Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Free Photo Editing Stuff. Because I Heart Proving Meanie Prof Wrong.

In response to the CM MANIFESTO, the otherwise infallible Meanest Professor Ever sez, "Not everyone has access to photo alteration technology."

A-hem.

Allow me to present: a buttload of free online photo editors.

So, will you use your newfound powers for good, or for awesome? (I hope the answer is for awesome.)

p.s. If you have a penchant for crappy graphics (like the crappy brown now being used for the site--what the hell???), I hope you will consider glitter graphics. Yeah, now that's class!

10 comments:

  1. There's also GIMP, which is similar to Photoshop but free. I use that because I'm not quite artsy enough to pay out the ass for PS, but just artsy enough to need software.

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  2. Not only that, but there is totally free slidecasting, free video and audio recording/editing software, free photo hosting, free tools like wikis...the list goes on. Encourage your students to use AdBlock to avoid seeing the ads that littler most free sites.

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  3. I'm sorry about the graphics. I don't know a great deal about them and I'm doing my best.

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  4. Fab Sun, actually, I think your graphics are great. This afternoon's poopy brown was...different. ;)

    If the site gets too slick, it'll lose its air of "we don't REALLY care," which is appropriate at a site about misery.

    That said, if you have something specific you need help with, email me. In addition to a well-used snark rifle, I have mad design skillz. (And Photoshop.)

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  5. Yo Snark - consider me a total coding moron (although I can seriously rock a FACS). Can you tell me in "freshman-college-student-level" terms how to do embedded links?? Wait...I can speak above grunting...make that sophmore/junior-level terms...

    Or if you don't know, can anyone else help a chica out?

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  6. Hi Beth, you just need a little HTML salt. You need to enter in an anchor link:

    <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/">This is what will be underlined </a>

    This looks like this when it is published: This is what will be underlined

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  7. Beth, if you're asking about how to do it in a Blogger post: Type your normal text. Mark what text you want to be linked. Select the Blogger icon that looks like a planet with an infinity sign for a hat. An http:// box will pop up. Put the web address in there.

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  8. Mike & Suzy: Thanks!!

    So, um, I learned my 1 thing for today. Can I have a margarita and take a nap now?

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  9. I'll take one, too. On the rocks, with salt.

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  10. very nice free photo editing software software i am useing this one thanks

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