Officeworks has confirmed to PhotoCounter that it has chosen Fujifilm to replace Kodak Alaris as photo services equipment and consummables providor in its 160 stores and online. ‘Officeworks has identified global leader in photo capture and processing Fujifilm Australia as … Continue reading
Two thousand and sixteen will rank as camera manufacturers’ ‘annus horribilus’, with plummeting shipments partially attributable to an inability to get cameras into the hands of consumers, rather than pure lack of demand. According to Japan’s CIPA (Camera & Imaging … Continue reading
Brands Australia has announced a second generation of the ID Station passport photography package – ID Station Generation 2, with customised direct capture and system integration, as well as full email ability in each country’s template. ‘This (direct capture) is … Continue reading
Following our recent article in ProCounter on Fujifilm dropping most of its 35mm film lines, the company has very belatedly ‘advised that they would like to clarify the changes.’ The Fujifilm statement continues: Fujifilm’s 35mm film will continue to be available … Continue reading
IDEA Australia has cancelled plans to hold The Digital Show in 2017 and ‘has no plans for future events of this kind’. IDEA Australia President, James Murray, said while The Digital Show in its various formats has served the industry … Continue reading
The consequences of the Kumamoto earthquake way back in April last year are reflected in several stories this week. The first is the release of full year production and shipment figures from the Japanese camera manufacturers association, CIPA. What portion … Continue reading
The International Printing and Imaging Conference (IPIC 2017) will take place through the second week in July this year at the luxurious M Resort Spa and Casino, Las Vegas. The main conference will take place over three days (July … Continue reading
Tamron has two significant updates to its SP 70-200mm and 10-24mm lenses, with both featuring improved image stabilisation, focus speed and accuracy, and build quality. SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 The new full frame 70-200mm f2.8 now claims up … Continue reading
With the photo industry’s Digital Show exhibition now a thing of the past, labs, photo retailers and professional photographers should perhaps mark PacPrint 2017, May 23-26, Melbourne Exhibition Centre, in their diaries. Canon, Kayell, Nova Sublimation, Giclee Media Supplies and … Continue reading
Nikon Corporation has cancelled its DL series of premium compact cameras, the DL18-50 f1.8-2.8, DL24-85 f1.8-2.8, and DL24-500 f2.8-5.6, and announced an extraordinary loss of $342 million (30 billion yen) for the nine months to December 2016. The DL series … Continue reading
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