Instagram is a picture sharing social media platform where you can post images and short videos of your interests, hobbies and general day to day life. It’s widely popular and can reach a worldwide audience but you need to know the best way to maximise visibility of your posts. In the first of three posts… Continue reading #442 Introduction to Instagram [1/3]
The layout app from the people who develop Instagram, is a great app for creating layouts with 2 or more pictures. You can then share your picture on Instagram or just save it to your photostream and distribute it how ever you want. This 1minutecpd video will briefly demonstrate the app It’s available for free… Continue reading #415 Layout App: Make a picture collage
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
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
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)
Want to make your Moodle page more visually appealing? This one minute video will guide you through the steps of adding an image to your page Featured image released by Elizabethhudy under (CC-BY-ND-2.0)
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!