You are here

Written by 

Gary Pageau is principal of InfoCircle LLC, continuing his marketing communications career. InfoCircle LLC is a marketing and communications consulting firm, specializing in business-to-business markets. For nearly 25 years, he was with PMA International, serving most recently as Publisher, Content Development and Strategic Initiatives. His primary responsibilities included overseeing the Association’s editorial department, marketing research unit, education and corporate relations department.

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
EasyCut Studio releases of its multi-language vinyl cutting software News 

EasyCut Studio releases of its multi-language vinyl cutting software

EasyCut Studio, a global developer of sign-making software solutions, launched multi-language support for the sign design and vinyl cutting software, Easy Cut Studio. This new release is a ground-up rebuild of the software, extended its multi-language support for German, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese and simplified Chinese. This enables EasyCut Studio to extend its reach to more worldwide users to offer... Read More
Excire Foto AI-based photo management software released in the United States New Products News 

Excire Foto AI-based photo management software released in the United States

  Excire Inc. has released Excire Foto, an AI-based photo management tool. According to a company announcement, “Excire Foto automatically analyzes and tags the photos in a user’s collection, with keywords. Whether the photos are from a beach vacation or a family celebration, Excire Foto AI finds the photos in a flash and brings the otherwise hidden photo-treasures to light.” “This... Read More
Skip to toolbar