Category: Websites

Friday, November 2, 2018

Flickr Announces New Photographer-Centric Improvements to Flickr Pro, Free Plans

Mark Goldstein | Websites

Flickr has announced several updates to both its Free and Pro accounts, marking a new step forward for Flickr and the future of photography.

Flickr has announced several updates to both its Free and Pro accounts, marking a new step forward for Flickr and the future of photography.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Sony Launches Alpha Female Program

Mark Goldstein | Websites

Sony's “Alpha Female” will feature a Creator-in-Residence program that will award five women photographers and filmmakers a six-month grant to fund projects and activities to help take their careers to the next level. The Alpha Female initiative features a Creator-in-Residence program which will award $25,000 grants (and an additional $5,000 product allowance and $5,000 in product loans) to five women.

Sony's “Alpha Female” will feature a Creator-in-Residence program that will award five women photographers and filmmakers a six-month grant to fund projects and activities to help take their careers to the next level. The Alpha Female initiative features a Creator-in-Residence program which will award $25,000 grants (and an additional $5,00…

Protect Your Images with SmartFrame

Mark Goldstein | Websites

The new SmartFrame platform promises to transform how users present, track, control and monetise images. The SmartFrame platform allows brands to convert standard JPEG images to the new SmartFrame image standard. SmartFrame images can be used in exactly the same way as JPEGs, but by embedding invisible identity codes, SmartFrame gives control back to brands, allowing them to safely share images and track their use.

The new SmartFrame platform promises to transform how users present, track, control and monetise images. The SmartFrame platform allows brands to convert standard JPEG images to the new SmartFrame image standard. SmartFrame images can be used in exactly the same way as JPEGs, but by embedding invisible identity codes, SmartFrame…

Monday, September 17, 2018

Canon USA Launches LEARN Website

Mark Goldstein | Websites

Today Canon USA is excited to announce the new "LEARN" section of the organization's website.

Today Canon USA is excited to announce the new "LEARN" section of the organization's website.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Send Your Files for Free With No Size Limits

Mark Goldstein | Websites

Smash is the unique free and simplest way to send your files from one to many with no size limits. In addition, Smash allows recipients from any device to view photos/images, listen to music, watch videos and read documents… before downloading them.

Smash is the unique free and simplest way to send your files from one to many with no size limits. In addition, Smash allows recipients from any device to view photos/images, listen to music, watch videos and read documents… before downloading them.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Adore Noir Magazine Ends, Mono Chroma Begins

Mark Goldstein | Websites

A new e-magazine called Mono Chroma has launched, replacing the highly successful magazine Adore Noir. The first issue of Mono Chroma magazine features six artists with works ranging from mixed media collage to surreal art in color and photojournalism in black-and-white.

A new e-magazine called Mono Chroma has launched, replacing the highly successful magazine Adore Noir. The first issue of Mono Chroma magazine features six artists with works ranging from mixed media collage to surreal art in color and photojournalism in black-and-white.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Own a Stake in ​the Picfair Photography Platform

Mark Goldstein | Websites

Picfair today opens a crowdfunding campaign offering its worldwide community of 35,000 photographers a chance to part own the business. Photographers are being invited to invest from as little as £10 in return for an equity stake in the business.

Picfair today opens a crowdfunding campaign offering its worldwide community of 35,000 photographers a chance to part own the business. Photographers are being invited to invest from as little as £10 in return for an equity stake in the business.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Sony α Universe Europe Now Live

Mark Goldstein | Websites

Sony α Universe Europe is designed to be an information hub for the increasing amount of Sony camera users.

Sony α Universe Europe is designed to be an information hub for the increasing amount of Sony camera users.

Monday, April 23, 2018

SmugMug Buys Flickr

Mark Goldstein | Websites

In a surprise move, SmugMug has agreed to purchase Flickr, the online photo management and sharing application. Together, SmugMug and Flickr represent the world’s most influential community of photographers, marrying SmugMug’s deep industry expertise and strong digital tools with Flickr’s global tribe of tens of millions of photographers.

