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Employee Recognition: Amie Barder

Here at Scrollmotion, I’m constantly surprised by the resourcefulness and ingenuity of the brilliant team members I work with. One such person is our very own Director of Customer Success, Amie Barder. On the strength of praise she received on our #shoutitout Slack channel, Amie was deemed by peers and management as worthy of a…

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Giving credit where credit is due.

Changing the world is easy. Just hire the smartest, most talented visionaries you can find and let them work their magic. Well, it’s a little trickier than that, but great people really are the core of our success here at Scrollmotion. We’re lucky enough to have some of the industry’s most talented designers, engineers, and…

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A Conversation with Ami Vitale

Ami Vitale, best known for her international news and cultural documentation, has been praised as a humane and empathetic storyteller. She has received recognition for her work from World Press Photo, the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), International Photos of the Year, Photo District News, and the Society of American Travel Writers, among others. Recently,…

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A Conversation with Ira Block

Ira Block is an internationally renowned documentary photographer, lecturer, and workshop leader who has produced over 30 stories for the National Geographic magazine and its affiliates. Ira’s unique vision and outstanding lighting skills have made him the “go-to photographer” for complex assignments such as shooting ancient Greek artifacts, dinosaur fossils, and Peruvian mummies. He taught the…

A Conversation with Karla Gachet

Photographer and journalist Karla Gachet was born in Quito, Ecuador. After studying at San Jose State University, she returned to her homeland to practice photojournalism. In 2007 she went freelance to work on long-term, book-length photo essays, many of which she created in collaboration with her husband, Ivan Kashinsky. Her Ingage story is a personal…

Present Like a Pro: 5 Tips for Nailing Your Next iPad Presentation

Over the years I’ve presented on iPad a lot. Like, a LOT. I’ve had great success with it but I’ve had plenty of spectacular failures, too. So here are some best practices to spare you my often painful learning curve. Once you create your sweet Ingage story, here’s how to keep the magic going as…

A Conversation with David Liittschwager

Freelance photographer David Liittschwager worked as an assistant to both Richard Avedon and Mary Ellen Mark. Today Liittschwager lectures and shows his work around the world in both fine art and natural history contexts. He is a contributing photographer to National Geographic, Scientific American, Audubon and other magazines. His photographs have been exhibited at major…

Our Modern Storytellers

We are in the age of photography’s democratization. Every one of us is now a relentless documentarian, preserving the elusive moments of our lives. “Stay, this moment—you are so fair,” said Virginia Woolf, and we whip out our iPhones to prove to posterity that it is fair, or rather was. The clock is ticking, the…

A Lesson in Doing Whatever it Takes to Close the Deal

Here’s a lesson from a past life that has really stuck with me; a lesson in doing whatever it takes to get your product out the door. Or, how a three-day business trip can turn into eight weeks of nonstop coding. My first job was at a company called MicroMuse. We were building a software…

High School Satire Never Gets Old

By Josh Koppel, Scrollmotion Founder and Chief Creative Officer You know that saying, when one door closes, another one opens? The breakthrough of Ingage came out of a lackluster meeting at Apple a few years ago. But the idea for the app actually came out of a much earlier defeat—a political one, with me running…

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