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There’s no business like show business News Opinion 

There’s no business like show business

In the photo/imaging industry, trade shows have been the defining events for decades. Industry veterans can tell you which PMA convention the Advanced Photo System or Photo CD debuted or which photokina the Four-Thirds system was introduced. CES, Photo Plus, WPPI, Imaging USA have all had their place in the introduction of hardware and devices, and are now facing competition... Read More
PRO convention continues as planned after Scottsdale flood Events News Opinion 

PRO convention continues as planned after Scottsdale flood

Despite the unavailability of the primary hotel, The Photographic Research Organization (PRO) buying group 60th annual convention continues as planned Oct. 1-4 in Scottsdale, Ariz. A record flood on Aug. 11 damaged the original venue, the Talking Stick Resort, causing the PRO management to seek alternatives. Meeting space was secured at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown, with three nearby hotels secured... Read More
ProMaster releases unplugged wireless lighting New Products Press releases 

ProMaster releases unplugged wireless lighting

ProMaster Unplugged monolights are remote-triggered and battery-powered; unburdening photographers from a tangle of cords FAIRFIELD, CT – APRIL 19, 2018: ProMaster, a leading brand in high-quality accessories for still photography and videography, announces a new product family that brings wireless, portable lighting to photographers packed with an array of exciting features. ProMaster Unplugged is made up of five monolights that... Read More
Iowa’s University Camera closing after 40 years News 

Iowa’s University Camera closing after 40 years

University Camera, a fixture in downtown Iowa City, Iowa, will close by April 15, 2017. Longtime industry figure Roger Christian announced retirement plans for him and his wife, Chris, after particularly slow sales in October reinforced his belief the time had come to close the longstanding business (established in 1970). Christian, who had worked in camera stores since 1968, bought the... Read More
Is there a place for photo at CES? Events Opinion 

Is there a place for photo at CES?

Another Consumer Electronic Show (CES) has come and gone, heralding the beginning of the year for the tech industry and the beginning of trade-show season for the photo industry. Of course, the former Photo Marketing Association (PMA) show was the traditional kick-off for the photo year for decades, but with the 2016 merger of that august group with Photo Imaging... Read More
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