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Where can I find high quality images for Geography?<br />What about GOOGLE?<br />Well what about Google!<br />
Think about the size of the image you display on your IWB<br />Google image search for London – see previous page.<br />Th...
Geograph is a photography project that aims to provide coverage for every square kilometre in the UK.  Some Km squares  ha...
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/655271<br />
Both amateur and professional photographers share their images on photo-sharing websites such as Picasa and Flickr.<br />S...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ledgard/sets/<br />
http://picasaweb.google.com/Wendyn57<br />
http://www.panoramio.com/photo/305643<br />Many of the images that you find linked to Google Earth & Google Maps are hoste...
A number of websites that use photographs taken by professional photographers make it relatively easy for you to download ...
http://palinstravels.co.uk/<br />Sahara - Chefchaouen, Morocco<br />
Sailboats, Turag River, Bangladesh <br />Photograph by Dick Durrance II<br />http://www.yannarthusbertrand2.org/<br />http...
http://www.yannarthusbertrand2.org/<br />
Fires in Greece<br />Posted August 25, 2009<br />http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/<br />
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_pictures/default.stm<br />
The Geographical Association  has freely available images that can be used with teaching  activities written to support  t...
Where does my garden go?<br />
Chris Durbin’s tips for using photographs and artefacts<br />Treat photographs of people sensitively<br />Give an all-roun...
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Photographs for geography

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Photographs for geography

  1. 1. Where can I find high quality images for Geography?<br />What about GOOGLE?<br />Well what about Google!<br />
  2. 2. Think about the size of the image you display on your IWB<br />Google image search for London – see previous page.<br />Think about copyright when using Google Images – most images are not copyright free!<br />Think at least 640 pixels wide and 80+ Kb in size.<br />Most images sourced through Google do not meet this criteria but the ones on GEOGRAPH do<br />
  3. 3. Geograph is a photography project that aims to provide coverage for every square kilometre in the UK. Some Km squares have lots of images. Contributors share their images under the Creative Commons Licence . This means that you will not break copyright if you use them in the classroom.<br />640 X 413 72dpi 86.7kb http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/929178<br />
  4. 4. http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/655271<br />
  5. 5. Both amateur and professional photographers share their images on photo-sharing websites such as Picasa and Flickr.<br />Search under Creative Commons to ensure that the photographer has given permission for you to use their images for educational purposes.<br />
  6. 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ledgard/sets/<br />
  7. 7. http://picasaweb.google.com/Wendyn57<br />
  8. 8. http://www.panoramio.com/photo/305643<br />Many of the images that you find linked to Google Earth & Google Maps are hosted on the Panoramio website<br />by Pier<br />This photo is selected for Google Earth [?] - ID: 305643 <br />
  9. 9. A number of websites that use photographs taken by professional photographers make it relatively easy for you to download images.<br />Please remember that copyright applies to these images.<br />
  10. 10. http://palinstravels.co.uk/<br />Sahara - Chefchaouen, Morocco<br />
  11. 11. Sailboats, Turag River, Bangladesh <br />Photograph by Dick Durrance II<br />http://www.yannarthusbertrand2.org/<br />http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/sailboats-durrance.html<br />
  12. 12. http://www.yannarthusbertrand2.org/<br />
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  14. 14. Fires in Greece<br />Posted August 25, 2009<br />http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/<br />
  15. 15. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_pictures/default.stm<br />
  16. 16. The Geographical Association has freely available images that can be used with teaching activities written to support the launch of the Manifesto for Geography.<br />http://www.geography.org.uk/aboutus/adifferentview<br />
  17. 17. Where does my garden go?<br />
  18. 18. Chris Durbin’s tips for using photographs and artefacts<br />Treat photographs of people sensitively<br />Give an all-round picture of the place, country or people you are presenting to pupils<br />Ensure like is compared to like if asking children to make comparisons<br />One final thought!<br />

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