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I think we can all agree that imagery can make or break a website. Compelling images draw us in and support the site's call to action. Low quality, pointless, unappealing images are an instant turn off. Remember that first time visitors will give your site 5-20 seconds before clicking away and your imagery is what makes that decision. But what are the technical and conceptual keys to a good photo, illustration or image? Here are my top ten tips, based on over 20 years of building websites and marketing collateral:
That's just the tip of the iceberg as far as web imagery goes but I hope you'll find it useful and thought provoking. I'd love to hear your ideas too, feel free to add them to the Comments below. Thanks for your time and here's to making a better web for everyone.
Ame Stanko is the web developer/designer/graphic artist/geek behind Pixel Lava Interactive and has created hundreds of websites since she ventured on to the interwebs in 1997.
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As the owner of Pixel Lava Interactive I've helped hundreds of small businesses and nonprofits with websites, graphic design and more. I hope you'll find this blog full of useful information.
~ Ame Stanko