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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.

Behind the product: New ProMaster XC-M tripods Feature New Products News 

Behind the product: New ProMaster XC-M tripods

The PRO Convention in Lincolnshire, IL, is one of the highlights of the spring conference season, as hundreds of dealers from around North America gather to learn, to network and to buy. One of the maxims of PRO is “What happens at PRO stays at PRO,” which enhances the value of the conference for members and affiliates. In recent years,... Read More
PI CONNECT 2019 announces top speaker lineup Events News Press releases 

PI CONNECT 2019 announces top speaker lineup

Imaging trends, marketing, legal issues and more highlight inaugural event Grand Rapids, MI – Pro Imaging CONNECT, the new photo/imaging educational event, has announced the major speakers at its inaugural conference, April 12-13, at the Mission Hills Resort and Club, Howey-in-the-Hills, FL “The goal of Pro Imaging CONNECT is to bring together executives from different segments of the photo imaging... Read More
Instagram adds commerce component to photos News 

Instagram adds commerce component to photos

Instagram introduced a new capability to called “Checkout on Instagram” where the user can directly buy a product without leaving the app. When the user taps to view from a brand’s shopping post, a “Checkout on Instagram” button will be on the shopping page. Shoppers can select from various options, like size and color, then can proceed to checkout within... Read More
District Photo purchases its third Scodix digital enhancement press News Press releases 

District Photo purchases its third Scodix digital enhancement press

SCODIX, ISRAEL – 19 March 2019 – Scodix, the world’s leading provider of digital enhancement solutions for the graphic arts industry, today announces that District Photo has purchased a third Scodix digital enhancement press for its web-to-print services. Due to an urgent need for additional capacity, the third machine is planned to be installed in April in Phoenix. District Photo,... Read More
Insta360 raises $30 million in funding Events Press releases 

Insta360 raises $30 million in funding

Camera maker Insta360 announced a $30 million funding round joined by Everest Venture Capital, MG Holdings and Huajin Capital. Past rounds have included investment from IDG Capital, Suning Holdings Group, Xunlei, and Qiming Venture Partners. The funding will accelerate the development of technologies designed to redefine the action camera category, bringing people new and simpler ways to capture their best... Read More
Apple finally updates iMacs New Products Press releases 

Apple finally updates iMacs

Cupertino, California — Apple today updated its iMac line with up to 8-core Intel 9th-generation processors for the first time and powerful Vega graphics options, delivering dramatic increases in both compute and graphics performance. From consumers to pros alike, users will notice their iMac is faster for everyday tasks all the way up to the most demanding pro workloads. This... Read More
Sony Electronics taps senior leadership to drive imaging and professional solutions business strategy People on the Move Press releases 

Sony Electronics taps senior leadership to drive imaging and professional solutions business strategy

SAN DIEGO, March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Electronics Inc. today announced new leadership changes to its imaging and professional business to extend its opportunities into both new and existing markets. Building on the remarkable commercial success of Sony Electronics’ imaging products, the company has promoted Neal Manowitz to the position of deputy president, Imaging Products and Solutions – Americas (IPSA)... Read More
Think Tank Photo introduces The Stand Manager 52 Rolling Case New Products Press releases 

Think Tank Photo introduces The Stand Manager 52 Rolling Case

Studio photographers know that lighting stands are heavy, cumbersome and hard to transport. In fact, transporting light stands is as much about protecting your car and your fingers as it is easily moving them. The Stand Manager 52 rolling case is an ideal solution for storing and transporting stands of any kind. SANTA ROSA, CALIF. (PRWEB) MARCH 19, 2019 –... Read More
Capture One Sony and Capture One Fujifilm 50% off for limited time Press releases Promotions 

Capture One Sony and Capture One Fujifilm 50% off for limited time

COPENHAGEN, March 18th, 2019: Capture One, the world’s premier name in image processing software is saying ‘hello’ to spring with a major sale. Capture One Sony and Capture One Fujifilm are now available for 50% off for a limited time. The sale covers both the perpetual license and subscription models –including Style Pack bundles– making this the perfect time to... Read More
Apple updates iPad Air and iPad mini New Products Press releases 

Apple updates iPad Air and iPad mini

10.5-Inch iPad Air Offers High-End Features and Performance at a Breakthrough Price 7.9-Inch iPad mini Brings Apple Pencil Support, Advanced Retina Display and the A12 Bionic Chip to a Beloved Design Cupertino, California — Apple today introduced the all-new iPad Air in an ultra-thin 10.5-inch design, offering the latest innovations including Apple Pencil1 support and high-end performance at a breakthrough... Read More
London Drugs purchases local eight-store camera chain, McBain Camera News 

London Drugs purchases local eight-store camera chain, McBain Camera

The Edmonton Journal reports McBain Camera, a 70-year-old fixture in British Columbia, has been purchased by another family-owned business, London Drugs. Terms weren’t disclosed. In the article, Neil McBain, former owner and general manager, stated the stores will continue to run independently and no staff changes were planned. The article added London Drugs president and COO Clint Mahlman addedLondon Drugs hopes... Read More
Hasselblad X System expands with release Cord X and battery charging hub New Products Press releases 

Hasselblad X System expands with release Cord X and battery charging hub

Hasselblad proudly expands its photographic tool kit for the X System with the introduction of the new Release Cord X and Battery Charging Hub. With Hasselblad’s full commitment to the development of the X System, these two new accessories alongside the introduction of the newest XCD Lenses greatly expand the creative capabilities of the revolutionary mirrorless medium format X1D-50c. The... Read More
Lensbaby launches a new, wide-angle tilt lens for their optic swap system New Products Press releases 

Lensbaby launches a new, wide-angle tilt lens for their optic swap system

Portland, OR — Lensbaby – makers of award-winning lenses, optics and accessories announces today the availability of its new wide-angle tilt lens. The Composer Pro II with Edge 35mm Optic is available for use on Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, Fuji X, and Micro 4/3 interchangeable lens cameras. The Edge 35mm Optic is also available separately for anyone who already owns... Read More
Polarr raises $11.5 million to bring AI to photography and video News Press releases 

Polarr raises $11.5 million to bring AI to photography and video

Polarr, the photo-editing app developer, raised $11.5 million in Series A funding from Threshold Ventures, Cota Capital and Pear Ventures, to support research and development, engineering and technology partnerships. In a blog post, company CEO and founder Borui Wang said the Series A process took three months: When we started Polarr in 2015, our idea was to enable photographers to... Read More
Entropix to explore strategic opportunities for computer vision solutions in collaboration with Lenovo Press releases 

Entropix to explore strategic opportunities for computer vision solutions in collaboration with Lenovo

PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Entropix announced today it is collaborating with Lenovo to explore the potential of computer vision for commercial solutions. The collaboration leverages Lenovo’s dual sensor smartphone architecture with Entropix cloud Resolution Engine and enterprise computer vision management system to develop an end-to-end hyper-accurate visual classification and recognition platform for a multitude of potential applications including enterprise security, retail, logistics... Read More
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