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Season 3

Dec. 27, 2022

Reinvigorating a school portrait business with Mark Hommerding, Schoo…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talked with Mark Hommerding, president of SchoolPictures.com in Ypsilanti, MI. In this interview, Hommerding talks about his long career in the volume photography business, including sti...

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Dec. 15, 2022

Growing a portrait business with Lisa Staff

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talked with Lisa Staff , of Hilton Head, S.C.-based photography studio, Lisa Staff Photography. In this interview, Staff talks about brand strategy, reinventing your business, and lesson...

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Dec. 8, 2022

Building a sustainable specialty retail business, with Peter Mohr

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Peter Mohr, business coach and entrepreneur. Mohr helps entrepreneurs transform their frustrations into freedoms by using a variety of frameworks that help them cut through th...

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Dec. 5, 2022

Preserving family memories and history, with Mitch Goldstone, ScanMyP…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Mitch Goldstone , CEO of ScanMyPhotos.com. In this episode, Goldstone talks about his beginnings as a one-hour photo lab operator and developing one of the first volume photo ...

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Nov. 24, 2022

Improving Your SEO with Brandon Leibowitz

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Brandon Leibowitz, the founder of SEO Optimizers. SEO Optimizers is a digital marketing company focusing on helping small and medium-sized businesses get more online traffic, ...

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Nov. 20, 2022

Building a new photo economy with Ori Guttin, Viewbug

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Ori Guttin, co-founder of Viewbug . In this episode, Guttin talks about the tools developed for photographers for minting NFTs and its newest innovation, Viewbug Coins. Viewbu...

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Nov. 4, 2022

Incentivize your customers with Marco Torres

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Marco Torres. Torres is the Founder of MarketingBoost.com, he has helped thousands of business owners worldwide boost sales and scale their businesses by as much as 5-fold thr...

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Oct. 27, 2022

Entrepreneurship and imaging with Guy Kawasaki

Back in 2008, Gary Pageau interviewed entrepreneur and author Guy Kawasaki at the Ice Oasis ice rink, just prior to Kawasaki's ice hockey match. The audio was never published but, with Guy's permission, we're now publishing i...

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Oct. 15, 2022

Extraordinary women with cameras, with Darcy Reed

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Darcy Reed, author of the new book for children, "Extraordinary Women with Cameras: 35 Photographers Who Changed How We See the World." The book, featuring illustrations by Va...

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Oct. 6, 2022

Creating the life you want in photography with Rose and Timmy Coleman

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Rose and Timmy Coleman of Center Stage Photos. The Colemans talk about how they were able to structure their successful sports photography business around their family through...

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Sept. 8, 2022

Building a commercial photography business with Robert Lowdon

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with commercial photographer Robert Lowdon. Lowdon talks about starting out as a new commercial photographer, building his portfolio, and adapting the business to changing market c...

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Sept. 1, 2022

Creating the digital inkjet printing market, with John Doe, JONDO

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with John Doe , the owner of JONDO . In this interview, Doe talks about the early days of high-quality digital inkjet printing, inventing "giclee," and bringing digital photography...

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Aug. 27, 2022

Highlights of the upcoming SPAC 2023 conference

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Calvin Harrell , board member, and Coree Cooper, SPAC gal, about the SPAC 2023 conference. In this episode, Harrell and Cooper talk about the features and events that make th...

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Aug. 12, 2022

Building a subscription photo gallery service with Daniel Agee, Glass

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Daniel Agee , head of community and marketing for year-old photography startup, Glass . Agee discusses the company's drive to create a company based on photography, not algori...

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Aug. 4, 2022

Providing magical theme park experiences with Lee Palmer, Kodak Momen…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Lee Palmer , EMEA-APAC Region Business Manager, Kodak Moments, about the company's new exclusive official On-site Imaging Provider for Disneyland Paris. Palmer discusses how K...

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July 30, 2022

Episode 80 - Visual1st conference with Hans Hartman

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Hans Hartman, chair of the Visual1st conference, about the next in-person edition of the Visual1st conference. The highly-regarded Visual1st conference returns to the Golden G...

