Picture Perfect: 8 Free Stock Photography Websites for Nonprofits

EveryAction

Stock photos are a problem. On the one hand, they’re a great way to make your content more interesting and attractive by emphasizing a point, breaking up text, or just by helping you stand out from the crowd

Improve Your Photos with the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup is proud to announce the latest Adobe membership product, Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan. Capture the moment and make it your own with the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan. Organize, edit, enhance, and transform your photos anytime, anywhere.

What Should Impress You in Shooting Photos?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

One of the leading reasons people entered digital photography was through a person they love. Digital photography is an enthusiasm that you can show the crucial individuals in your life.

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November 20 Webinar: Pinterest and Digital Photography for Nonprofit Storytelling

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also discussed are low-cost or free photo-editing tools that allow nonprofits to create images that not only work well on Pinterest, but also on other social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: $50 or Fall Webinar Special.

May 7 Webinar: Pinterest and Digital Photography for Nonprofit Storytelling

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also discussed are low-cost or free photo-editing tools that allow nonprofits to create images that not only work well on Pinterest, but also on other social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: $50 or Winter Webinar Special.

March 5 Webinar: Pinterest and Digital Photography for Nonprofit Storytelling

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also discussed are low-cost or free photo-editing tools that allow nonprofits to create images that not only work well on Pinterest, but also on other social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: $50 or Fall Webinar Special.

September 18 Webinar: Pinterest and Digital Photography for Nonprofit Storytelling

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also discussed are low-cost or free photo-editing tools that allow nonprofits to create images that not only work well on Pinterest, but also on other social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2012. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT.

New Webinar! Pinterest and Digital Photography for Nonprofit Storytelling

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also discussed are low-cost or free photo-editing tools that allow nonprofits to create images that not only work well on Pinterest, but also on other social networking sites. Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2012. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: $50 or Summer Webinar Special.

August 13 Webinar: Pinterest and Digital Photography for Nonprofit Storytelling

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also discussed are low-cost or free photo-editing tools that allow nonprofits to create images that not only work well on Pinterest, but also on other social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2013. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: $50 or Spring Webinar Special.

Three Photo Editing Apps to Try Right Now

Tech Soup Blog

In honor of the Storymakers kick-off, I tested out three brand new (to me) photography apps for iOS and Android smartphones. Faded (iPhone; $0.99) is a photo editing app that includes 34 free filters and 36 premium filters that you can purchase within the app.

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Collective Lens: Photography for Social Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Santino Livoti One face to a problem moves us, millions overwhelm us. So, you can imagine my delight in discovering this fabulous photography site called Collective Lens: Photography for Social Change. All of the photos on the site are submitted by the public.

November 20 Webinar: Pinterest and Digital Photography for Nonprofit Storytelling

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also discussed are low-cost or free photo-editing tools that allow nonprofits to create images that not only work well on Pinterest, but also on other social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT.

Sandee Jackson | The Most Exhaustive Guide EVER to free photos for your blog

AFP Blog

Sandee Jackson | The Most Exhaustive Guide EVER to free photos for your blog : If there’s a question I’m always asked about blogging, it’s this one – Where do I find free photos for my blog? Not all of us have the means to fork out the money for paid stock photography, and many of us also don’t have the time or the means (or even the interest) to take photos ourselves.

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Photography and Machinima on Second Life

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Perhaps inspired by his recent Second Life Photography Award , my favorite edtech blogger, CogDog (aka Alan Levine in RL and CDC Barkely (woof, woof) announced a NMC photo contest. (Be

Upcoming Webinar November 12: The Art of Photography and Storytelling for Social Good

Tech Soup Blog

How can nonprofits use photography. And what are the elements of a great story or photo essay? What you'll learn: How can nonprofits use photography and social media to catalyze impact? What are the elements of a great story or photo essay? Event causes webinars digital storytelling tsevent online seminars photography and social media to advocate for their cause? What motivates people to. Beth Kanter, distinguished author and blogger and David.

Museum Photo Policies Should Be as Open as Possible

Museum 2.0

While doing research, I found myself digging back into old arguments on museum listservs about photo policies and I want to add my two (very opinionated) cents on this. Conservation: Objects may be damaged by flash photography. hate the sight of people taking photos in museums.

