Stock Photos: Articles & Insights
Learn more about stock photos, stock footage, royalty free images, and more
Stock Photos: Articles & Insights
Learn more about stock photos, stock footage, royalty free images, and more
Stock Photos: Articles & Insights
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What is Stock Footage?
November 10, 2018 / Deb Moher
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video is worth 1.8 million. Well, at least that’s according to Dr. James McQuivey of Forrester Research. Without quibbling over the exact numbers, let’s agree that videos provide a powerful tool for storytelling. It adds extra sensory layers to your project, including sounds, sights, and suspense. Plus, videos develop an emotional element to the story you are telling.
What Exactly are Royalty Images?
November 10, 2018 / Deb Moher
Royalty-free images are easily one of the most commonly-used and simultaneously commonly-confused pieces of design gear out there. Most people know that there is some sort of legal requirement about using stock images and that they can get into a whole mess of trouble if they’re not careful. But what that means, how exactly to be careful, and how to cover yourself from getting prosecuted for copyright infringement is not on most Business 101 syllabuses - which is a real shame.
What are Vector Images?
November 10, 2018 / Deb Moher
Simply put, vector images are computer graphics that use math to create the impressive images you see before you. Don't worry, even if you're a complete troglodyte when it comes to numbers and equations, you'll still be capable of appreciating the beauty of stock vector art. In terms of visual appeal, these images are crisper and high-quality. In terms of design potential, vector images are more flexible, cleaner, and easier to work with than the standard digital images, making them a great choice for most design projects. So, for professional designers, vector images open up a world of possibilities you couldn't even consider before. Suddenly, the art world is your oyster.
Choosing Stock Photos 101: A Complete Guide for the Inexperienced
November 10, 2018 / Deb Moher
Stock photo libraries are a wonderful creation. These services offer quality, royalty-free images in an almost endless array of designs and topics. Adding the right image to your presentation can change the entire look, feel, and effect of the project. With the right image, you can draw in your audience, sell your product, and transform someone’s views.
What Can You Really Do With Your Purchased Stock Photos?
November 10, 2018 / Deb Moher
Stock photos are a godsend to advertisers, designers, and anyone else who needs digital imagery to enhance their current project. Stock photos, footage, and other elements can be used when you need something in a pinch, are useful for adding that splash of color or just the right finishing touch to your project, and greatly enhance the professionalism and overall effect of whatever you’re working on.
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