We see numerable photos or images in papers, magazines, advertisements, presentations, projects etc. These all photos are stock photos. These are high resolution photos and are not charged any royalty. The skilled and expert photographers shoot many photos keeping in mind the various requirements and uses. Since these photos do not have royalty fees, they can be purchased once and used number of times. This important feature attracts professionals, students, common person to these photos and their demand is growing each day. The other feature of these images is that they are of high resolution, good quality and unique. Due to this they can be used for a variety of purposes. The photographers do detailed market survey and constantly update the stock photos as per current trends and requirements of their customers. The raw photos can be edited, enhanced or upgraded as per the necessity of its usage. The sites which sell these photos are easily available on web and their images are user friendly and very simple to download. Stock photos can be increased in size (scaled up) as desired and there is no loss of quality. Mostly these images are available in JEPG files. These images also include the vector photos, stock video footage, audio files and conceptual images.
There is a wide range of photos available under this category like :-
People- expressions, gestures, hand / leg movements, meditation, actions, fashion, beauty
Buildings – office, home, school, apartments, with interiors, with surroundings, structures, architecture
Food and beverages – raw food like salads, cooked food, all types of drinks
Education – books, stationery, students
Festivities – Christmas, Diwali etc. lightings, decorations etc.
Paintings – nature, people, abstract, landmarks etc.
Medication – syrups, tablets, healthcare
Abstract – textures, forms, designs, products
Lifestyles, vacations, kitchenware, vehicles, signs, nature, landscapes, symbols, illustrations etc.
As there is so huge choice of photos, their uses and applications are also innumerable. These high resolution images prove to be a vital tool for all creative communities. Few of the purposes which these photos are used widely are –
Brochures, pamphlets, business and visiting cards, letterheads, envelopes, billboards
Trade shows and exhibitions displays
Web sites, broadcast video, multimedia presentations
Office, restaurant, pubs, stores, shopping malls decorations
Packing materials like labels, boxes
Public areas and also in homes
The fees to hire a professional photographer are very high whereas the stock photos come handy and are much economic. Lots of online sites offer an extensive choice of images which are royalty free. Images form a very big and integral part of any artistic output, so these stock photos are distinctive and of finest class. The students can use these photos for their projects, professionals can use them in presentations, advertising sectors can install these photos and convey their messages. The images when used precisely help the viewer to understand the idea behind the concept in a more clear manner. In this age where time and money matter, such images gain a lot of weight due to their uniqueness, quality and cost factor.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nandini Deshpande is working as a content writer for www.valuedvisuals.com, an online image provider which has a bank of Royalty Free stock images, easily downloadable, user friendly and economic. You can visit this site to take a trip in the world full of exceptional photos.
2 Yaers Ago, Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 10:50:14