An alternative title for this post might be, “How to find royalty free or Creative Commons photos after any natural disaster strikes.”
But why would you need such pictures?
It’s a great way to draw attention for your church members to pray for those that have been struck with disaster. In this case, those effected by the OK tornado. You can place these images on your church website, but you can also use them in your e-newsletter if you’re sending out any prayer alerts.
Whether you’re a church nearby trying to gather volunteers to go help or a congregation on the other side of the United States calling for prayer, having legal images of the actual event can add a lot to your message.
Here’s what you can do:
Photography has been around for nearly 200 years, with the first photo taken in 1826 and the first color photo in 1861. And there have been many changes along the way: camera’s have gotten better, less expensive and ultimately digital.
The explosion of mobile cameras has led to a drastic increase in the amounts of photos taken…but has also brought forth complains from ‘real’ photographers that the art of taking a good picture isn’t appreciated anymore. Photoshop and other editing possibilities have made it possible to make beautiful statements out of mediocre pictures. Continue Reading…
As silly as it may sound, the results are absolutely amazing.
Let me provide with some mood music to go along with these Instagram photos:
It’s like killing two birds with one stone:
Instagram your food. End hunger.
Considering how many of us like to Instagram our meals, this brilliant app makes it easy to end world hunger while Instagraming your food!
Check this out:
Ever took an amazing photo that you wanted to share with friends on Facebook, only to find out that some friends had then saved that picture for their own use?
Check out this new service from Imgembed:
It’s free for to use, and only pay a flat 30% fee when you make money from your pictures.
Check it out:
If you watched the promotional video for Pressgram (above), you’ve probably already figured out why your church should be using Pressgram.
Why should Instagram own your photo and why should your church be providing them with all that web traffic? Don’t you want church members and others to visit your website?
With only five days left on Kickstarter (needs to be fully funded by this Monday, April 15th), consider kickstarting Pressgram!
Here’s the creator of Pressgram, John Saddington, telling Church Marketing Sucks why churches should be excited about Pressgram:
This is the kind of typographic composition I’m talking about (pictured above).
Ampergram is a cool creative app–online, iOS and Android–that let’s you capture, tag, type and share typographic creations.
Here’s how it works:
How would you like to take photo filtered pictures with your iPhone and easily share them without investing all of your energy into Instagram?
Whether you see this as a problem or not, this could also be an awesome opportunity to unlock a whole new layer of your creativity.
Here’s how you can make this happen: Continue Reading…