News   

EXCLUSIVE: Dave Marshall departs Fujifilm!

July 12, 2017

It appears that Dave Marshall will be leaving his long tenure as Fujifilm chief operating officer in early October, according to a staff circular from Fujifilm Australia CEO Tyler Yanase. It needs to be noted that PhotoCounter has not had … Continue reading

News   

Cover up to $100K in DJI free insurance program

July 21, 2017

Further to our exclusive story in ProCounter on CR Kennedy’s innovative complimentary insurance for customers purchasing DJI drones, the program is now in place, with a dedicated website. In our initial story we stated that insurance cover was pegged at … Continue reading

Research   

Where’s the boom?

July 20, 2017

Media reports based on a recent Australia Post white paper on online retailing Inside Australia’s Online Shopping, have all run with the angle that online retailing is ‘booming’ – some kind of unstoppable juggernaut.  So for instance, The Australian’s senior … Continue reading

Opinion   

The true cost of knock-offs

July 21, 2017

Danny Lenihan, the CEO of innovative British-based tripod and accessory specialist, 3 Legged Thing, has penned a passionate and illuminating defence of legitimate manufacturers facing fraudulent competition from makers of inferior counterfeits. We re-publish here – with Danny’s permission, of … Continue reading

News   

Olympus GM Joe Tizzone resigns

July 14, 2017

Olympus Australia Pty Ltd has announced the departure of Joe Tizzone, general manager of its Consumer Division, after 13 years with the company. Current national sales manager, Jason Borg, has been announced as the Consumer Division manager of Olympus effective … Continue reading

News   

SHORT EXPOSURES: July 21

July 20, 2017

Scanning the horizon…Nikon shutter stutters…Red eyes smartphone market…Camera sales trending up…Shutterfly a stationery business… Scanning the horizon We reported back in January about a fast, versatile (duplex) automatic photo print scanner from Epson, the FastFoto FF 640, which was launch … Continue reading

News   

Google’s web expands

July 20, 2017

Google Photos has announced yet another lure to persuade consumers that it wants to take really good care of their precious image collection. For free. No strings.  It’s the ‘Backup and Sync’ desktop tool for Windows and Mac computers to … Continue reading

News   

AIPP expands, brings in pro video group

July 19, 2017

The Australian Video Producers Association (AVPA) has merged with the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP). Rochelle Morris, AIPP’s board advisor for video, who was also a member of the AVPA, said the merger is a positive move for video producers. ‘During … Continue reading

New Nikon 70-300mm full frame lens

July 12, 2017

Nikon has announced the AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR an upgrade to its 70-300mm full frame tele zoom, with enhanced Vibration Reduction (VR) image stabilisation capability and a stepping motor integrated for fast and quiet AF performance. The new … Continue reading

News   

SHORT EXPOSURES: July 7

July 7, 2017

Nina Hunts joins Brands…Photobucket kicks customers…Stranger than fiction!  Nina Hunts joins Brands Brands Australia, (Polaroid and ID Station) has announced that Nina Hunt has been appointed sales business development manager, NSW and ACT, Nina will lead Brands Australia’s business within … Continue reading

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