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LayersXXL Enhances Photoshop Elements with 180 Photo & Design Features

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The Plugin Site (www.ThePluginSite.com) is pleased to announceLayersXXL, which adds up to 180 powerful features to Photoshop Elements for Windows that were previously only available in Photoshop. These features are available asnew menu items (in light green color), icons and dialogs, so they seamlessly integrate into the user interface of Photoshop Elements. LayersXXL upgrades Photoshop Elements…

How to Turn an iPad and iPhone Into a Negative Film Viewing Station

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Published on March 22, 2015 by Michael Zhang – PetaPixel.com A few years ago, we wrote about how phones can be used as negative film strip viewers by simply inverting the screens. Swedish photographer Adam af Ekenstam took the idea a step further by using an iPad and iPhone together as a simple yet powerful negative…

WPPI 2015 Wedding and Portrait Photography Conference + Expo Realizes Growth in Nearly Every Measure

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  Expanding Conference + Expo Sees more than 12,500 Registered Attendees; Significant Growth in Seminars & Contest Entrants; and 278 Exhibitors Spread Over 76,100 Square Feet NEW YORK, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — It is only fitting that the 2015 Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) Conference + Expo, which showed significant growth in nearly every…

Lytro Raises $50 Million in Shift Toward Virtual Reality and Video

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By Digital Imaging Reporter – www.direporter.com Mountain View, CA—Early this year, Lytro reported it raised $50 million as part of a strategic plan to shift its light field technology from photography into video and virtual reality. It also announced it would cut a portion of its workforce. “We are going to have to make some…

Maricopa Corporate College CEI Startup Bridge Optix Presents its iPhone Case and Lens System (CLS), Providing Daily Bulk-Free Phone Protection and Better Picture Quality

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The company, which is a resident client of the Maricopa Corporate College CEI business incubator, seeks crowdfunding support on Kickstarter to springboard manufacturing abilities Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 20, 2015 Bridge Optix, formerly Smart Phocus, has created its new Case and Lens System (CLS) that combines the need of a bulk free and protective case…

MAC Group Launches MAC Group Europe, Bringing Its World-Class Brands, World-Class People, and World-Class Dealer Relationships to an Exciting New Photo/Video Market

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MAC Group Europe offers dealers, photographers, and videographers access to the unique brands of Benro, Induro, and MeFOTO tripods; Tenba camera bags; and Vü filters, all at competitive prices to benefit retailers and customers alike. MAC Group Europe is set to launch in March, appearing at Birmingham, UK’s The Photography Show. Wolverhampton, UK (PRWEB) March…

Photo Organizers Unite

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March 18, 2015 By Paul Worthington – PMAnewsline.com The Association of Personal Photo Organizers is now officially affiliated with The National Association of Professional Organizers, as NAPO focuses on “building collaborative relationships with organizations whose missions are in alignment with NAPO’s focus on promoting professional organizer and the organizing industry.” At the NAPO2015 conference in Los…

Photographer Central Launches New Features to Help Find Quality Photographers

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Latest Improvements Integrate Consumer Review Sites and Offer Local Deals MENLO PARK, Calif., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Photographer Central, the most comprehensive online directory of professional photographers of all genres, announced today new features to enable people to find well-rated local photographers for hire. The new features, Special Offers—which allows people to select local photographers…

Graduate Photo Conservation Class Helps Restore a Grieving Family’s Photos

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By Michael Zhang – March 17, 2015 – PetaPixel.com A graduate photo conservation class at the University of Delaware recently devoted its skills toward restoring damaged photos for grieving parents who lost three children to a fire late last year. 260 photos were recovered through restoration techniques usually seen at museums and returned to the…