A Cyberpilgrim's List of Web 2.0 Tools for Ministry


Tool: Compfight

A picture is worth 1,000 words!  Yes, we’ve often heard this.  And with tools like Compfight, you can find images on Flickr that have been released under a creative commons license .  You can quickly locate images without having to gain explicit permission from the image owner.

The following video is a tutorial about the Compfight tool – How to Use!

Dave Foord, takes the harvesting of photo’s a step further. He talks about using another service called ImageStamper which then records which images are used and when, and most importantly what the license agreement was at the time (in case someone on Flickr changes their license agreement at a later date).

Applications for Ministry:

  • When involving students in creating any of their digital projects, here is a tool to help them find images that are under a creative commons license.  Here is an opportunity for you to mentor them in being copyright savvy!
  • Once you have images that you like, you can use them for your presentations, blogs, websites and more.

If you are looking for additional information about this tool, visit Amy’s blog for – Image Finding Tool: Compfight.

If you like the idea of easily locating creative commons images, click the “Like” button.

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