Public Image

New source of free images

The Centre for Aging Better has launched an image library. Photos in the library, which depict older people in non-stereotypical ways, are available to download for free.

They say;

We’ve created the first free library showing positive and realistic images of over 50s in a bid to challenge negative and stereotypical views of older age. The photos show a more realistic depiction of ageing – to help tackle ageism and challenge the idea that all older people are frail and vulnerable. The library, which contains over 3,000 images and is regularly updated, offers journalists, organisations and individuals a wide selection of images.

Photos in the library are free for use across your presentations and websites, and they cover themes related to ageing such as health, homes and employment. You can access a preview of our image library below. You can also download our simple guide to using the image library and guidance around commissioning age-positive images.

Middle aged man relaxing outdoors

The library is available at https://ageing-better.org.uk/news/age-positive-image-library-launched

Pixabay

Another good source of free images is https://pixabay.com but be careful on this site, the library of free images is interspersed with paid-for images from iStock photo

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Marketing Expertise

From 1220 (South Yorks & East Mid’s ) Public Image Chair, John Stamp

Today Chair of Public Image John Stamp  attended a marketing strategy and planning session with Jackie Cook, and Director of CQ Marketing (Rotherham) which delivers marketing expertise and training across West and South Yorkshire to small and medium enterprise businesses.

John is seeking to develop his marketing  knowledge to help the 67 Clubs across this Rotary District of Derbyshire, Leicestershire Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Staffordshire continue to inform their communities about Rotary in a contemporary way.

Jackie Cook and John Stamp

Jackie and John worked on Rotary public Image in the 21st century developing an outline role requirement and strategic objectives with an emphasis on communicating with people of 18-45 years.

Thank you to Kate Grosvenor at Sassy HQ Attercliffe who hosted our session.

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