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Emerald taps Anderson, Varanakis to oversee Photo Group Portfolio People on the Move 

Emerald taps Anderson, Varanakis to oversee Photo Group Portfolio

Emerald, an operator of large business-to-business trade shows, including the Wedding and Portrait Photography International (WPPI) Conference, has tasked two industry veterans with helping WPPI organizers create vibrant, educational, and interactive experiences for exhibitors and attendees. Beginning in 2023, Aaron Anderson will assume the role of Group Show Director of the Emerald Photo Group, which now includes WPPI, Portrait Masters and The... Read More
Emerald Holding purchases The Wedding School education platform Events News 

Emerald Holding purchases The Wedding School education platform

Exhibition organizer Emerald Holding, Inc. announced the acquisition of The Wedding School, a member-based wedding photography education platform created by photographer and educator Susan Stripling, who remains as a consultant, and Digital Product Studio. The acquisition expands Emerald’s commitment to wedding photography, and the photography market overall, by adding online wedding photography education to its established event, education, and media... 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
WPPI moves to August Events 

WPPI moves to August

WPPI 2021 dates have been rescheduled to Aug. 15-19, 2021, the Mirage Convention Center in Las Vegas, citing “on-going COVID-19 pandemic and the associated government restrictions and limitations on large gatherings and travel restrictions.” Last held in February 2020 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, WPPI was scheduled for March 7-11, 2021 at the Mirage. The statement is reproduced below:... Read More
Emerald launches new brand identity and corporate website Events News 

Emerald launches new brand identity and corporate website

Emerald Expositions Events Inc., the parent company of photo industry publisher WPPI and PhotoPlus events manager, unveiled the launch of its new brand identity, vision, and corporate website. The company intends to formally change its corporate name to Emerald Holding, Inc., reflecting the  “company’s evolution and core commitment to building dynamic market platforms that integrate live events, community-relevant content, and... Read More
Zenfolio’s new pre-order feature generates extra million dollars in sales in first 120 days Events Press releases Updates 

Zenfolio’s new pre-order feature generates extra million dollars in sales in first 120 days

Photographers using Zenfolio’s powerful new pre-order feature have generated an extra million dollars in sales in the past 120 days. This unique capability, exclusive to Zenfolio, is the most successful new product introduction in the company’s history. MENLO PARK, CALIF. (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 04, 2019 -Photographers using Zenfolio’s new pre-order feature have generated an extra million dollars in sales since its roll-out... Read More
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
Sony expands full-frame mirrorless lineup with introduction of new α7 III camera Events New Products Press releases 

Sony expands full-frame mirrorless lineup with introduction of new α7 III camera

Versatile New Model Combines all the Latest Imaging Technologies into a Compact Package – Newly Developed Full-frame 24.2MP(i) Back-Illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS Image Sensor with Evolved Image Processing – Wide ISO range of 100 – 51200 (expandable to ISO 50 – 204800 for still images) and 15-Stop(ii) Dynamic Range at low sensitivities – World Class AF system featuring 693 phase-detection... Read More
Fujifilm to showcase new and innovative products at WPPI 2018 Events Press releases 

Fujifilm to showcase new and innovative products at WPPI 2018

Featuring the latest additions to the X Series Line, INSTAX Instant Cameras & Film and Digital Printing Solutions Valhalla, N.Y., February 23, 2018 – As the leader in photo imaging, FUJIFILM North America Corporation will showcase a comprehensive portfolio of products that offer photographers the highest performance —from capture to print—at the 2018 Wedding and Portrait Photography International Conference &... Read More
Photomore offering new photo book and photo gift combination bundles for photographers, retailers and labs Events Press releases 

Photomore offering new photo book and photo gift combination bundles for photographers, retailers and labs

Expanded line of the most popular, professional-quality photo products offers greater choices for easy in-studio/on-site production Designed for simple assembly, Photomore premium-level photo books, décor and gifts can be finished in minutes February 7, 2018 — Photomore, the world’s largest photo book supplier, is introducing bundles including its most popular photo books, premium gifts and photo décor at WPPI Expo, February... Read More
DNP to Host Product Giveaways at WPPI 2018 Events Press releases Promotions 

DNP to Host Product Giveaways at WPPI 2018

Show attendees can enter for a chance to win a DS620A™ or SL620A™ dye-sublimation printer and a free case of media. WPPI (Booth #433), Las Vegas – DNP Imagingcomm America Corporation (DNP IAM) will host two product giveaways of its award-winning dye-sublimation printers, the DS620A™ and SL620A™, at WPPI 2018. Expo attendees must visit the DNP booth #433 to enter... Read More
Mitsubishi Electric’s Smart Selfie Print Station Allows Wireless Printing Without a Wi-Fi Connection Events New Products Press releases 

Mitsubishi Electric’s Smart Selfie Print Station Allows Wireless Printing Without a Wi-Fi Connection

Las Vegas, Nevada., February 7, 2017 — Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., a pioneer of dye-sublimation photo printing, introduces the Smart Selfie Print Station™, a Wi-Fi accessory that allows quick and easy printing directly from iPhone® or Android™ smart devices. The Smart Selfie Print Station™, on display at the WPPI show in Las Vegas, booth #727, will allow professional photographers to... Read More
New Canon Deep Matte Media Offers New Possibilities for Photo Labs and Professional Photographers New Products Press releases 

New Canon Deep Matte Media Offers New Possibilities for Photo Labs and Professional Photographers

MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Continuing to expand its offerings to create new business opportunities for customers, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced that the new Deep Matte single-sided media is now available for the DreamLabo 5000 inkjet production photo printer, offering customers an additional option for their high-quality photo output. Canon’s Deep Matte... Read More
Sony Introduces 100mm F2.8 STF G Master with Highest Ever Quality Bokeh for an α Lens New Products Press releases 

Sony Introduces 100mm F2.8 STF G Master with Highest Ever Quality Bokeh for an α Lens

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Electronics, a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer, has today introduced two new lenses for their popular line of E-mount interchangeable lens cameras. Sony’s new lenses include one of their flagship G Master Series – an FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS mid-telephoto prime lens (model SEL100F28GM) built to... Read More
Fotodiox Pro Announces Extraordinary New FlapJack LED Edgelights at WPPI 2017 New Products Press releases 

Fotodiox Pro Announces Extraordinary New FlapJack LED Edgelights at WPPI 2017

LAS VEGAS, NV (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 07, 2017 Fotodiox Pro, creator and distributor of several lines of specialty solutions for videography, cinematography and photography, has announced two groundbreaking new members of their award-winning line of FlapJack LED Edgelights: the Studio XL and the 1.5×1.5. The LED lights, which offer the FlapJack series’s trademark power and flattering, pre-diffused glow, also offer unprecedented... Read More