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Industry notes for the week of Oct. 11 New Products News People on the Move Updates 

Industry notes for the week of Oct. 11

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet Investment in Benny Landa‘s latest printing venture, Landa Digital Printing, reaches $800 million, according to PrintWeek. Vivid-Pix Restore, featuring its new metadata tagging feature, is the subject of the latest Photo Detective podcast. Homegrown S.F. print-on-demand startup, Printify, looks to shift operations to the Baltics, via BizJournals Canon celebrates production of 100 million EOS-Series interchangeable-lens cameras App and software updates Mimeo Photos was... Read More
Industry notes from the week of Oct. 4 Earnings reports People on the Move Photo contests Press releases Promotions Updates 

Industry notes from the week of Oct. 4

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet Photobox appoints eight&four as creative and media agency, via ProlificLondon. The agency aims to enhance Photobox’s presence amongst mums with younger children with a focus on building awareness that the 100’s of pictures taken on smartphones can easily be transformed into gifts and keepsakes. Largan sues HP, two Taiwanese rivals for patent infringements,... Read More
Grant Fitz hired as EFI’s new CFO People on the Move Press releases 

Grant Fitz hired as EFI’s new CFO

EFI’s Marc Olin to assume Chief Operating Officer Role FREMONT, California — September 9, 2019 — Electronics For Imaging, Inc. has named veteran tech finance executive Grant Fitz as its new chief financial officer. Fitz replaces long-time EFI executive Marc Olin, who will assume the COO role at EFI. Fitz, who assumes his new CFO duties today, brings nearly 30... Read More
Rumours and interesting items from around the internet New Products News People on the Move 

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet Google Photos preps ‘Canvas prints’ and 4×6 prints from CVS, Walmart, via 9to5Google Kacey Musgraves and Tom’s One Hour Photo: The whole story, via the Los Angeles Times Light Stalking has published “Portrait Photography: The Ultimate Resource for Making the Perfect Portrait.” Travel influencer exposed for faking cloud photos: ‘I honestly can’t... Read More
Lifetouch eliminates some top-management layers in reorganization News Opinion People on the Move 

Lifetouch eliminates some top-management layers in reorganization

  Lifetouch continues to make top management changes following the installation of Greg Hintz as the new division president. In an internal announcement obtained by the Dead Pixels Society and confirmed by parent company spokesperson Sondra Harding of Shutterfly Inc., the roles of schools executive vice president and COO and vice president of marketing were eliminated, affecting 14-year veteran Tom Wargolet... Read More
App updates, rumors, financial news for the week of Aug. 30 News People on the Move Tips and tricks 

App updates, rumors, financial news for the week of Aug. 30

New apps and updates Shutterfly app updates adds printing to retail 64BitApps releases Image Plus v.1.3 for macOS Nikon Z Series adds dedicated 3D LUT for N-Log Google Photos adds OCR recognition to iOS and Android apps, via BGR Rumours and items from around the internet ‘Polaroid’ film: A Near Deal With Netflix Becomes a Legal Horror, via Hollywood Reporter Long-lost family photo album finds its way back... Read More
More changes at the top for SFLY: CTO Satish Menon resigns News People on the Move 

More changes at the top for SFLY: CTO Satish Menon resigns

When Shutterfly Inc. goes under new ownership this fall, there will be a whole new look to the executive suite. According to the company’s most recent Form 8-K, longtime CTO and senior vice president Dr. Satish Menon notified the company Aug. 8 of his intention to resign effective Sept. 6, 2019. The filing stated Dr. Menon will stay on as... Read More
Rumors and financial updates for the week of Aug. 15 News People on the Move Press releases SDKs and APIs Tips and tricks Updates 

Rumors and financial updates for the week of Aug. 15

New apps and updates Skylum has updated Luminar 3.1.3 with a new Lost Edits Album, Hotkeys and faster importing from SSD to Library and more. Kwilt updated its iOS app with easier setup and more device options Adobe reports updates to photography suite: Improvements to Lightroom Classic & Adobe Camera Raw – GPU accelerated editing and PNG export support Improvements to Lightroom Classic only – Batch Merge for HDR, Panoramas,... Read More
EFI appoints Jeff Jacobson as Chief Executive Officer People on the Move Press releases 

EFI appoints Jeff Jacobson as Chief Executive Officer

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Electronics For Imaging, Inc. today announced the appointment of Jeff Jacobson, a 30-year veteran of the digital imaging and industrial technology sector, as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Jacobson will retain his position as Executive Chairman. Mr. Jacobson succeeds Bill Muir, who is stepping down for personal reasons. Prior to joining... Read More
Jostens names new yearbook ambassador, Casey Nichols, MJE People on the Move Press releases 

Jostens names new yearbook ambassador, Casey Nichols, MJE

Nationally recognized yearbook adviser Casey Nichols, MJE, joins leading yearbook publisher Minneapolis, Aug. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jostens, the leading provider of yearbooks serving the K-12 and college markets, announced today that Casey Nichols, MJE, one of the nation’s top yearbook advisers, has joined the company as a yearbook Ambassador. Nichols, who has been recognized as a National High... Read More
Jostens announces leadership change People on the Move Press releases 

Jostens announces leadership change

Chuck Mooty transitioning to Chairman, Michael Burgess to join as new CEO Minneapolis, Aug. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Jostens, the leading provider of publications, jewelry and consumer goods serving the K-12 and college market, has announced the appointment of Michal Burgess as the company’s new CEO.  After nearly six years of leadership, Chuck Mooty will step down from his current... Read More
Industry notes, app updates and people on the move for the week of July 19 People on the Move Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry notes, app updates and people on the move for the week of July 19

New apps and updates Roxio launches Roxio Toast 18 with digital art module, Roxio Akrilic 64BitApps releases Color Ray v.1.0 for Mac for adding color effects to photos Ohanaware updates HDR imaging software for macOS, HDRtist NX2 Fotomerchant HV v1.32 has been released, featuring improved reports Microsoft releases free RAW Image Viewer extension for Windows 10, via Microsoft Store Rumours... Read More
Chief Financial Officer is leaving Leica Camera AG People on the Move Press releases 

Chief Financial Officer is leaving Leica Camera AG

Friday, July 12, 2019 – Leica Camera AG, an internationally photographic technology company and manufacturer of premium cameras and lenses, would like to announce the following change in the company’s management-level staff. Ronald Marcel Peters, board member responsible for Finance, Controlling, Human Resources, IT, Legal and Compliance and Facility Management since 2012 will be leaving the company at his own... Read More
App updates, financial updates, industry notes and more New Products News People on the Move Press releases Tips and tricks Updates 

App updates, financial updates, industry notes and more

New apps and updates Fotomerchant HV v1.30 was released, including many updates to the Shopping Cart to further improve the user experience of ordering photos.  Phase One launches Capture One CH for Windows Phase One advances IQ4 Infinity Platform with more photographer controls Painter 2020 from Corel features new streamlined workflow, GPU-based brushing, and convenient color selection Sony introduces live streaming for HXR-NX80 and PXW-Z90 camcorders with... Read More
Tracer Imaging announces Rob Shadowens as Vice President of Business Development News People on the Move 

Tracer Imaging announces Rob Shadowens as Vice President of Business Development

Tracer Imaging LLC announced Rob Shadowens has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development. Rob will oversee Tracer’s Product Development, Marketing and Account Management activities and brings to this role over 30 years of retail and product development experience, primarily in the photographic products arena. “Rob has always been one of the leading innovators and future strategists when... Read More
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