Posts Tagged: photos

8 Websites That Will Supercharge Your Online Communications

As communications professionals, we have a never-ending thirst for images that support the public affairs products we create. Below I’ve created a list of nine websites that provide royalty free images. Many of these sites allow unrestricted use of their images. In short, you often can use their photos as you please, as long asRead… Read more »

Key Takeaways from the (Few) Feds on Instagram

There are far fewer agencies or departments on Instagram than on Facebook or Twitter. And that’s relatively logical if you consider that it is the far more visual platform of the three I’ve looked at so far. But what I love about Instagram is that you don’t have to have amazing pictures (like NASA orRead… Read more »

The Best of NextGen In Photos

All our photos from NextGen12 can be seen here. Some of the best are below, taken by Govlooper Kanika Tolver: Steve Ressler emceed many of the sessions, rocking the “Field Notebook” used by conference participants to keep track of which of the awesome session they wanted to check out next. Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of wordpress:Read… Read more »

San Francisco City Attorney’s Office on Flickr

Of late, I’ve been been using the photo sharing site Flickr more and more, shifting my focus from researching its 4 billion images to uploading fresh content and networking through the site. Flickr has tremendous functionality for creating blog content and populating other social media platforms as well. I’ve got a recent post about usingRead… Read more »

IT Summit Photos by Dan Chang

Master Photographer Daniel K.M. Chang has posted his photos of the IT Summit. Please follow his instructions below to see them. The Summit photos can be accessed with this URL and password: password: oit When you get on the site, you’ll see a number of galleries organized principally by day. Clicking on one ofRead… Read more »

USGS Video and Image Gallery

Note: This post is of my own personal opinion and is not endorsed or supported by any local, state, or federal government agency. I know this is for blog posts, but I wanted to put the word out that we [U.S. Geological Survey] have launched a new USGS Video and Image Gallery. We’re pretty excitedRead… Read more »

Unlikely Allies: Flickr and the Library of Congress

Last week, I posted a story on my blog about the Library of Congress and it’s partnership with Flickr to create something called “The Commons.” Take a look for yourself! Here’s a sample photo: Here’s the blog entry: Check out this article in USA Today regarding the Library of Congress and its use of Flickr,Read… Read more »