Website Photos and Images
Getting photos and images to use on your website can be a task – we won’t sugar coat it. If graphics and images are not your thing, you are going to find doing this fun, sorry. But, here is our collection of tips and advice to help make this task as easy as possible. We’ve taken all that we’ve posted plus some new material and put it all in one, central place for you.
Where to Get Stock Photo Images
Finding good images for your website is important. If you have good photos, then use those but you definitely want them shot professionally. Things like lighting, depth and framing can make a huge difference. If you can’t afford a photographer, then definitely use stock photos instead of your own. Just as good images can make a website look great, bad looking images can make it look terrible.
Here are some resources:
- Can Stock Photo
Image Editing Software
You’re going to need it. There is software included in Windows (Microsoft Photo Editor) but we highly suggest getting something better like PhotoShop or Paint Shop Pro (less expensive). Get more information on image editing software.
Editing Your Images
Once you have some image editing software, you’re going to want to know how to use it. Here’s an article on the basics of using images on the web, which you should review.