Shades of Paper

Shades of Paper is a retailer with a rallying call. “We like to say, ‘Go Team Shades!’” says the company’s sales and marketing associate Roberta Scott. “We’re a team here and we like to think of our customers as our friends and that we’re truly helping them create masterpieces.”


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Moab by Legion Paper

Moab by Legion Paper was born in 2006 when Legion Paper, a large manufacturer and supplier of fine art paper, acquired Moab and merged the brands. Today Moab represents the digital arm of Legion Paper. “People look to Moab for a very high-end, fine art, inkjet paper but at an affordable price,” says Marc Schotland, Legion Paper’s vice president of marketing and global development.


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Canson Infinity

Canson has been making paper since 1557, but longevity isn’t its only asset. "As a paper manufacturer, being able to create our own bases for the substrates allows us to have consistent paper quality from run to run," says Robert Toth, vice president of marketing for Canson North America. "We can control that process so that combined with the coating gives us a real technical advantage."


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Bay Photo Lab

More than 35 years ago Larry Abitbol was printing his own photographs in an old storage area in Santa Cruz, California. Other local shooters started asking him to print their images, and the growing demand led Abitbol to open Bay Photo Lab in 1976.


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Hahnemuhle USA

Hahnemühle USA is a subsidiary of Hahnemühle FineArt GmbH, which began making paper in 1584, and entered the fine art inkjet paper market in 1995. The brand has a reputation for "quality, consistency and variety," says sales manager Bob Haupt, and it all starts with what he calls "the water story."


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Melvin Sokolsky

A & I Studios

A&I Studios, formerly A&I Photographic & Digital Services, specializes in print-on-demand books and fine-art printing. But it’s not just another print shop, says Rex Weiner, head of publishing at A&I Books.


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Nations Photo Lab

Ryan Millman started Nations Photo Lab in 2005 as a natural extension of another business, GreekYearbook, a fraternity and sorority portraiture company he launched as a college student in 1999. Realizing his greatest overhead was outsourcing printing, he started Nations to produce work for GreekYearbook and offer services to other photographers as well, says Ashley Reeder, director of public relations at Nations.


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Simply Color Lab

Adam Fried started a company with one large-format printer out of a garage in 2005. He called the startup Simply Canvas and, true to its name, it sold gallery wrapped canvases to professional photographers. Simply Canvas grew rapidly, moved into a new building, and began hearing requests for more services. Customers wanted the company to handle paper prints also, for instance.


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Millers Professional Imaging

There’s a strong photographic tradition at Miller’s Professional Imaging. Photographer Bill Miller founded the company in Pittsburg, Kansas, in 1964, and today a number of staffers also spend time behind the lens, including Chief Executive Officer Richard Miller, Bill’s son, and Vice President Dick Coleman, Richard’s brother-in-law. Both are Master Photographers.


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Baboo

Deepak "Baboo" Kumar offered film duplication, color correction and film processing when he opened Baboo in 1977 in a single room in a New York City building. He became known for his eye for color and ability to reproduce images with consistency.


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New Photo Laptop Cases from Tenba

Tenba (Elmsford, NY, www.tenba.com) has expanded and upgraded its line of rugged, weather-resistant Roadie II Photo/Laptop cases. Roadie rolling cases allow photographers to take their equipment off their neck, shoulders and back, and put it on wheels.
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Olympus PEN E-PL2 Camera Features Intelligent Enhancements and Bluetooth Capability

Olympus Imaging America (Center Valley, PA, www.olympusamer
ica.com) is marketing the new Pen E-PL2 camera, the fourth generation of its award-winning PEN family of compact interchangeable lens digital cameras.

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Aperture 3 The Best Aperture Yet

There are only a few companies in the technology industry that can truly claim they have an entire product ecosystem. Apple is among one of the even fewer groups that can claim to have a comprehensive and complete ecology of hardware, software and mobile devices that integrate to create a seamless experience for the users.
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