• Tell a story
• Include people when possible
• Use the Rule of Thirds (focal
point touches top third of
• Minimize background clutter
Pros/cons of using photos?
TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHS
Used to simplify, create focus, enable
labeling, create symbols/signposts
• Line drawings
• Icons, clip art
Pros/cons of using illustrations?
Many browsers & OS have screenshot
utilities built in (example: Win7 Snipping Tool)
The old-school way to take screenshots:
PC: Press Print Screen to copy entire
screen to clipboard (or ALT + Print Screen
for active window.) Then paste into a doc or
image editing program. Crop to suit your
Mac: Press Command-Shift-3 at same time.
Picture appears on desktop. Edit as needed.
Flickr Creative Commons
Note: PowerPoint or Word clip art is free to
use and DOES NOT need citation unless it
is used outside of the program.
SOME FREE IMAGE RESOURCES
(LICENSE & USAGE RESTRICTIONS APPLY)
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