COVID-19 brings adaptations, changes to photo companies News 

COVID-19 brings adaptations, changes to photo companies

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic is creating massive disruption in consumer spending, supply chains and retail operations. There isn’t a segment of the photo/imaging industry that hasn’t been affected. We’ve been noting many of the ways industry companies have responded, either with donations or by providing protective equipment to first responders, health care professionals and hospitals. Among the labs who have... Read More
CYME announces new versions of Avalanche photo migration tool New Products 

CYME announces new versions of Avalanche photo migration tool

CYME announced the release of two new versions of Avalanche, the smart photo migration software for macOS. Avalanche for Luminar brings Avalanche features to those users who want to migrate their Aperture or Lightroom catalogs to Skylum’s Luminar 4. Luminar does not feature any import capabilities by default, making Avalanche for Luminar the natural solution for those looking to adopt... Read More
Dury’s, a Nashville camera store institution since 1882, closes News 

Dury’s, a Nashville camera store institution since 1882, closes

Dury’s, the legendary long-time Nashville-area camera store, has closed permanently. Founded in 1882, the store was one of eight original Kodak film and camera dealers appointed by George Eastman. The store has been at its current Murfreesboro Pike location since 2016, moving there from downtown Nashville. The company made its announcement on its Facebook page: After very careful consideration, I... Read More
Five tips for finding the best locations for landscape photography Tips and tricks 

Five tips for finding the best locations for landscape photography

Guest post by Simon Choi, Refractique If you’re into landscape photography, then you know that the biggest thing determining the quality of a photo is the location it was taken. While anyone can snap an amazing picture of a beautiful spot, finding locations for landscape photography isn’t always so easy. There will always, however, be an abundance of areas to... Read More
AKASO updates Brave 6 low-cost action camera New Products 

AKASO updates Brave 6 low-cost action camera

AKASO has updated the Brave 6 Plus action camera to include a touchscreen, a six-axis Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), boosted video resolution, added external microphone support, 8x zoom, as well as integration with the AKASO GO app. The original model was released in 2019. The AKASO Brave 6 Plus is priced at $119.99 MSRP. AKASO Brave 6 Plus features: Touchscreen Voice Control Remote Control 6-Axis EIS... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: The importance of photo memories and metadata standards, with Vivid-Pix and FamilySearch News Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: The importance of photo memories and metadata standards, with Vivid-Pix and FamilySearch

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Rick Voight, CEO of Vivid-Pix, about the value of restoring and reliving family memories in this week’s The Dead Pixels Society podcast. Vivid-Pix is the publisher of Vivid-Pix Land&Sea SCUBA and Vivid-Pix RESTORE image-enhancement software products. We are also joined by Gordon Clarke, strategic solution manager, of FamilySearch International, the world’s largest genealogy organization. FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization... Read More
Printful records more than $100 million in revenue for 2019 Earnings reports News 

Printful records more than $100 million in revenue for 2019

Privately held Printful announced, in 2019, it reached $116-million in revenue, compared to $77.4 million in 2018. The company opened an office in Spain and expanded its fulfillment centers in the United States and Latvia. Printful has now grown to a team of more than 800 people, the company said, including production specialists, sales and marketing experts, customer support specialists,... Read More
GotPhoto establishes COVID-19 task force for volume photography News 

GotPhoto establishes COVID-19 task force for volume photography

GotPhoto Inc., the leader in workflow platforms for volume school photographers, announced a task force to plan for the future of contactless school/sports photography as COVID-19 continues to reshape the industry. The goal is to develop concrete concepts, with the advice of the task force, to be launched as the GotPhoto Summer Camps training series in July. For more information... Read More
Taopix adds Mayaprin’s photo-gift business, Fotolli, to customer base News 

Taopix adds Mayaprin’s photo-gift business, Fotolli, to customer base

Taopix announced Mayaprin, a commercial printer with more than 37 years’ industry experience in Guatemala City, Guatemala, has launched a photo-gift business called Fotolli using Taopix. “At Mayaprin we have over 100 employees and a fleet of print and finishing equipment in our production facilities. We started creating products for resale on Amazon in 2017,” says Natalia Melgar, Brand Manager for... Read More
CineStill debuts home E-6 processing kit New Products 

CineStill debuts home E-6 processing kit

CineStill has introduced a Cs6 “Creative Slide” 3-Bath Process for color-timing E-6 reversal film, creating three new distinct slide film results. This process illuminates unique color profiles never before seen on slide film, effectively turning the tried and true standard into 3 totally different films, the company says. 1. D6 “DaylightChrome” Neutral-tone 5500K 1st Developer Renders approximately 6+ stops of usable... Read More
Adorama announces #CreateNoMatterWhat creative challenge series News 

Adorama announces #CreateNoMatterWhat creative challenge series

Adorama announced today the “Create No Matter What: Perspective Challenge” photography contest. Revealed by travel, outdoor and adventure photographer Nathan Lee Allen, the Perspective Challenge asks photographers to show how they create a different perspective of their art, for a chance to win a Canon EOS RP camera prize package worth more than $3,000. “With more than 50 million impressions and even more... Read More
GoPro debuts versatile Zeus Mini mini light News 

GoPro debuts versatile Zeus Mini mini light

GoPro has launched a magnetic multipurpose rechargeable waterproof light, Zeus Mini, available at GoPro.com for $69.99. The Zeus Mini is compatible with GoPro’s line of camera mounts.” Zeus Mini combines the illumination power of GoPro’s Light Mod with the versatility of its Magnetic Swivel Clip to deliver an insanely convenient and capable, compact, hands-free LED lighting solution. Zeus Mini brings to lighting what the HERO camera brings... Read More
MailPix recognized by CNET for easy online ordering of photo products News 

MailPix recognized by CNET for easy online ordering of photo products

MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, was listed on a recent CNET roundup as a leader in ease-of-use. In a round-up of eight leading online photo services, writer Shelby Brown singled out MailPix for “Best for Fast Checkout.” “There are dozens of top-shelf photo sites on the market,” says Fred H. Lerner, founder and CEO, MailPix. “For our small... Read More
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