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Opinion: Xerox acquisition positions Fuji Xerox for not just survival, but growth Opinion 

Opinion: Xerox acquisition positions Fuji Xerox for not just survival, but growth

The merger announcement between Xerox and Fuji Xerox last week started the next chapter of the nearly six decades-long joint venture between U.S.-based Xerox and Japan’s Fujifilm. The merger had been long expected, and had been accelerated with the insistence of shareholder activists Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason. The combination is expected to improve the profitability and competitiveness of Fuji... Read More
Hardware in crisis: Can camera companies compete? News Opinion 

Hardware in crisis: Can camera companies compete?

The hardgoods part of the photo industry has always been highly competitive and price sensitive. Accessory sales prop up profit margins, as dealers rely on photo printing, lenses, bags, tripods, filters and other add-ons to build comfortable margins. It’s not unusual for an independent dealer to make $50 or $60 on the sale of a $1,200 DSLR body. This is... Read More
Canon Professional Services and Professional Photographers of America collaborate to offer exclusive CPS membership discounts launching at Imaging USA EXPO 2018 Events News Press releases 

Canon Professional Services and Professional Photographers of America collaborate to offer exclusive CPS membership discounts launching at Imaging USA EXPO 2018

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce that the company will launch a special pricing promotion for new and existing Canon Professional Service (CPS) members at the Imaging USA EXPO 2018 hosted by Professional Photographers of America (PPA). This exclusive promotion, offers 20 percent off new, renewed... Read More
Canon needs to boost innovation, CEO tells Nikkei Asian Review News Opinion 

Canon needs to boost innovation, CEO tells Nikkei Asian Review

Canon chairman and CEO Fujio Mitarai told the Nikkei Asian Review the company will look beyond cameras and copiers for growth, and pledged to boost innovation efforts. The company will establish an “innovation center” in Silicon Valley, but left unsaid is how much of that effort will be spent on imaging. Most of the recent acquisitions have been in health... Read More
Five ways to boost your photo business in 2018 Feature Opinion 

Five ways to boost your photo business in 2018

Every new year brings new opportunities and new challenges and 2018 is shaping up to be no different. After the hustle and bustle of the all-important fourth quarter, many photo businesses use this time to reflect and to plan. Let’s take a look at some practical ideas: Know your value – Many business owners think they know their business, but... Read More
Empowering Visionaries Everywhere, Canon U.S.A. Invites Innovators To Its Booth At The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show Events Press releases 

Empowering Visionaries Everywhere, Canon U.S.A. Invites Innovators To Its Booth At The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

Canon Encourages Every Business to See the Impossible Through Innovation MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Continuing its innovative path this year, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to welcome visionaries back to its booth at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV (Booth #16206). This year, the booth welcomes back visionary FoxTales. An... Read More
Top 10 Dead Pixels Society photo industry stories of 2017 News Opinion 

Top 10 Dead Pixels Society photo industry stories of 2017

It’s been a busy year for the Dead Pixels Society, with the launching of the full blog and a weekly newsletter. Here are the top 10 stories from the website, based on hits and shares: 10) Costco gets into business printing Costco has added business printing to its online Photo Center. The company notified customers of the addition of business... Read More
Canon U.S.A. Ups The Videography Ante With Three New HD Camcorders New Products Press releases 

Canon U.S.A. Ups The Videography Ante With Three New HD Camcorders

New XA15, XA11 and VIXIA HF G21 Camcorders All Feature a Full HD CMOS Sensor, 20x HD Optical Zoom Lens MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the launch of three new compact and lightweight Full HD camcorders, the Canon XA15, XA11 and VIXIA HF G21. Delivering first-class optics,... Read More
Ready for the Close-Up: New Jersey Camera Show Shines a Spotlight on the Industry’s Best December 8 – December 10 Events Press releases 

Ready for the Close-Up: New Jersey Camera Show Shines a Spotlight on the Industry’s Best December 8 – December 10

N.J.’s Largest Consumer Camera Show Offers Exciting Photo Shoots, Free Classes, Entertainment, and Demo and Purchase of Latest Camera Equipment FAIRFIELD, N.J. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 28, 2017 – For six years, Unique Photo’s New Jersey Camera Show has brought together photography enthusiasts, leading experts, top brands and acclaimed photographers for a three-day photography extravaganza. From December 8 to 10, the largest... Read More
Vivid-Pix announces DNG/RAW support for LAND & SEA SCUBA software, Cathy Church video tutorials New Products Press releases 

Vivid-Pix announces DNG/RAW support for LAND & SEA SCUBA software, Cathy Church video tutorials

Acclaimed photographer/instructor Cathy Church to provide video instruction of new capabilities  Alpharetta, GA (November 1, 2017) – Vivid-Pix, the inventor of easy-to-use image-improvement software, announced Vivid-Pix LAND & SEA SCUBA Picture-Fix software for Windows now supports Canon, Nikon, Olympus, and Sealife RAW, DNG, TIFF and JPEG images. “Photographers, photo instructors, retailers, and many pros within the scuba and photo industries... Read More
You Asked For It And It’s Here… Next-Day Service For Canon Professional Services Platinum Members! Events Press releases 

You Asked For It And It’s Here… Next-Day Service For Canon Professional Services Platinum Members!

Canon U.S.A. Launches Bold New Expedited Service at PhotoPlus EXPO 2017 MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, continues its mission to deliver industry-leading speed and quality of service offered through Canon Professional Services (CPS), its award-winning service and support program for professional photographers. CPS Platinum members will now enjoy next-day... Read More
Canon Announces The Next Evolution Of Its Popular G-series Camera – The PowerShot G1 X Mark III New Products Press releases 

Canon Announces The Next Evolution Of Its Popular G-series Camera – The PowerShot G1 X Mark III

The New MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced a new flagship addition to its acclaimed G-series of premium compact cameras, the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III. Lightweight and portable without sacrificing the very best in Canon digital imaging technologies, the new G-series flagship features a 24.3- megapixel* APS-C... Read More
Canon announces development of the Free Viewpoint Video System virtual camera system that creates an immersive viewing experience Press releases 

Canon announces development of the Free Viewpoint Video System virtual camera system that creates an immersive viewing experience

TOKYO – WEBWIRE – Friday, September 22, 2017 – Canon Inc. announced the development of the Free Viewpoint Video System, a new visual solution that incorporates the optical and sensor technologies cultivated by the Company over many years. Using this technology, Canon aims to provide a high-value-added imaging solution for a wide range of applications including sporting events. Various types of... Read More
Canon U.S.A. Renews Sponsorship of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Events Press releases 

Canon U.S.A. Renews Sponsorship of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Canon Will Continue to Engage and Educate Visitors at One of the World’s Most Photographed Events Through 2020 MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce a renewal of its partnership with world-renowned event, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, taking its role as presenting sponsor of the event through... Read More