD includes all 24 icons which are fully layered for easy customisation. The Best Online Sources For Images Jeez, there are sure a ton of ways to find images on the Web, as well as many places where you can find lengthy link lists to image collections. I’d lay odds that most people, including myself, just use Google Image Search when they need to find an image. However, there might be instances when you want to use another tool — perhaps you’re a language teacher searching for just the right clip art or photography to illustrate a verb, maybe you have very young students and are concerned about what they might find on Google, possibly you’re particularly teaching about copyright issues, or you want your students to easily connect an image to a writing exercise and have them send an E-Card. (Google has recently added an option in their advanced image search feature — go to the bottom left under “license” and choose “labeled for reuse”) I thought a “The Best…” list might be helpful in one of those, or other particular, instances.
Health Statistics Agriculture Statistics and graphs related to agriculture are found here. How many agricultural workers are there per hectare? Tractors? Animal Vector Graphics Jump in and download these free animal vectors. We've rounded up an assortment of cute animal characters drawn in a quirky styles. There are a variety of looks represented, such as: flat vintage, shiny modern anime, childish crayon, chibi characters, and more. The glue holding these together are their must have lovable construction. Creative Commons Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license. Here are some recently added bits and pieces: Attribution License » 73,295,565 photos (See more)
Turn Meaningful Words into Images with Quozio Need a cool tool to transform words into neat visuals? Then look no further than Quozio, a very user-friendly web resource that turns any quote into a nifty image. It works something like this: Just enter the desired text in the field provided followed by who said it in the next box then click the “Go” button. And boom—within a matter of seconds, an image is generated.
The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags Whether you’re a new or seasoned Twitter user, you likely come across confusing hashtags that probably look like a bunch of nonsense. First, What’s A Hashtag? The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keyword or topic in a Tweet. Any Twitter user can categorize or follow topics with hashtags.Those hashtags (usually) mean something and are a great way to get a tweet to appear in search results or discussion monitoring. For example, the popular #edchat hashtag is used by thousands of users every Tuesday.
22 Original Stick Figures This is a really nice idea, Randy. I love the practice of visual note taking and simple representations. The humanistic and unassuming quality of hand drawn figures and scenes is really powerful. It strips away detail to communicate the soul of an idea without all of the cognitive baggage. LOVE IT. I had the opportunity to spend a few days with Dave Gray and Liz Burow (a couple of masters of visual thinking) earlier this year. New open-source platform By Brad Hayward Stanford online coursework will be available starting this summer on a new open-source platform, OpenEdX, the university announced today. Kenneth Chan John Mitchell, vice provost for online learning, speaking at an event celebrating the one-year anniversary for Stanford Online. Animated GIF Generator What can I do with this gif maker? You can make high quality animated GIF images online for free, with simple and powerful customization options. What sources can I make gifs from? You can: Make GIFs from Youtube, Vimeo, and many other video websites. Just copy and paste the video URL.Make GIFs from videos on your phone or computer.