Dead Pixels Society podcast: 10,000 Headshots to offer free portraits to unemployed workers nationwide News Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: 10,000 Headshots to offer free portraits to unemployed workers nationwide

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with the team behind 10,000 Headshots, the largest, single-day photo initiative to provide 10,000 unemployed Americans nationwide with a complimentary, professional headshot to include with their resumes and post to job sites. The event will be Wednesday, July 22. 10,000 Headshots is the brainchild of Tony Taafe, who co-founded Headshot Booker with renowned portrait photographer, Peter Hurley, national event photographer, Lauren... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of July 11 Earnings reports New Products People on the Move Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of July 11

App news and website updates   Dotphoton has renamed its flagship software to “Rawsie“ Swiss image-compression company Dotphoton has renamed its flagship product from Dotphoton Raw to Rawsie. New features include a Lightroom catalog compression feature. Also, a Windows edition is on the way. RTRO by Moment adds slow-mo feature RTRO by Moment, the popular “retro photography” app for iPhone, has added... Read More
New school photographers’ association launched News 

New school photographers’ association launched

School Photographers of America (SPOA) is a new nonprofit industry association working to develop standardized policies for school photography companies, work to protect the integrity of the industry, be an industry representative at state and national government levels, and educate others on image copyright laws. Responding to the effect of COVID-19 shutdowns, not only on his employer but on the... Read More
PRINTING United Alliance opens annual product of the year awards competition News 

PRINTING United Alliance opens annual product of the year awards competition

PRINTING United Alliance announced the call for entries has opened for the annual Product of the Year Awards competition. The competition includes more than 85 categories spanning the printing industry and judging this year will take place over a new virtual event format. The deadline to submit entries online is Sept. 8, 2020. This year, the coveted program features a... Read More
UPGRD adds personalization tool for photo labs New Products 

UPGRD adds personalization tool for photo labs

UPGRD, the Finnish technology company serving the school photography market with background-replacement tech, has launched a new service for photo labs looking to expand services. The UPGRD Art Store lets labs set up dedicated sites where customers can upload a photo and UPGRD’s automated background removal tool isolates the subject. Seasonal artwork can be added quickly, and then the file... Read More
Printful expands in Barcelona, expands in Australia News 

Printful expands in Barcelona, expands in Australia

  Throughout the next 18 months, Printful plans to invest 1 million euros into its Barcelona fulfillment center, which opened in May. The 19,350 square-foot facility is Printful’s sixth global fulfillment center and serves the Western European market. Europe is Printful’s second-largest market, and the company’s sales in Spain have tripled in the past year, the company says. Printful anticipates... Read More
Canon announces the full-frame Canon EOS R5 and R6 mirrorless cameras, lenses, printer New Products 

Canon announces the full-frame Canon EOS R5 and R6 mirrorless cameras, lenses, printer

Canon U.S.A. Inc. announced a bevy of new full-frame mirrorless products, including the next-generation bodies, the EOS R5 and EOS R6.  The EOS R5 is a camera designed for professional applications featuring a 45-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and uncropped 8K video recording up to 29.97 fps. The EOS R6 is geared towards advanced amateurs featuring a 20.1-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and 4K... Read More
GotPhoto Summer Camp coming up July 20-24 Events News Sponsored post 

GotPhoto Summer Camp coming up July 20-24

GotPhoto Virtual Summer Camp is coming up July 20-24 and you’re invited! Join GotPhoto for a customizable virtual summer camp, featuring a slate of expert photographers as presenters. and get ready to learn from an amazing group of expert photographers, the team at GotPhoto, and other attendees. The schedule is below: The summer camp schedule is fully customizable, meaning attendees... Read More
Save Your Photos Month is coming in September; you can help News 

Save Your Photos Month is coming in September; you can help

The Photo Managers (formerly the Association of Personal Photo Organizers) has announced an ambitious slate of activities for Save Your Photos Month – September 2020. Every September, photo organizers, companies, and photo retailers work together to raise awareness and educate people about the benefits of safeguarding their photos, through online and in-person events and social media campaigns. In 2020, the... Read More
GoPro HERO8 Black now works as an HD webcam Updates 

GoPro HERO8 Black now works as an HD webcam

GoPro, Inc. announced its flagship HERO8 Black camera now functions as a 1080p high-definition, wide-angle webcam with a beta-release firmware update. Users must also install the new GoPro Webcam desktop utility to use their camera as a webcam. The GoPro Webcam desktop utility is currently available for Mac OS users with support for Windows is in development. “GoPro is bringing... Read More
PPA launches education platform for photographers News 

PPA launches education platform for photographers

Professional Photographers of America (PPA) launched a redesigned online education platform, featuring an improved user interface and user experience, complete with structured curriculums allowing members to complete assignments and track their individual progress. Other new features allow learners to create their own playlists of their favorite videos or to explore the platform’s “Deep Dives,” which give photographers in-depth overviews of... Read More
Adventure Photos founder joins Capturelife to drive Latin American growth People on the Move 

Adventure Photos founder joins Capturelife to drive Latin American growth

Capturelife Inc. appointed Vincent van den Berg, former founder of Adventure Photos, joins Capturelife as Head of Business Development for Latin America. van den Berg’s professional photography career spans 20 years working with major brands in the cruise, resort, and attractions industries. After moving to Mexico in 2007, Vincent joined The Adventures Group, a leader in adventure tours and services. At... Read More
ShootProof moves its staff to a work from anywhere model News 

ShootProof moves its staff to a work from anywhere model

Gallery software provider ShootProof announced a distributed, flexible work model. The work-from-anywhere model removes traditional workplace requirements, empowering team members to work wherever they are most effective. “Our employees have inspired me as we have adapted tremendously since becoming a distributed, virtual team,” said Steve Marshall, CEO. “We are gaining momentum, and team members are finding creative ways to prioritize... Read More
Hohem debuts iSteady Pro 3, action camera gimbal stabilizer for GoPro 8 New Products 

Hohem debuts iSteady Pro 3, action camera gimbal stabilizer for GoPro 8

Hohem released a third-generation action-camera gimbal iSteady Pro 3, designed specifically for action cameras. The $89 iSteady Pro 3 is designed for most action cameras in the market, such as GoPro Hero 8/7/6/5/4/3, DJI OSMO Action, Insta360 one R, SONY RX0, YI cam, Xiaomi Mijia, SJCAM and other action cameras with similar size and weight, the company said. The device... Read More
Sony adds 12-24mm G Master lens with constant f/2.8 aperture New Products 

Sony adds 12-24mm G Master lens with constant f/2.8 aperture

Sony Electronics Inc. announced the FE 12-24mm F2.8 GM (model SEL1224GM) large-aperture ultra-wide zoom lens. The FE 12-24mm F2.8 GM lens extends the F2.8 range of Sony’s G Master series zoom lenses all the way from 12mm to 200mm and at 12mm, offers the world’s widest range of zoom at F2.8. At this focal length, it is possible to emphasize distance and... Read More
DNP captures high-school grad photos at Charlotte Motor Speedway News 

DNP captures high-school grad photos at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Many school districts across the country are finding new and unique ways to celebrate the great accomplishments of their graduating seniors despite school shutdowns. Cabarrus County Schools in North Carolina took a unique approach with drive-through graduation ceremonies for its ten different schools at Charlotte Motor Speedway. On June 12-13, more than 2,500 seniors and their families were invited to... Read More
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