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PHOTOGRA

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ABOUT US


Photogra is a leading provider of digital imaging solutions to the event photography industry.

Established in 1999, Photogra Inc. has been providing products and solutions to hundreds of professional photographers. We have played host to over 100 million photos, providing millions of guests from around the world, with the opportunity to view, share and purchase their photos on one of our hundred custom branded photo websites.

Photogra, Inc. currently offers services at some of largest tourist locations, cruise lines, zoos, aquariums, and theme parks.

Photogra, Inc. has built a robust product and service offering that encompasses software product development, online services and photo fulfillment.

Whether interacting with a single product that Photogra offers, or tapping into our custom photo operation solutions,
Photogra is poised to provide its partners with the most precise photographic solution in the industry.


PAST & PRESENT PARTNERS

Photogras Partners 2016 MOBILE
Photogras Partners 1 2016
Photogras Partners 2 2016
Photogras Partners 3 2016
Photogras Partners 4 2016


TIMELINE

  • April 2016

    Sandals Resorts

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    Advanced custom capture, sales and management systems are developed and installed for one of the Caribbean’s most recognizable premium brand resort chains.

  • April 2014

    Pro Hosted Services

    Photogra launches Pro Hosted Services (PHS). Keeping with the growing trends of social media, Photogra integrates into their software robust digital delivery service. Service offers both the guest a real time engagement with their photography, while also offering its photo operator partners a new means for revenue generation, data collection, and connection with their guests.

  • February 2014

    Expert Pictures

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    Photogra, Inc develops and launches Expertpictures.com. This site has become a leader in software and online services for event photographers around the country. Expertpictures.com empowers professional photographers with solutions for bringing their events to life in the world of social media.

  • July 2013

    Grand Canyon Skywalk Bridge

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    Arizona’s newest attraction stretching out over the Grand Canyon begins using Photogra’s advanced Image Tagging and Sales systems.

  • May 2013

    CORTEX

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    Photogra Inc develops “CORTEX”, a dynamic platform of modular components that allow you to build the most sophisticated Enterprise-Level imaging system focused on delivering Cruise Lines, Resorts and large venues the optimal photo solution.

  • March 2013

    Norwegian Cruise Lines

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    Photogra, Inc develops and launches state of the art photo operation on Norwegian Cruise Lines.

  • December 2012

    Statue Cruises

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    Statue Cruises employ Photogra systems for their ferries and river boat operations sailing in and around Manhattan, New York.

  • September 2012

    Cirque du Soleil

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    Systems are installed with the traveling arm of the vastly creative and world-renowned show and entertainment company.

  • August 2012

    Thomson Cruises

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    Enhanced studio systems, tagging and new promotional platforms are rolled out on select Thomson cruises vessels, one of the UK's premier cruise brands.

  • July 2012

    Hornblower Cruises & Events

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    Photogra Inc establish systems on New York's Hornblower Cruises & Events river boats, sailing the Manhattan waters in some of the newest and sleekest vessels.

  • April 2012

    Photogreenscreen.com

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    Photogra, Inc launches Photogreenscreen.com. Photogreenscreen.com has emerged as the destination for purchasing Photogra's premier event photo software application, dropoutGS as well as many other consumables that a pro photographer needs.

  • January 2012

    Star Cruises

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    Digital Photo Galleries, studio systems and advanced tagging are deployed on Asia's leading cruise line.

  • October 2011

    Expert Lab Services

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    Photogra, Inc purchases myphotopipe.com and forms wholly owned subsidiary Expert Lab Services, LLC.(ELS). ELS offers high end professional photo fulfillment at its lab in Atlanta, Georgia as well as a suite of lab management and software tools.

  • May 2010

    Lab Data Services

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    Photogra launches Lab Data Services (LDS). Lab Data Services offers photo finishing labs a software platform for managing workflow, customer and accounting services.

  • March 2010

    New York Yankees

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    Photogra, Inc develops and delivers the industry-leading stadium system for operations at the worlds #1 sports franchise.

