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Selecting Images: Visual Rhetoric


David Blakesley, Purdue University, course on visual rhetoric


Visual Rhetoric Portal


Online Visual Literacy Project: Pomona College



Online images






Anne Davis: Flickr Fun


Fotoview: Create 3-D galleries of Flickr images

Google Apps: Visigami for Mac: Search for images on Flickr, Picasa, Google, etc.


The Edublogger: Adding Flickr Images to your Blog


Piclens: Firefox add-on for viewing images


Brooklyn Museum: Flickr photostreams


Powerhouse Museum: Flickr photostreams



Other image sites


Google Image Search


Alta Vista Image Search


Yahoo Picture Gallery




Anne Blecksmith: online public image databases


MyGreatWorld: World map with images from different countries


Image Search Engines


Copyrightfriendly images


Wikipedia: Public domain image resources:


Open Clip Art


Hypercities: find images from certain cities


Minnesota Digital Library












Ditto.com: The Place for Pictures


NYPL Digital Gallery


Lycos Richmedia


New York Times Multimedia


Pics4 Learning


Pic Search


Proteus Image Search (combined search interface)


Web SEEk: Content-based Image and Video Search and Catalog Tool for the Web


American Photography: A Century of Images


Classroom Clip Art


Image Finder (UC Berkeley)


Image Request


Morgue File


Pixel Perfect Digital


Open Photo


Image After


PD Photo


49 PM Photo Search






Free Foto


CC Search


Gimp Savvy


Free Photographs Network


Free Stock Photos.com


Free Images.com




Free Photos.com


Creating Online Gallery








Image Base






Matador: travel site for sharing images of places


Burning Well.org




Free Photos Bank




Stockcache Gallery


Google: National Archives footage


Flickr's Creative Commons images


Ditto.com: image database searchable by keyword; includes URL for seeking permissions


Photoblogs.org: links to thousands of photography blogs


Raster/Vectro Free Images page




Constant Camera





Video clips


Google Video




Internet Archive




Daily Motion




ForaTV: video clips related to current events/news


Picasa: for sharing and organizing images



Image tagging/editing systems


Del.icio.us: a “social bookmarking site,”allowing users to save and tag web pages and resources


Yahoo! My Web2.0 : similar to Del.icio.us, but including a social network of contacts


MediaMatrix: tool developed at MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University for capturing, storing, editing, and annotating video clips/images


iTunes: site for feeds/viewing of videos


eSnips: for capturing, storing, and editing video clips


Mefeedia: RSS feed site for collecting and viewing videoblogs


VlogDir: another RSS site/directory for videoblogs


FireAnt: another RSS site/directory for videoblogs



For teaching teaching techniques on capturing/using images/clips


Terry Freedman (2005), Photo-sharing and Clip-art




Paula Berinstein, Finding Images Online: A Directory of Web Image Sites



Using Images in the Classroom


Smith College Imaging & Communication Center


Inserting images into Google Docs


Barbara Ganley: writing stories without words


The Right To Image


Kid's Image Search Tools


Classroom Clipart


Using Pictures in Lessons


Citing Images and Pictures


Visual rhetoric assignments: ways of using visual images in writing assignments


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