This image and the one on the previous page are 640kb wide, yet this image imported into PowerPoint at a larger size than did the view of the Houses of Parliament.
The best source of images from across the British Isles. Germany has just started a similar site: http://geo.hlipp.de/
Google - free image editor and gallery. Easy to upload to an online gallery. You need to have a Google Account though which is easy to acquire.
The photo gallery with direct links to Google Earth.
Download option - wallpaper
Download option - wallpaper
Download option (wallpaper)
Easily downloaded at a variety of sizes.
The BBC do not enable the download of their images on the news site. As agency images the photographs will be protected by copyright.
Photographs for geography
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 />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 />
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 />
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 />
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 />
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 />
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 />
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 />
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 />