The elephant in the room: Data security and privacy in the photo industry Feature News Opinion 

The elephant in the room: Data security and privacy in the photo industry

There isn’t an industry today that hasn’t been affected by cybersecurity and data privacy; as recently as this week, CafePress was reportedly affected by a breach. There have even been examples of cameras being hijacked by ransomware attacks. And industry members don’t need any reminder of the havoc caused by the well-known PNI Media and Colorado Timberline breaches. Mike Watkinson,... Read More
PBS launches family history TV show, “Family Pictures USA” Feature News Opinion 

PBS launches family history TV show, “Family Pictures USA”

“Family Pictures USA”, a new PBS television show, that “explores neighborhoods and cities through the lens of the family photo album.” Hosted by artist and filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris, and with major support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), this national series “seeks to expand the understanding of American history, diversity and shared values through family photos in the... Read More
Online photo editor PicMonkey integrates with stock photo site Unsplash Press releases 

Online photo editor PicMonkey integrates with stock photo site Unsplash

Searchable, Free Inventory of Unsplash Photos Now Available Inside PicMonkey SEATTLE, Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — PicMonkey, a leading cloud-based image editing and design platform that helps people create high-impact visuals to promote their brand and business, today announced it has integrated with the Unsplash stock photography service. Unsplash, the internet’s source of visuals, provides high-quality images from the world’s most generous and gifted... Read More
SANDMARC launches polarized ND filters for iPhones New Products Press releases 

SANDMARC launches polarized ND filters for iPhones

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — SANDMARC, a brand specializing in photography gear for iPhone, DJI and GoPro cameras, launched the first premium line of polarized ND filters for iPhone photography and filmmaking: Hybrid Filters. Neutral Density & Polarizer Filter in One The Hybrid filter combines the power of two photography filters. A polarizer filter reduces glares and reflections for clearer skies and more transparent bodies of water, while... Read More
Epson introduces next-generation SureColor F6370 44-Inch dye-sublimation inkjet printer New Products Press releases 

Epson introduces next-generation SureColor F6370 44-Inch dye-sublimation inkjet printer

New Model Features Faster Print Speeds for Quickly and Efficiently Producing High-Quality Images for Promotional Products, Cut-and-Sew Fabrics and More LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Epson America today announced the next-generation SureColor®F6370 44-inch dye-sublimation printer. Featuring speeds up to 680 square feet/hour,1 the new dye-sublimation printer quickly and efficiently produces high-quality images for promotional products, soft signage, cut-and-sew fabrics, and more. Designed with ease-of-use... Read More
Talking kiosks with Kodak Moments’ Michael Graham Feature News Opinion 

Talking kiosks with Kodak Moments’ Michael Graham

  Kodak Moments, the consumer-focused brand from Kodak Alaris, recently introduced the smaller footprint M1 photo kiosk. In spite of the rather snarky media writeups, the photo kiosk business is still viable for retailers looking to offer a low-cost, self-service option. Despite all the changes since the 2012 bankruptcy of Eastman Kodak Co. and subsequent spin-off of Kodak Alaris as... Read More
Image Protect announces successful platform integration with KODAKOne in $5 million digital rights partnership News Press releases 

Image Protect announces successful platform integration with KODAKOne in $5 million digital rights partnership

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via OTC PR WIRE — Image Protect Inc., a global leader in the end-to-end copyright infringement sector, is excited to announce the completion of the critical software integration process at the heart of the Company’s strategic partnership agreement (the “Partnership”) with RYDE Holding (“RYDE”), the creator and operator of the KODAKOne... Read More
Guest post: Top editing strategies that every photo business needs to use Opinion Tips and tricks 

Guest post: Top editing strategies that every photo business needs to use

Guest post by John Sullivan If you are an old-school photographer, it is only natural to look at modern editing strategies with some disdain. After all, there are many who argue that such techniques draw attention away from the authenticity of photographs. Nevertheless, if you are running a photo business, it is important to give people what they want. And,... Read More
Guest post: 10 best Android photo-editing apps Events Opinion Updates 

Guest post: 10 best Android photo-editing apps

Guest post by Hillary Walker With the widespread use of Smartphones and almost all smartphones having a high-end camera, people are not just satisfied with clicking images. They don’t have that much time to transfer the images to desktop and edit them using Photoshop or Lightroom. People want apps using which they can do all the editing directly from their... Read More
Atlas Packs designed to make camera bags better for travel New Products Press releases 

Atlas Packs designed to make camera bags better for travel

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ever wonder why camera bags never have enough room for non-camera gear? That’s exactly the question David Tedesco asked while on his month-long Everest trek in the Himalayas and decided to address the hole in the marketplace. Upon his return, he got busy designing the ultimate photographer’s pack, and Atlas Packs was born. Atlas Packs, voted “Best Camera Bag... Read More
APTech, Print Media Centr to offer TechTalk panels at PRINT 19 Events Press releases 

APTech, Print Media Centr to offer TechTalk panels at PRINT 19

11 Planned Sessions will Feature Leading Industry Professionals Limited Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available Reston, VA— APTech and Print Media Centr are joining forces to curate the TechTalks at PRINT 19, the print industry’s longest-running and most comprehensive event (October 3-5, McCormick Place North, Chicago). These panel discussions are a coming together of The Printerverse, the long-running and highly respected and... Read More
Latest Auction Records in Photography, via Artprice Market research Press releases 

Latest Auction Records in Photography, via Artprice

Auction turnover from Post-War and Contemporary Art photographs PARIS, Aug. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Although Photography currently accounts for just under 2% of the total value of the global secondary art market, the medium has become a permanent feature of the art world after a lengthy process of acceptance that dates back to the end of WWII and which has markedly accelerated... Read More
NRF: July retail sales show strong gains but cautions future growth Market research News Press releases 

NRF: July retail sales show strong gains but cautions future growth

WASHINGTON, August 15, 2019 – Retail sales were up 0.9 percent in July seasonally adjusted from June and up 5.6 percent unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. “July’s strong results are consistent with a confident consumer,” NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said. “Households are in good shape with spending... Read More
Image Protect readies major upgrades to Fotofy Image Platform News Press releases 

Image Protect readies major upgrades to Fotofy Image Platform

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via OTC PR WIRE — Image Protect Inc. , a global leader in the end-to-end copyright infringement sector, is pleased to announce the successful launch of the company’s revolutionary new digital image marketplace and in-image advertising platform, Fotofy.com. The launch began on August 2 and has proceeded smoothly and without issue... Read More
More changes at the top for SFLY: CTO Satish Menon resigns News People on the Move 

More changes at the top for SFLY: CTO Satish Menon resigns

When Shutterfly Inc. goes under new ownership this fall, there will be a whole new look to the executive suite. According to the company’s most recent Form 8-K, longtime CTO and senior vice president Dr. Satish Menon notified the company Aug. 8 of his intention to resign effective Sept. 6, 2019. The filing stated Dr. Menon will stay on as... Read More
Canon announces four desktop printers for back-to-school shoppers New Products Press releases 

Canon announces four desktop printers for back-to-school shoppers

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Along with new pencils and new books, the busy back to school season brings a host of shiny new school supplies to help make the school year a success. Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced a new fleet of printers: the PIXMA TS8320, PIXMA TS6320, PIXMA TS5320 and PIXMA TS3320 printers. Designed... Read More
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