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June 30, 2022

Episode 78 - Trends in sports and volume photography with Jeff Gump, …

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Jeff Gump , Gump Solutions, about insights from the recent SPOA conference, trends in sports photography, digital delivery, and much more. Gump has been sharing his experience...

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June 21, 2022

Wedding and event photography trends with Olivia Pageau

In this special Father's Day episode, Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Olivia Pageau, a marketing and events expert, about trends in the event and wedding photography industry. She talks about what traits hi...

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June 8, 2022

Opening new markets for graphics and mural printing, with Paul Baron,…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Paul Baron , serial entrepreneur, founder and CEO of The Wall Printer. Founded in 2019, The Wall Printer is a way to print vertically on drywall, brick, glass, tile, vinyl, ce...

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June 2, 2022

Recruiting and retaining employees, with Carrie Schochet, Purple Squi…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Carrie Schochet , founder and CEO, Purple Squirrel Advisors, an executive recruiting firm. In this episode, Schochet talks about employment trends, tactics for attracting empl...

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April 23, 2022

Early digital photography, social media and life balance with Brian S…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Brian Solis , author and futurist, about the early days of digital cameras, what Kodak got wrong, the growth of social media, and why balancing your life is vitally important....

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April 16, 2022

Growing volume industry leadership with David Crandall and Tim McCain

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with David Crandall, executive director of the School Photographers of America , and Tim McCain, CRO of ImageQuix/PhotoLynx to discuss the importance of the upcoming MVP and SPOA c...

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April 9, 2022

Mastering Marketing Discipline with Tim Fitzpatrick, Rialto Marketing

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Tim Fitzpatrick , president of Rialto Marketing . Fitzpatrick discusses the three most important aspects of marketing for small businesses and entrepreneurs, as well as the m...

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April 1, 2022

Building a luxury portrait business in the wake of COVID 19, with Jen…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Denver photographer Jenna Noelle of Jenna Noelle Creative . In this interview, Noelle describes her career path as a new photographer gaining skills in the portrait business b...

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March 23, 2022

Website marketing essentials, with Michael Buzinski, Buzzworthy Integ…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Michael Buzinski , president of Buzzworthy Integrated Marketing . In this episode, Buzinski talks about the practical steps a small business should follow to boost SEO and ...

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March 9, 2022

Art, Design, Photography and Technology, with Ginger Hartford, ARTIST…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Ginger Hartford . enterprise account manager, ARTISTREE, a Michaels Company . Hartford shares her expertise on design trends, partnerships, sustainable output, trends in wal...

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March 2, 2022

Enabling online sales anywhere, on any platform, with Aaron Day, CEO,…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Aaron Day , the new CEO of SaaS eCommerce company, Amaze . (The company changed its name to Amaze from Famous just prior to the recording of this episode.) In this …

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Feb. 24, 2022

The life of a working photographer, with Joe McNally

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with professional photographer Joe McNally , whose 40-plus year career spans National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, four Olympic Games, and much more. McNally talks about how his...

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Feb. 18, 2022

Connecting personalized photo production with Maddy Alcala, Gooten

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Maddy Alcala , the president of Gooten , the on-demand personalized products solution provider, about the company's role in the marketplace, its growth opportunities, managing...

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Feb. 6, 2022

Leadership lessons in a family business and beyond, with Claudia Denc…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Claudia Dencer , executive vice president and general manager of Leonard's Photography, St. Augustine, FL. Dencer talks about growing up in the third generation of the family ...

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Jan. 26, 2022

Growing the volume photography market, with Benedikt Griefenhofer, CE…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Benedikt Griefenhofer, recently appointed global CEO of volume photography tech company, GotPhoto . In this interview, Griefenhofer talks about how the new company structure w...

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Jan. 18, 2022

Managing personal and professional challenges, with Gillian Stein, CE…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Gillian Stein , CEO of Henry's , Canada's largest photo specialty retailer. In this wide-ranging interview, Stein talks about the company's recent restructuring, the response ...

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Jan. 9, 2022

Planning for family business succession, with Mackey Macneill

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Mackey Macneill, CPA, of Mackey Advisors and author of The Prosperity Playbook, about considerations for family business succession. Macneill describes what factors to consider when passing on or selling a business. …

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