Vector Graphics – easy edits

Graphic design is everywhere, and most people don’t even realize. A vector is a form of graphic design, as these images are created digitally using vectors. This post will describe what exactly vectors are, and what they can be used for.

Vector graphics are created using geometric and mathematical equations, most often in the form of lines, points and shapes.  They are drawn using vector software such as Adobe Illustrator. Because they are created without using grids or pixels, they are easily resized.

Vector graphics can be used for a whole range of posts. Primarily, they are most used for informative pieces or pieces that work best without personification. Vector graphics are also useful for editing, for example, a vector of a blackboard or whiteboard can be modified to include any text you need, (this of course, depends on the license you got for the image).

Blank vector graphic of greeting card

Blank vectors can easily be edited to contain text

More and more, companies and websites are using vector graphics to illustrate their ideas and their content. While photographs are important and worthwhile, there are limitations. Perhaps there is something you wish to convey for which there does not exist an appropriate photo. Or maybe you don’t want your post to be associated with a particular image.

Vector graphics are wholly adaptable, easy to post across all social networks, for print and online. They can be resized without losing quality or detail as they do not pixelate. For this reason, stock vectors exist. Economically, the cost of hiring a graphic designer to create bespoke vectors for every piece of content you wish to post is high. Similarly, it may be difficult to obtain full copyright for those images. Vector images from stock image companies provide the answer you need.

Vector images from stock image companies provide you with clear and defined outlines of what you can and cannot do to each and every image. There is no grey area in terms of ownership, and you can obtain them easily, hassle-free and without a lengthy wait.

Check out our vector image collection now and see what we mean!

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