“Leader of the Pack” book giveaway to newsletter subscribers Promotions 

“Leader of the Pack” book giveaway to newsletter subscribers

What can you learn from the “Leader of the Pack”? The Dead Pixels Society is happy to team up with Matt Sweetwood to offer a chance at a free copy of this memoir, “Leader of the Pack.” The book has garnered numerous five-star reviews on Amazon and has topped the “self-help” category listing. You know Matt as the former president... Read More
SmugMug announces plan to buy Flickr News Opinion Press releases 

SmugMug announces plan to buy Flickr

In a move that surprised, well, hardly anyone, SmugMug, the popular family-owned photo sharing and storage site, has announced it will purchase pioneering photo-sharing site Flickr for an undisclosed sum. Flickr will continue to operate as a separate service, although Flickr users will have to agree to SmugMug’s terms of service by May 25th. Flickr users shouldn’t expect major changes,... Read More
ProMaster releases unplugged wireless lighting New Products Press releases 

ProMaster releases unplugged wireless lighting

ProMaster Unplugged monolights are remote-triggered and battery-powered; unburdening photographers from a tangle of cords FAIRFIELD, CT – APRIL 19, 2018: ProMaster, a leading brand in high-quality accessories for still photography and videography, announces a new product family that brings wireless, portable lighting to photographers packed with an array of exciting features. ProMaster Unplugged is made up of five monolights that... Read More
Venus Optics announces four new and unique lenses in development New Products Press releases 

Venus Optics announces four new and unique lenses in development

All 4 lenses will make their debut in the coming Beijing P&E Imaging Fair Anhui China, Apr 20, 2018 – Venus Optics, the camera lenses manufacturer who had previously launched a number of unique Laowa camera lenses, is proud to announce 4 new and unique lenses. Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Laowa 17mm... Read More
Phase One releases Capture One 11.1 Press releases Updates 

Phase One releases Capture One 11.1

Update Provides New Resource Hub, Expanded Camera Support and Improved Workflow COPENHAGEN, Apr. 19, 2018 – Phase One, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-end digital camera systems, today released Capture One 11.1, a feature release to the industry’s premier RAW conversion and image editing software. The release enhances the Capture One user experience, through a new support platform and functionality... Read More
Rylo adds 180° mode, Bluetooth remote capture, and motion blur Press releases Updates 

Rylo adds 180° mode, Bluetooth remote capture, and motion blur

An updated version of the Rylo app for iPhone and Android is available now Rylo, the 360-degree camera company, made the following announcements: 180° Recording Mode Record in 180º mode for higher video resolution from Rylo’s front lens. Perfect for any activity in which one lens is blocked or Rylo is chest-mounted (e.g. mountain biking). Bluetooth Remote Capture & Photo Timer... Read More
LexJet debuts latex-compatible poster paper, fabric options New Products Press releases 

LexJet debuts latex-compatible poster paper, fabric options

LexJet posted two press releases for new media, posted below: Introducing: Latex-compatible LexJet Satin Poster Paper SARASOTA, FLA. – LexJet is pleased to introduce a new option for industrial-level HP Latex print operators, LexJet Satin Poster Paper. For latex print operators running high-volume jobs, this all new poster paper offers a cost-effective, quality option, particularly for HP Latex 3000 and 3500 machines.... Read More
Ricoh releases API and SDK for RICOH THETA Plug-in Partner Program Press releases Updates 

Ricoh releases API and SDK for RICOH THETA Plug-in Partner Program

TOKYO, April 19, 2018 – In advance of unveiling its overall RICOH THETA Plug-in Partner Program, Ricoh has released core assets that will enable Android™ developers to begin creating plug-ins immediately for the RICOH THETA V camera. These consist of an application program interface (API) and software development kit (SDK)—including a sample plug-in project—allowing third parties to develop plug-ins that... Read More
#LiveIRL with Canon U.S.A.’s new IVY mini photo printer New Products Press releases 

