You are here
Capture One adds features to Capture One 22 (15.3.0) News Updates 

Capture One adds features to Capture One 22 (15.3.0)

Capture One has announced the immediate availability of Capture One 22 (15.3.0), a significant and dynamic update that introduces new features like wireless tethering for Sony cameras, Magic Eraser for easy and accurate masking, and Cloud Transfer; the company’s major first step into multi-platform and mobile support, as it prepares for its iPad app release later this month. “In March,... Read More
Inaugural SPOA conference a success Events News 

Inaugural SPOA conference a success

The School Photographers of America held its first conference, the International Conference on School Photography & Yearbooks, was held June 7-11, 2021, at the Westin Galleria, Houston, Texas. This conference and trade show brought together all segments of the school portrait and yearbook industries. The event was preceded by the ImageQuix/PhotoLynx Mastering Volume Photography user group conference. The conference drew... Read More
HP commits to title sponsorship, immersive event at PRINTING United Expo 2022 Events News 

HP commits to title sponsorship, immersive event at PRINTING United Expo 2022

HP Inc. announced its commitment to PRINTING United Expo 2022 as a title sponsor of the event, along with its plans to build its own elaborate show hall encompassing 21,000 sq. ft. at the Expo – more than three times the size of any previous HP Inc. booth space. PRINTING United Expo 2022 takes place Oct. 19-21 in Las Vegas... Read More
Claudia Dencer presented with first SPOA Presidents’ Award of Excellence News 

Claudia Dencer presented with first SPOA Presidents’ Award of Excellence

The School Photographers of America (SPOA) recognized Claudia Dencer, Leonard’s Photography, St. Augustine, Fla., with the first SPOA Presidents’ Award of Excellence at the International Conference on School Photography & Yearbooks. Dencer is the first chairman of the SPOA Governing Board. As executive vice president and general manager of the family-owned Leonard’s, she has 21 years of experience as a... Read More
SPOA recognizes four as Rising Stars at annual conference Events News 

SPOA recognizes four as Rising Stars at annual conference

The School Photographers of America (SPOA) recognized four individuals from a variety of companies as Rising Stars at the first International Conference on School Photography & Yearbooks. The awards were presented Friday, June 10, at during the association’s awards banquet and celebration at the Westin Galleria, Houston, Texas. The four honorees are: Chris Barbarito, Barbarito Photographers McKenna Booth, Cahill Studios... Read More
NRF: May retail sales slow amid ongoing inflation Market research News 

NRF: May retail sales slow amid ongoing inflation

Retail sales slowed in May as consumers faced continuing inflation and higher prices for essentials like food and gasoline, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). “Retail sales are reflecting Americans’ growing concern about inflation and its impact on the cost of everything from groceries to gas,” NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay said. “Retailers are doing what they can... Read More
Venus Optics unveils a 90mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO for mirrorless News 

Venus Optics unveils a 90mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO for mirrorless

Venus Optics announced the 90m f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro APO lens specially designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras. It is the eighth addition to Laowa’s 2:1 magnification macro lens lineup. The new 90mm lens not only inherited the 2:1 magnification to infinity ability and APO design but also appears much smaller in size. Highlights: 2x magnification Apochromat APO design Specifically designed for... Read More
Marcello Strada looking to expand distributor network News Partnerships 

Marcello Strada looking to expand distributor network

Family-owned bookbinding business, Marcello Strada srl is looking for distributors of its specialized equipment for producing their own premium customized books. The acid-free cardboard inserts can be used in either cold- or hot- mount binding systems and provide the possibility of unique layflat designs with 2-, 3- or even 4- panels. The company says it welcomes inquiries from interested companies.... Read More
EFI acquires Inèdit software for textile printing Acquisitions News 

EFI acquires Inèdit software for textile printing

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. announced it has acquired Inèdit Software S.L., a developer of RIPs and related software for digital industrial textile printing. The acquisition extends EFI’s strategy to accelerate digital transformation in industrial print through investments that advance the company’s presence and capabilities in Packaging & Corrugated, Display Graphics, Textile, and Building Materials/Décor applications. Inèdit will be integrated into... Read More
Apple announces iOS 16, major photos updates New Products News Updates 

Apple announces iOS 16, major photos updates

At its annual World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC), Apple previewed iOS 16, which introduces iCloud Shared Photo Library to seamlessly share a collection of photos with family, updates to Messages and Mail that help users stay in touch with ease, and powerful enhancements to Live Text and Visual Look Up. “iOS 16 is a big release with updates that will change... Read More
Claranova proposes adding executives to board News 

Claranova proposes adding executives to board

The Claranova Board of Directors has added new members – Roger S. Bloxberg and Eric Gareau –  the CEOs of PlanetArt and Avanquest, respectively. These appointments which follow the departures of Chahram Becharat and Jean-Yves Quentel are effective immediately, for the remaining terms of the latter’s offices. These latest additions to the board are accompanied by the co-option of Todd... Read More
Photography startup Smiler gets $8 million seed funding Investments News 

Photography startup Smiler gets $8 million seed funding

Utrecht-based Smiler, a spot photography marketplace connecting photographers and customers in tourist hotspots, announced it has secured $8 million (approximately €7.4M) in a Seed round of funding, according to SiliconCanal. The round was led by Mosaic Ventures with participation from Speedinvest, Dutch Founders Fund, and PROfounders Capital. Speedinvest recently also invested in the privacy-focused camera app Lapse. Founded in 2021, Smiler is an... Read More
Gooten, Fujifilm announce strategic partnership News 

Gooten, Fujifilm announce strategic partnership

Gooten, a leading technology and fulfillment company, announced a partnership with Fujifilm North America, “to bring print-on-demand production excellence at scale to businesses of all sizes.” This strategic collaboration will bridge Fujifilm’s 20-year experience in manufacturing personalized photo products with Gooten’s advanced approach to on-demand fulfillment technology. Gooten and Fujifilm will bring industry-leading print-on-demand solutions to retailers, small businesses, and... Read More
Adweek: Polaroid targets Gen Z audience through Snap AR lenses News Promotions 

Adweek: Polaroid targets Gen Z audience through Snap AR lenses

Adweek reports Polaroid has turned to social platform Snapchat to reach the Gen Z audience with an AR campaign to promote its Polaroid Go instant camera. The company created AR lenses transporting Snapchat users into exotic locations, from a jungle to the North Pole. The experience began earlier in May and is available to users across the United States, United... Read More