Dead Pixels Society podcast: Photo personalization trends with Ilze Folkmane, Printful Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Photo personalization trends with Ilze Folkmane, Printful

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Ilze Folkmane. communications manager, Printful,  about trends in consumer purchasing, how COVID-18 is affecting holiday shopping and product shipping and the keys to Printful’s growth. Printful is an on-demand order-fulfillment and warehousing service that fulfills and ships products including clothing, accessories, and home & living items for online businesses. The privately-held company has 1,100 employees in six... Read More
How to create the perfect Facebook video Marketing Tips and tricks 

How to create the perfect Facebook video

Did you realize more than 45% of the online consumers in the United States watch Facebook videos for roughly an hour a week? If you are like most business owners, you are passionate about using this social media platform to attract a wider audience. Posting new content on a regular basis is imperative if you want to make an impression... Read More
Industry Notes for the Week of Oct. 19 Updates 

Industry Notes for the Week of Oct. 19

Retail news 5 retail holiday predictions for 2020 RetailDive shares five trends for the upcoming holiday shopping season, including extended sales season, shift to e-commerce, and potential problems with shipping. 12 Secrets of a Successful 2020 Holiday Season for a Retail Manager Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doctor, shares 12 secrets for retail managers to consider for a successful 2020 Holiday Season. A... Read More
Lifetouch promoting at-home school photos in Shutterfly app News 

Lifetouch promoting at-home school photos in Shutterfly app

Lifetouch is promoting the concept of at-home school photos through parent company’s Shutterfly mobile app. The Picture Day Snaps @Home feature provides parents and children with an annual school photo, using Lifetouch backgrounds. The user selects the “Picture Day Snaps @Home” tab, chooses from three package choices: Basic package – Shutterfly digital image, one 8×10 and two 5x7s for $4.99.... Read More
Visual 1st holds virtual conference, announces award winners Events 

Visual 1st holds virtual conference, announces award winners

The Visual 1st imaging conference went virtual this year, with two days of three-hour virtual sessions featuring the event’s customary fireside chats, panel discussions and demos. The Oct. 14-15 event was well-attended by imaging executives from around the world, despite the absence of the in-person networking that has become the hallmark of the event. (As is customary, sessions were not... Read More
The Dead Pixels Society Podcast: Making Magic with Rob Mauldin and Candy Parks News Podcasts 

The Dead Pixels Society Podcast: Making Magic with Rob Mauldin and Candy Parks

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Rob Mauldin and Candy Parks of the MagicMakers Group about company culture, serving customers, how COVID is impacting businesses of all kinds, and ways to adapt. Rob Mauldin, founding partner of the MagicMakers Group, focuses on Business Transformation and Experience Development. He was a member of the Disney Cruise Line launch team and was a key executive in the Entertainment... Read More
NRF: Retail sales growth speed up in September Marketing 

NRF: Retail sales growth speed up in September

A strong rebound in apparel led a continuing V-shaped recovery from the pandemic as retail sales accelerated their rate of growth in September and marked the fourth straight month of year-over-year gains, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). “Retail sales showed impressive gains in September,” said Mark Shay, president and CEO, NRF. “Consumers continue to prove their resilience and... Read More
Epson releases iOS printing app for SureColor P700, P900 pro printers New Products Updates 

Epson releases iOS printing app for SureColor P700, P900 pro printers

Epson America announced the 13-inch SureColor- P700 and 17-inch SureColor P900 desktop photo printers are now shipping and simultaneously released the new Epson Print Layout software for iOS devices allowing users to easily print directly from an iPhone or iPad in a fully color-managed workflow. The new compact desktop printers are the first models equipped with a new 10-channel MicroPiezo AMC printhead, with dedicated... Read More
Leica Camera AG, WhiteWall announce global collaboration News 

Leica Camera AG, WhiteWall announce global collaboration

Leica Camera AG and premium photo lab WhiteWall announced a collaboration where WhiteWall products will be available in select Leica Stores around the world. Leica customers will be able to enjoy the benefits of the extensive portfolios of both companies, including a comprehensive range of premium photographic products and services, from expert advice to ready-to-hang prints, now all from a... Read More
FUJIFILM announces X-S10 mirrorless camera, updated XF 10-24mm f/4 lens New Products 

FUJIFILM announces X-S10 mirrorless camera, updated XF 10-24mm f/4 lens

FUJIFILM North America Corp. launched FUJIFILM X-S10, the newest X Series compact, lightweight mirrorless digital camera. X-S10 is expected to be available in November with two lens kit options. Equipped with key features including the 26.1MP X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor, and the high-speed image processing engine, X-Processor 4, as well as In-Body Image Stabilization (IBIS). The company also introduced the... Read More
Eugene Smith Fund presents grants in Humanistic Photography to five photographers Events 

Eugene Smith Fund presents grants in Humanistic Photography to five photographers

The W. Eugene Memorial Fund is breaking from its 40-year tradition of presenting its $40,000 annual grant to a single photographer by announcing it has selected five recipients of this year’s grant. Each recipient will receive $10,000 for their entries which, in the eyes of the judges, follow the tradition of the compassionate photojournalism exhibited by W. Eugene Smith during... Read More
NUU Mobile launches next-generation G5 smartphone New Products 

NUU Mobile launches next-generation G5 smartphone

Value Android-powered phone maker NUU Mobile released the $199 G5, it’s flagship offering.  NUU Mobile’s flagship this year offers a particularly compelling combination of high-powered photography, edge-to-edge display, and massive battery, all on Android 10 – for just $199.99. The smartphone features multiple four rear cameras on the rear, encompassing wide-angle shots, close-up macro zoom photography, and depth-of-field bokeh portraits.... Read More
2020 New Generation Award winners announced Photo contests 

2020 New Generation Award winners announced

Scotiabank and the National Gallery of Canada announced the winners of the third annual New Generation Photography Award, which recognizes the best of young Canadians working in lens-based art and aims to elevate their careers. The New Generation Photography Award is the only one of its kind, dedicated to Canadian artists 35 years of age and under, and specific to lens-based... Read More
OnePlus launches OnePlus 8T premium smartphone New Products 

OnePlus launches OnePlus 8T premium smartphone

Global mobile technology company OnePlus launched its smartphone, the OnePlus 8T, featuring a newly calibrated 120Hz Fluid AMOLED display and the company’s fastest charging solution ever – Warp Charge 65. The OnePlus 8T features a quad-camera system that includes a 48MP main camera with optical image stabilization, a 16MP 123-degree ultra-wide-angle lens, and dedicated macro and monochrome lenses, letting users... Read More
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