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STYLD
STYLD
08:07 20 Nov 19
I use Sydney Webwise for all my digital creative requirements and am always highly impressed by the standards.
Alyce Biggs
Alyce Biggs
16:56 16 Oct 19
I have been working with Sarah for the past 4 -5 years, I absolutely love her passion, energy and manner. She really cares about her clients and delivers great results and site performance. Sarah and her team go above and beyond.read more
Jiraporn Taveeapiradeebuntip
Jiraporn Taveeapiradeebuntip
00:25 24 Sep 19
We have been looking for a web designer to take on a challenging custom build project for a long time. After being rejected by several other companies due to the complexibility of the build we were super lucky to finally have found Sarah from Webwise. Sarah was extremely good to work with as she actually listened to our needs and what we would like to achieve with our new website in regards to design and the custom personalisation part of our products. No challenge was to much for Sarah and the team and the outcome exceeded our expectation by far! The whole process was very organised and the communication could have not been any better. We can highly recommend Webwise to anyone with full confident you are in good hands. We are very thankful and looking forward to work with Webwise again in the near future.read more
Element Building Projects
Element Building Projects
03:48 04 Sep 19
We have worked with Sarah and her team at Sydney Webwise for several years and keep coming back to them because they are simply amazing! Sarah really gets us. She is super patient, extremely responsive, really pleasant to deal with and she genuinely cares about producing a great result for us. We've worked on creating and improving numerous websites and digital and other marketing material with Sarah and her team, and we highly recommend Sydney Webwise if you are looking for someone to deliver results with a unique and personal approach. Her team will give you honest and genuine advice that aligns with effective and creative web & digital marketing strategies. Thanks Sydney Webwise!read more
Illetes Swim
Illetes Swim
03:53 30 Aug 19
Would highly recommend the Webwise team for their dedication and support whilst launching our website and online shop. Could not thank them enough for all the hard work they put in for us. They give after support too so you are not left after without assistance, very professional and committed team, Wish you all the best and hopefully work together soon again :)read more
Lee Lucas
Lee Lucas
00:07 15 Aug 19
Have worked with Sarah for almost 10 years and can not recommend her enough. Sarah has some awesome ideas and the ability to make you look elite! Her portfolio of clients shows. High class professionalism!read more
Naomi Brand
Naomi Brand
00:39 12 Mar 19
Sarah at Webwise is amazing at what she does! I would recommend her to anyone looking to create amazing websites! Her knowledge, expertise and thinking outside the box is second to none.read more
Ben De Jonk
Ben De Jonk
08:56 24 Oct 18
I have dealt with Sarah now for all my hosting and website requirements for the last few years and she has always delivered great ideas and designed fantastic websites. I know the most difficult thing with my business is I am so busy and don’t have time to do the research. With Sarah I gave her my ideas verbally and some competitors in the area and she did the rest coming up with a great modern designed website. I would have no hesitation in recommending webwise for anyone looking for a great modern and affordable website. Keep up the good work!!read more
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25 Aug Where to get great imagery for your website

A picture paints a thousands words, or so the old adage goes.

Images can tell a story in a quick glimpse more than endless paragraphs on a page. This is even up by data that shows 90 per cent of information transmitted to the brain is visual, and visuals are processed 60,000 times faster in the brain than text.

Online, visuals are even more important. Research has found 46 per cent of people say a website’s design is the number one criterion for discerning the credibility of a company.

 

They create an emotional connection and gain user confidence.

We can assist in advising you what will work best for your brand and your budget.

We have photographers on hand that can take professional photos of you, your staff, your products, office, venue etc….

There is also so many great resources available to get stock images if you are looking for more generic imagery.

IM Free

IM FREE  is a free resource from IM Creator and the images are free for you to use under the Creative Commons license.  We really like a lot of the photos here as they give a sense of realism and authenticity.  IM Free categorizes the images by collections / categories, such as ambient, arts & music, business, black & white, cityscape, education, fashion & beauty, foods & drinks, inspirations, lifestyles, nature, occupations, people, technology, etc.

professional image for websites - Unsplash

Unsplash is a website that gives you 10 free, high resolution photos every 10 days. Once you visit the website, there are almost an endless number of beautiful and professionally taken photos for you to use, absolutely for free. Just keep scrolling down and you can use them as you wish. You should also read the licensing note just so you understand how you should use the images under Creative Commons

 

 

 

 

Public Domain Archive – offers a one-stop-shop for finding free public domain images

Creative Commons – free images on several third-party sites, including Google Images, Wikimedia Commons, Flickr and Pixabay.

picjumbo – Totally free images for commercial and personal works

 

 

professional image for websites - getty images

Getty Images has a very big selection of paid images with over 24 million in their database.  Amongst all the paid images provider, we like Getty the most.  They’re not the cheapest, but that’s for good reasons as their images are very commercial (meaning they work very well for all kinds of businesses).

 

 

 

 

Istock – Reasonably priced, Millions of royalty free images – One of the largest stock imagery sites – Run by Getty but prices much more reasonable.

Dreamstime – The worlds largest selection of images – Reasonably priced

123RF – Very reasonably priced.

 

professional image for websites - shutterstock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shutterstock has one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of photo, icon and vector images (over 28 million).  They offer package deals and also monthly subscriptions so that you can download as many images as you like during the subscription period. A drawback of Shutterstock is that some images are priced on the premium end.  However, they do offer one of the best quality images that are exclusive to them, so in our mind, this definitely helps justify their pricing.

Super Famous – Geological, biological and aerial photography from from Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter.

New Old Stock Photos – Vintage photos from public archives. Completely free of known copyright restrictions.

Little Visuals – Free email newsletter. Sends weekly batches of 7 gorgeous photos.

Death to Stock Photos – Free monthly stock photos. (Credit: Brian Pohuski)

Gratiso Photography – Free collection of stock photos.

Refe Photos –  A collection of natural looking and modern photo.  Free photos for personal or commercial projects

Wellcome Images – Thousands years of visual culture availabile for use.

 

 

Helpful Tools

Pixlr – Pixlr is like a free, online version of Photoshop.

Scoop Shoot – Need photos from around town? ScoopShoot lets you hire people around town to take photos with their phones.

Colour Lovers – Have difficulty choosing which colours to use? Colour Lovers has literally millions of colour palettes created by users that are ready for you to use.

Placeit – An incredible website. Just drag and drop screenshots and it will generate shots of your screenshot in realistic environments.