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Gary Pageau is principal of InfoCircle LLC, a marketing communications company. For nearly 25 years, he was with PMA International, serving most recently as Publisher, Content Development and Strategic Initiatives. His primary responsibilities included overseeing the Association’s editorial department, marketing research unit, education and corporate relations department. The PMA editorial department activities include the Association’s monthly flagship magazine, PMA Magazine – Connecting the Imaging Communities; the daily PMA Newsline news site and numerous monthly newsletters. The PMA marketing research unit conducts both industry and consumer research in the field of photo/imaging, which is cited widely in the business and the trade press.

photokina 2018: Focus on the Image Events Press releases 

photokina 2018: Focus on the Image

The city of Cologne has been closely linked with photography for many decades. photokina has already been taking place in Cologne since 1950. Founded as an industry meeting for photography (photo) and cinematography (kina), it is today the world’s most important platform for the entire imaging industry. At the same time, it has always performed a cultural task: one of... Read More
Fujifilm introduces the FUJIFILM X-T100, an addition to the X Series New Products Press releases 

Fujifilm introduces the FUJIFILM X-T100, an addition to the X Series

Featuring retro and luxury look with the stylish center finder style Realizing outstanding image quality by combining 24.2 megapixel sensor with Fujifilm’s proprietary color reproduction technology Featuring fast and precise AF, the phase detection AF system, and three way tilting touch screen FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) is delighted to announce the launch of the FUJIFILM X-T100, the latest exciting... Read More
Entries being accepted for 2018 International Photographic Competition Events Press releases 

Entries being accepted for 2018 International Photographic Competition

Best-of-the-best in photography will be judged August 5-8, 2018 in Lawrenceville, GA. ATLANTA (PRWEB) May 24, 2018 – Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is now accepting entries for this year’s International Photographic Competition (IPC). The IPC challenges photographers to push their artistic and technical photography skills to the next level by creating and presenting their best work. The competition is... Read More
Saramonic appoints MAC Group as their U.S. sales, marketing and distribution partner New Products Press releases 

Saramonic appoints MAC Group as their U.S. sales, marketing and distribution partner

Saramonic, a respected leader in audio gear, has appointed MAC Group as their distributor for business in the United States.; NORTH WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (PRWEB) May 22, 2018 – Saramonic, a respected leader in audio gear, has appointed MAC Group as their distributor for business in the United States. A critical focus within the rapidly expanding video segment at MAC... Read More
GTT Group to sell VR camera system portfolio Press releases 

GTT Group to sell VR camera system portfolio

Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc. (GTT Group), the premier provider of patent analysis and transaction advisory services to information and communication technology companies worldwide, announces the availability of a patent portfolio directed to spherical 360-degree camera systems. The rising popularity of virtual reality games and increasing demand for virtual reality headsets are key factors which are expected to foster the... Read More
A look inside the new Chicago-area Print Refinery Feature News 

A look inside the new Chicago-area Print Refinery

The first Chicago-area Print Refinery opened this past weekend. The Print Refinery @ Click Incorporated, operated by Nick Gillenwater, located at 1000 Butterfield Road, Ste 1025, Vernon Hills, IL 60061. Here’s a selection of images from the new location. The Print Refinery is the flagship offering from the IPI Member Network. The group describes The Print Refinery as community connecting families, friends, and... Read More
Neomodern brings a new twist to the pro gallery Feature News 

Neomodern brings a new twist to the pro gallery

(Editor’s Note: We get a lot of requests to write about new business models and success stories. While we have featured Neomodern in the past, there were several follow-up questions about the fine-art side of the business.) New style retail store embraces fine-art photography There’s a new retail concept on Union St. in San Francisco that tries to meld digital... Read More
Skylum Software creates Skylum AI Lab, join forces with AI-based image editor, Photolemur News Press releases 

Skylum Software creates Skylum AI Lab, join forces with AI-based image editor, Photolemur

