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Images by Rachel Fryer

Fryer, R. (2011, July 1). Images by Rachel Fryer. Flickr – Photo Sharing. Retrieved July 2, 2011, from www.flickr.com/photos/wfryer/5891685063/in/set-72157626886284140/

Visual literacy is a cornerstone of “talking with media” and “playing with media.” Learners need to be able to find, appropriately use, and create images which communicate effectively according to their purpose and context.

Finding Images

  1. Flickr Creative Commons
  2. CompFight
  3. Wylio (excellent for blog posts / embedding)
  4. ImageCodr
  5. Behold (filter by “looks like”)
  6. Simple CC flickr Search by John Johnson
  7. morgueFile free photos
  8. stock.xchng
  9. PhotoDropper (free WordPress plugin)
  10. Other image sources from Joyce Valenza

Mobile Apps for Sharing Images

  1. PhotoSync
  2. Flickr (iOS)
  3. Tumblr
  4. Facebook iOS & Android
  5. Instagram (iOS)
  6. TwitPict

Websites for Sharing Images

  1. Flickr
  2. Picassa Web Albums
  3. ShutterCal (photo 365 projects)
  4. Facebook
  5. TwitPic

Desktop Applications for Editing Images

  1. Picassa
  2. iPhoto (Mac only)
  3. Gimp (Windows) and Seashore (Mac)

Mobile Apps for Editing Images

  1. iPhoneography Workshop Resources

Tutorials & Other Resources

  1. Gapminder (data visualization)
  2. Pecha Kucha Presentations & Ending PowerPoint Abuse
  3. Finding Creative Commons Licensed Images to Use in Blog Posts


Photographer at Ecola Parkphoto © 2008 Paul Hamilton | more info (via: Wylio)

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