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#349 Make a splash with Unsplash

We all love something for nothing, don’t we? Unsplash is a website full of free high-resolution photos: All photos published on Unsplash are licensed under Creative Commons Zero which means you can copy, modify, distribute and use the photos for free, including commercial purposes, without asking permission from or providing attribution to the photographer or… Continue reading #349 Make a splash with Unsplash

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#309 Resize your images in bulk using Bulk Resize Photos

Bulk Resize Photos is a really cool tool to resize batches of images in a quick and easy way. Perfect for when you’re developing web content. All you need to do is: Select your images Pick the new size (or use the default) Click Start 150 Images Resized in Under 60 Seconds! Watch this 60 second… Continue reading #309 Resize your images in bulk using Bulk Resize Photos

Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital creation · Distance Learning · ICT proficiency · Media literacy

#264 Not got Photoshop but need to tweak an image? Try

Need access to photoshop but remember you don’t have it on your current computer? Pixlr to the rescue! My colleague, Matt Thorpe @learningtech86 , reminded me about the excellent Pixlr…an online editor you can access from anywhere with wifi, 4G or 3G connection. Featured image Avant/Apres released courtesy of clement127 under (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Distance Learning · ICT proficiency · Microsoft Office · Word

#94 Compress your images to shrink your Word documents!

If you need to email  or upload a Word document (or PowerPoint) and it is just too large, try compressing the images to shrink the size of your file. This is also a useful tip to share with students if they are uploading via Turnitin. Documents can quickly swell up if there are lots of… Continue reading #94 Compress your images to shrink your Word documents!

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#40 Use an image to search for images

Google Images has a fun little feature that isn’t too well known. You can use an image to search for images! This is useful if you’re trying to find images that are similar to one you have or if you are trying to find an image you already have, but need it in a different… Continue reading #40 Use an image to search for images

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#6 Change your Google image settings for only images labeled for reuse

This video will show you how to tweak your settings in Google to filter images that are marked as commercially useable (some conditions may apply). Featured image: “Creative Commons 10th Birthday Celebration San Francisco” by Timothy Vollmer is licensed under CC BY 2.0