PRESS RELEASE: Zenfolio and ShootDotEdit Partner up to Save Photographers Time
Integrated Workflow Allows Photographers to Go from Shooting Straight to Selling
Menlo Park, CA – October 19, 2010 – Zenfolio Inc. (www.zenfolio.com), the premier provider of online photography presentation and sales solutions, today announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with ShootDotEdit (www.shootdotedit.com), the leading digital media post production service, to provide photographers with an integrated workflow to go from shooting straight to selling. This integration is second in a series of value enhancing partnerships for Zenfolio and will allow professional photographers to eliminate time consuming steps in their workflow.
Since its creation, Zenfolio has made it a goal to provide photographers with everything needed to run an online business under one roof. Zenfolio users can quickly create and visually edit their portfolio web site, organize unlimited number of photos and events, increase exposure with marketing and SEO tools, and offer for sale a wide variety of prints and products globally. Providing integrated RAW file processing and file conversion workflow is a natural next step. Through this partnership, files processed by ShootDotEdit will be uploaded directly to subscribing Zenfolio accounts making photos available for sale immediately.
“Since ShootDotEdit was designed to cure the pain of post-production and Zenfolio is all about making photographers’ lives easier, connecting the two services together just made sense. Photographers can save a lot of time by taking advantage of the integrated solution instead of worrying about uploads, backups, sorting and editing.” said Alex Peyzner, Founder and CEO of Zenfolio.
Zenfolio users can subscribe to this new add-on service for $50 per year to receive:
Exclusive discount of 10% on all services offered by ShootDotEdit including RAW file processing, B&W conversions, image renaming / renumbering, custom categorizing, artistic editing, re-touching, album design, and clinical Photoshop work
Free RAW to JPG file conversion service (normally $0.04/image)
Free Direct Uploads of processed files (normally $0.05/image)
Jared Bauman, CEO of ShootDotEdit, adds: “Zenfolio’s dedication to streamlining a photographer’s business made them the premier choice for the integration. Expertly processed images uploaded directly to Zenfolio for elegant presentation and selling is an unbeatable enhancement to a professional photographer’s workflow.”
ShootDotEdit, founded in 2007, is the creation of photographers Jared Bauman and Garrett Delph. ShootDotEdit is a full service post production company that provides editing, color correction, and image enhancement services to professional photographers.
For more information, visit www.shootdotedit.com
Since 2005 Zenfolio has been the premier provider of online photography presentation and sales solutions for professional photographers and enthusiasts. Zenfolio’s complete and consolidated hosting solution allows photographers to professionally manage their entire online presence under one roof giving them an unmatched ability to monetize their images in one singular destination.
Providing the ultimate in feature, function and style, Zenfolio helps photographers turn their passion into a profitable business. Zenfolio service offers a customizable photo viewing experience, a powerful photo management and security interface with unlimited storage, and a flexible, state-of-the-art e-commerce platform integrated with a growing number of global fulfillment partners.
For more information, visit www.zenfolio.com
(First posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 16:59 EDT)