This is a really handy, free tool that you can use to easily make the background of your image transparent. Really useful if you don’t have access to Photoshop and you need to make some quick edits.
Openverse is part of WordPress and enables you to search and filter for Creative Commons images and audio to use in your projects. See other posts about images and Creative Commons.
Here is another tool to add to your Creative Commons toolbox. Adobe Stock also have free images that you can download and use in your projects. Just select ‘Free’ (like in the image below) to download.
BioRender allows you to create professional science figures in minutes using thousands of pre-made icons and templates from more than 30 fields of life sciences. You can sign up for free and you don’t need to do download any software. BioRender is free for educational use with some caveats. Here is a quick intro to… Continue reading #590 Create professional science figures with BioRender
Servier Medical Art (SMART) has over 3000 free medical images that you can use to illustrate your publications and Powerpoint presentations. You can search using key terms or browse the different categories such as ‘Anatomy and The Human Body’, ‘Cellular Biology’ and ‘Medical Specialities’. You can download 1 image or the entire set as a… Continue reading #589 Free medical images with SMART
Ever needed to create a phone, tablet or computer mockup for a presentation or a document. Mockflow allows quick and easy accss to a wide array or drag and drop User Interface (UI) elements to allow you to build a quick and easy mockup. Photo by Daniel Korpai on Unsplash
Need Photoshop style editing but don’t have Creative Cloud. Plus you don’t have install rights on your PC or Mac. Photopea is an online picture editor with many of the photoshop functions and you can edit right in browser no need to make an account, download anything or sign up to anything. https://www.photopea.com/ Featured Photo… Continue reading #554 Free Photoshop editing with Photopea
If you love Unsplash, then you are going to love Pexels too. Pexels is another stock photo website that provides high quality images for free! So what can you do with the photos on Pexles? All photos on Pexels are free to use. Attribution is not required. Giving credit to the photographer or Pexels is… Continue reading #553 Free pictures with Pexels
TinEye is a great little tool if you are looking for images based on colour. This web based app has extracted colours from 20 million Creative Commons images on Flickr to make the images searchable by colour. You can select up to 5 colours and you can also add tags to refine your results. Here are… Continue reading #486 TinEye: Search for Creative Commons images by colour
In this final instalment of three posts about GuruShots (catch the first one by clicking here and the second one here) we introduce you to Swaps, Autofills and keys. Swaps allows you to replace an existing picture (that might only receive a few votes) with another picture. Autofills work in the same way as voting, except… Continue reading #465 Gurushots: The Photography Game – Swaps, Autofills and Keys [3/3]