2 Ways to Win at ‘Tag’ and Stop Playing ‘Hide and Seek’

2 Ways to Win at Tag and Stop Playing Hide and Seek Keywords are tools to make digital content searchable and accessible for everyone (think hashtags, SEO, and labels). By giving a photo or album simple and consistent tags like ‘athletics’, you make it easier for a coach to find photos for a team [...]

By |2018-03-22T16:59:20+00:00March 20th, 2018|Photography Tips, Vidigami Best Practices|0 Comments

Share Slideshows through Digital Displays with Rise Vision

Share Slideshows through Digital Displays with Rise Vision Digital displays are a great way to push out content to staff, students, and visitors around campus, like at the reception, in the hallways, or as a kiosk for an admissions event. There are lots of digital signage content management systems that suit every budget [...]

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 [...]

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 |2018-01-04T11:24:52+00:00December 1st, 2016|Creativity, Photography Tips|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 [...]

By |2018-02-22T13:58:14+00:00March 25th, 2016|Partners, Photography Tips|0 Comments

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 |2018-01-04T11:24:52+00:00March 18th, 2016|Photography Tips|0 Comments

Creating the Perfect Present: 5 Memorable Gift Ideas

Finding the perfect present for anyone, no matter how well you know them, can be a huge task. Having that gift be a complimenting balance of great, creative, sentimental and useful is another challenge entirely. Once you add “homemade” into the mix, it can most definitely be the cause for a lot of stress [...]

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 |2018-01-04T11:24:52+00:00November 24th, 2015|Archiving, Photography Tips|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 |2018-01-04T11:24:53+00:00December 4th, 2014|Photography Tips|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 |2018-02-22T14:34:10+00:00July 22nd, 2014|Photography Tips|0 Comments