Last summer, I tried out a selfie stick because I thought it would be fun. But the one I tried was awful ... I tried everything I could to make it work, and it didn't. So I had to take it back to the store. I'm trying to use Instagram more, so the selfie stick should be super helpful. So I decided to give it another try. This time I did a little more research before I … [Read more...] about My Selfie Stick Experiment – Take 2
Archives for May 2016
Way back in the prehistoric days with Storybook Creator 2, we started managing our digital content. The awesome thing then was that we could add keyword tags to our content to make it easier to find. Then, along came Storybook Creator 3, and suddenly the new content we purchased was already keyword tagged for us! That was amazing! And that's when I stopped worrying so … [Read more...] about Organizing Your Digital Content For Success in Artisan 5
I am playing with Photoshop Elements 13, Gimp and Inkscape right now, for differing reasons. In each of them, I'm trying to create one simple little graphic to replace the header on this site. If I were doing this in Artisan 5, I would have had it done in five minutes. I know those tools and they make sense. But I can't do it in Artisan, because I can't make a transparent … [Read more...] about How Do They Do That?
Yup, the photos aren't the only thing you want to make sure you have backed up. In my last post, I mentioned how I make sure my photos are double backed up for use with Historian. Backing up content and projects for Artisan is a little bit different. Historian is built to protect and save your photos, and has features that help make sure you get that job done. Artisan … [Read more...] about What About Backing Up Artisan Content and Projects?
Backup is probably the #1 highest priority I have when it comes to my photos. As I mentioned in my post earlier this week, having good backups (that's plural for a reason), is imperative. No computer hard drive lasts forever, and no operating system is infallible. For years, I've suggested to anyone using Historian (or Memory Manager) that using the Shadow Copy feature … [Read more...] about Some Best Practices For Backing Up Your Photos