London’s Lapse closes $30 million Series A round for Gen-Z friendly photo sharing network Investments 

London’s Lapse closes $30 million Series A round for Gen-Z friendly photo sharing network

    Friends-focused photo-sharing app Lapse, based in London, has closed an oversubscribed $30 million Series A round. Co-led by Greylock and DST Global Partners, preeminent investors in the Internet technology sector, existing investors GV (Google Ventures), Octopus Ventures, and Speedinvest returned to participate alongside high-profile angel investors Naveen Gavini (former Chief Product Officer at Pinterest), Soleio (designer and investor), Nima Khajehnouri (former VP of... Read More
Photoroom secures $43M in Series B Funding, launches AI photo-editing features forbusinesses Investments 

Photoroom secures $43M in Series B Funding, launches AI photo-editing features forbusinesses

Paris, France-based Photoroom, the popular AI photo editor maker, has successfully closed a $43 million Series B funding round. The funding round, led by previous investor, Balderton and new investor, Aglaé, with YCombinator participating, brings Photoroom’s total funding to $64 million. “Photoroom shattered all expectations,” says Cameron Curtis, EVP of Worldwide Digital Marketing at Warner Bros. “Its unparalleled ease of use... Read More
Mastering SEO Alchemy: Proven Strategies for Converting with Jesse Ringer Podcasts 

Mastering SEO Alchemy: Proven Strategies for Converting with Jesse Ringer

Unlock the secrets of SEO mastery with the guidance of Jesse Ringer, the founder of Method and Metric, based in British Columbia. This episode navigates the world of search engine optimization (SEO), with Ringer sharing his strategies that transform everyday websites into powerful customer magnets. He confronts the outdated practices that plague the internet, like keyword stuffing, and charts a... Read More
Kingston Digital introduces Canvas React V60 SD Card New Products 

Kingston Digital introduces Canvas React V60 SD Card

Kingston Digital, Inc., the flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., announced it is shipping the Canvas React Plus V60 SD memory card. The latest addition expands the Canvas React family of memory cards tailored for UHS-II photography enthusiasts. The new V60 SD card offers speeds up to 280MB/s and storage capacities reaching 1TB. In addition to its impressive speeds, the Canvas... Read More
Saramonic unveils Blink500 B2+ wireless mic system New Products 

Saramonic unveils Blink500 B2+ wireless mic system

Saramonic released the Blink500 B2+ wireless microphone system, equipped with USB-C, Lightning, 3.5mm TRS, and 3.5mm TRRS connectors. The 4-in-1 Blink500 B2+ boasts wide compatibility with most shooting devices. The Blink500 B2+, an upgraded version of the Blink500 B2, allows dual-device connectivity with one receiver at the same time. The company says this is ideal for live streamers, content creators,... Read More
ZEISS introduces the Nano Prime high-speed cine lenses for mirrorless full frame cameras New Products 

ZEISS introduces the Nano Prime high-speed cine lenses for mirrorless full frame cameras

ZEISS Consumer Products launched ZEISS Nano Primes, the first high-speed (T1.5 throughout) cine lenses made specifically for mirrorless full-frame cameras, initially available with Sony E-mount. These primes offer a pleasing, versatile look that is adaptable for an extensive range of shooting situations and a compact, lightweight design that makes them easy to use on any set or location. Available in... Read More
Transforming Your Video Marketing Strategy with Mike Vanelli News 

Transforming Your Video Marketing Strategy with Mike Vanelli

In this episode of the Dead Pixels Society podcast, Mike Vanelli, creative director of  Envy Creative illuminates the rapid evolution of the video marketing industry. Vanelli shares the trends and techniques for anyone looking to reach their audience on social platforms like TikTok and Instagram with videos that pack a punch in way less time than your morning coffee run. Vanelli brings his Los Angeles... Read More
Dutch startup IXXI launches photo subscription plan New Products 