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Mission in Action, in Life and in Work| The Storytelling Power of A Camera Lens

Connection Cafe

For, a mere 20 miles away in the atrium of another building, sits an exhibit focused on bringing the work of many nonprofits to life through photography. photo of Catherine LaCour and Sean Sheridan courtesy of Silicon Harbor Mag. I love when my life and my work collide.

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Blame the Crowd, Not the Camera: Challenges to a New Open Photo Policy at the National Gallery

Museum 2.0

Five years ago, I wrote a post arguing that museum photo policies should be as open as possible. Last week, he wrote a series of posts about the British National Gallery''s reversal of their photo policy. For the first time, the National Gallery is permitting non-flash photography.

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Susannah Conway: Making Time for What Matters (PHOTOS)

Have Fun - Do Good

Co-author of Instant Love: How to Make Magic and Memories with Polaroids (Chronicle Books, 2012), she helps women reconnect to their true selves, using photography as the key to open the door.

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Photos for Social Change

Have Fun - Do Good

Beth Kanter posted an incredible photo today on blogher and netsquared (click on one of them to see it) taken from the camera_rwanda blog. Camera_Rwanda is using photography to raise awareness and money to send Rwandan orphans to college. You must visit this blog and see the photos.

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Tips for Capturing Event Photos with Your Smartphone

Tech Soup Blog

You have a smartphone, some skills, and a willingness to learn, but somehow your photos look slightly off. Your conference photos are always whitewashed, your last demonstration photos were too dark to share, and red-eye is still very much a thing in office photos.

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Is That A Camera in Your Pocket? Tips and Tools for MobilePhonetography As Part of Your Content Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Carry your camera phone around and snap impromptu photos of your #nonprofit. Also, the grid lines can help you make sure that the horizon is straight so your photo doesn’t give viewers vertigo. It includes photo editing apps, special filter apps, and photo sharing apps.

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Selfies for Good?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I asked this question on my Facebook brand page, and here’s what I learned: The New York Public Library Photo Booth. Flickr Photo - NYPL Photo Booth. Johnson & Johnson sponsored a contest where they donated $1 for each selfie photo donated through Donate a Photo.

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Visual Storytelling for Nonprofits

NTEN

With a successful photo-essay or multimedia piece, organizations can attract partners, appeal to donors and grantmakers, influence policymakers, and perhaps most importantly, drive a movement. Photo by Alex Masi on behalf of The Bhopal Medical Appeal.

Using Photography to Change the World: An Interview with Paola Gianturco

Have Fun - Do Good

For me, that meant photography, which I have done since I was eight, and traveling, which I love. Check out these resources: The Occasional Photo Blog recommends the photobloggers list on Lightstalkers: a social network for journalists, photographers, and other professional travelers.

Sustainable Agriculture Scholarships and Photo Competition

Have Fun - Do Good

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, they are sponsoring their first national photo competition. They're looking for photos that depict innovations, people and partnerships in American sustainable agriculture. Photo Credit: Tomatoes by Me.

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FLickr Blogher Meetup: Where's the Group Photo?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This kind soul happen to walk by when the flickr blogher meetup birds of a feather session ended and we needed a group photo. I know that the photo was taken on this blogher's camera phone. But I can't find her card and I can't find the photo. And, while I was listening to folks wax rhapsodic, I took photos and practiced some of the points that Heather Champ mentioned during her digital photography workshop yesterday. I'd love to see the photos that others took?

11 Must-Follow Nonprofits on Instagram

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Finally, to learn more about Instagram and other photo-sharing tools, please see the upcoming webinar How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use Pinterest and Utilize Digital Photography for Nonprofit Storytelling. Digital Photography Instagram

How could your organization use Instagram?

SocialFish

The photo-sharing app Instagram hit 5 million users this month, sharing 100 million photos. It’s only been in existence 8 months – by comparison, Flickr took 2 years to hit that number of photos. Does the work that your organization does lend itself to photos?

