Keeping your photo booth software up to date is important for several reasons. Here are a few of the more important reasons… 1. Support for the latest cameras, printers, computers and operating systems. By keeping your photo booth software up to date you are ensuring that your software will work with the latest webcams, digital SLRs,

Assembly Edition, 40 Years of Photography, and How Setting High Standards Improves Reputation and Rates Written By, Kerry Raminiak While finding a veteran sports team and individual photographer is not particularly difficult, finding one that we can pin down during a busy season is nearly impossible. Imagine our surprise then, when Doug Axford of Northlight

Photographing kids, schools, sports, parties and events! Written By, Kerry Raminiak Tod Cohen, as a photographer, wears many hats. Tod Cohen Photography offers life-event photography services with a special flare. As a franchise owner of TSS Photography, he produces student and youth sports photography and image products. Tod Cohen also teaches Creativity/ Photography workshops and

Event-Photos & Darkroom turn one day of comics into a day with heroes Written By, Kerry Raminiak Regular Darkroom Newsletter and Blog readers should recognize the name Ian Griffiths and his company Event-Photos (UK). Ian and company were featured in one of our very first newsletters ever (Event Photos Has the X Factor) and we have always been delighted to

Creativity is King

Saturday, 22 October 2011 by

Photographer Spotlight: Extreme Photography Studios When you visit the website of Extreme Photography Studios it quickly becomes apparent that creativity is king. Nothing is typical when it comes to this company — headed by owner Tiffaney Arbogast-Burke and business partner Derek Burke. Since starting up Extreme Photography Studios in 1999 the company has stayed at

Green Screen Secrets

Sunday, 18 September 2011 by

Easily one of the most popular features of DARKROOM is the green screen dropout. It works great and it is extremely flexible when you know the ins-and-outs of making backgrounds and foregrounds, color settings, and the limits of your own creativity. Because the world of green screen has so many varieties, we reached out to

Corporate Photos Go Social

Thursday, 25 August 2011 by

Photographer Spotlight: Professional Images Photography

Perhaps you’ve read the recent headlines that social media is taking over convention and event photography. It may be because of the ambition of Joseph Rodriguez and his San Antonio-based company, Professional Images Photography. It appears they are getting some attention from their editorial article about how they’ve found a workflow and service line that not only provides near-instant prints at corporate events, but also, a simultaneous email with the same image — branded with the corporate sponsor’s logo and often in front of a greenscreen image.

Apparently there’s a lot of buzz when “everyone was tweeting, facebooking and forwarding the photos [they got via email] with the company logo prominently displayed” and that it was the “hit of the tradeshow floor with everyone giggling when their phones began pinging.”

It was a tradeshow marketers dream come true.

When we found out that Professional Images Photography does it all with DARKROOM Professional Edition, we knew we had to pick their brain before convention season formally kicks off on Memorial Day. We reached out to owner, Joseph Rodriguez about what inspired him to create this service offering and the much talked-about article.

School Daze

Wednesday, 20 July 2011 by

Photographer Spotlight: Sport Pics Founded a little over six years ago (although the company was created from another pair of companies over 30 years old), New Berlin, Wisconsin’s, Sport Pics, has become a case-study in how to be a ‘player’ (pun intended) in school and sport (team and individual) photography by steadily increasing the number

Since day one of our ownership of DARKROOM, it has been our mission to improve and instill a top-notch support system for the software. We believe we have succeeded by offering a support hotline and a beefed-up support staff and system — to many accolades. To continue these strides, we are pleased to introduce you

Prepping for Prom

Friday, 15 April 2011 by

Photographer Spotlight: Keith Trainor It’s that time of year when corsages are being pinned and fathers all around the world are taking a deep and concerned breathe: Prom Season! So we thought we would touch base with avid DARKROOM Professional Edition user Keith Trainor to pick his brain about what makes his company such a

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