Dutch startup IXXI launches photo subscription plan

North Brabant-based IXXI, a startup specializing in personalized wall decoration, announced IXXI Play, a photo subscription plan, according to Silicon Canals. According to the company, this patented product transforms photos into collages, blocks, calendars, and books, encouraging users to appreciate big and small moments. “This way, users are truly encouraged to be mindful of their most precious moments, big and... Read More
CIPA data for 2023 shows higher-value mirrorless cameras making double-digit gains Market research 

CIPA data for 2023 shows higher-value mirrorless cameras making double-digit gains

The Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) has published its data report for the full year 2023. Shipments of cameras (fixed and interchangeable lenses) dropped by 3.6% in terms of numbers but increased by 4.9% in value. Mirrorless camera shipments increased by 18.6% in terms of cameras shipped and 10.9% in terms of value. DSLR camera shipments skidded by 36%... Read More
Sony launches 5G portable data transmitter for still image and video transmission New Products 

Sony launches 5G portable data transmitter for still image and video transmission

Sony Electronics is launching a portable data transmitter, the PDT-FP1, with an antenna structure allowing high-speed still image and video data transport over 5G networks. With the PDT-FP1, Sony is leveraging 5G mobile technology to enhance professional workflow for broadcasting and news coverage. This wireless communication device allows for real-time transfer of photos and videos and seamless livestreaming via 5G, representing... Read More
Drupa 2024 gearing up for international printing trade fair May 28 to June 7 Events 

Drupa 2024 gearing up for international printing trade fair May 28 to June 7

International trade fair drupa, to be held May 28 to June 7 in Dusseldorf, will feature a net area of approximately 140,000 square meters with 18 show halls and 1,427 exhibitors from 50 countries, showing the entire spectrum of current trends and visionary ideas within print technology. Production of packaging and printed packaging are two areas that have also significantly... Read More
Rise Above Research estimates more 2.3 trillion images to be taken worldwide by 2028 Market research News 

Rise Above Research estimates more 2.3 trillion images to be taken worldwide by 2028

Driven primarily by the number of smartphones in use and their continued popularity for capturing photos, Rise Above Research estimates the annual number of photos captured globally will grow to more than 2.3 trillion by 2028. “Photography continues to play a significant role in most everyone’s lives, from taking photos during special events to simple everyday moments,” said Ed Lee,... Read More
Panasonic debuts compact LUMIX S 28-200mm F4-7.1 MACRO O.I.S. (lens New Products 

Panasonic debuts compact LUMIX S 28-200mm F4-7.1 MACRO O.I.S. (lens

Panasonic introduced the LUMIX S 28-200mm F4-7.1 MACRO O.I.S. (S-R28200) lens based on the L-Mount system standard. Designed with meticulous attention to detail in optics and mechanics, the new LUMIX S 28-200mm is a small and light long-zoom lens, with a total length of 93.4mm (3.67 inches) and mass of approximately 413 g. (14.57 oz). The first wide-to-tele zoom for... Read More
Venus Optics launches Laowa 10mm f/2.8 Zero-D FF  full-frame rectilinear lens News 

Venus Optics launches Laowa 10mm f/2.8 Zero-D FF full-frame rectilinear lens

Venus Optics launched the Laowa 10mm f/2.8 Zero-D FF Lens, the first rectilinear 10mm full-frame lens with f/2.8 aperture and the first-ever auto-focus lens, for Sony E and Nikon Z mount, in Laowa’s lineup. The lens weighs only 420g(0.93 lbs) with a stylish grey outlook. The lens also delivers outstanding image quality and close-to-zero distortion. Despite such an ultra-wide angle,... Read More
Radiant Photo unveils update with advanced Portrait and Color Style tools Updates 

Radiant Photo unveils update with advanced Portrait and Color Style tools

Radiant Photo launched its 1.3 update, introducing  Portrait and Skin Tone tools that accurately preserve and enhance the natural beauty of every skin type and tone. The new Color Style tools allow precision control for advanced photo editing. This update is free for everyone who owns Radiant Photo. The new subject-aware Portrait tools feature 10-level skin tone detection, as well... Read More