Capturelife Pulse

The digital magazine for the Capturelife community

More Pro Photography Labs Embrace CaptureLife

Jul 25, 2018

Professional labs stay ahead of the curve to help their business and their photographers win with today’s consumer.

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Kaboom! The forces and events reshaping the professional photography landscape

Jul 19, 2018

We know that the professional photography industry continues to undergo profound change. From the shifting landscape of recent acquisitions, the advent of new technologies, and millennial consumers digital and social preferences, it can be a challenge to keep up.

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Legends New York – Scoring a Revenue Boost with Action Sports Photography

Jul 12, 2018

We often like to think of summer as a time to slow down and of lazy days spent in the sun. Not so for Legends Photography New York. With 30-years of experience in volume team and individual sports, they’re busy year-round and even expanding their business into school portraits. 

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Photolynx MVP: The times they are a changin’

Jun 28, 2018

Our CaptureLife team is back from PhotoLynx MVP 2018 in San Diego. We were thrilled to meet with old friends and new in the school photography industry and share the latest developments to our CaptureLife platform.

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Glossy Finish Leverages New CaptureLife Video Stories to Transform and Grow Business

Jun 19, 2018

Glossy Finish began their partnership with CaptureLife last year with the express intent to grow its sports action photography business with digital images and mobile delivery. Specializing in on-site delivery of high-quality posters and prints with their Mobile Photo Labs and Photo stores at premier youth sports events, they took note of parents increased social sharing and their requests for the high-resolution digital images of their athletes.

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Rob Mauldin, former Disney Exec, joins CaptureLife Team

Jun 14, 2018

CaptureLife Inc., the leading provider of enterprise mobile marketing and commerce solutions for professional photography businesses, announced the appointment of Rob Mauldin, former Director of Imaging, Disney Parks and Resorts, as a board advisor and strategic consultant, effective immediately.

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The State of Your Consumer - New Data and Insights from CaptureLife

Jun 05, 2018

We hear about that massive shift in consumer behavior continuously. When you hear the statistic that younger parents, our millennial customers, spend on average 5 hours a day on their smartphones and check their phone 65 times a day, it sounds shocking until you go through some self-reflection. As a business serving this market, it’s essential to get more context around these trends to ensure that you align with consumer’s behavior.

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What Volume Photographers Can Learn from Disney’s Photo Business Transformation

May 31, 2018

Disney’s transformation of its photography business is legendary. It crosses all aspects of Disney’s business, including theme parks, resorts, and souvenir photography services. As the professional photography industry continues to evolve, we invite you to learn more about how this leader in consumer experience harnessed the power of digital capture and delivery to transform their business, and win.

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CaptureLife Signs PortraitEFX as a New High-Volume Photography Partner

May 17, 2018

PortraitEFX is one of the fastest growing volume photography franchises in North America and ranked among the Top 500 Franchise Systems in America by Entrepreneur Magazine. The PortraitEFX franchise offers consumers a national brand photography network with local touch and care, and their management team brings decades of high-volume photography and marketing experience to 35 states nationwide as well as Canada’s British Columbia.

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Are you ready to build new business and maximize your fall photo day revenue?

May 09, 2018

It may be spring, but now is when you make some the most important decisions for your business. Whether you are pitching to schools or sports leagues, it’s important to stand out from the crowd and deliver greater value to each organization and parent.

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Tap Into Your Customer's Lifestyle, It Will Pay Off

Apr 25, 2018

Today's consumers are smart and strategic shoppers. They demand quality, utility, value and efficiency, and they aren't shy about exploring new and better ways of doing things.

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CaptureLife Signs Technicare Imaging, a Premier Photo Lab, as a Cornerstone Partner in Canada

Apr 10, 2018

CaptureLife Inc., the leading provider of enterprise mobile marketing and commerce solutions for professional photography businesses, as well as the developer of the CaptureLife consumer-based private photo-sharing app used by consumers worldwide, is announcing its new partnership with Technicare Imaging Ltd., and the further expansion of their offering into Canada.

