Images are worth their weight in gold in the online world. But how do you know if what you’re “re-purposing” is considered royalty free, public domain, copyrighted, etc.? The web has helped us share information like never before, but it also presents legal risks for people who publish on the web. Most of us understand plagiarism as it applies to written content, but what about photography? The legalities around image use are confusing for sure — much more so than simply citing a source for written content. That’s especially the case with the advent of stock photography, which allows you to use photographs either for free, or for a licensing fee. But almost always, even in the free case, a license applies and your allowed use of the photo is limited legally.
Learn how to design better graphics for your business materials by using tools like Photoshop. Need a logo for your company? Use a logo creator to have a unique logo created just for you. You can also learn techniques with special design tools. So get your creative juices going by diving into these articles.
We’ve all snapped thousands of photos with our smartphones and cameras over the years. But if you’re like me, they’re just sitting on a your phone, hard drive or cloud storage and taking up lots of e-space. Instead of only sharing digital memories with select friends on social media (if anyone at all), why not make a little extra money from your photos? It’s an easy and passive way to turn your hobby into an additional revenue stream. This article shares a few ways you can turn your photos into cash and will hopefully inspire you to find the best stock photography sites to grow your income.
If you haven’t heard of Canva by now, it’s one of the world’s fastest growing online graphic design and photo editing companies. Based out of Australia, Canva is a popular website used by millions of entrepreneurs to help create social media graphics, print graphics and more all easily and with no graphic design experience. And did we mention it was free? No wonder it’s so popular! And the the person responsible for the idea and running the company is Melanie Perkins, a 20-something girl with a huge drive and passion. Read on to learn more about Canva, how the idea came about and what’s next for the business.
If you’re looking for images online, the selection, quality and price are better than ever. There are dozens of websites which offer royalty-free photos at no cost to you. You can create content for your company’s blogs, websites and other marketing materials without breaking the bank. There are many places to search for images and deciding which websites are worth using and what each offers can be tricky. Luckily, we’ve used and reviewed some of the best free stock photo sites on the web so you can get to downloading picture perfect images in no time.
Need high-resolution, top-notch stock photos, images or videos on a regular basis but don’t want to spend a fortune? Thanks to Depositphotos and its talented contributors from all over the globe, you can find the visual you need to help tell the story of your business without looking cheesy or unoriginal. Learn more about Depositphotos’ wide-range of photography, visual images and videos in our in-depth review that includes a company overview, pricing info, pros and cons and more.
We got the chance to interview their General Manager, Grant Farhall who peeled back the curtain a little for an inside look into the company. He also shares more about his background and role at iStock. Read on to learn what sets iStock apart from its competitors and some pro tips on how to search more efficiently for stock photos so you can find what you’re looking for faster.
Getty Images is arguably the largest and most well-known stock photography agency in the world. This company has a huge collection of premium conceptual media and exclusively licensed, high-res art that’s perfect for traditional media on a multinational scale. But does Getty Images live up to its prestigious reputation? And is it the best, most value-oriented option for your stock photography needs? Let’s find out.
Canva allows you to create graphics, edit photos, design logos and more, via a free app (no software download required). Is it too good to be true? In our review we’ll walk you through the features of the Canva app, Canva templates, Canva logo maker and talk about how to use Canva as well as a few cons.