Columns By Jerry Grossman

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December 2018 Editor’s Note: Congrats to Art’s Cameras Plus, Dealer of the Year

December is always a fun month here at Digital Imaging Reporter. We get to shine the light on one dealer in the country who...
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Strategy Session: Art’s Cameras Plus—50+ Years of Success

You know there’s a strong bond between a father and son when the father insists his son, at 11 years old, should pay for...
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November 2018 Editor’s Note: Marketing Will Make a Difference

There are a lot of positive numbers lining up to make this a record-breaking year for the imaging industry. Those numbers should be complemented...
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Strategy Session: Forever Connected Yearbooks

We’ve all been through the high school yearbook phase of our lives. Geeky portraits signed by some people you never even spoke with, wishing...
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October 2018 Editor’s Note: PRO Group’s 60th Anniversary

I was lucky enough to be invited to the PRO Group’s annual convention in Phoenix, Arizona, a few weeks ago. While I’m not at...
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Strategy Session: The New Mirrorless Effect

The imaging world received the equivalent of a sonic boom with the recent announcements of the Nikon Z and Canon EOS R full-frame mirrorless...
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DIR Editor’s Note September 2018: Words from the Wise

We are proud to present our State of the Industry 2018 report. Each year we reach out to the wise men and women of...
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DIR July/August 2018 Editor’s Note: 2018 E-tailer of the Year

Congratulations to Jason Bedford and his amazing team for being named our 2018 E-tailer of the Year. I was fortunate enough to take my first...
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Strategy Session: Bedford Rolls Out the Virtual Red Carpet

Earning the E-tailer of the Year Award from Digital Imaging Reporter is not an easy task. However, over the last year or two we...
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June 2018 Editor’s Note: Summertime

Happy summertime to all! We’re excited about our June issue this year for a number of reasons. First and foremost, we’re thrilled by the enthusiasm shown...
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Strategy Session: Your People Are Your Greatest Assets

This month we’ve decided to present a new feature in our magazine. We are honoring eight Superstars Behind the Counter, the true not-so-silent warriors...
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DIR May 2018 Editor’s Note: What Are We Really Selling?

One of the coolest things about the photo business is that the products and services we sell are changing all the time. But what...
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Strategy Session: When Is a Camera a “Real” Camera?

There’s been a lot of healthy debate recently among members of the Imaging Alliance as to what constitutes a “real” camera. The discussions began as...
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DIR April 2018 Editor’s Note: Chuck Westfall

Long before I met Chuck Westfall, I knew his name. In the early days of the Internet, camera enthusiasts would dial into Prodigy or CompuServe...
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Strategy Session: Finding What’s Next—the 2018 NAB Show

So, what does the editor of Digital Imaging Reporter expect to accomplish at the National Association of Broadcasters’ (NAB) show? Quite simply, I’m always on...
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DIR’s February 2018 Editor’s Note: Our WPPI Issue & Printing Press

We’re pleased to be devoting this issue of Digital Imaging Reporter to the WPPI Conference & Expo. We are also excited to introduce a...
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Strategy Session: Maximizing the WPPI Experience

Theresa Raffetto is the director of Conferences for the Photo+ Group of Emerald Expositions, including the WPPI conference program. I recently had the chance...
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DIR Jan. 22, 2018 Editor’s Note: Are Trade Shows Worth It?

Now that we’re looking back on another CES, it comes back to the same question: Was it worth the trip? Our industry is full...
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Strategy Session: Net Impressions of CES 2018

As my plane landed at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, my mind (and legs) geared up for another CES. At the show, I...
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Editor’s Notebook: The Imaging Shift at CES 2018

As I once again roam the halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center at CES, I notice a not-so-subtle shift on the imaging side...

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