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Free Elements Part 2

Free Elements Part 2
A Creative COW Feature


Free Elements 2 by Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith
Savvy Productions, Inc.
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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Love the words free, freebie and no cost? Stephen Smith’s Free Elements 2 will show you where to find high quality freebies, such as free video and photo stock footage and free design help aids. Elevate your next project without breaking the bank.

 
Love the words free, freebie and no cost? Check out Stephen Smith’s newest menu of great sites to find free video and photo stock footage, plus some free design help aids. The high quality freebies served up below can help your next project without breaking the bank.


 

Motion Loops                          

Looking for some motion backgrounds for your next project? Be sure to check out Motion Loops, especially because they offer a free motion background every week. Just register for their e-mail subscription to receive a new link to a download page each week.

Motion Loops



 

Movie Tools                                 

In need of free Lower Thirds, Studio Animations (virtual sets) or even motion backgrounds? Movie Tools will hook you up with enough freebies to satisfy your needs. This site doesn’t require any registration to download.

Movie Tools



 

Stock Footage for Free                       

Stock Footage for Free is a web site created by Footage Firm. (Another great site for freebies) This site provides a lot of free HD & SD stock footage from around the world. This site is a great resource for finding video clips you need, and did I mention every one of them is free? All you have to do is login.

Stock Footage for Free




 



 

123 Royalty Free                                

123RF has over 3.3 million royalty free stock photos and they are willing to give you a sample. Registered users can download a ton of free web images. And if that isn’t enough, you get a free credit when you become a registered member.

123 Royalty Free



 

Crestock                                               

Crestock will give you a great reason to log on to their site every day. This site offers a freebie everyday. Their photos are high in quality and very useful, so don’t delay claiming your free image today.

Crestock



 

Dreamstime                                               

You’ll feel like you’ve hit the mother load of free photos when you log onto Dreamstime. This site offers well over 100 free photos that can be downloaded at your leisure. And you can have access to these freebies just for signing up.

 
Dreamstime




 



 

Free Vectors                       

Whether you need vector images for your print layout or television spot this is a great resource. FreeVectors.net is an excellent place to get some free vector art and graphics. No registration is necessary and the majority of the vector images can be used commercially.

 


Free Vectors

 

PSD Free Bee                           

This site has a few free Photoshop documents that can be helpful. Just look at some of the samples below to see if these images will be of help. These can also be helpful for your website.

 
PSD Free Bee



Web Design Blog                        

Don’t let the name Web Design Blog fool you; this site can be very helpful for those in the video industry as well. This blog has a massive amount of free vector graphics amongst other great resources. And massive is not an overstatement. This is a very useful site that will be worth visiting frequently.


Web Design Blog




                



 

Every content creator should be on the look out for assets that up the value of their content. This list has been created to help accelerate the “looking” process. And to make things better, this list contains free elements.

If you loved the sites above, then be sure to check out Free Elements Part 1. This article will provide 10 amazing web pages that provide must have freebies. So if you love the word free, don’t delay.

 

 


About Stephen Smith
Stephen graduated from college with a bachelor's degree in Multimedia Communications Technology. "I picked the degree because it had the longest name," says Stephen. Since then, he's gone on to produce internationally distributed DVDs, some in 21 different languages. As a producer and lead editor at Savvy Productions, he has won over a dozen awards using Final Cut. Stephen got fed up with boring training books he could never get through, and decided to make this DVD to save others from the same fate.

 

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