Tag: headshots

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Three years, 2 months, and 25 days ago, we started the Venus 1500 blog to help you get the most out of your Daktronics display. This will be our 143rd post overall, and each post provided you with tips and tricks for using your display, creating content, planning ad campaigns, showed you how to utilize shortcuts ...

Headshots: Harrisburg Students at Work

Not too long ago, we focused one of our posts on creating headshots. Not long after, we received some headshot footage from Harrisburg High School, located in Harrisburg, SD. Harrisburg’s students put their creativity and skills to the test for this one, and we think they passed with flying colors. As you can see in ...

Importing & Creating Headshots Revisited

We receive a lot of phone calls and questions about how to import pictures of people, particularly headshots, onto displays and actually have them look good.

Create Headshots, Not Mugshots

  When families and friends attend a high school game, they love watching their athlete’s headshot pop up on the display. It’s the student-athlete’s 10 seconds of fame, where all eyes are on them, so you’ll want to make these personal and fun. We sat down with our supervisor of our Creative Services’ digital artists, ...

Creating Outstanding Headshots in Content Studio with an Online Photo Editor

This will be our final post in the series about creating a headshot that will draw audience attention to your message. Today we are going to look at how to resize and crop for the best results using a combination of the online photo editor Pixlr and the Venus 1500 Content Studio. Use Pixlr to ...

Importing Headshots – Cropping and/or Resizing

Last week, we talked about choosing a picture without a busy background and possibly blurring the background or putting a text box over the top. You may have noticed that when I imported the picture into Venus 1500 Content Studio, I also cropped a portion of it. Today we will be using the same example ...

Importing Headshots with Busy Backgrounds

Today we’ll talk about importing headshots using Venus®1500 software. Use the Right Photo for Your Message In outdoor advertising, we are limited to 2-3 seconds to grab the driver’s attention, and then deliver the message in as few words as possible. So, if possible, don’t choose a detailed picture for your ad like the one ...