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CaptureLife + ROES = A Dynamic New Partnership to Fuel Industry Growth

Mar 22, 2018

Leading photography print labs like Miller’s Professional Imaging, GPA, White House Custom Color, Richmond Pro Lab and Technicare have all embraced CaptureLife as a new way to generate revenue from both digital and print products. They recognize that delivering a social, mobile and digital experienced aligned with the expectations of today’s consumers is essential to driving more success for their business and the professional photography industry as a whole.

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Boldly Addressing Industry Trends and Focusing on the Future

Mar 15, 2018

It’s no secret that Miller’s Professional Imaging is a leader in the professional photography industry. Founded by Bill Miller in 1939, a master photographer and videographer known for his meticulous processing, that love of the craft remains the foundation of their business. And Miller’s has grown by consistently delivering the highest quality products, customer service, and technologies in the industry.

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Shutterfly and Lifetouch - This is a Big Deal

Mar 01, 2018

It’s been about a month since the announcement that Shutterfly acquired professional photography leader Lifetouch.

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Imaging USA and SPAC: Change is in the Air. Can you feel it?

Feb 14, 2018

CaptureLife exhibited at two premier photography industry events in January, Imaging USA and SPAC 2018.  We met hundreds of people, demonstrated the latest advancements in our CaptureLife platform, and did a lot of listening. We’d like to share some of our key takeaways from these events.

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CaptureLife® Announces Exciting New Digital Features at Imaging USA and SPAC 2018

Feb 06, 2018

CaptureLife Inc., provider of the CaptureLife digital fulfillment and mobile commerce platform for imaging professionals, has unveiled all new digital features that give professional photography businesses dynamic new ways to grow revenue leveraging their digital imagery.

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Richmond Professional Lab, an Industry Leader Serving the School and Youth Sports Volume Market, Joins CaptureLife as a Key Account

Jan 22, 2018

Serving professional and volume photographers across the U.S. and Canada, Richmond will expand their customers' ability to profit and grow with digital fulfillment and mobile commerce.

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Zahler Photography Leverages CaptureLife, Dramatically Simplifying Digital Image Delivery and Fulfillment

Jan 08, 2018

Dan Zahler, owner of Zahler Photography in Annandale, Minnesota, first heard about CaptureLife during a PhotoLynx webinar in late 2016. At that time, he didn't think about it as an option for his business.

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CaptureLife Named a Best New Product of 2017

Dec 31, 2017

What a way to end the year!

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The 3 Cs of Success for Photography Companies

Dec 12, 2017

At CaptureLife, we are in the unique position of being able to analyze how tens of thousands of consumers interact with, purchase, and share professional photography delivered through our growing network of over 300 photography businesses and labs. This wealth of data provides some very interesting insights as to why some photographers drive better engagement and purchasing trends than others.

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A Fast Start with CaptureLife Helps Legends Event Photo Build a Strong Business and Bright Future

Dec 05, 2017

Kevin Cook is staying ahead of the curve. As a veteran in the volume photography game and a successful businessman, he understands that technology is constantly reshaping the industry and creating new revenue opportunities for those who are quick to adapt to change.

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It’s Time to Rethink Pricing for Your Digital Content

Nov 28, 2017

If you're a professional photographer you're probably used to making your living taking photos and selling prints. In today's market, the reality is that you are selling content, not just print, and it's time to begin shifting your mindset to capitalize on the next wave of offerings. Instead of relying solely on print revenue, you could be selling an entirely new experience and monetizing so much more. And by doing this, you could give your customers more reasons to choose you.

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Glossy Finish, a Leader in Youth Sports Action Photography, Selects CaptureLife, Inc. as Their Exclusive Partner for Digital Image Delivery and Fulfillment

Nov 16, 2017

Now independent from Lifetouch again, Glossy Finish looks to grow its unique sports action photography offering by leveraging the CaptureLife platform as its mobile backbone for digital image delivery, new digital products, and purchasing of print products from smartphones.

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Delighting Customers and Increasing Revenue – Christine Kronz Photographer’s Story

Nov 15, 2017

A few weeks ago, we spoke with Christine Kronz about her business and her use of CaptureLife. Here is her story.

