You’ve just finished your most recent blog post, and now it’s time to find a winning picture to give your post that extra kick. Maybe you’ve even heard that Flickr’s Creative Commons is one of the best places to find free images, so this should be a simple task.
But after ten minutes perusing hundreds of free images in Flickr’s Creative Commons with increasing frustration, you’re almost ready to spring for a stock photo. But don’t get discouraged. Here are some helpful steps you can take to improve your Creative Commons search results. READ MORE >>
You’ve probably heard a thousand times that you need to include photos on your blog posts or in your email newsletters. Maybe you’ve made some simple Google searches and didn’t like what you found, maybe you’re worried about the legality of borrowing someone else’s image, or maybe all the searching just took too much time. So where can you get all of these free beautiful images in one place? I’ve got you covered. READ MORE >>
We recently uploaded a new set of photos of the September 11th Memorial in St. Louis to our Facebook page. You can view a sample of the photos in this post and can view the album in its entirety by heading to our Facebook page.
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It seems to us that July is the perfect time to be at the beach. And while being able to actually spend time sleeping in the sand may be tough to swing (especially if you live in St. Louis), you might as well deck your desktop wallpaper out with something that makes you forget you’re looking at a computer screen for a moment. Hopefully this desktop wallpaper calendar will help you out.
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As I’m sure most of you know, on the evening of May 22 a tornado moved through Joplin, MO creating widespread devastation and killing 153 people (as of the writing of this post), making it one of the deadliest tornados in U.S. history. Nearly three weeks after the tornado, we went to Joplin to work with Rebuild Joplin in an effort to document not only the devastation, but also the tremendous outpouring of compassion as Joplin begins to rebuild and move forward. READ MORE >>
We’ve been very fortunate at JG Visual over the past few months to write for some of our favorite online news sources, including Mashable and Business Insider. We’re really excited to add a recent post on Social Media Examiner to the list. This article, entitled 6 Tips to Enhance Your Facebook Page with Photos, is aimed at helping organizations utilize photos to represent themselves effectively on Facebook. You can read an excerpt from David’s article below and can find the whole article by clicking the link at the end of this post.
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We’re pretty serious Cardinals fans over here at JG Visual. David recently took a tour of Busch Stadium and brought his camera along. Head over to the JG Visual Facebook Page to see some of the shots from inside of Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals.
We’ve all been at some event that we wanted to capture with that perfect photo. And, as a very wise man once said, life moves pretty fast, especially when you are trying to freeze it in a photo. Enter continuous shooting! This little tip will give you a better chance of capturing that fleeting moment in a way that you’ll love.
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Recently we went to the Penguin Parade at the Saint Louis Zoo. Head on over to the JG Visual Facebook Page to see more photos of these guys as they marched around the grounds of the Saint Louis Zoo.
It’s February. It’s cold and snowy (in most of the country anyway). So here’s a free February desktop wallpaper calendar in many sizes to brighten your day. Because we all know the best way to brighten your day is to set your background to be something bleak and destitute, right? READ MORE >>