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Capture the “Crazy” Take Better Photos

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Consumers are now taking and sharing more pictures than ever – almost two billion each day – and say they want to capture and enjoy better photos. To help put an end to missed and blurred digital photographs that are lost to the “take, file and forget” cycle, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, PhotoImaging Manufacturers…

Holga Digital camera project launched on Kickstarter

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Published Aug 31, 2015 | Brittany Hillen – DPReview.com The Holga camera – a 120 film camera from the 1980s which has recently seen a resurgence among low-fi photo fans – is going digital, thanks to a project seeking funding on Kickstarter. The Holga Digital camera features original optics that are known for their dark corners and vivid colors. In addition, a…

Study shows photo output app market evolving quickly

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Suite 48 Analytics announces new edition of its Photo Output App Market report   The options mobile photographers can choose from when creating and ordering photo output products (such as photo prints, photobooks or personalized greeting cards) have further expanded recently with the introduction of novel and exciting apps, according to the new edition of The…

Women Photographers Find Strength in Numbers

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By Sarah Coleman – PDNonline.com – August 31, 2015 “Ladies all across the world/Listen up, we’re looking for recruits,” sings Brit girl-band Little Mix in their 2014 hit, “Salute.” “If you’re with me, let me see your hands/Stand up and salute.” Women in the photography industry are singing a similar tune, it seems: Around the…

Serif Release Free 10-Day Trial for Affinity Photo

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By Zoltan Arva-Toth – August 27, 2015 – photographyblog.com Serif have announced a free trial version of their new professional, Mac-only image editing software; Affinity Photo. “Since its launch this summer Affinity Photo became Editors’ Choice and a main feature in the Mac App Store, 5-star rated by customers, and #1 photography app in over…

Pictage to shut down Sept. 27

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By Gary Pageau – August 27, 2015 – PMAnewsline.com One of the leading pro photography storage sites, Pictage, notified members this week the site will close Sept. 27. General manager Michael Grant apologized for a recent site outage, which was slowly being restored. “Though the site will be restored in the coming days, it is with a heavy…

Polaroid Fotobar founders reboot retail photo concept to “Photo & Go”

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By Gary Pageau – PMAnewsline – August 28, 2015   The founders of the Polaroid Fotobar stores – Warren Struhl and Dov Quint – have announced the expansion of the store’s retail vision with the rebranding of the stores as “Photo & Go,” along with an expanded product offering and mobile app. The Polaroid Fotobar site…