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School Photographers of America activity update News 

School Photographers of America activity update

The School Photographers of America (SPOA), the new association for the volume photography market, has provided an update of recent activities: The SPOA website now has a new feature for finding school photography companies by the state for educators The website now will be hosting job listings for photographers The preferred partner and industry directory will be available. The School Photographers... Read More
Jostens launches Yearbook+ virtual experience News 

Jostens launches Yearbook+ virtual experience

Jostens launched Yearbook+ (“Yearbook Plus”), a personalized virtual experience allowing students to add their own digital photos and content to the traditionally curated and printed yearbook, the company said in a press release. The new digital offering will be made available to Jostens yearbook customers this school year. “Jostens has been the leader in delivering technology to yearbooks since our... Read More
United Imaging Group holds virtual roadshow News 

United Imaging Group holds virtual roadshow

United Imaging Group Co.,  Europe’s leading photo specialist buying group, held its annual roadshow Oct. 6, via YouTube.The event drew 200 dealers, and information provided by the management included purchasing, marketing, sales, and the Trends & Training division presented details on the market situation and their current projects. To provide additional support to the members in this economically challenging year,... Read More
Platypod offering twin pack for Ultra tripods News 

Platypod offering twin pack for Ultra tripods

Platypod Pro LLC , makers of compact camera supports announced the Platypod Ultra Commercial Twin Pack. The $89.95 Ultra Twin Pack is suited for strategically setting up multiple cameras, lights, and accessories in small spaces, the company says. Platypod says it was designed specifically for online education applications where teachers might need multiple angles of coverage to show students exactly what’s... Read More
Linemark Printing adds second Imaging Solutions fastBook machine News 

Linemark Printing adds second Imaging Solutions fastBook machine

Linemark Printing, Upper Marlboro, Md, expanded its layflat book production lines to include two Imaging Solutions fastBook Professional 1000 binders, according to an announcement from Imaging Solutions. “We installed our first fastBook machine about a year ago to see if it could, in fact, reduce the manual processes required to make a high-quality layflat book,” said Steve Bearden, president. “It... Read More
Canon U.S.A., ASMP partnering to produce business webinars series Events News 

Canon U.S.A., ASMP partnering to produce business webinars series

Canon U.S.A. announced a partnership with the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) to produce a series of business webinars for ASMP members. Many visual creators are looking for training and guidance to develop stronger business skills to get their work noticed. Business development has become more of a challenge during the era of COVID-19, where networking opportunities are limited.... Read More
MailPix photo puzzles featured on new “The Today Show” segment News 

MailPix photo puzzles featured on new “The Today Show” segment

Photo puzzles from MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, were featured products Oct 2, 2020, on “The Today Show” as part of the new “At Home” segment with lifestyle expert Jill Martin. MailPix offers five sizes of personalized photo puzzles, which have become increasingly popular during the national lockdown. “Photo puzzles are a great way for families to spend... Read More
Fujifilm launches FUJINON HYPER-CLARITY Series binoculars News 

Fujifilm launches FUJINON HYPER-CLARITY Series binoculars

FUJIFILM Corp. introduced the FUJINON HYPER-CLARITY Series of binoculars, characterized by the “SUPER EBC FUJINON” multi-coating enhancing light transmittance to deliver a bright and clear field of view. The series will be launched in November 2020 with the release of two new models equipped with large-diameter lenses: “FUJINON HYPER-CLARITY HC8x42” (HC8x42) and “FUJINON HYPER-CLARITY HC10x42” (HC10x42). The HC8x42 and HC10x42are... Read More
Olympus agrees to imaging business transfer to JIP News 

Olympus agrees to imaging business transfer to JIP

Olympus Corp. concluded a definitive agreement with Japan Industrial Partners Inc. (“JIP”) regarding the transfer of the Olympus Imaging business. Under the previously announced agreement, Olympus will transfer its Imaging business to a newly established wholly-owned subsidiary of Olympus (the “New Imaging Company”), through an absorption-type split. This is to be followed by transferring 95% of the shares of the... Read More
Durst acquires majority stake in Vanguard Digital Printing News 

Durst acquires majority stake in Vanguard Digital Printing

Durst Group acquired a majority stake in Vanguard Digital Printing Systems, headquartered in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Vanguard Digital is a manufacturer of printing systems for the signage, decoration, corporate, industrial, and packaging sectors. With the acquisition, Durst adds new printer classes to its large-format portfolio, while Vanguard now has a global distribution and service network and technical resources to continue developing robust... Read More
Minted and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Launch News 

Minted and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Launch

Minted announced a collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Eleven of Minted’s independent artists created holiday card and greeting card designs inspired by works of art from The Met collection. A portion of every purchase will support The Met, which recently reopened its doors to the public, as well as the independent artists from Minted’s community who created the designs. The Minted... Read More
SANDMARC launches Prolight for video conference lighting News 

SANDMARC launches Prolight for video conference lighting

SANDMARC, a brand specializing in photography gear for iPhone, DJI and GoPro cameras, launched Prolight – Video Conference Edition for home office remote working. The Prolight Bi-Color Light is a premium video conference lighting for remote working, home office, or corporate calls to level up conference webcam calls and meetings on Zoom, Facetime, Microsoft Teams, YouTube vlogs, Skype, and live streaming. The... Read More
LexJet announces partnership with EFI News 

LexJet announces partnership with EFI

LexJet announced a new sales and distribution partnership with Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (EFI) to sell EFI wide-format printers and specialty printers to its North American customers. Under this new agreement, LexJet will sell EFI’s wide-format product line of LED inkjet technologies including the EFI Pro 24f and Pro 30f dedicated flatbed printers, the EFI Pro 32r+ roll-to-roll printer, and... Read More
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