News   

John Swainston appointed AIPP president

April 20, 2018

The AIPP has appointed John Swainston, a co-opted board member, as president of the Institute, Melissa Neumann as treasurer, and has brought in Bruce Pottinger as a new co-opted board member. John is the first AIPP president who is not … Continue reading

News   

Photokina exhibitor list swells

April 19, 2018

Photokina organisers are expecting a bumper event, aiming for every exhibitor space in the Koelnmesse exhibition centre halls to be filled from September 26 – 29. Companies that have already confirmed participation include: Arri, Canon, Cewe, DJI, Epson, Fujifilm, Kodak … Continue reading

News   

It’s Amaysim on Amazon!

April 18, 2018

One of the consistently low-priced camera sellers on Amazon is a parallel import business called BuyMobile Australia, and it appears the average selling price on the Amazon.AU store is being driven down to match these kinds of grey market alternatives, leaving … Continue reading

News   

Amazon.AU lowering camera prices

April 20, 2018

Amazon Australia seems to have moved up a gear after going live less than six months ago, launching its Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) service for retailer customers in late February and sharpening prices significantly – at least as far as … Continue reading

New ‘breadbox’ retail inkjet printer from Fujifilm

April 17, 2018

Fujifilm in the US has announced the Frontier DE100, a new compact, 4-colour retail  inkjet printer. This is actually the second launch of the DE 100. It was initially announced with considerably more fanfare at Photokina 2016, for availability in … Continue reading

New mini photo printer from Canon

April 20, 2018

Canon in the US has announced the Ivy Mini Photo Printer, a miniature 2×3-inch photo printer using ZINK ‘zero ink’ technology. The supporting app includes creative filters, such as photo frames and stickers, augmented reality face distortion, as well as … Continue reading

That new Blackmagic

April 20, 2018

While it has a surprisingly low profile in its home country, Australia, Blackmagic Design has been a major technology disruptor at the high end of the video camera segment, with cameras that match the performance of cinema-grade cameras at a … Continue reading

3-minute photo books from Noritsu

April 8, 2018

Noritsu Australia has added the Opus book binding system to its portfolio this year. This German-designed system from Mümken Sales ‘makes it child’s play to bind a skilled, visually demanding photo book that is good to the touch in less … Continue reading

Smart Speedlite from Canon

April 6, 2018

Canon has announced a ‘world first’ flash unit, the Speedlite 470EX AI, with a motorised head that can automatically determine the best angle and adjustment for effective bounce flash. The Auto Intelligent Bounce technology is a new innovation and takes … Continue reading

Retail   

Instant kiosks on rise in Europe

April 6, 2018

Market analyst Futuresource’s late 2017 review of the Western European retail (onsite) photo printing landscape reveals some interesting changes and developments, including an increased penetration of instant (active) photo kiosks, explained Futuresopurce UK analyst, Jeremy Wills in the Futuresource Blog… … Continue reading

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