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Good Source of Stock Landscape Plant Imagery?

Started this discussion. Last reply by John A. Denson Apr 3, 2013. 11 Replies

I am assisting my employer with the development of a sales brochure.  They would like to have a section in this brochure that lists the most commonly available/used plants, along with an image. I am…Continue

Opinion on Which Core i7 Processor?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aaron Ramos Jul 25, 2011. 7 Replies

Hello -I will be a second year BLA this fall.  After my laptop crashed on me TWICE this summer (thankfully, being summer it isn't a crisis), I've decided to build a desktop for the first time so I'll…Continue

BLA Grads: What Would You Have Done Differently?

Started this discussion. Last reply by William Sinclair Aug 4, 2010. 23 Replies

Greetings!I will be starting the BLA program at the University of Washington (Seattle) this fall.  I am returning to school as an old fart of 49 for a second career (or third, or fourth, depending on…Continue

 

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John A. Denson replied to April Prey's discussion 'Good Source of Stock Landscape Plant Imagery?'
"Another source for images is Creative Commons. Use their search service to find images you can use commercially. Just be sure to read the license agreements. http://search.creativecommons.org/  "
Apr 3, 2013
Coordinates replied to April Prey's discussion 'Good Source of Stock Landscape Plant Imagery?'
"A good and cost effective way is to Google search for images that you are looking for, and select all those good ones that don't have copyright restrictions. The process might be time consuming, but it will save you the money that you would…"
Mar 12, 2013
Grace Miller replied to April Prey's discussion 'Good Source of Stock Landscape Plant Imagery?'
"if you 'like' archivitamins on facebook, they have hundreds of cut out trees and people. go to their albums and scroll down closer to the bottom, you will see."
Feb 15, 2013
April Prey replied to April Prey's discussion 'Good Source of Stock Landscape Plant Imagery?'
"Hello Katharine: So, to answer the burning question: is it permissible to use Monrovia web photos for lanscape sales materials? It would certainly make such materials much more cost effective for a small business; as I noted above, the botanical…"
Feb 10, 2013
Jan Johnsen replied to April Prey's discussion 'Good Source of Stock Landscape Plant Imagery?'
"April - I will be happy to work with you...I have lots of landscape photos. See some on my blog 'Serenity in the Garden' on blogspot.  or on Pinterest 'Johnsen Landscapes & Pools'   Jan…"
Feb 10, 2013
Katharine Rudnyk replied to April Prey's discussion 'Good Source of Stock Landscape Plant Imagery?'
"Definitely, please give me a shout out.  We are here to help! "
Feb 10, 2013
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Good Source of Stock Landscape Plant Imagery?

I am assisting my employer with the development of a sales brochure.  They would like to have a section in this brochure that lists the most commonly available/used plants, along with an image. I am poking around the internet, but wanted to put the question to you folks as well.  There has to be a way to do this that is more cost effective than paying me to take 100+ photos! See More
Feb 8, 2013
April Prey replied to April Prey's discussion 'Good Source of Stock Landscape Plant Imagery?'
"I have wondered about asking Monrovia...maybe I'll shoot them an email.  After all, it would help them sell more plants.  All they can do is say no. "
Feb 7, 2013
Jonathan P. Williams, RLA replied to April Prey's discussion 'Good Source of Stock Landscape Plant Imagery?'
"Have you thought of contacting Monrovia and asking if you can use there images if you site them in your brochure? Or any other growers for that mater. Also contact Saxon Holt. He is a landscape photographer that has done great work with plants on…"
Feb 7, 2013
April Prey replied to April Prey's discussion 'Good Source of Stock Landscape Plant Imagery?'
"I was hoping for a source where we could actually purchase and use the images in company marketing materials.  I could swear sites like that note the images are copyrighted and owned by the web host or Monrovia.  The larger, more general…"
Feb 6, 2013
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Good Source of Stock Landscape Plant Imagery?

I am assisting my employer with the development of a sales brochure.  They would like to have a section in this brochure that lists the most commonly available/used plants, along with an image. I am poking around the internet, but wanted to put the question to you folks as well.  There has to be a way to do this that is more cost effective than paying me to take 100+ photos! See More
Feb 5, 2013
April Prey replied to Kim Romano's discussion 'Anyone know what the job market is like for an MLA grad?'
"Good luck Kim!  Texas sounds like a blast...I want to do a BBQ tour of the area some day.  That....and spend a week at a bucking bull ranch so I could draw bulls day in and day out. The naysayers seem to have forgotten that you already…"
May 31, 2012
April Prey and Jacob E. Rohde are now friends
May 28, 2012
April Prey replied to Aaron Kraemer's discussion 'Alternative Career Paths'
"Leslie: On a related note....a few months ago I read an interesting article about a study done on college transfer/completion rates.  One surprising find was that a significant number of college students were "transferring down" from…"
May 21, 2012
April Prey replied to Aaron Kraemer's discussion 'Alternative Career Paths'
"A few job posting come through via the university - many from alumni that either work for local firms or started their own design/build.  But what is striking about the ones I see through the university is that the majority of them want 1-3…"
May 20, 2012
April Prey replied to Aaron Kraemer's discussion 'Alternative Career Paths'
"FWIW...in the Seattle area, residential/small commercial design/build is the only thing showing signs of life; those doing this type of work are the only ones displaying any sense of optimism.  Most of the job posting that have been circulated…"
May 19, 2012

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At 2:16pm on April 5, 2012, Heather Smith said…

I just saw the note you had written me a long time ago. haha.

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