iMemories returns to founders in purchase from Shutterfly Feature News 

iMemories returns to founders in purchase from Shutterfly

The industry’s largest recent acquisition – Shutterfly buying Lifetouch – created waves and, in the case of iMemories, new opportunities. The former Lifetouch segment was sold back to its founder, Mark Rukavina, and longtime executive Steve Krell, who are looking to expand the business dramatically. The Dead Pixels Society recently talked with Rukavina about the divestment and the future of... Read More
Simplified UI accelerates Phase One Cultural Heritage Digitization New Products Press releases Updates 

Simplified UI accelerates Phase One Cultural Heritage Digitization

COPENHAGEN, Jun. 21, 2018 – Phase One today announced enhancements to its Cultural Heritage digitization tools portfolio. “Slipstream” is a simplified user interface for Phase One Cultural Heritage solutions, making image capture extremely easy for non-trained operators. “PPI Assist” facilitates easy and precise positioning of a Phase One iXG Camera System to capture at a defined resolution, on any copy stand. The improvements show Phase... Read More
Photomyne raises $5 million Series A News 

Photomyne raises $5 million Series A

FinSMEs reports Photomyne, the innovative photo scanning and organizing app for iOS and Android, has raised $5 million in Series A funding led by Luxembourg’s Maor, a co-investment tech fund from Philippe Guez and Eric Elalouf, with participation from Israeli investors and others The Tel Aviv-based company intends to use the funds to expand its 16-person team and scale the business in... Read More
Update to Skylum’s Aurora HDR 2018 brings new tools, faster performance, Loupedeck+ integration Press releases Updates 

Update to Skylum’s Aurora HDR 2018 brings new tools, faster performance, Loupedeck+ integration

Aurora HDR 2018 now up to 2x and 4x faster on MacOS and Windows computers, respectively, and compatible with the brand-new Loupedeck+ photo editing console Bellevue, WA – June 20, 2018 — Skylum Software today released the latest update to its award-winning photo editing software, Aurora HDR, bringing improved performance, new features, and updated tools to both MacOS and Windows... Read More
Lomography announces Kickstarter campaign for Diana Instant camera Crowdfunding New Products Press releases 

Lomography announces Kickstarter campaign for Diana Instant camera

Shake off expectations and let the Diana Instant Square fill your frame with unpredictable beauty. There’s no re-take, no post-production polishing — only the lo-fi magic of the original Diana sprinkled on square format instant film. Lomography’s latest invention electrifies your life with spontaneity, freedom and mesmerizing analogue creativity. It dares you to trust your instincts — to embrace imperfection... Read More
Jilted Fujifilm seeking $1 billion in damages from failed merger News 

Jilted Fujifilm seeking $1 billion in damages from failed merger

CNN Money reports Japan’s Fujifilm Holdings Corp. is seeking more than $1 billion in damages from Xerox in district court in New York, over the failed Fuji Xerox merger. The amount is significantly higher than the $183 million termination fee built in to the deal. Fujifilm filed the following notice: Notice of Filing a Suit for Damages against Xerox Corporation FUJIFILM... Read More
IPI offering online look at new Print Refinery @ Click Incorporated Events 

IPI offering online look at new Print Refinery @ Click Incorporated

IPI is offering a webinar today, at 9 a.m. Pacific featuring the newest Print Refinery location, The Print RefineryTM @ Click Incorporated, and its owner, Nick Gillenwater, discussing how the transformation has had a positive effect in breaking into new markets and with a completely new client pool. According to IPI, since the move, Gillenwater has expanded his offerings to include commercial... Read More
Dallas approves $1.7 million in incentives for Vistaprint to bring 600 jobs News 

Dallas approves $1.7 million in incentives for Vistaprint to bring 600 jobs

The Dallas Morning News reports the Dallas City Council has approved a plan, called “Project Apollo,” for Cimpress-unit Vistaprint to open a $50 million printing plant expected to create 600 jobs. According to the article, Vistaprint is expected to invest up to $50 million on the plant near the International Inland Port of Dallas, a logistics hub. The 322,000-square-foot facility is... Read More
Ty Ahmad-Taylor appointed to GoPro’s Board of Directors People on the Move Press releases 

Ty Ahmad-Taylor appointed to GoPro’s Board of Directors

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) today announced that Ty Ahmad-Taylor, Vice President of Product Marketing at Facebook, has joined GoPro’s Board of Directors. Mr. Ahmad-Taylor brings decades of experience in the media and consumer electronics industries, playing leadership roles in organizations of all sizes, from small ventures to publicly traded companies. Mr. Ahmad-Taylor’s appointment... Read More
Photobucket under new management News 

Photobucket under new management

Photobucket, one of the pioneers of the image-sharing and storage services, advised customers the company is under new management. Details of the new owners weren’t revealed, but below are some details from the advisory. Key to the changes is a new pricing model and a reduction in the number of ads shown on the site. Photobucket has new management, and... Read More
Huggler goes online with Printbox platform News 

Huggler goes online with Printbox platform

KRAKOW, POLAND – Photo Products Online Software Provider, Printbox, has announced the partnership with Huggler. The partnership will combine Huggler’s expertise in printing with Printbox’s leading technologies to deliver solutions for today’s increasing photo products demand. Huggler has invested in a new photo commerce platform from the software developer, Printbox. The new online offering replaces the previous dedicated version and... Read More
Google Photos app adds photo grouping feature Updates 

Google Photos app adds photo grouping feature

Android Police is reporting Google Photos gained another helpful image organization feature. Google Photos has continued to improve its machine-learning to add user-helpful features for organizing the best images. This is especially helpful today, as consumers are awash with thousands of images. Android Police reports : Photos now recognizes when multiple photos in your library were taken at about the... Read More
Adorama INSPIRE brings together the creative industry’s biggest social influencers, artists and filmmakers Events Press releases 

Adorama INSPIRE brings together the creative industry’s biggest social influencers, artists and filmmakers

Chris Burkard, Prince McClinton, Christina Raia and Alex Lindsay join all-star lineup of noted creatives and Instagram stars to provide artistic community insights on finding success through digital and social media platforms; attend their free workshops and panels in NYC this June New York, NY – June 19, 2018 – Adorama, the trusted source for market-leading photo, video, audio, imaging... Read More
Sigma provides education and inspiration to local photography communities Events Press releases 

Sigma provides education and inspiration to local photography communities

Authorized U.S. Sigma dealers host hands-on workshops covering travel, portrait, editorial and urban photography with photo shoots at hotspot locations and guidance from established pros Ronkonkoma, NY – June 19, 2018 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash, and accessory manufacturer, today announced its Sigma Lens Workshops initiative. Designed in collaboration with Sigma... Read More
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