SmugMug Delivers Price Hike, Users Set to Jump Off Bridge

Late Friday night, SmugMug subscribers (including yours truly) got an email regarding a new pricing structure for Pro users.  The former account options have been changed from Basic, Power and Pro to now Basic, Power, Portfolio and Business.

Essentially, the Pro account is split into Portfolio and Business.  The key difference between the two new types of accounts is that the Business account allows you to set prices and make profits on prints purchased through your online account.

Previously, the Pro account, which allowed you to set prices and make profits on prints, was priced at $150 per year.  Now, the Portfolio account is priced at $150 per year.  The Business account is priced at $300 per year.  Existing Pro users can renew for $250 for next year. [Read more…]

 

Bride Drowns During Photoshoot in Wedding Dress

While posing for a photo shoot in her wedding dress near a river in Montreal, a woman slipped and fell into water about 1-foot deep.  The “wedding dress got soaked and became extremely heavy.  She started slipping and falling down when the photographer grabbed her but she was too heavy that he couldn’t pull her from the edge,” according to Quebec provincial police Sgt. Ronald McInnis. [Read more…]

New Canon PIXMA Printers

Canon PIXMA MG4220 Wireless Printer

Canon recently launched several new photo printers, which include PIXMA Photo All-in-One (MG4220, MG3220, and MG2220) and SELPHY CP900 printers.

The MG4220 and MG3220 are wireless printers, while the MG2220 rounds out the low-cost end as a starter all-in-one printer. They are priced at $130, $80 and $70, respectively.

The SELPHY CP900 is a compact photo printer that can print 4×6 images.  It runs $100.

Free Webinar on Architectural HDR Photography

Unified Color

Unified Color (maker of HDR Expose 2) will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday, May 15.  The webinar will feature professional architectural photographer Michael James, “during which he will discuss and demonstrate how Unified Color’s color-safe editing tools and workflow-simplifying features of the fully-featured HDR Expose 2 and Photoshop® plug-in,32 Float v2 have enhanced his commercial work.”

You can register for the free webinar here.

CES Unveiled Kicking Off Now

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CES gets its official start tonight with a media preview called CES Unveiled.  I’ll have more updates later this evening as WD get our first look at the newest gear for 2012.