It's time to begin with our very first and long-time media resource on the Internet—images. Images are not only a requirement that a site builder needs to meet according to some spec, but rather they should be thought of from the ground up when designing a website.
On the web, a picture really is worth a thousand words (if not more) as they contribute to a website's lively look and feel. Can you think of Facebook without images? Instagram is a billion dollar venture based solely on taking images and sharing them with your peers. Pinterest is another good example of taking a concept such as bookmarks, adding some eye-candy images to it, and there's another startup for you.
In this chapter we will cover: