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What is Pinterest?

…and how does it apply to me? Pinterest.com launched in March of 2010 but really gained popularity in 2011. This free website allows you to browse images and save them into groups that you’ve organized. Pinterest makes it easy for … Read

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Demonstration: Find similar images with Google Image Search

We get a lot of requests for ways to find good images online. One great tool is Google Image Search. You’ve perhaps used this to find images by keyword, but did you know you can also use it to find … Read

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Sort your Google Image Searches by subject

This is handy: If you use Google Image Search to find pictures to include in presentations or instruction, a new feature upgrade will help you reduce the duplication that heretofore has been common with most searches. It’s not enabled in … Read

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Search for photos on Flickr with Compfight

Looking for an easy way to find free images for your next presentation? Checkout Compfight, an easy-to-use search interface for Flickr, a large social media service for photographers. Let’s check it out. To get started, visit the site, type a … Read

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5 tips to improve your presentations

We’re coming up on another summer of conferences and conference presentations. Here’s a little refresher to help you (and your audience) get the most out of your talks. 1. Beware “Death by PowerPoint” You may have seen this video before, … Read

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From mediocre snapshot to powerful communication: digital image editors

I’m sure many of us have had the experience of taking a great photo of a friend, family member, landscape, or other photo-worthy scene only to find that the final image contained red eye problems or that the color was … Read

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5 places to find free (and legal) images online

Happy Friday! In this edition of Friday Five, we’re revisiting a topic we’ve covered in the past–where can presenters, teachers and students go to find free, high-quality images? Keep reading to learn how to use my five preferred sources.

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Public domain artwork and audio for students (and presenters, too!)

We’ve linked to quite a few sites with free images and audio for your presentations. Making Teachers Nerdy has compiled a nice list of sounds and sights in the public domain, free for the taking, to help spruce up your … Read

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LIFE Magazine’s Photo Archive

One of the top buzz items across the internet this week is that LIFE Magazine, with the help of Google, has scanned and archived millions of photographs from its archives and put them online. Read

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Online resources for free images

Additional resources for finding copyright free images online. Read

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