Sony Agrees to Halve Its Stake in Olympus With Sale to JPMorgan

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by Pavel Alpeyev – Bllomberg BusinessWeek – April 1, 2015 Sony Corp. agreed to sell half its stake in Olympus Corp. to raise money for strategic investments, just two years after the Japanese companies formed a medical-device venture. Sony entered into a contract to sell the shares to JPMorgan Chase & Co., reducing its holding to…

Vanguard Launches Travel Photography Line: The VEO Collection of Travel Tripods, Monopods and Bags

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The VEO Collection, designed for traveling photographers, offers industry-first features Whitmore Lake, MI (PRWEB) April 01, 2015 Vanguard, global leader in photo-video accessories and sports optics, is proud to introduce the VEO Collection of travel tripods, monopods, and camera bags. With an emphasis on lightweight, durable construction and slim silhouettes, the VEO Collection is tailor-made…

InfoTrends Releases Consumer Photo Prints Market Forecast

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InfoTrends’ U.S. Consumer Photo Prints Market Forecast: 2013-2019 measures and calculates the market size and growth potential of digital photo prints Weymouth, MA (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 In today’s digital age, photos can be instantly viewed and shared anytime, anywhere. Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets are more prevalent than ever, and most of these…

Professional Photographers of America Launches Copyright Awareness Campaign

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April is Copyright Awareness Month ATLANTA, Ga. (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 This April, Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is offering photographers opportunities to better learn their copyrights and inform their local photo retailers. The goal is to reduce copyright infringement on photography nationwide. Chances are most photographers have had their copyrights infringed upon at some…

Photobook app market still largely untapped, according to new study

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  Photo courtesy of Shutterfly Future photobook apps will no longer be a tradeoff between ease-of-use, design flexibility and cross-selling features  As photobooks’ share of the photo output product market continues to expand, and photobook prices continue to trend higher than those for most other photo products, a wide range of apps have come to market…

CTRL+Console Raises $261,000 in Seed Funding

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Makers of a mobile app for iPad control of Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro gains backing to expand product library March 31, 2015 10:21 AM Eastern Daylight Time BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CTRL+Console is an innovative application that turns the iPad into an intuitive, touchscreen remote for many programs, including Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut…