Getting Photos and Graphics for Blogging Content

Adding images to your blogging is one of the topics that might come up from time to time. Are you going to spend lots of money for premium images or are you okay with getting stock photos?

There are lots of free stock photo sites online. Some of the stock photo sites have really good looking images. Adding stock photos to a blog post can add a little bit of extra flavor to the content.


Stock image sites: Going to google and typing in free stock photos will reveal lots of interesting stock photo sites. Here are a couple to get you started.

www.pixabay.com
www.pexels.com

Breaking up the blogging content with stock photos is something that should come into consideration. Downloading stock photos might use up some of the space on your hard drive. An external hard drive can come in handy when you are needing more storage.

Putting your downloaded stock photos on an external drive or a usb drive is a good way to move the photos from computer to computer. Some of the image sites might offer different size stock photo downloads. Make sure that you check to see the size of the photos before downloading.

Stock photos are not the only game in town when it comes to having images for your blogging. There are also software programs that can be used to generate graphics for your blogging needs. Investing in graphics programs might be out of the budget, but it is a good idea to consider for the future.

Getting images for blogging could also include using your own digital camera or smartphone to take pictures for your blog. Are you a good photographer already? Maybe you are not the greatest, but who says that you have to stay that way. Start taking some photos to see if you can improve your skills.

Consider getting a selfie stick. Taking photos with a smartphone is simple to do. The other great point about digital photography is that you can go back and delete the photos that you don’t like. Just keep on filling up the memory card with new photos. Selfie sticks can range in price from super cheap to expensive. Check the online selfie stick reviews and selfie stick pricing.

Adding some extra flavor to your blogging content with images is just something to consider. You might like just having all text on your blog, but adding in a picture or a graphic with the posts is another point of focus for the readers.

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