PowerPoint can be so effective because of its ability to combine words and images to communicate ideas. But its effectiveness as a tool will be blunted if you fail to pay attention to the delicately balancing these two components. A presentation can get thrown off balance in one of two ways:
Here it is: the leaderboard for September’s best. These 10 rose up to the top of the list this month, impressing thousands of photo users with their skillful photography.
Too often brands waste the opportunity to be creative and mark their company out as something different. The opportunity to stand out by making sure they use great images that reflect their company. Often this is simply because finding great images can be time-consuming, especially if you need fresh new content on a regular basis. It's hard to keep up when you're running a company blog, an Instagram account, building a new website, launching new products, and on and on.
Take a moment to consider how much working cultures have changed over the last 100 years. We used to write letters; now even email is getting old thanks to apps like Skype and Slack. Working remotely used to be an impossibility; now it's commonplace to spend your day in a coffice or shared workspace. Bowler hats are out, sneakers and tees are in.
In popular consciousness, stock photo models probably rank somewhere below catalog models and just above contestants in reality TV singing contests. Wherever they rank, some are now so well-recognized, they’ve become celebrities in their own right. The biggest name in the otherwise unknown world of stock supermodels is Rebecca Ariane Givens. The Canadian stock model is so popular she has two dedicated Tumblrs, a Facebook Fan Page, and a YouTube video tribute. We're happy for her, of course, but her success points to a bigger issue:
Ever heard of a Digital Asset Management tool with a built-in image bank? We didn't think so. Enter Pickit Business; a plug and play image service that'll have your work looking better than ever in no time.
We've got exciting news. We’re making some changes to our Free plan and introducing a more personalized image service called Pickit Me. It’s our best service yet to help you make your work matter and look better than ever doing it.
With Pickit me you can get the add-ons and turn the ads off.
You know that your branding has to be perfect. And you’re a perfectionist, which means you’re not about to publish anything for your brand without it being utterly impressive.
It's been all hands on deck here at the Pickit HQ, and we're excited to announce that in the coming weeks, we'll be introducing some great new features to the Pickit platform. Our team is doing everything possible to make sure that your photography talent is making people’s work matter.