Articles about photos

Determining the best online photo sharing location

By Tim Priebe | October 21, 2014

Many organizations have a need to display photos online. It may be for products, services, events, staff, their location, or something else entirely. In years past, it was fairly obvious where those photos went: On their website. But now that social media is an option, including some websites that revolve around photo sharing, the water seems a bit muddied. So how do you determine where your photos should go online?

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Affordable options for photo editing

By Holly Kosec | May 27, 2014

One problem that I see clients often have is the inability to easily edit their photos to put on the web. Although I’ve given some suggestions in the past on how to simply resize your photos for the web, sometimes your photos may need a little more tweaking than just a quick resize. Not everyone can afford expensive software to edit photos, so that’s why I’d like to share a few powerful, affordable options that you can try out.

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How to resize your pictures for the web

By Holly Kosec | January 28, 2014

You’ve probably come across a website where all the pictures seemed just a bit off. They were either too big, too small, or cut up in a way that made the picture look bad. Fortunately, resizing pictures is fairly easy. The resizing process is different on Mac and PC, so I’ve broken the instructions out for each below.

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The Pre-Kindergarten Guide to Social Media Engagement

By Tim Priebe | June 1, 2012

My five-year-old son recently suggested an update to my Facebook that produced more engagement than an average small business sees on their page. Let’s take a look at the components of that update and see how it can apply to you.

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Royalty-free is not free

By Guest Blogger | September 30, 2008

Note: There is a much better, up-to-date blog from Holly on this topic, 15 Stock Photo Resources. Stock photography is an excellent resource to designers because we don’t always have the time or outlets to take our own pictures or hire a photographer. When I was just beginning as a designer and visiting these stock photography…

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