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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
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
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
Jamalon partners with Taopix to launch express personalized photo albums service in the Middle East News Press releases 

Jamalon partners with Taopix to launch express personalized photo albums service in the Middle East

Bringing global photobook service to the Middle East LONDON BOOK FAIR UK / DUBAI UAE (PRWEB) APRIL 13, 2018 – Jamalon, the Middle East region’s largest online bookstore with a catalogue of over 10 million titles, has just announced a strategic partnership with Taopix, the leading UK based global photobook software provider, to offer express personalized photo albums service from... Read More
Samsung 360 Round brings easy, high-quality capture and post-production to 3D video News 

Samsung 360 Round brings easy, high-quality capture and post-production to 3D video

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At the National Association of Broadcasters Conference (NAB) today, Samsung is showcasing an enhanced Samsung 360 Round camera solution, including updates to its livestreaming and post-production software at NAB Booth N3406VR. The new solution gives professional video creators the tools they need—from capture to post-production—to tell immersive, engaging 360-degree and 3D stories for film and broadcast. “At Samsung,... Read More
New update to Luminar 2018 brings snappier performance News 

New update to Luminar 2018 brings snappier performance

Luminar Jupiter is now up to 12x faster and more responsive, and gets new pro features and over 300 other improvements. Bellevue, WA – April 12, 2018— Skylum Software today released the latest free update to Luminar 2018 which brings significant performance enhancements, improved RAW conversion and key-feature parity of Mac and Windows versions with Batch processing, Free Transform, and... Read More
Discover The Print Refinery Events News Sponsored post 

Discover The Print Refinery

One of the most innovative concepts for independent photo specialty retailers is the new Print Refinery (PR) from the IPI Member Network. Each month, IPI holds a webinar to explain the opportunity for retailers and vendor partners to revitalize their business with new business concepts, modern store design, and a growing commercial business. Learn about the PR business opportunity and get... Read More
CaptureLife signs Technicare Imaging, a premier photo lab, as a cornerstone partner in Canada News 

CaptureLife signs Technicare Imaging, a premier photo lab, as a cornerstone partner in Canada

Technicare Imaging will provide CaptureLife digital fulfillment and mobile commerce solutions to professional photography customers and consumers across Canada. Minneapolis, MN – April 10, 2018 – CaptureLife Inc., the leading provider of enterprise mobile marketing and commerce solutions for professional photography businesses, as well as the developer of the CaptureLife consumer-based private photo-sharing app used by consumers worldwide, is announcing... Read More
On the go? Listen to the Dead Pixels Society audio version New Products News 

On the go? Listen to the Dead Pixels Society audio version

Dead Pixel Society readers can now listen to selected articles in their favorite mobile device or web browser. Feature articles and original opinion pieces are now available for download from iTunes or in other podcast players. The audio version isn’t a “podcast;” DPS is using Amazon’s Polly technology to “read” selected articles to subscribers to the audio version. Click here... Read More
Naiad 3.8/15 Art Lens — a 15mm Front Lens for the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System News 

Naiad 3.8/15 Art Lens — a 15mm Front Lens for the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System

Open Up Your World — Capture Ultra-Wide Shots Steeped in Saturated Colors and Punchy Contrasts Brand New, Ultra-Wide 15mm Front Lens After the success of the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System on Kickstarter just nine months ago, Lomography got to work on a ultra-wide 15mm front lens: Naiad With a 135° Field of View to Fill with Punchy, Saturated Colors... Read More
Oh, snap! Shutterfly suffers data breach on internal test environment News 

Oh, snap! Shutterfly suffers data breach on internal test environment

Shutterfly notified employees and former employees their data may have been compromised, according to a filing with the Office of the Attorney General for California. The filing states: On March 20, 2018, we learned that a Shutterfly employee’s credentials were used without authorization to access our Workday test environment on January 11, 2018. We do not yet know if unauthorized access occurred at... Read More
Fujifilm pulling the plug on black-and-white film and paper News 

Fujifilm pulling the plug on black-and-white film and paper

Fujifilm Imaging Systems Co. Ltd. officially posted on its website plans to discontinued monochrome film and paper, with the end of the Acros line being its Neopan 100 Acros film in October 2018. According to the Google Translate version of the announcement: Thank you very much for your patronage of FUJIFILM products from everyday. Fujifilm Imaging Systems Co., Ltd. (President: Toru Nishimura)... Read More
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