The Dead Pixels Society podcast

The Dead Pixels Society podcast

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News, information and interviews about the photo/imaging business. For more information and to sign up for the free weekly newsletter, visit www.thedeadpixelssociety.com


Graphics, photo and lenticular printing with Stan Freimuth, Tracer Imaging
Sep 16 • 42 min
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…
The future of professional wedding photography, with Michael Warshall, EMOTION Photography
Sep 10 • 44 min
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…
Photo moonshot with Makaila Nichols, the Blatantly Honest Foundation
Aug 29 • 19 min
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…
Expanding the graphics market with Canva
Aug 22 • 22 min
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 of photo…
Rick Bellamy, CEO of RPI, on the printing market, consolidation and COVID
Aug 13 • 26 min
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.RPI is a leading…
Imaging Industry Research with Rise Above Research
Aug 6 • 31 min
Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with the co-founders of the new imaging industry marketing research company, Rise Above Research. Ed Lee, founder and director, has more than 20 years of experience covering the consumer and professional…
David Crandall of the School Photographers of America
Jul 30 • 47 min
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…
Virtual IPIC update with Brenda DiVincenzo
Jul 23 • 30 min
Gary Pageau welcomes back Brenda DiVincenzo, vice president of member success, at the IPI Member Network. Brenda shares the latest changes to the IPIC Conference. Now in a virtual format, the Aug. 23-26 “Breakthrough” conference will have many of the…
Excire launches AI-powered image management tool, Excire Foto
Jul 16 • 19 min
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. Excire Foto is a powerful app designed for easy photo management and quick…
10,000 Headshots to offer free portraits to unemployed workers nationwide
Jul 3 • 17 min
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 include with their resumes and…
The future of retail with Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doctor
Jun 16 • 22 min
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 retail brands. He and his work have appeared…
Printing garments on demand with Tim Pontin of Printful
Jun 8 • 18 min
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 and embroidery product…
Preserving generations of photo memories with Glen Meakem of Forever.com
May 30 • 44 min
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 later sold for $500 million. He…
The importance of photo memories and metadata standards, with Vivid-Pix and FamilySearch
May 22 • 30 min
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-enhancement software…
Photo organization with David Vaskevitch of Mylio
May 15 • 61 min
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 and Google, and partnering…
The future of photography and retail with Neomodern’s Michael Rubin
May 8 • 60 min
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 also the co-host of the…
School photo challenges with GotPhoto
Apr 30 • 25 min
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 GotPhoto help firms survive…
Photo specialty survival with Brenda DiVincenzo of IPI Member Network
Apr 24 • 23 min
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 with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Small business strategies for photographers during COVID-19 with Eric Miller
Mar 27 • 24 min
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