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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.

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Preserving photo memories with Glen Meakem of Forever.com News Opinion Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Preserving photo memories with Glen Meakem of Forever.com

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Glen Meakem, CEO and founder, Forever.com, the permanent cloud photo storage and sharing company. A serial entrepreneur, Meakem founded FreeMarkets Inc. in 1995, which was later sold for $500 million. He also formerly headed up a venture capital fund and was a former radio host based in Pittsburgh, Pa. For the... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of May 29 Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of May 29

Industry notes Expert: Kodak could face second bankruptcy, via WHAM-TV Without last year’s reorganization, Kodak’s CEO believes the company would not have survived the COVID-19 pandemic, according to WHAM-TV. But financial expert George Conboy of Brighton Securities says, without a change in course in the company’s future, Kodak could face serious consequences – even potential second bankruptcy. Battle-hardened specialists trade on,... Read More
Shutterfly adds PPE products, donates $750,000 to COVID-19 affected communities New Products News Updates 

Shutterfly adds PPE products, donates $750,000 to COVID-19 affected communities

Shutterfly Inc. announced the company, via its Shutterfly for Good platform, has donated more than $750,000 to organizations nationwide that are helping communities most in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Shutterfly has donated $495,000 to multiple organizations such as those supporting the manufacturing and distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE), food-related charities, healthcare and more via its partnership with The... Read More
Fujifilm software adds webcam features to X Series, GFX System cameras Updates 

Fujifilm software adds webcam features to X Series, GFX System cameras

Fujifilm Corp. announced Fujfilm X Webcam software for Windows that turns select X Series and GFX System digital cameras into webcams. This will help cater for the growing need for web-conferencing products, the company says. The software, after connecting the camera to the computer via USB cable, offers web conferencing in high quality, as well as using advanced camera functions... Read More
HP meets earnings target but misses sales expectations, sending shares tumbling Earnings reports News 

HP meets earnings target but misses sales expectations, sending shares tumbling

Printer maker HP Inc. announced the company beat analysts second-quarter earnings target of 51 cents per share ($12.47 billion – above the expected 45 cents per share – but lower sales sent HPQ stock lower. On a year-over-year basis, HP earnings dipped 4% while sales declined 11%. Printing net revenue was down 19% year over year (down 18% in constant... Read More
Panasonic launches LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 New Products 

Panasonic launches LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6

Panasonic introduced a new interchangeable standard zoom lens, the LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 (S-R2060) based on the L-Mount system for the LUMIX S series full-frame camera. The  LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 is a compact, lightweight standard zoom lens that covers from ultra-wide 20mm to standard 60mm focal length for versatile use including landscape photography, the company says. The wide viewing... Read More
Mediaclip announces five-part photo personalization webinar series Events 

Mediaclip announces five-part photo personalization webinar series

Mediaclip has created an online series where to answer questions and to navigate through the business opportunities and considerations that are top of mind when stepping into an online product personalization offering. In this five-part live series, experts and invited guests will: Uncover the current landscape and future projections for the photo printing and merchandise market Discuss how companies can... Read More
Ricoh announces HD PENTAX-D FA*85mm F1.4ED SDM AW lens New Products 

Ricoh announces HD PENTAX-D FA*85mm F1.4ED SDM AW lens

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corp., announced the HD PENTAX-D FA*85mm F1.4ED SDM AW lens, the second fixed-focal-length lens in the new-generation PENTAX Star (*) lens series. Designed for use with PENTAX K-mount digital SLR cameras, Star-series lenses boast the highest imaging performance of all PENTAX lens lineups. The HD PENTAX-D FA*85mm F1.4ED SDM AW lens will be available in mid-June at www.us.ricoh-imaging.com... Read More
Research vets Ed Lee, David Haueter form Rise Above Research Market research News 

Research vets Ed Lee, David Haueter form Rise Above Research

Ed Lee and David Haueter, market research veterans in the digital imaging and printing industries, have partnered to create Rise Above Research, LLC, a new market research and consultancy firm focusing on the digital imaging and photographic printing markets. The two have more than 40 years of combined industry experience working with leading industry analyst and market research firms in... Read More
Sony introduces ZV-1 digital camera for vloggers New Products 

Sony introduces ZV-1 digital camera for vloggers

Sony Electronics Inc. announced the new pocket-sized Digital Camera ZV-1, a lightweight, compact camera for content creators and vloggers. “Sony’s new ZV-1 was purpose-built to meet the needs and demands of today’s video creators,” said Neal Manowitz, deputy president of Imaging Product and Solutions Americas at Sony Electronics. “We are always listening to our customers, and this camera is the... Read More
Instaz app enhances photos with a swipe News 

Instaz app enhances photos with a swipe

Moscow’s Whatever Apps released Instaz, a “swipe only” photo editor for iOS devices. The app’s built-in artificial intelligence analyzes each photo and automatically performs complex edits. Whatever Apps claims Instaz improves colors, composition, and adds popular Instagram effects, such as frames, collages, dust, stickers, and many others, by swiping to perform creative edits. “Like Tinder has changed the industry of... 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
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