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53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts

Update – we launched Pablo a new tool to create beautiful images for your social media posts in under 30 seconds You can use Pablo right from the get-go, no need to login or create an account. Just quickly create amazing images super fast. You can try out the first version of Pablo right now – no login required. Just head to and give it a try! We’d love to hear your thoughts about Pablo on Twitter, just hit us up @buffer and hope it makes creating images for your social media posts much easier for you. Ok, back to the blogpost! Here on the Buffer blog, we think a lot about visual content. We’ve shared our own study on the importance of images in Twitter posts for more social sharing. But there’s one question we get asked quite often: Where can you find free, good quality images that are cleared to use for your blog posts or social media content? It’s a question with a lot of different answers and caveats. Images can drive up to double the engagement on your social media posts! 1.) 2.) 3.)

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Adding vector graphics to the Web - Learning web development Vector graphics are very useful in many circumstances — they have small file sizes and are highly scalable, so they don't pixellate when zoomed in or blown up to a large size. In this article we'll show you how to include one in your webpage. Note: This article doesn't intend to teach you SVG; just what it is, and how to add it to web pages. Colección de fotografía antigua: Free access to 400.000. digital images. Met. Descarga libre de 400.000 fotos digitales del Metropolitan de Nueva York El Museo Metropolitano de Nueva York uno de los más importantes del mundo por sus fondos permite el acceso libre a 400.000 imágenes de sus fondos. Así se suma a otras iniciativas de museos americanos que, más tarde o temprano, seguro serán seguidas por otros museos del mundo......espero. The Metropolitan Museum’s initiative—called Open Access for Scholarly Content (OASC)—provides access to images of art in its collection that the Museum believes to be in the public domain and free of other known restrictions; these images are now available for scholarly use in any media. Works that are covered by the new policy are identified on the Museum’s website ( with the acronym OASC. Post anteriores sobre este tema Museo Getty Open Content Program.

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. Public Domain, Free Photography and Images for Your Blog Originally published on Lorelle on WordPress and used here with permission. This list is for my classes and workshops needing public domain, royalty free images for their projects. Colorful brain scan of a mouse. I’ve been collecting a variety of resources for free photographs to use on your website and blog.

Long Shadow Generator: Free Photoshop extension to generate long shadow effect ‘Long Shadow Generator’ is a free Photoshop extension to give long shadow effect to Photoshop layers. As the Photoshop core has limitation, and you can’t give long shadow effect to layers “Long Shadow Generator” a free photoshop plugin solve this problem. Long Shadow Generator: Free Photoshop extension to generate long shadow effect This awesome free Photoshop plugin is created by Ray and it is ready to work with latest Photoshop versions i.e. Creative Suites and CS6 (both desktop and web version). Some of the notable features of Long Shadow Generator are as:

Image SEO: alt tag and title tag optimization But what if an image doesn’t have a purpose? If you have images in your design that are purely there for design reasons, you’re doing it wrong, as those images should be in your CSS and not in your HTML. If you really can’t change it, give it an empty alt attribute, like so: The empty alt attribute makes sure that screen readers skip over the image. Free Downloads: Tons of Vintage Illustrations from the British Library I just stumbled across a link to the British Library's Flickr page, which has over a million (seemingly) copyright free images and illustrations available for browsing and download. The topics range from natural history and scientific illustrations to tons of guys with great looking facial hair... ... to historical branding... ... and plenty of great woodcut type and landscapes and, you know, stuff like this: Lots of cool inspiration and resources for you next project.

The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain, Making Them Free to Reuse & Remix Earlier this week, Oxford’s Bodleian Library announced that it had digitized a 550 year old copy of the Gutenberg Bible along with a number of other ancient bibles, some of them quite beautiful. Not to be outdone, the British Library came out with its own announcement on Thursday: We have released over a million images onto Flickr Commons for anyone to use, remix and repurpose. These images were taken from the pages of 17th, 18th and 19th century books digitised by Microsoft who then generously gifted the scanned images to us, allowing us to release them back into the Public Domain.

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.

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