Amy Gahran's Advice for Finding Free To Use Flickr Photos

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm going to quote them here: Is the subject of the photo copyrighted? If the photo is of, say, a TV screen showing a newscast or a newspaper page showing a staff photo, then you still might be liable for copyright violation despite the terms of the CC license listed on Flickr or elsewhere. Remember, any photo (even from allegedly reputable pro photojournalists) can be faked or altered. In photography, as elsewhere, appearances count.

Medical Surplus Alliance Connects With Guatemalan Hospital With Help From Boulder Based Software Company & Acclaimed Photographer

VisionLink

In the above photo the Von Wong team is interviewing Linda Esposta the Director of Program and Logistics for Surgicorps to learn more about how their volunteer surgical teams rely on donated medical products from Pittsburgh based Brother’s Brother Foundation, Global Links and other Medical Surplus Recovery Organizations to create operating rooms and equip local medical teams. Acclaimed photographer and visual engineer, Ben Von Wong, is working with Avencera Partners, VisionLink, Inc.

nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

Rebooting Charity

Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0

"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy."

Have Fun - Do Good

"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." - Marcel Proust Photo by Nu Photography.

[Cool Infographic Friday] The Anatomy of a Perfect Landing Page

SocialFish

Photo by shontz photography on Unsplash. I love this one! Via Leadforest – learn more here. Content Strategy Cool Infographic Friday

Picture This: TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge

Tech Soup Blog

demonstrates the power photos also have to tell stories. More than 40 photo slideshows were submitted from social benefit organizations across the globe as part of this year’s challenge. And many more videos submitted for the challenge integrated photos into their narratives.

We are all photographers now

Rebooting Charity

But that’s just the half of it: attached to the email were some installation views of my images in situ , showing them projected on the gallery wall - like the one pictured (and here’s the original photo on Flickr). First post in a while for a number of reasons.

No matter where you go, there you are…

Gavin's Digital Diner

He eased me in to the dark world of digital photography. And, at first I was happy, wandering the night streets of Brussels , amazed at the versatility and just down-right fun of modern digital photography. It took a fresh battery, but it tagged all the photos. I blame Santa.

No matter where you go, there you are…

Gavin's Digital Diner

He eased me in to the dark world of digital photography. And, at first I was happy, wandering the night streets of Brussels , amazed at the versatility and just down-right fun of modern digital photography. It’s the lazy man’s way to avoid dragging photos willy-nilly around on the Flickr map. This little item would save me much embarrassment by automatically adding longitude and latitude to my amateur attempts at photography. I blame Santa.

nfp 2.0 » Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr

Rebooting Charity

whitewater widgets yak shack November 1st, 2006 Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr Kresta King Cutcher has been posting images to the Flickr photo-sharing community since September 2005. Developing contacts through Flickr has really inspired me to take my photography a step further.

No matter where you go, there you are…

Gavin's Digital Diner

He eased me in to the dark world of digital photography. And, at first I was happy, wandering the night streets of Brussels , amazed at the versatility and just down-right fun of modern digital photography. It’s the lazy man’s way to avoid dragging photos willy-nilly around on the Flickr map. This little item would save me much embarrassment by automatically adding longitude and latitude to my amateur attempts at photography. I blame Santa.

Flickr giving away 10K pro memberships (to nonprofits) - News - Internet Applications Software

AFP Blog

Flickr giving away 10K pro memberships (to nonprofits) - News - Internet Applications Software: "Flickr is giving away pro accounts to nonprofits and public libraries to showcase their efforts.Yahoo owned photo community Flickr has launched a new program called Flickr for Good. The site will be a place for nonprofits or other photojournalists to pool together their photography.".

How To Use Stories To Raise Money On Social Media

TechImpact

By showing a simple before and after photo, you feel connected and drawn in and want to learn more, maybe even to get involved. PHOTO OF SMILE TRAIN TWEET. 2) Share photos of your volunteers in action.

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Is Instagram Useful for Nonprofit Marketing?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Instagram, the mobile photography app, has been getting a lot of attention lately. From critics saying it is killing photography to hype and hoopla from marketing pundits saying it is a must-have as part of your “visual marketing tool box.”