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Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 25 Earnings reports People on the Move Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 25

Events Photopia event gains the support of German photographic industry The photo and imaging trade show Photopia planned for Sept. 23 to 26, 2021 in Hamburg, Germany, has announced a cooperation with the German Photographic Industry Association (PIV), according to World of Photo. The four-day photo and video festival is set to enable “photo enthusiasts from all over the world to experience the latest... Read More
GoPro Labs firmware unlocks advanced GoPro camera features News Updates 

GoPro Labs firmware unlocks advanced GoPro camera features

GoPro announced its GoPro Labs special firmware program has released an update that unlocks innovative and experimental features for advanced users. The program supports HERO9 Black, HERO8 Black, HERO7 Black, and GoPro MAX devices. The new features include: Camera Motion Triggers: Leverage the camera’s accelerometer and/or gyroscope to start/stop capture only when the camera is in motion, preserving storage and battery. USB Power Triggers: Equips... Read More
Zenfolio’s BookMe experiencing rapid growth News Updates 

Zenfolio’s BookMe experiencing rapid growth

BookMe, the contactless booking and calendaring solution created by Zenfolio, has brought in nearly $1,000,000 in revenue for photographers since in launching in May, 2020, despite the pandemic. The company says photographers who have adopted this innovation have managed to triple their bookings and revenues at the height of the pandemic. According to data shared by Zenfolio, BookMe users show photographers... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 10 News People on the Move Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 10

Framen acquired by Axel Springer Visual 1st reports German digital frame startup Framen has been acquired by multimedia giant Axel Springer. Hans Hartman shares how the company, led by CEO Dimitri Gärtner, pivoted from a digital frames/photo viewing business to an online advertising platform. Former Ritz Camera headquarters building sells for $15.685 million Commercial real-estate firm Edge Tuesday announced it brokered the sale of 12200... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Dec. 20 News People on the Move Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Dec. 20

Retail news Australian shopper shocked to find single-use cameras selling for $22 The Daily Mail Australia reports a shopper was stunned after she stumbled across a disposable flash camera selling for $22 as the ‘retro’ product continues to make a comeback. Nostalgic Australians spotted the Kodak cameras at Kmart and Big W for $22. Daily Mirror: Sentimental Brits turning to printed photos after... Read More
LaserSoft Imaging releases SilverFast 9 News Updates 

LaserSoft Imaging releases SilverFast 9

LaserSoft Imaging has released SilverFast 9, which the company says makes it easier to create digital archives of original images. The company says SilverFast 9 has many new features, optimized editing processes, an improved user interface and new algorithms speeding up scanning up to 75%. The license system was revised: Customers have two free options to set their license to... Read More
DJI upgrades Mavic 2 with enterprise class features Updates 

DJI upgrades Mavic 2 with enterprise class features

DJI unveiled the Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced, an addition to DJI’s commercial fleet for professional missions which adds performance upgrades to its predecessor. The DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced was designed to improve workflows for customers using drones for critical and complex operations, the company said. Now, early commercial drone adopters will realize even higher efficiencies with the Mavic 2... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Dec. 12 Events News People on the Move Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Dec. 12

  Pro Photography Lifetouch reducing staff by 100 at Ontario, Ohio church directory plant  Lifetouch notified the State of Ohio the company will reduce permanently reduce staff by 100 persons by February 2021, at its Ontario, Ohio facility. The Shutterfly Lifetouch Church Business operations were severely impacted by COVID-19, the company said in a letter to the Ohio Department of Jobs... Read More
Jostens announces enhancements to Yearbook+ digital yearbook Updates 

Jostens announces enhancements to Yearbook+ digital yearbook

Jostens announced enhancements to its exclusive Yearbook+ digital product, adding the ability to submit their portrait pictures directly to the yearbook. The company says, due to COVID-19, getting student portraits for the yearbook has been especially challenging. Each Jostens customer using the new portrait feature in Yearbook+ has access to a management site where the yearbook adviser has real-time access... Read More
Urbanimmersive launches iOS, Android UI capture app for Ricoh Theta Z1 360 camera News Updates 

Urbanimmersive launches iOS, Android UI capture app for Ricoh Theta Z1 360 camera

Urbanimmersive Inc. announced the launch of its ‘UI Capture’ App for iOS and Android for the Ricoh Theta Z1 360 camera. The company says the UI Capture App aims at simplifying and standardizing 3D tours visual content capture processes and post-production. Tested by a group of photographers, the App has clearly shown to standardize visual content quality, save onsite and... Read More
Calderas announces RIP Software Version 14 Updates 

Calderas announces RIP Software Version 14

Caldera launched Version 14 of its award-winning RIP software, bringing a range of new features and enhancements to its print management and workflow software. The benefits include increased production capacity, decreased downtime, significant time-savings, enhanced automation, and improved print quality. This latest edition of Caldera RIP software focuses on providing better workflows and hotfolders. The result for users is increased... Read More
Fujifilm releases infrared version of FUJIFILM GFX100 large-format mirrorless camera New Products Updates 

Fujifilm releases infrared version of FUJIFILM GFX100 large-format mirrorless camera

FUJIFILM North America Corp. announced the launch of FUJIFILM GFX100 IR digital camera (GFX100 IR), a uniquely specialized version of its GFX100 large-format mirrorless digital camera for the forensic, scientific, and cultural preservation fields. Infrared images can now be made at 100MP – and even at 400MP through GFX100 IR’s new Pixel Shift Multi-Shot function – to reveal intricate details... Read More
Pixelmator Pro 2.0 adds speed and UI enhancements Updates 

Pixelmator Pro 2.0 adds speed and UI enhancements

Pixelmator Team released Pixelmator Pro 2.0, the company’s largest upgrade to the Mac image editor. The update brings native support for the new M1-powered Macs, which makes the performance of ML-powered tools like ML Super Resolution up to 15 times faster. “Speed is usually the limiting factor when it comes to getting work done and, in terms of what makes... Read More
Wondershare FilmoraGo adds dual camera capture News Updates 

Wondershare FilmoraGo adds dual camera capture

Wondershare has recently announced an update to the iOS version of FilmoraGo that adds video recording using of the phone’s cameras. FilmoraGo is the first iOS App with both dual recording and editing features, the company says. Wondershare FilmoraGo for iOS is currently priced at $4.99/month. While recording with Double Take, users will be able to preview the video using a split-screen... Read More