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If you want to find eye catching pictures to use in your blog posts or training materials you need royalty free stock images or pictures released under a creative commons license. In this slideshow ...

If you want to find eye catching pictures to use in your blog posts or training materials you need royalty free stock images or pictures released under a creative commons license. In this slideshow I'll take you through the steps for finding pictures that use the flickr creative commons license using the flickrCC.net image search engine.

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Using flickrCC.net to find free, Creative Commons licensed images Using flickrCC.net to find free, Creative Commons licensed images Presentation Transcript

  • Finding Creative Commons images How to discover, edit, use and attributefree images in your training materials and blog posts.
  • 1. Go to flickrcc.net
  • 2. Enter your search term Use single words to begin with Narrow the search by adding more terms Leave For editing checked to allow cropping etc. Select Commercial if youre going to sell the image” or use it for advertising copy
  • 3. Click on a thumbnail  Choose a thumbnail and click on it  Or load 30 new images using the next link  This will load the attribution in the next panel...
  • 4. Select your image size The links below the image load different sizes into the browser The Medium size is usually all you need for a blog post or web page You can click on the image title to see the original on flickr
  • 5. Edit the image (optional)If you left For editing selected when you started the search you can now click on the Edit link to open an on line image editor...
  • 6. Save your image  Right click on the image  Select Save Image As from the pop up menu (actual words may vary depending on the browser used)  Name the file  Remember where you saved it!
  • 7. Copy the attribution text Select the attribution text (left click and drag over the text) Right click the selection and choose Copy from the pop up menu
  • 8. Upload the image to your blog and add the attribution text: Image: Dolomiti - le Odle viste dal Seceda http://www.flickr.com/photos/7772186@N03/3909598872 Found on flickrcc.net