#LiveIRL with Canon U.S.A.’s new IVY mini photo printer

With the Push of a Smartphone Button through the Canon Mini Print App(1), Print Creative 2×3 Photos and Stickers in Seconds MELVILLE, N.Y., April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today’s consumers are increasingly looking for unique ways to seamlessly blend their personal online brand and real-life persona. With internet users having an average of seven social media accounts², products that support connections... Read More
GoPro launches camera trade-up program for HERO6 Black and Fusion Cameras Press releases Promotions 

GoPro launches camera trade-up program for HERO6 Black and Fusion Cameras

Send in Any Older-Generation GoPro – or Any Other Digital Camera – and Receive $50 off HERO6 Black and $100 off Fusion at GoPro.com SAN MATEO, Calif., April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) today announced the launch of its camera Trade-Up program, offering users in the United States the ability to trade up from any previous-generation GoPro, or any other... Read More
Print Refinery inspires the next photo specialty retail concept Marketing Sponsored post 

Print Refinery inspires the next photo specialty retail concept

At the IPI Member Network Conference last summer, we had the chance to talk to IPI’s Ron Mohney, executive director, and Brenda DiVincenzo, director of member success, about The Print Refinery. As regular readers know, the Print Refinery is a licensed branded retail solution for the photo specialty channel. IPI has monthly webinars to discuss the opportunity with potential members.... Read More
Zebra Instant brings printing to chatbots Feature News 

Zebra Instant brings printing to chatbots

Zebra Instant is a new print-focused photo company taking aim at one of the big inhibitors to mobile photo printing: Convenience. The Venice Beach, Calif., company uses bots and SMS technology to break barriers to mobile printing. Zebra was founded by Anton Pereiaslavtsev, an I.T. and finance professional, Alexey Bizikin and a software developer and a math wiz along with Chris... Read More
photokina 2018: high exhibitor demand Events Press releases 

photokina 2018: high exhibitor demand

Five months prior to the start of the 35th edition of photokina on 26 September 2018, the organisers are expecting every single exhibitor space in the halls in Cologne to be filled. Leading companies of the industry like Arri, Canon, Cewe, DJI, Epson, Fujifilm, Kodak Alaris, Leica, Manfrotto, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Profoto, Sigma, Sony, Tamron and Zeiss have already secured... Read More
Opinion: Blockchain, not cryptocurrency, will be the engine of imaging value News Opinion 

Opinion: Blockchain, not cryptocurrency, will be the engine of imaging value

The buzz about cryptocurrency hasn’t escaped the photo industry, as we’ve seen several attempts from companies to adapt their businesses to this economic model. As we’ve seen, Eastman Kodak Co. made the news with its partnership WENN Digital to unveil KODAKCoin, a cryptocurrency based on professional photography. Details are just now being released, which shed some light on the details of... Read More
Activist shareholder alleges Xerox CEO sought unauthorized Fujifilm merger News 

Activist shareholder alleges Xerox CEO sought unauthorized Fujifilm merger

Activist shareholder Darwin Deason has filed a lawsuit alleging Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson disregarded board directives to pursue the merger of Xerox with Fuji Xerox, according to Reuters. In January, Fujifilm Holdings and Xerox inked a $6.1 billion deal to combine the U.S. company into their existing joint venture, Fuji Xerox, but the announcement met with resistance from Deason and Carl... Read More
Fujifilm launches new compact inkjet printer “Frontier DE100” New Products Press releases 

Fujifilm launches new compact inkjet printer “Frontier DE100”

FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) launches the compact inkjet printer “Frontier DE100 (DE100)” for shops providing photo print services on April 16, 2018. DE100 achieves high-quality prints through a combination of newly developed ink and a high-resolution inkjet head. Fujifilm has been providing a range of new services including photo prints from smartphones which the demand is growing recently, “Shuffle... Read More
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