Printbox shares the results of Smart Creation testing Market research News Sponsored post 

Printbox shares the results of Smart Creation testing

Whether Artificial Intelligence in the photo printing industry provides stunning presentations only, or will it actually increase sales? What will make the end-users excited and bring a crucial improvement for the customers? In October 2020, Printbox launched the Smart Creation – an AI-powered solution that automates the photobook design process. Unlike the traditional path, the algorithm selects images for a... Read More
A positive trend in recent industry meetings Events News 

A positive trend in recent industry meetings

Despite the spate of cancellations of industry events, some events were held showing the resilience of the industry and the value of in-person meetings. Recently, the Independent Photo Imagers (IPI) and Photographic Research Organization (PRO) successfully convened their annual conferences. Also, last week, the inaugural Imaging Executives @ Photopia conference was held. Industry executives agree the need for networking events... Read More
NRF: Holiday spending reflects continued consumer demand, still will be down from 2019 Market research News 

NRF: Holiday spending reflects continued consumer demand, still will be down from 2019

Consumers plan to spend $997.73 on gifts, holiday items, and other non-gift purchases for themselves and their families this year, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights & Analytics. Despite the continued supply chain disruption, this is on par with consumer spending last year. “Every year retailers plan their seasonal inventory, staffing... Read More
DJI  debuts first 4-axis cinema camera New Products 

DJI debuts first 4-axis cinema camera

DJI debuted DJI Ronin 4D, which combines the all-new full-frame Zenmuse X9 gimbal camera, a 4-axis stabilization system, a LiDAR focusing system, and a video transmission and control system in a single unit. Designed and built to the exacting standards of professional filmmakers, DJI Ronin 4D makes high-end productions more efficient, makes spectacular camera moves possible in the most convenient... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: The story of developing a wall decor product, with Jeff Southard, Collagewall New Products Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: The story of developing a wall decor product, with Jeff Southard, Collagewall

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Jeff Southard, CEO and designer, Collagewall. Southard describes how a fire in his home led him on a journey to invent a new system for hanging and displaying photos. Over the past decade, Collagewall has grown through direct-to-consumer marketing and through partnerships with photo labs and online companies.  Southard talks about product development, strategies and how to... Read More
ShootProof launches print store News Partnerships 

ShootProof launches print store

Pro photographer business management platform ShootProof has launched Print Store, which enables professional photographers to offer a range of products from photo gifts like pillows, blankets, canvas, and mugs to printed photos, framed prints, cards, and more. With the Print Store, the ShootProof gallery integrates photos with a full suite of design tools – powered by Collage.com technology – making... Read More
Lizzie Ross from London creates the 75 millionth CEWE Photobook Marketing News 

Lizzie Ross from London creates the 75 millionth CEWE Photobook

CEWE announced its 75 millionth CEWE PHOTOBOOK was produced for customer Lizzie Ross in the United Kingdom. CEWE started producing its signature books in 2005 and the millionth copy rolled off the presses two years later. The company says the CEWE PHOTOBOOK is now the best-selling photo book in Europe. About 6.5 million are produced each year. CEWE’s 75 millionth... Read More
NRF: September retail sales grew Market research 

NRF: September retail sales grew

Retail sales increased again in September as worries about the COVID-19 delta variant pushed consumer spending toward merchandise rather than services like dining, entertainment or travel despite supply chain disruptions and inflation, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). “Today’s retail sales data confirms the sheer power of the consumer to spend, and we expect this to continue,” said Matthew... Read More
Fujifilm introduces INSTAX Link Wide Smartphone Printer New Products 

Fujifilm introduces INSTAX Link Wide Smartphone Printer

FUJIFILM North America Corp. announces the INSTAX Link Wide Smartphone Printer (Link Wide), designed to complement the INSTAX Mini Link Smartphone Printer introduced in 2019. The INSTAX Link Wide Smartphone Printer is available in two colors, Ash White and Mocha Gray, and is expected to be available for purchase in late October 2021 at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of... Read More
Xencelabs signs Hunt’s Photo & Video as an authorized U.S. reseller News 

Xencelabs signs Hunt’s Photo & Video as an authorized U.S. reseller

Startup pen-tablet maker Xencelabs Technologies Ltd. signed Hunt’s Photo & Video as an authorized reseller in the United States. The new relationship creates a wider audience for Xencelabs’ full line of Pen Tablets and accessories through the strong reputation and relationships Hunt’s has formed within the photography and digital imaging markets, the company said. “It’s all about long-term relationship-building beyond just... Read More
Flipboard adds features for photographers and enthusiasts News 

Flipboard adds features for photographers and enthusiasts

Curation app Flipboard rolled out new features and expert coverage to enhance the platform’s appeal to photographers and photography enthusiasts. The new #Photography destination features three editorially produced sections. A new video section features content from more than 70 handpicked YouTube creators such as Tyler Stalman, Matti Haapoja, Lizzie Peirce, Kai W and Jared Polin; an events section highlights online classes, conferences, workshops, and... Read More
The Dead Pixels Society podcast: Competing in online retail with Jason R. Boyce Marketing Podcasts 

The Dead Pixels Society podcast: Competing in online retail with Jason R. Boyce

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with online retail expert Jason R. Boyce about the challenges of today’s fourth-quarter holiday season, strategies for competing against Amazon,  how to respond when Amazon copies your product, and the benefit of private-label products. Boyce is the founder and CEO of Avenue7Media.com and the co-author, with Rick Cesari, of The Amazon Jungle. Boyce is an entrepreneur and CEO with nearly 20 years... Read More