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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…

Looking Back on an Amazing Year

I’m Alan Braun, the CEO here at Scrollmotion. This month marks my one-year anniversary at the company, and here are some surprising lessons I’ve learned in the past year. Lesson #1: You need more than great product. Before Scrollmotion I was at Apple, which is where I met Josh Koppel from this company. In mid-2015…

How a Little Idea Became a Big Deal

Hey there. I’m Josh, founder and Chief Creative Officer here at Scrollmotion, Ingage’s parent company. To kick off this blog series, I thought I’d tell you a little about where Ingage came from and where we see it going. The idea for Ingage started in a conference room in Cupertino, born out of the ashes…

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