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Zenfolio's logo. Click here to visit the Zenfolio website! PRESS RELEASE: Zenfolio Responds to User Requests Offering Photographers Ability to Add Music and an Easy Way for Clients to Pick Favorite Photos

Groundbreaking Partnership with Triple Scoop Music Enhances Photography Presentations and Offers Users Access to 150 High Quality Royalty Free Songs

Menlo Park, CA, and WPPI Las Vegas (PRWEB) March 8, 2010 -- Zenfolio Inc. (www.zenfolio.com), the premier provider of online photography presentation and sales solutions, today announced the addition of new offerings which provide users with a unique way to add music to their site, and select and share favorite photos. These new offerings were developed in direct response to the Zenfolio community’s most requested features.

With the addition of the new features, Zenfolio users can now enhance their photo presentations by adding soundtracks to be played along with their images. Photographers can easily upload legally licensed songs for use on their Zenfolio web site. Music files can be selected to play when a visitor enters a photographer’s portfolio home page, views customizable full-screen slideshows, or along with embedded slideshows on external web sites.

At no additional cost to Zenfolio users, photographers now have an affordable solution to emotionally enhance their web sites, giving them a competitive edge.

Triple Scoop Music Partnership
To provide users with premier choices in song selection, Zenfolio has partnered with Triple Scoop Music, the first and only music licensing service built specifically for professional photographers and videographers. With this first-of-its-kind partnership, Zenfolio and Triple Scoop Music provide options for easy and affordable music subscriptions to be added to Zenfolio accounts. Triple Scoop Music’s collections feature award-winning artists and handpicked songs from around the globe. Each emotionally-charged collection is designed to add depth, style, and energy to Zenfolio slideshows and web sites.

“Our partnership with Triple Scoop Music makes it easier than ever to legally add high-quality music to beautiful images,” said Alex Peyzner, Founder and CEO of Zenfolio. “At no additional cost to Zenfolio users, photographers now have an affordable solution to emotionally enhance their web sites, giving them a competitive edge.”

Through this groundbreaking partnership, all Zenfolio users will gain access to 50 high-quality songs from TSM available for use at no extra charge. Supplementary Triple Scoop Music subscriptions are also available for the low fee of $20 per year for an additional 25 song collection or $40 per year for the entire Zenfolio library offering an additional 100 songs.

Providing photographers’ access to a total of 150 songs, Zenfolio users can now explore and select vocal and instrumental soundtracks for all their images from the following featured collections:

  • Love & Romance: For couples, weddings, engagement, anniversaries
  • Family & Friends: For babies and kids, families, reunions, friends
  • High Energy: For sports and action, high school and college life, fashion
  • Celebrations & Vacations: For parties, events, vacations, holidays

“Adding Triple Scoop Music to our presentations and slideshows gives us more sales overall and clients love it,” said esteemed wedding photographer Jim Garner who has been using Triple Scoop Music for more than 3 years. “They make faster decisions and are purchasing more premium products.”

“We’re very excited to partner and collaborate with Zenfolio,” said Roy Ashen, Co-Founder and CEO of Triple Scoop Music. “They are an innovative company with a passionate commitment to providing photographers with a complete one-stop online service. Adding TSM music to Zenfolio will empower users with a wide range of world-class soundtracks.”

Selecting Favorite Photos Made Simple
In addition to enjoying music soundtracks from photographers, clients can now create lists of favorite photos and easily share them with their photographer. Photos can be selected by viewing gallery thumbnail pages and using Zenfolio’s powerful multiple-selection functionality, or selecting large images one-by-one. Images can further be sorted using a drag-and-drop interface to create an organized sequence list, such as for an album or a slideshow. Photographers can then convert their client’s favorite selections into Zenfolio Collections to create virtual galleries, giving them a streamlined flow for communicating effectively with their clients.

This Premium feature allows photographers and their clients to collaborate in real time over the favorites’ lists which are useful for refining purchasing selections, downloading original files, deleting undesirable photos, and a lot more.

About Triple Scoop Music
Triple Scoop Music is an innovative music licensing service specializing in world-class music for photo, video and website presentations. TSM offers award winning music by an impressive list of independent artists, including Grammy & Emmy winners. Every song is handpicked for the highest quality and there are more than 6000 songs available with fresh new music added monthly. Triple Scoop Music’s licensing models include both single-user options as well as flexible and scalable custom licensing for businesses, commercial products and subscriber services. Endorsed by many of the world’s top image makers, our goal is to provide incredible soundtracks for visual storytellers and help our partners grow their businesses with world-class music. Learn more at http://TripleScoopMusic.com.

About Zenfolio
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.

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(First posted on Monday, March 8, 2010 at 15:51 EST)

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