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A guide to popular virtual tour apps Feature News 

A guide to popular virtual tour apps

Guest post by Ryan Anderson, Senior Editor at AR/VR Tips Virtual tour apps for VR have exploded in popularity and will continue to be trending in the future. This is because the pandemic has cut down on travel to businesses and places and also because businesses are seeing the value in offering virtual tours to customers. In this guide, we’ll... Read More
The Dead Pixels Society podcast: Photo moonshot with Makaila Nichols, the Blatantly Honest Foundation Events Feature Podcasts Promotions 

The Dead Pixels Society podcast: Photo moonshot with Makaila Nichols, the Blatantly Honest Foundation

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Makaila Nichols, author and founder of the Blatantly Honest Foundation. At 18, Nichols wrote “Blatantly Honest,” a best-selling book about her battle with body issues, bullying, and sexual assault. From there, she started the Blatantly Honest Foundation to “change the stigma behind bullying and other social issues by educating the public,... Read More
Opinion: There’s no business in show business Events Feature News Opinion 

Opinion: There’s no business in show business

The recent announcement that CES 2021 was being changed to a virtual or “digital-only” event didn’t come as a surprise to industry watchers. In fact, the announcement was greeted with some level of relief. In the past 10 years, CES has gained a well-earned reputation as an expensive event that was difficult to attend – due to the enormous crowds... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast episode 4: The future of photography and retail with Michael Rubin of Neomodern Feature News 

Dead Pixels Society podcast episode 4: The future of photography and retail with Michael Rubin of Neomodern

Ep. 4: The future of photography and retail with Michael Rubin of Neomodern Gary Pageau from the Dead Pixels Society talks with photographer Michael Rubin about the photography, printing and retail. Rubin operated, until recently, the Neomodern print store and gallery in downtown San Francisco. He is also the co-host of the “Everyday Photography, Every Day,” podcast. Read More
Kodak Moments shows gains with AI-driven photobooks Feature News 

Kodak Moments shows gains with AI-driven photobooks

After about a year in the marketplace, Kodak Moments executives say the AI-powered iOS app is increasing the printing of photobooks. The boost in conversions – in other, more books are completed once they are started – is a welcome trend, as the making of mobile photo books is still not a commonplace as industry watchers would like it to... Read More
Marketing your pet photography business; what you need to know Feature 

Marketing your pet photography business; what you need to know

Imagine a job where you get to celebrate your love of photography and your passion for animals? Starting a pet photography business is a fantastic way to celebrate your interests while creating a profitable revenue stream. Are you ready to get started? Here’s what you need to know about marketing your pet photography business. Outline Your Approach The core of... Read More
HP announces earnings, plans to spend $15 billion to buy back shares Acquisitions Earnings reports Feature News 

HP announces earnings, plans to spend $15 billion to buy back shares

Facing an increasingly hostile takeover pitch from Xerox Holdings, HP Inc. used its quarterly earnings announcement to offer a “multi-year strategic and financial value creation plan” to deliver improved financial results by 2022. The cross-company plan will include billions in “sustained cost actions” and a $16 billion capital return program over three years. Under the plan, HP says it will... Read More
PI CONNECT 2020 adds Don Franz, Don Carli to top speaker lineup Events Feature 

PI CONNECT 2020 adds Don Franz, Don Carli to top speaker lineup

Pro Imaging CONNECT, the new executive conference for the photo/imaging industry, has announced leading international photo/imaging researcher, Don Franz, will present, “The International World of Photo Imaging”, on Saturday, March 21,  at Horseshoe Bay Resort in Austin Texas. In this presentation, Franz will explore how social media and the internet have driven photo/imaging sharing and output around the world, both for... Read More
UPGRD is a new service for automatically enhancing photo designs Events Feature SDKs and APIs 

UPGRD is a new service for automatically enhancing photo designs

Sometimes big ideas come from small companies. As volume photography market service providers to make products more personalized to improve customer satisfaction, there comes the natural dilemma of maintaining productivity. UPGRD is a company providing a new way of offering automated photo enrichment. The company started in 2012 as a school photography company in Finland, Oma Design, but by 2015,... Read More
Top six trends affecting the professional photography industry Feature 

Top six trends affecting the professional photography industry

In the intro segment of the Capturelife Pulse! 2019 virtual users conference, Gary Pageau from the Dead Pixels Society presented “Top 6 Trends Affecting Professional Photography,” in a give-and-take session hosted by TW Woodward. Below is an embedded video of the nearly half-hour discussion. Download the presentation here. If you are interested in watching the individual sessions at the Capturelife Pulse!... Read More
Improving the Image: The Benefits of Photo Retouching for Online Businesses Feature Marketing 

Improving the Image: The Benefits of Photo Retouching for Online Businesses

Ecommerce is growing nonstop and has boomed over the last few years. It’s estimated that consumers worldwide will have spent almost $3.46 trillion online in 2019, and it’s expected to grow even more in the future. In today’s competitive marketplace, digital photos play an important role in attracting businesses and representing the brand. Images show off your products and services... Read More
Growing your photo business with blogs Feature Marketing 

Growing your photo business with blogs

How do photo businesses market themselves in today’s complex and connected world? Many would first say social media, and they would be right. Facebook, Instagram, and other sites have certainly changed the game when it comes to imaging industry outreach. Yet blogs and websites showcasing work also have an equal, if at times more key, role to play. We might... Read More
Shooting products for your e-commerce website the right way  Feature News Tips and tricks 

Shooting products for your e-commerce website the right way 

About 75% of online shoppers state that pictures significantly influence their purchasing decisions, according to a recent e-commerce photography report by Weebly. It means that if your marketplace listings or e-commerce site doesn’t have properly-photographed images of your product, or doesn’t have any pictures at all; you’re putting off a lot of potential customers. So why are these photos so... Read More
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