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On-Demand Photography Marketplace Scoopshot Snaps $3.9 Million Series A

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 by Steve O’Hear – TechCrunch.com – November 13, 2013 Founders and VCs are placing big bets on smartphone-powered photography, in a bid to disrupt the lucrative $2.88 billion stock photo industry. Scoopshot is one such startup. Today the crowdsourced on-demand photography marketplace and accompanying smartphone app, announced it’s raised $3.9 million in Series A funding from…

Graphics & Photo Imaging Software Procurement Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld

Graphics and photo imaging software publishers are transitioning toward a subscription pricing model that may benefit some buyers, while increasing the total cost of ownership for others. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Graphics & Photo Imaging Software to its growing…

NYIP Launches New Online Photography Course

    The New York Institute of Photography (NYIP) this week introduced a brand new online learning center that will deliver online photography courses to students all over the world. The first course offered online is the Fundamentals of Digital Photography Course, NYIP’s lower priced introductory course.   New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013…

The 10 Fastest Growing Apps This Year

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    Statista‘s chart shows the 10 fastest growing apps since Q1 of this year.   By Zoe Fox – October 32, 2013 – Mashable.com   Vine saw 403% growth between Q1 and Q3 this year, making it the world’s fastest growing app. Twitter relaunched Vine in January, explaining its exponential growth.Following Vine for fastest…

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation Reveals Limited Edition GR Camera

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  Ricoh GR Limited Edition debuts with high-end styling and premium accessories DENVER, CO, October 21, 2013 – Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation (Ricoh Imaging) today announced the Ricoh GR Limited Edition. Retaining the advanced feature-set found in the Ricoh GR which was introduced in April 2013, the Ricoh GR Limited Edition sports elevated styling and…

Fotodiox Announces New Additions to Signature Line of High-Intensity LED Lights

   Next Generation Upgrades to Best-Selling LED Lighting Panels Offer More Portability, Control, and Ease of Use for Amateur and Professional Photographers Waukegan, IL (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Fotodiox (http://www.fotodioxpro.com), the leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality photography and videography accessories, has announced the availability of its next generation LED light panels; the Fotodiox LED-312D,…

MindShift Gear’s Outdoor Photography Tripod Suspension Kit Allows for Hands-free Mobility

MindShift Gear’s Tripod Suspension Kit allows outdoor photographers and other outdoor enthusiasts hands-free mobility and instant accessibility to tripods and monopods. Santa Rosa, Calif. (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 MindShift Gear’s Tripod Suspension Kit allows outdoor photographers and other outdoor enthusiasts hands-free mobility and instant accessibility to tripods and monopods. Custom aluminum hardware attaches the tripod…

Garmin Selects COACH14™ for New VIRB™ Action Cameras

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CSR Enables Superior Image Quality, Low Power and Functionality in New Action Cameras September 24, 2013 09:40 AM Eastern Daylight Time SUNNYVALE, Calif. & CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CSR plc (LSE: CSR; NASDAQ: CSRE) today announced that Garmin has chosen CSR’s COACH14™ Digital Video Processor for its first action cameras. The CSR powered water-resistant VIRB™ and…

Kodak Alaris: A consumer photo business reborn

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  By Gary Pageau – The InfoCircle – September 19, 2013   Earlier this month, the Eastman Kodak Company completed the sale of its personalized imaging and document imaging businesses to the U.K. Kodak Pension Plan — a move that ensures the Kodak brand continues on with kiosks and consumer film. The new $1.3 billion…

New York Institute of Photography Launches Facebook Photo Contest

The New York Institute of Photography has launched its first annual Facebook Photo Contest this week. The theme of this year’s contest is “Oh, Beautiful”. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 The New York Institute of Photography has launched its first annual Facebook Photo Contest this week. The theme of this year’s contest is…