Skylum also hires Alex Savsunenko, former CEO of Let’s Enhance, to lead AI-based photo technologies to the next level. Skylum Software announced the formation of a new research and development division dedicated to the advancement of artificial intelligence technologies in image processing. The Skylum AI Lab leverages the company’s prior work developing smart filters in its award-winning Luminar software, as... Read More
Not so fast: Fujifilm looking to sue Xerox for deal cancellation News 

Not so fast: Fujifilm looking to sue Xerox for deal cancellation

At an earnings briefing last week, Fujifilm Holdings Corp. Chief Operating Officer Kenji Sukeno said the spurned company will seek legal remedies after Xerox Corp. pulled out of the proposed merger with Fujifilm subsidiary, Fuji Xerox. Reuters reports Sukeno said Xerox has no legal right to unilaterally terminate the deal and that the deal is in the best interests of Xerox shareholders.... Read More
Shutterbug moves forward as web-only publication News Press releases 

Shutterbug moves forward as web-only publication

Venerable Photography Media Brand to Focus on Website After Ending Print Edition May 22, 2018 — Shutterbug is moving forward as a web-only publication (Shutterbug.com) after ending its print magazine after 45 years, Shutterbug Editor-in-Chief Dan Havlik announced today. “Shutterbug magazine had a great run, but the media landscape has changed dramatically in the last 4+ decades, and we felt... Read More
RitzPix adds portable banner offerings Press releases 

RitzPix adds portable banner offerings

Businesses and consumers enjoy high-quality, affordable banners from RitzPix RitzPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, has expanded its product line to include colorful display products and signs, suitable for small businesses and non-profits organizations. “The use of full-color photos has expanded to include displays for businesses of all sizes,” says Fred H. Lerner, CEO, RitzPix. “Local businesses can make... Read More
Ápodo launches Kickstarter for smartphone controlled slider/dolly Crowdfunding New Products 

Ápodo launches Kickstarter for smartphone controlled slider/dolly

Ápodo hopes to raise 30,000€ (around $36,000) to make professional equipment accessible to any photographer or video enthusiast Today Ápodo launches on crowd-funding site Kickstarter. Starting from 506€ for the Ápodo Dolly, Slider & Dolly is the perfect solution for people who need a versatile, programmable and portable slider that fits in a backpack. Ápodo Slider & Dolly is the... Read More
Picture People abruptly closes doors: News reports News 

Picture People abruptly closes doors: News reports

Struggling portrait studio chain The Picture People closed doors without notice on Friday, leaving employees and customers in a lurch, according to news reports. The chain, which emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in November, 2016, operates in-store studios in WalMart, Buy Buy Baby, Sears and other in-mall locations. KDKA -TV in Pittsburgh filed the report above, noting TPP Operating Inc., the... Read More
ZEISS presents half-year figures: high tech drives growth Earnings reports Press releases 

ZEISS presents half-year figures: high tech drives growth

Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology segment sees major growth thanks to future-oriented EUV Medical technology and industrial metrology business still on track for growth Kaschke: “High-tech solutions from ZEISS are playing a major role in shaping the digital future” Positive outlook for second half of fiscal year OBERKOCHEN, Germany, May 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ –Revenue achieved in first half of fiscal year grows to EUR 2.8 billion – EBIT at prior-year level despite negative currency effects The first six months of fiscal year... Read More
CaptureLife signs PortraitEFX a partner for the company’s high-volume photography solution News Press releases 

CaptureLife signs PortraitEFX a partner for the company’s high-volume photography solution

PortraitEFX is making the CaptureLife solution available to all its franchisees across the United States and Canada to deliver a better experience aligned with today’s consumers modern and mobile journey. Minneapolis, MN – May 17, 2018 – CaptureLife Inc., the leading provider of enterprise mobile marketing and commerce solutions for professional photography businesses, as well as the developer of the... Read More
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