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Nov. 14, 2020

The business case for automatic image correction with EyeQ

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Brad Malcolm, CEO, and Jeff Stephens, CTO, of EyeQ, the makers of the Perfectly Clear suite of intelligent image-correction products. Malcolm and Stephens talk about the updates to their new iAuto …

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Oct. 29, 2020

Mobile Printing with Phil Mazzilli of the Mopria Alliance

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Phil Mazzilli, a Qualcomm executive representing the Mopria Alliance. Mazzilli talks about how the alliance standards enable printing from mobile devices to a wide variety of printers; most recently, the alliance …

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Oct. 22, 2020

Photo personalization trends with Ilze Folkmane, Printful

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Ilze Folkmane. communications manager, Printful, about trends in consumer purchasing, how COVID-18 is affecting holiday shopping and product shipping and the keys to Printful's growth. Printful is an on-demand order-fulfillment and …

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Oct. 16, 2020

Making Magic with Rob Mauldin and Candy Parks

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Rob Mauldin and Candy Parks of the MagicMakers Group about company culture, serving customers, how COVID is impacting businesses of all kinds, and ways to adapt.

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Oct. 9, 2020

COVID and School Photography, with James Aziz, Edge Imaging

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with James Aziz, the new CEO of Edge Imaging, about what brought him to the company, the challenges faced by the school photography industry in the face of COVID-19, and the bright …

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Sept. 24, 2020

Visual 1st conference with Hans Hartman

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Hans Hartman , president of Suite 48 Analytics and chair of Visual 1st . Visual 1st is the premier global conference focused on promoting innovation and partnerships in the p...

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Sept. 16, 2020

Graphics, photo and lenticular printing with Stan Freimuth, Tracer Im…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Stan Freimuth, chairman of Tracer Imaging, a leading provider of lenticular prints. Freimuth discusses his long industry career, spanning the photofinishing, graphic arts, and digital imaging, with companies including Pako Corp., …

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Sept. 10, 2020

The future of professional wedding photography, with Michael Warshall…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Michael Warshall, chairman of Australia's EMOTION Photography. Featured last year in the Dead Pixels Society, EMOTION Photography is a digital-first operation built around the belief the customer – in this case, …

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Aug. 29, 2020

Photo moonshot with Makaila Nichols, the Blatantly Honest Foundation

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Makaila Nichols, author and founder of the Blatantly Honest Foundation. At 18, Nichols wrote "Blatantly Honest," a best-selling book about her battle with body issues, bullying, and sexual assault. From there, …

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Aug. 22, 2020

Expanding the graphics market with Canva

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Aaron Day, Global Partnership Lead, with Canva. Day discusses the Canva business model, how the company is partnering with leading leaders like FedEx Office, and a sneak peek at the future …

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Aug. 13, 2020

Rick Bellamy, CEO of RPI, on the printing market, consolidation and C…

Gary Pageau of The Dead Pixels Society talks with Rick Bellamy, CEO of RPI, about the company's recent acquisition of Blurb, the forces driving industry consolidation, the future of print and RPI's leadership role in COVID-19 response. The Seattle-based company, …

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Aug. 6, 2020

Imaging Industry Research with Rise Above Research

In this interview, Ed Lee and David Haueter of Rise Above Research discuss the changes driving imaging device markets and photo output and gifting.

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July 30, 2020

David Crandall of the School Photographers of America

Gary Pageau of The Dead Pixels Society talks with David Crandall, the executive director of the new industry association, the School Photographers of America. Crandall discusses how School Photographers of America will take the issues facing volume photographers direct to …

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July 23, 2020

Virtual IPIC update with Brenda DiVincenzo

Gary Pageau welcomes back Brenda DiVincenzo, vice president of member success, at the IPI Member Network. She shares the latest changes to the IPIC Conference. Now in a virtual format, the Aug. 23-26 "Breakthrough" conference will have many of the …

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July 16, 2020

Excire launches AI-powered image management tool, Excire Foto

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Erhardt Barth, co-founder of Excire Inc., about the company's new desktop-based image management tool, Excire Foto.

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July 3, 2020

10,000 Headshots to offer free portraits to unemployed workers nation…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with the team behind 10,000 Headshots , the largest, single-day photo initiative to provide 10,000 unemployed Americans nationwide with a complimentary, professional headshot to in...

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June 16, 2020

The future of retail with Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doctor

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks about retail in the age of COVID-19 and civil unrest with Bob Phibbs , the Retail Doctor. A frequent speaker at PRO events , Phibbs has worked with some of the top …

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June 8, 2020

Printing garments on demand with Tim Pontin of Printful

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Tim Pontin , photographer, Printful , the fast-growing on-demand printing company. Printful is an on-demand fulfillment company offering eCommerce warehousing and custom print...

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May 30, 2020

Preserving generations of photo memories with Glen Meakem of Forever.…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Glen Meakem , CEO and founder, Forever.com , the permanent cloud photo storage and sharing company. A serial entrepreneur, Meakem founded FreeMarkets Inc. in 1995, which was l...

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May 22, 2020

The importance of photo memories and metadata standards, with Vivid-P…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Rick Voight , CEO of Vivid-Pix , about the value of restoring and reliving family memories. Vivid-Pix is the publisher of Vivid-Pix Land&Sea SCUBA and Vivid-Pix RESTORE image-...

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May 15, 2020

Photo organization with David Vaskevitch of Mylio

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks the David Vaskevitch, the founder of peer-to-peer media-organization tool provider Mylio about the challenges of selling subscriptions in the age of "free," competing against Adobe...

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May 8, 2020

The future of photography and retail with Neomodern's Michael Rubin

Gary Pageau from the Dead Pixels Society talks with photographer Michael Rubin about the photography, printing and retail. Rubin operated, until recently, the Neomodern print store and gallery in downtown San Francisco. He is...

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April 30, 2020

School photo challenges with GotPhoto

Benedikt Greifenhofer , co-founder and CEO, GotPhoto , talks with Gary Pageau about the challenges faced by school photo companies in the age of COVID-19. Digitization was already on its way to changing the industry; how can ...

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April 24, 2020

Photo specialty survival with Brenda DiVincenzo of IPI Member Network

Gary Pageau interviews Brenda DiVincenzo , vice president of member success, at the IPI Member Network . Brenda shares with us the latest news from IPI, plus shares tips and tactics photo specialty firms are using to cope wit...

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March 27, 2020

Small business strategies for photographers during COVID-19 with Eric…

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented problems for photographers and retailers. The Dead Pixels Society editor Gary Pageau talks with Eric Miller of Miller Foto about tools and tactics to survive and thrive.

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