Columns By Bob McKay

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February 25, 2019 Editor’s Note: New Products Abound

This is customarily the time of year when new products, both pro and consumer, begin to hit the shelves. And as the only trade...
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Printing Press: Event Printers Bring Image Fulfillment On-Site

Today, event printers provide a wide range and variety of on-site image fulfillment, regardless of the event. Event photography has been a staple of...
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Printing Press: Unforgettable Wedding Albums to Cherish for a Lifetime

“Every bride needs her dress and every wedding needs its album,” writes Eugene Nagawieki, marketing and content specialist at nPhoto Lab, an album manufacturer...
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Innovate Visually: Weddings in VR Are Here to Stay

You’re at it again. It’s another season of weddings, events and assignments where you apply your talents to produce fantastic work, build your portfolio...
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Profit Prospects: Make More Money by Policing Costs

Successful retailers make a profit by selling things for more than they paid for them, keeping costs below that margin. However, policing costs isn’t...
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Strategy Session: Get “Smart”

As members of the Imaging Alliance, we’re lucky enough to have the NPD Group on our board to provide us with relevant industry information....
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Editor’s Note: Wrapping Up CES 2019

The whirlwind that is called the CES show is now in our rearview mirror. Historically, Digital Imaging Reporter delivered three consecutive daily magazines at CES,...
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Printing Press: High-Tech to Basic Photo Book Printing

Just like every other printing technology, photo book printing has undergone dramatic changes in the digital age. In the 1960s, when Polaroid prints were...
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Strategy Session: Alexa, Take My Picture

Upon my return from CES 2019 in Las Vegas last week, I reflected upon where the show has been over the last few years—and...
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Giving Back: For NY Portrait Photographer, Pro Bono Is a Big Part of the...

Whether New York portrait photographer Sari Goodfriend is shooting for her editorial, corporate or private clients, her love for people and zest for life...
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CES 2019 Editor’s Notebook: Are Cameras Now About the Experience?

As I walk around the Las Vegas Convention Center on the first day of CES 2019, I harken back to just a few years...
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Zooming In: Imaging—A Retrospective

In years gone by I wrote many a Zooming In columns for Digital Imaging Reporter at CES that were intended for publication on the...
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Retail Intelligence: Three Design Improvements That Will Make You More Money

Intuitive, attractive and functional design is the most powerful way for a store to stand out against the competition, grow and build customer satisfaction—and...
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Social Networking for Success: Grow Your Business with a Webmaster or Social Media Marketer

Taking the leap to hire someone to manage your website and social media is a big decision. However, it is a move that can...
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January 8, 2019 Editor’s Note: It’s About the Image

As CES continues to grow, Digital Imaging Reporter remains the only trade magazine in the image industry covering the consumer technology show solely from...
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The Imaging Alliance: Sales for Members, Benefits for the Entire Industry

“We no longer need to focus on recruitment. We have teams together. It’s time to put our programs in place.” Jerry Grossman, executive director...
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Printing Press: Consumer Portraits Printed in Three Dimensions

How would you like to offer your customers a full-color 3D figurine of their 10-year-old daughter performing a pliè in her ballet costume? Or...
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Selective Focus: Turning Point—Megapixels, Formats and the Need for Speed

There’s no question that 2018 saw a turning point in camera build and technology, with EVF models making a run at DSLR dominance. Thanks to...
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Strategy Session: Canon—Improving People’s Lives with Leading-Edge Technology

It has certainly been an interesting few years for the camera side of the imaging industry. The category has seen a recent explosion of...
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The Last Word: Avoid These Four Perils of a Corporate Customer Experience Program

What is customer experience? Customer experience (CX) is the totality of interactions, good + bad + indifferent, that a customer has with a business’s...

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