Tag: photo

Image to Colors Palette Generator

http://www.cssdrive.com/imagepalette/index.php

Generate colour palettes from images. This tool is great for considering colour in design, as well as for creating a palette of colors from an image when designing a website.…

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Normandy Beach Landing Photo

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NormandySupply.jpg

A large picture of the Normandy beach landings; useful for stimulating student discussion and interest. As it is in the public domain, this image can be freely used in the creation of presentations, texts, videos and more.…

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San Francisco in Ruin; 1906

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/nca/1906/kap/lawrence.php

An insanely large picture of the San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake; useful for stimulating student discussion and interest.…

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10×10

http://tenbyten.org/10×10.html

Scanning the web for news, this site produces a 10×10 grid of words and pictures that “Define the Time”: it is a great example of a mashup, where content is drawn from a number of sources and used to create something new and different. …

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Picasa

http://picasa.google.com/

This free desktop photo management software from Google provides a fantastic way to manage a large photo collection. It incorporates basic editing tools, and makes it easy to open a file in a more advanced application (such as the GIMP). It’s integration with Google’s …

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GIMP

http://gimp.org/

The GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP), is a graphic editing tool that provides a set of tools almost as complete as Adobe’s Photoshop (without the hefty price tag). I use this software to meet all of my web and graphic design needs, and it …

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Life Magazine Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life

A huge collection of images from the Life Magazine archives; made available through Google Images. Perfect for stimulating students.…

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Engrish

http://engrish.com/

Students can gain a new appreciation of the difficulties inherent in learning English, by studying Engrish’s real-world, visual examples of English gone wrong. Whilst this site is mostly intended to entertain, it can be used to provide stimulus materials which help to engage students …

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FlickrStorm

http://zoo-m.com/flickr-storm

Flickr Storm allows users to search flickr for images shared under Creative Commons licenses. Creative Commons enables and underlies a massive pool of content that is available for students to use in their projects, including images, videos and music. Whilst this site only focus …

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Earth Album

http://www.earthalbum.com/

This site combines google maps and flickr popular photos into a great mashup giving a quick overview of countries around the world.…

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