In a surprise move, SmugMug has agreed to purchase Flickr, the online photo management and sharing application. Together, SmugMug and Flickr represent the world’s most influential community of photographers, marrying SmugMug’s deep industry expertise and strong digital tools with Flickr’s global tribe of tens of millions of photographers…

Friday, February 23, 2018

Masters of Photography Launches with Joel Meyerowitz

Mark Goldstein | Technique , Websites

Masters of Photography have just launched their first masterclass with legendary photographer Joel Meyerowitz. Masters of Photography is a new and unique online learning platform which brings together some of the worlds most acclaimed photographers; the Masters. Students can enjoy an unprecedented insight into the way the Masters work during intimate lessons that capture their knowledge, ethos and philosophy.

Each Masters of Photography masterclass is priced at $170 (approximately £120 / €135).

Masters of Photography have just launched their first masterclass with legendary photographer Joel Meyerowitz. Masters of Photography is a new and unique online learning platform which brings together some of the worlds most acclaimed photographers; the Masters. Students can enjoy an unprecedented insight into the way the Masters work during…

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Sigma Launches SEIN Online Magazine

Mark Goldstein | Websites

SEIN Online is an original web magazine from Sigma available in both English and Japanese. SEIN Online boasts a variety of creative and informative content – interviews, essays, special features and more – to explore the joy and depth of taking photographs.

SEIN Online is an original web magazine from Sigma available in both English and Japanese. SEIN Online boasts a variety of creative and informative content – interviews, essays, special features and more – to explore the joy and depth of taking photographs.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

The Nikon European Wedding Collective

Mark Goldstein | Websites

The Nikon European Wedding Collective is a team of expert wedding photographers and influencers from across Europe who have been handpicked by Nikon to chart present and future wedding trends and wedding photography styles. It will produce an exclusive, ongoing content series which will be hosted on Nikon’s European website and will launch with a focus on wedding traditions. All of the images taken by The Collective will be shot on the new Nikon D850.

The Nikon European Wedding Collective is a team of expert wedding photographers and influencers from across Europe who have been handpicked by Nikon to chart present and future wedding trends and wedding photography styles. It will produce an exclusive, ongoing content series which will be hosted on Nikon’s European website…

​Kitmapper Online Peer-to-peer Rental Site

Mark Goldstein | Websites

Kitmapper is an online peer-to-peer rental site for creatives. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, KitMapper has announced this December it will be reducing Lister fees over the winter period from 17.5% to 14% the lowest it has ever been.

Kitmapper is an online peer-to-peer rental site for creatives. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, KitMapper has announced this December it will be reducing Lister fees over the winter period from 17.5% to 14% the lowest it has ever been.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Datacolor Launch New Global Website

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Websites

Datacolor have launched their redesigned website, datacolor.com. In order to make visitors feel more at home, the website has been translated into four languages; English, Simplified Chinese, French and German. Additionally, the redesign makes it easier than ever for Datacolor’s visitors to learn the importance of colour management across multiple industries and is supported by colourful illustrations.

As they browse, customers are encouraged to learn more about the right solution for them through the Academy, including real-life use cases, educational resources like webinars and tutorials, events, press releases and the Datacolor blog. The blog contains richer online content such as technical tips, featured products and interesting news.

Datacolor have launched their redesigned website, datacolor.com. In order to make visitors feel more at home, the website has been translated into four languages; English, Simplified Chinese, French and German. Additionally, the redesign makes it easier than ever for Datacolor’s visitors to learn the importance of colour management across multiple…

Monday, June 12, 2017

StreetPhotography.com Launches

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Websites

UK-based street photographer Johnny Mobasher has launched a new website dedicated to street photographers worldwide. The aim of StreetPhotography.com is to support, educate, and inspire a new generation of street photographers in the post Cartier-Bresson world. The website aims to showcase and promote the very best of the genre, while, simultaneously, providing inspiration to aspiring photographers by way of exclusive content from established names like Bruce Gilden, Jill Freedman, and Marian Schmidt. StreetPhotography.com will allow registered users to submit their photography, essays, and editorials for publication on the site free of charge

UK-based street photographer Johnny Mobasher has launched a new website dedicated to street photographers worldwide. The aim of StreetPhotography.com is to support, educate, and inspire a new generation of street photographers in the post Cartier-Bresson world. The website aims to showcase and promote the very best of the genre, while…

Friday, April 7, 2017

Canon Europe Acquires Kite.ly

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Global , Websites

Canon Europe has acquired Kite.ly, a London-based mobile e-commerce platform specialising in personalised print. Alberto Spinelli, Senior Director of Digital Services at Canon Europe, says: “Bringing Kite.ly into the Canon group of companies is our latest move to expand Canon’s digital services offering, by making mobile printing ubiquitous. There is a fast-growing trend of consumers who want to shop for customised products and do it in an easy way from their mobile devices. The combination of Canon’s high quality printing technologies and Kite.ly’s easy-to-use solutions will create an unrivalled portfolio of print products, accessible to customers everywhere through existing and new imaging apps.” Kite.ly is joining Canon’s group of companies and brands that offer complementary digital services, including Lifecake and irista.

