Finalsite School – Holton-Arms’ Director of Digital Media talks media resource management, and why a school-centric solution makes a difference

For families, capturing school memories is as easy as the click of a button. But that's just one step in making them last. One of the biggest challenges school staff are faced with is centralizing these moments in order to make them usable and searchable through the years. Whether they're photos, artwork or video [...]

Publish Slideshows with Finalsite Composer

Using the Finalsite platform to publish your school website? With the latest release of Version 4.2.11, Vidigami is bringing you a new way to publicly and privately share your best photos from one secure place. Now, you can update photos organized in group sets and directly share them as slideshows outside of Vidigami. Using public [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|How To's: Photos, Vidigami Best Practices, Vidigami Partners|0 Comments

Get Creative this Holiday Season and 2017

Christmas is just around the corner, we're all out and about shopping for gifts, decorating and getting ready for a brand new year. With hundreds of great pictures collected by students, their families, and school staff combined, the possibilities are endless when we start thinking of how to creatively transform digital content into long-lasting mementos. [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Creativity, How To's: Photos|0 Comments

How Southridge School Used Photos to Strengthen Their Community

As a media-savvy independent school, Southridge had a photo-archiving system that worked well. School events were well documented through photos and other media, and there were plenty of photos of all the students. While the photo-management system allowed Southridge to store and sort thousands of photos, the school lacked an effective way of sharing them [...]

3 Tips to Efficiently Manage Your Time, and Your Family’s

Organizing your family and running a household is like a train: maintaining all the cogs and gears to keep it chugging, ensuring it doesn’t derail, all while keeping everyone in line so they don’t miss their “stop.” It can make anyone want to blow their top. If the train metaphor got you side-tracked and therefore [...]

By | March 18th, 2016|How To's: Photos|0 Comments

Want to Take Pictures Like the Pros?

A Beginner’s Guide to Taking Better Photos: Photo Composition 101 Sure, photography is an art, but a few basic tools can help you improve the quality of any photo you take. We asked our in-house Vidigami professional photographer to share some of her best tips on photo composition. Read on to get her top four [...]

By | November 24th, 2015|Archiving, How To's: Photos|0 Comments

The Importance of Setting the Date and Time on Your Digital Camera

Repeat after me, “I promise to set the date and time on my camera”. Read on as to why I think everyone should take this pledge. One fairly large aspect of my role as the Web and AV Services Manager is processing the wealth of photographs that we receive from various Southridge events and [...]

By | December 4th, 2014|How To's: Photos|1 Comment

How to transfer a video on a computer to your iPad or iPhone?

In order to transfer your video to your Apple device, you have to import it into iTunes. 1. Connect your iPad or iPhone device to your computer using an USB cable 2. Open the iTunes application 3. Go to the “File” menu, and choose one of the following options, depending on your computer system: If [...]

By | July 22nd, 2014|How To's: Photos|0 Comments

Engaging School Parents as Vidigami Ambassadors

When parents are the driving force behind Vidigami at their school, the results are incredible. Parents are essential to Vidigami schools, and when they contribute their wonderful passion, commitment, and beautiful photos, the broader school community reaps the benefits. Recently, a private Vidigami training session was held for parents at the Crofton House School in Vancouver, BC. [...]

By | December 11th, 2013|How To's: Photos, Vidigami Best Practices|0 Comments