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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.

GoPro partners with SoftBank Group’s SB C&S Corp. to expand Japan distribution News 

GoPro partners with SoftBank Group’s SB C&S Corp. to expand Japan distribution

GoPro, Inc. announced a new distribution partnership with SoftBank Group’s SB C&S Corporation in Japan to sell GoPro products through one of the largest sales networks in the region. The deal enables SB C&S to provide its retail customers with the full range of GoPro cameras and accessories. Now, customers in Japan will have greater access to a wide selection... Read More
Lomography debuts LomoChrome Color ’92 ISO 400 color-negative film New Products 

Lomography debuts LomoChrome Color ’92 ISO 400 color-negative film

Lomography debuts a limited edition of its LomoChrome Color ’92 ISO 400 in 35 mm, 120, and 110 formats. LomoChrome Color ’92 Sun-kissed,  now available for immediate shipping, is “crafted to capture the essence of a golden-hour glow with warm orange and yellow hues, this enchanting emulsion beckons further creativity with a burst of 90s nostalgia,” the company claims. Despite... Read More
ZY Optics unveils the Mitakon Speedmaster 80mm f/1.6 for GFX, XCD mounts News 

ZY Optics unveils the Mitakon Speedmaster 80mm f/1.6 for GFX, XCD mounts

Zhongyi Optics (ZY Optics) unveiled the Mitakon Speedmaster 80mm f/1.6, a prime lens crafted for photographers using GFX and XCD mounts. The Mitakon Speedmaster 80mm f/1.6 Lens is available at USD 599. It will be available for purchase through Zhong Yi Optics’ official webstore as well as authorized resellers. The company says the Mitakon Speedmaster 80mm f/1.6 is a versatile... Read More
Transforming Wedding Photography Through Tech, with Vitaly Glebichkin, Retouch4Me News 

Transforming Wedding Photography Through Tech, with Vitaly Glebichkin, Retouch4Me

Have you wondered what it takes to break into and succeed in the competitive world of wedding photography? Join us as we sit down with Vitaly Glebichkin, a wedding photographer turned tech innovator, who shares his journey from capturing weddings to revolutionizing photo editing software. Learn about the nuances of the wedding photography market, the increasing demand for natural-looking images, and... Read More
Lightricks pivot to Gen AI brings layoffs to 12% of workforce News 

Lightricks pivot to Gen AI brings layoffs to 12% of workforce

Israeli video and image editing mobile apps developer Lightricks, developer of the popular Facetune app, is changing its business focus to generative AI at the expense of some of its app operations, which have not met growth targets, according to Globes. As part of the move, Lightricks is laying off 70 employees, representing 12% of its global workforce. At one time,... Read More
GotPhoto holding masterclass for school photographers on July 23 Events 

GotPhoto holding masterclass for school photographers on July 23

GotPhoto is holding a webinar on July 23 at 2 pm. EST on “From Pitch to Picture Day: Winning Strategies for School Photographers.” In this masterclass, renowned photographer Jeanine McLeod will reveal her proven strategies for growing a school photography business. You’ll learn: Tips for Acquiring (and Keeping) Schools: Discover essential tactics for landing new school contracts and maintaining long-lasting... Read More
FUJIFILM Australia opens Fujifilm House of Photography in a new location Events News 

FUJIFILM Australia opens Fujifilm House of Photography in a new location

FUJIFILM Australia is today celebrating the grand opening of its brand experience centre, Fujifilm House of Photography, with a new location in the heart of Sydney’s Central Business District (CBD). The company said the new Fujifilm House of Photography location offers both professional and enthusiasts’ creators “the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of photography through a number of... Read More
New SeaLife products for underwater photography New Products 

New SeaLife products for underwater photography

SeaLife has introduced a compact Sea Dragon 3000F Color Boost Photo-Video light. The light features a high-performance COB LED array, delivering 3000 lumens in a smooth 120-degree wide beam. The light offers a 90 CRI (color rendering index) that replicates natural sunlight (A CRI of 100 would be just like natural sunlight). With the addition of the newly patent pending... Read More
Eugene Smith Fund reaches 45th annual grant milestone Events Feature News 

Eugene Smith Fund reaches 45th annual grant milestone

The W. Eugene Smith Fund announced it is now accepting applications for its 45th annual Grant in Humanistic Photography with a top prize of $30,000. An additional $10,000 grant will be awarded as a Fellowship, and one Finalist will be deemed worthy of special recognition and presented with a $7,500 grant. The Smith Fund is also accepting applications for its... Read More
Printess combines AI technology with product personalization News 

Printess combines AI technology with product personalization

Printess GmbH & Co. KG is new company launching a personalization platform, guided by an experienced team with two decades of industry experience. According to the company, the platform “empowers teams to effortlessly design and sell mass-customized products across all devices, eliminating the need for coding. This scalable, cloud-based white-label solution integrates seamlessly with any e-commerce platform, offering a vast... Read More
Crown Photo Systems Deutschland GmbH announces leadership transition, company renaming Marketing 

Crown Photo Systems Deutschland GmbH announces leadership transition, company renaming

Crown Photo Systems Deutschland GmbH, a leading provider in the photo systems industry, announced a change in leadership and a new name. Effective July 1, 2024, Joachim Klemenz will step down as CEO and previous shareholder of the company. This decision comes as Klemenz reaches the age where he is entitled to enjoy his well-earned pension, the company said Klemenz... Read More
Photo Imaging CONNECT Print Production webinar features output trends, insights Events Feature 

Photo Imaging CONNECT Print Production webinar features output trends, insights

  The Dead Pixels Society, the photo/imaging industry’s leading news source, held the Photo Imaging CONNECT Print Production Networks webinar, on Wednesday, June 26, featuring presentations from Cloudprinter, Gooten, HelloPrint, Photo Finale, and Sensaria. Martijn Eier, CEO, provided an overview of Cloudprinter, as a venture-capital-backed global print platform connecting print buyers and print providers in 104 countries. Kathleen Weng, vice president,... Read More
Empowering Teams and Overcoming Adversity, with Tyler Copenhaver-Heath Podcasts 

Empowering Teams and Overcoming Adversity, with Tyler Copenhaver-Heath

What happens when a challenging upbringing meets an indomitable spirit? Meet Tyler Copenhaver-Heath, whose extraordinary entrepreneurial journey is captivating and inspiring. From his early days balancing biochemistry studies and mastering powder coating to bootstrapping his first business with just $4,000, Copenhaver-Heath’s story is a masterclass in resilience and innovation. Discover the sacrifices he made and the strategies he used to outmaneuver... Read More
Moonpig reports 6% revenue growth Earnings reports News 

Moonpig reports 6% revenue growth

Moonpig Group plc announced all-around improved results for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2024. The company said it delivered revenue growth of 6.6% to £341.1 million driven by strong performance at the Moonpig brand. In its report, the company said organic revenue growth accelerated through the year, underpinned by the Moonpig brand, which grew revenue by 8.2% through growth... Read More
Samsung unveils image sensors for smartphone photography New Products 

Samsung unveils image sensors for smartphone photography

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., announced three new mobile image sensors designed for both main and sub cameras in smartphones: the ISOCELL HP9, the ISOCELL GNJ and the ISOCELL JN5. The ISOCELL HP9 features 200 million 0.56-micrometer (μm) pixels in a 1/1.4-inch optical format. With its proprietary high-refractive microlens featuring a new material, the HP9 significantly enhances light-gathering capability by directing... Read More