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Dead Pixels Society podcast: Using video to market your photo business, with Erin Manning, Erin Manning Media Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Using video to market your photo business, with Erin Manning, Erin Manning Media

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Erin Manning of Erin Manning Media, about her start as a photo industry educator, her award-winning video projects, and her best tips for getting started using video to boost your business and connect with customers. Erin Manning is a professional photographer, author, educator, and media personality living in Los Angeles, California. She helps people understand photography and technology... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: The changing trends of photographer education, with Skip Cohen Marketing Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: The changing trends of photographer education, with Skip Cohen

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with industry veteran Skip Cohen, of Skip Cohen University (SCU). From his start washing bottles in a Polaroid Corp. lab, Cohen has crafted a long-standing career in multiple stages in the photographic industry. In this interview, Cohen talks about his varied career, starting his own company,  business practices for photographers, and what lessons can be learned from COVID-19. Cohen... Read More
Dead Pixels Society Podcast: A different approach to school photography, with Annie Poissant, Fotosko Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society Podcast: A different approach to school photography, with Annie Poissant, Fotosko

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Annie Poissant, of Fotosko, a Quebec portrait and school photography company. Poissant talks about her company’s unusual approach to environmental school portraits and how that led her to become owner and director of Photosuite Canada, a company offering a managed services solution for Canadian independent volume photographers as well as the distributor of Netlife Photosuite PRO solution... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: Serving independent school photographers with Mike Limbach, Studio Source Yearbooks Opinion Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Serving independent school photographers with Mike Limbach, Studio Source Yearbooks

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with  Mike Limbach, the founder of Studio Source Yearbooks. In this podcast, Limbach talks about how the business was started 10 years ago, what market niche it serves, and how its services are prioritized for independent school photographers who are competing with much bigger competitors. Studio Source Yearbooks helps independent school photographers stay independent with a five-day turnaround time, competitive prices,... Read More
The Dead Pixels Society podcast: Lessons learned from a life in the photo business, with Fred Lerner, MailPix Marketing Podcasts 

The Dead Pixels Society podcast: Lessons learned from a life in the photo business, with Fred Lerner, MailPix

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Fred Lerner, CEO and founder, MailPix, about the photo/imaging business. A meeting in a summer camp darkroom started Lerner on a decades-long career with leading photo industry companies like Berkey Photo and Eastman Kodak Co., as well as his own photofinishing labs, Lerner Photo and Lerner Processing Labs. He was also active in the Australian photofinishing industry at the dawn of one-hour processing. Later, ... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: Web to print to printing photo books, with Jeff Alexander, Alexander’s Opinion Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Web to print to printing photo books, with Jeff Alexander, Alexander’s

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talk with Jeff Alexander,  president of Alexander’s, the Lindon, Utah-based digital printer. Starting as a retail copy shop, Alexander’s has grown into a large-scale variable data printer. The company has expanded into full-color digital printing, making photo books for high-profile clients like Chatbooks.  In this interview, Alexander talks about the challenges of keeping pace with technology and the marketplace... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: Camera hardware technology and trends, with Drew Cicala, co-owner, Lensrentals Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Camera hardware technology and trends, with Drew Cicala, co-owner, Lensrentals

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with  Drew Cicala, co-owner of Lensrentals, one of North America’s largest photography rental companies. Cicala talks about what is driving the rental market, the challenge of keeping up with the latest technology, and what keeps customers coming back. Founded in 2006 by Roger Cicala, Lensrentals is the largest online rental provider for photography, videography, and lighting equipment and... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: Changing landscape of professional photography with Glen A. Clark Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Changing landscape of professional photography with Glen A. Clark

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Glen  A. Clark, Cr. Photog., F/S-PPC, a longtime professional photography industry veteran. Clark has been on all sides of the business for more than 35 years, focusing on marketing and sales within and for professional photography, imaging, and communications industry initiatives. He has worked as a commercial and portrait/wedding photographer/illustrator, as well as a studio manager... Read More
The Dead Pixels Society podcast: Adapting to rapid technology change, with Marion Duchesne, CEO and founder, Mediaclip Marketing Podcasts 

The Dead Pixels Society podcast: Adapting to rapid technology change, with Marion Duchesne, CEO and founder, Mediaclip

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Marion Duchesne, CEO and founder of Mediaclip, a Montreal, Canada, leader in the photo personalization software market. Duschene has lead the company through numerous technological, marketing, and strategic changes over the 15-year-life of the company. Duchesne also talks about her experience as a woman founder in the photo technology industry and... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: iPhone photography and the professional, with Scott Kelby, KelbyOne Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: iPhone photography and the professional, with Scott Kelby, KelbyOne

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with industry educator, professional photographer and author, Scott Kelby, about the impact of COVID-19 on photographic education and workshops, how the iPhone is putting pressure on the traditional camera makers and what his favorite iPhone app is. Scott Kelby is an American photographer, publisher, and author. He is the CEO of KelbyOne, an online educational community for Photographers, Photoshop,... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: The changing professional photography market with Zenfolio Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: The changing professional photography market with Zenfolio

  Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society interviews two executives from Zenfolio: Pamela Vachon, Vice President of Customer Support and Success, and Robert Campbell, Video Content Creator and Live Broadcast Host. They discuss Zenfolio’s extensive offerings that not only support photographers and help them run their business but also put them in touch with potential customers. Zenfolio Inc., a Centre Lane Partners company, offers advanced business solutions... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: Talking cameras, smartphones and photowalks with Jefferson Graham Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Talking cameras, smartphones and photowalks with Jefferson Graham

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Jefferson Graham, photographer, journalist, musician, and former USA Today tech columnist, as he launches his new website, The Best Photowalk.  Graham talks about the switch from film to digital, what camera makers are doing wrong, why Google Photos is the turkey of the year, which photobook service is his favorite (and his least favorite) and much more. Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: Zen, photography, and technology with Michael Rubin Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Zen, photography, and technology with Michael Rubin

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society welcomes back photographer, podcaster, teacher, and entrepreneur Michael H. Rubin. Since we last spoke with Rubin, he closed his retail printing business, Neomodern, and is moving to Santa Fe, NM.  He will be teaching the online workshop, “Photographic Haiku: A New Approach to Creative Photography“, March 15-26, 2021, through the Sante Fe Workshops. He is also the co-host of... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: Consumer retail photo printing with Kodak Moments News Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Consumer retail photo printing with Kodak Moments

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Scott Robinson, Director of Strategic Future Products at Kodak Moments. Robinson talks about the touch-free retail printing trends, consumer photo printing, retail changes in the age of COVID-19, and what channels are experiencing growth. Kodak Moments is a leading global provider of photo products and services to retailers, consumers, and entertainment properties. We inspire consumers to bring... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: Matt Sweetwood on his new business, Insurious, on retailing, and on cameras Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Matt Sweetwood on his new business, Insurious, on retailing, and on cameras

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Matt Sweetwood,  entrepreneur, author, CEO and co-founder of Insurious. After leaving the family camera store, Unique Photo, in 2015, Sweetwood embarked on a career as a consultant, an author (“Leader of the Pack”) and startup CEO.  Now he’s back with Insurious, an online insurance company for cameras, audio equipment and more. Never one to be shy about his... Read More