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Hanging Pixels is a podcast for professional photographers, where we discuss trends in the photo industry, focusing on the rapidly evolving world of digital photography. Topics vary greatly, but are almost always related to the business side of professional photography. Areas of concentration include the social, mobile and economic trends. Hosted by TW Woodward.

Hanging Pixels is a podcast for professional photographers, where we discuss trends in the photo industry, focusing on the rapidly evolving world of digital photography. Topics vary greatly, but are almost always related to the business side of professional photography. Areas of concentration include the social, mobile and economic trends. Hosted by TW Woodward.
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United States

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Hanging Pixels is a podcast for professional photographers, where we discuss trends in the photo industry, focusing on the rapidly evolving world of digital photography. Topics vary greatly, but are almost always related to the business side of professional photography. Areas of concentration include the social, mobile and economic trends. Hosted by TW Woodward.

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English

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Episodes

Revolution in Youth Sports Action Photography

6/14/2019
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A revolution in youth sports action photos is underway and Haim Ariav and Matt Winer of Glossy Finish Photography are leading the charge. Join host TW Woodward as he interviews Haim and Matt on-location at the Sync Sports Photography conference in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. Matt and Haim recount their struggles to build the premier youth action and event photography company in the United States and reveal why they are now sharing their business model with sports photographers across...

Duration:00:40:56

From Commodity to Experience - Turning Volume Photography into a Disney-like Experience

5/22/2019
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In this bonus content edition of the Hanging Pixels Podcast, Rob Mauldin, former Director of Imaging at Disney, explores practical ways volume school and sports photographers can elevate their own photo businesses from commodity to customer experience. From pre-pay to picture day to delivery, make your next photo day a magical experience. Your customers (and additional dollars) are sure to follow. Hosted by TW Woodward.

Duration:00:26:37

The Story of a Startup - From Mobile Disruption to Experience Innovation

5/3/2019
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In 2015, Jeff Eckerle and Scott DeFusco realized that the photo industry was lagging behind the consumer. In the wake of mobile disruption, outdated products and selling methods had left the industry at risk of a rapid descent towards irrelevancy. Armed with years of experience creating software solutions that connected consumers to business, Jeff and Scott set out on the startup adventure and created the Capturelife mobile platform with their eyes set on more than just the traditional...

Duration:01:01:28

Re-Imagineering the Digital Experience at the Magic Kingdom

4/9/2019
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Everything must be magic at Disney resorts, including professional photos taken at the parks. But nothing could be farther from magic than endless lines and pressure print sales at the end of a long, hot day at the park. In this episode of the Hanging Pixels Podcast, Rob Mauldin, former Imaging Director at Disney, joins host TW Woodward to discuss how the Disney team transformed the outdated photo experience from long lines and inconvenient pressure sales to a magic encounter where the...

Duration:00:49:22

A Titan Falls - The Collapse of Kodak

3/9/2019
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The Eastman Kodak company is one of the greatest success stories in manufacturing history and the epic collapse is deeply rooted in technological upheaval. In less than twenty years, Kodak went from the Fortune 500 top twenty to bankruptcy. But what caused the collapse? Could it have been prevented? And what can we learn? Join Hanging Pixels host TW Woodward as he looks at the shifting technological platforms and evolving market forces that led to Kodak's demise.

Duration:00:23:17

An Industry on the Brink of Major Change - Trade Show 2019 Round Up

1/30/2019
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In this special "Trade Show Edition" of the Hanging Pixels Podcast, host TW Woodward and guest Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society review Imaging USA and SPAC 2019. Gary and TW discuss emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and examine the topics heard around the events. The photo industry is on the brink of a major technological shift and both vendors and speakers reinforced the need to rethink the current model and make a seismic shift towards today's digital consumer.

Duration:00:44:59

Shaping the Future: Lifetouch and Shutterfly

1/11/2019
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Mark Schoenrock joins Hanging Pixels host TW Woodward to discuss the decisions and business practices that lead up to Shutterfly's acquisition of the school photo colossus, Lifetouch. Mark and TW speculate on the path forward and how this new business model--driven by an online retailer, with a CEO transplanted from Amazon--will change the photo industry forever. Our guest, Mark Schoenrock spent over 25 years at Lifetouch and rose to several executive positions, including VP of Photography.

Duration:00:39:11

The Experience Economy with Haim Ariav

12/12/2018
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Millennials are the driving force behind one of the newest and fastest growing sectors in United States. More and more, consumers are preferring to pay money for exceptional experiences over material goods. Forbes called it the “Do It for Me Economy,” and it is more formally known as the experience-based economy. Join guest Haim Ariav and host TW Woodward as they dive into a real-world example of how a photography business fits into the experience economy where the customer is king. Guest:...

Duration:00:33:53

Disruption in the Music Industry

11/12/2018
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In the 1980's, the music industry went digital. Many executives feared the new technology, but quickly realized that the CD was poised to save the entire industry. In 1999, the internet paved the path for disruption and a small file-sharing program created by two teenagers brought the industry to its knees, forever reshaping the way we consume music. Join us to learn how technology and disruption in the music industry is directly related to disruption in the photo industry today. Hanging...

Duration:00:17:55