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The Future of Photography is Here - Our Takeaways from Mobile Photo Connect

Nov 09, 2017

As a technology company focused on driving innovation and more value for the professional photography market, we are continuously listening, researching, and attending industry events to make sure we are on top of this quickly changing market.  One of the industry events we look forward to the most is Mobile Photo Connect due to the focus on mobile technology trends related to photography.  

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Stop promoting dead-end pro photography transactions

Oct 31, 2017

Mobile apps vs. browsers:  What's best for photographers?

  • Photographers and labs are missing out on potential revenue opportunities by focusing on the cloud and on web galleries
  • Apps keep photographers connected to users
  • Millennials are the target market for portrait photography
  • Millennials are more likely to make in-app purchases
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CaptureLife Signs Cashman Photo, the Largest Privately-held Multimedia Company in North America

Oct 09, 2017

Cashman Photo provides one-of-a-kind memories to over 9 million consumers annually, and will use the CaptureLife app and marketing system to delivery digital images and marketing messages directly to consumers' smartphones' before, during and after special events held at all Las Vegas locations.

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CaptureLife, Inc. Signs Miller’s Professional Imaging to Be Cornerstone Partner in North America

Oct 04, 2017

Miller's Professional Imaging to provide the CaptureLife private Photo Sharing App to millions of consumers currently receiving Miller's and Mpix print orders.

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How a Digital-First Approach at 1st Photo is Winning Customers’ Hearts and Increasing Revenue

Oct 03, 2017

1st Photo has been working with CaptureLife for just 6 months and has already turned digital into a major selling point with sporting leagues, schools and consumers alike.

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Embracing a Mobile-First Approach to Satisfy Customers and Increase Sales

Sep 25, 2017

Driven by the introduction of digital imaging, the professional photography industry has been in a state of constant reinvention for a solid two decades. Now, Group Photography Association (GPA) with CaptureLife is taking the next step in this evolution.

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Group Photography Association (GPA) expands its partnership with CaptureLife

Sep 21, 2017

Minneapolis, MN – September 20, 2017 – CaptureLife Inc., provider of the CaptureLife Photo Sharing App for iPhones and Android Devices and the CaptureLife digital delivery, commerce and marketing platform for Imaging Professionals, has expanded its partnership with GPA, a leading youth sports photography lab. GPA is growing its digital delivery capabilities using CaptureLife, including the full integration of its print store within the CaptureLife app along with the ability to offer mobile marketing services that are helping the firm capture additional print orders on behalf of their network of photography-based businesses.

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Jimmy Kimmel Live monologue underscores the disconnect between industry practices and parents’ lives

Sep 20, 2017

With his signature gentle humor, Jimmy Kimmel hit on a sore point for all parents during his monologue on September 14. It’s picture day at school for his daughter, and he walks us through selecting the basic package on the order form.

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Ron Wrenholt, former Lifetouch Executive, joins CaptureLife Board of Directors

Sep 14, 2017

Minneapolis, MN – September 13, 2017 - CaptureLife Inc., provider of the CaptureLife delivery, commerce and marketing platform, announced the appointment of Ron Wrenholt, former Lifetouch Corporate VP, as an independent director of the firm effective immediately.

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Going mobile means big dollars for the professional photo industry

Sep 11, 2017

The professional photography industry has been in a state of constant reinvention for a solid two decades, driven by the introduction of digital imaging. Digital technology is now part of the entire workflow, from capture to processing to display and storage. Not too long ago, industry revenues depended on the conversion of bits into analog images and output. As we will demonstrate, however, there's a growing opportunity to make bucks from bits in the social mobile economy we now live in.  

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Are you maximizing revenue during your busiest time of year?

Sep 04, 2017

The fall season is upon us!  The temperature is dropping, kids are back to school, and baseball teams are handing in their uniforms.  This can mean only one thing… a busy time for school and sports photographers.

The fall season is bound to bring photographers a huge workload filled with school portraits, football leagues, and plenty of large orders.  But are you, the photographer, maximizing your highest potential revenue this season?

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