Canon Europe has acquired Kite.ly, a London-based mobile e-commerce platform specialising in personalised print. Alberto Spinelli, Senior Director of Digital Services at Canon Europe, says: “Bringing Kite.ly into the Canon group of companies is our latest move to expand Canon’s digital services offering, by making mobile printing ubiquitous. There is…

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Ricoh Debuts Keenai Photo Management Service

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Software , Websites

Ricoh Innovations today launched Keenai, a smart photo management service that keeps digital memories safe and organised. Available immediately in eight languages on Android, iOS, macOS, Windows and Windows Phone, Keenai is billed as the only photo service that connects all your devices and cameras, and unifies all your photos and videos for viewing and sharing on any device. Offering automatic cloud backup of unlimited, original-resolution photos and videos, Keenai enables sharing of stories as gorgeous albums that combine photos, videos and even 360° images. Albums can be privately shared with friends and family via email or shared links, and accessed via any web browser. “Consumers are struggling to keep track of all the photos and videos they capture using the different devices they own,” said Toshinori Arita, senior vice president, Ricoh Innovations. “Keenai provides a smart solution to this problem, and is designed so that non-technical people can gain control of all their photos, share them with friends and family, and feel confident that their memories are safe.” Members start with a free trial of 30 days. Thereafter, membership costs $4.99/month or $49.99/year.

Ricoh Innovations today launched Keenai, a smart photo management service that keeps digital memories safe and organised. Available immediately in eight languages on Android, iOS, macOS, Windows and Windows Phone, Keenai is billed as the only photo service that connects all your devices and cameras, and unifies all your photos…

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

UK Optics Launch New Website

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories , Websites

UK Optics have announced the launch of a new website dedicated to their Novo brand. "All the products on this site are home grown and tweaked and developed by ourselves," says Tony Edwards, UK & European Sales Manager for UK Optics. These include hard cases, shoulder bags, backpacks, rolling bags, tripods, monopods, camera L-plates and a range of tripods heads comprising the Novo LGH 25 (£49.90), Novo LGH 30 (£104.90), Novo LGH 40 (£144.90), Novo LGH 55 (£199.90, pictured) and Novo CBH 40 (£84.90) ballheads

UK Optics have announced the launch of a new website dedicated to their Novo brand. "All the products on this site are home grown and tweaked and developed by ourselves," says Tony Edwards, UK & European Sales Manager for UK Optics. These include hard cases, shoulder bags, backpacks, rolling bags…

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Lens Lab Launches

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Websites

Aimed at both hobby and pro photographers and videographers in the UK, Lens Lab is primarily an equipment hire business - with a twist. Photographers can hire equipment for 1 day or 1 year to complete a paid photography assignment or just to have some fun. The twist is that the company also offers events such as meet-ups, photo walks and equipment tryout opportunities. Additionally, photographers can sell their gear or lend their gear out through the website. As part of their launch programme, Lens Lab is running a competition to give away £2000 of equipment.

Aimed at both hobby and pro photographers and videographers in the UK, Lens Lab is primarily an equipment hire business - with a twist. Photographers can hire equipment for 1 day or 1 year to complete a paid photography assignment or just to have some fun. The twist is that…

Friday, February 26, 2016

Nikon Relaunches 'Nikon Image Space' Photo Sharing Service

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Websites

Nikon has released a new version of its photo sharing service, Nikon Image Space. The company has added three new modes that allow users to enjoy photos from a variety of angles. The "View" mode supports intuitive browsing of photos, and the new "Report" mode enables analysis of aspects such as photographic tendencies from shooting information for uploaded photos and feedback on shared photos. The "Organise" mode (computer version only) has been improved to enable easier photo organisation with a left-and-right pane layout.

Nikon has released a new version of its photo sharing service, Nikon Image Space. The company has added three new modes that allow users to enjoy photos from a variety of angles. The "View" mode supports intuitive browsing of photos, and the new "Report" mode enables analysis of aspects such…