  • September 2009

    Xpress

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    pro.myphotopipe.com Xpress is released. Xpress in partnership with myphotopipe.com, provides professional photographers services for ordering prints and other services offered from myphotopipe.com.

  • September 2007

    dropoutGS

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    dropoutGS is released. dropoutGS is a Professional Green Screen Removal and Multi-Background tool kit.

  • June 2007

    Email Collection

    catch-emailTS is released, providing professional photographers with the ability to log guest's email addresses on site, so that they can receive their photo at a later point. This became the precursor for the Pro Hosted Services platform.

  • September 2006

    Empire State Building

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    The iconic Empire State Building engages Photogra to build a range of sophisticated imaging systems to deliver a world-class service to the world-renowned tourist attraction.

  • May 2004

    Photo Match

    Photo Match introduced at locations, which allows photographers to match photos and print tickets to guests in large volume locations.

  • August 2003

    Private Labeling

    Photogra began offering direct event photography service, and currently provides services at high attendance charity events, professional sports arenas, parades, schools, youth sports leagues and summer camps.

  • May 2002

    Six Flags

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    Photogra begins offering online services at Six Flags Theme Parks.

  • April 2002

    Cedar Fairs

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    Photogra begins offering online services at Cedar Fair Theme Parks.

  • August 2001

    Photo Publisher

    Photogra's Photo Publisher is unveiled allowing professional photographers the ability to upload and publish photos to the internet.

  • July 2001

    Event Photography

    Photogra entered the professional photography space concentrating on the niche market surrounding theme parks and high traffic amusement attractions.

  • December 1999

    Launch

    Photogra consumer photo sharing website began receiving members.


MEET THE MANAGEMENT

Michael Barlow

Founder, President

Mr. Barlow is a seasoned Internet executive with a proven track record for developing, managing and monetizing high-traffic Internet destinations. Previous successes include DayTracker.com that was sold to the FranklinCovey Company in 1999, and Regards.com which he sold to The Rare Medium Group also in 1999.

In 1989, Mr. Barlow acquired and became president of a consumer products manufacturing corporation where he was responsible for managing the operations, and growing the company to more than 600 employees, with a customer base in multiple countries and annual sales exceeding $35 million.

Adam Donner

Founder, VP Operations

Mr. Donner has over 19 years of direct technical and programming experience in the web based photo sharing space. Mr. Donner is the co-founder of Photogra.com where he serves as Vice President of Operations. As one of the original developers of the Photogra, Expert Pictures, Lab Data Services, and Pro Hosted Services platform, Mr. Donner manages the technical services of hundreds of properties nationwide, providing for brand extension through a high level of customization. Mr. Donner has successfully developed and implemented architecture that allows companies to provide their end users photo services. Prior to this he worked with the web development company, Rare Medium Group, within the Rare Ventures division, responsible for the development and management of several of the company's high traffic Internet websites including REGARDS.COM.

Douglas Cohn

VP Engineering

Mr. Cohn is our technological glue, keeping our technological infrastructure humming. He has been with Photogra since 2001. His business career started in the highly competitive New York Garment Center where he took over management and ultimately ownership of Amelia Stitching Corp. There he designed and implemented one of that industry's first PC-based integrated BOMP manufacturing packages. He later in 1991 formed DAC Computer Services to build workstations and servers targeting specific needs. As such, in 1996 DAC was one of the first companies to deliver a 2U rack server to the ISP's of the day, dramatically reducing data center space and power requirements. Mr. Cohn's on-going innovation and engineering skills keep our massive data center up to date and provide Photogra the ability to offer unique services to our clientele.

Richard Blimline

VP Software Development

Mr. Blimline received an engineering degree from Georgia Tech in 2000 and began his career by developing software solutions for small business. Richard has always had a love for math, science, and computers and started programming at an early age. He specializes in taking projects full circle and doing whatever necessary to see them to completion. Planning for the future and with a desire to continue learning about new fields, Richard earned an MBA in 2008. In 2009 Richard began working for Photogra, Inc., using his past experience to once again develop custom software solutions and take on new challenges. He is currently responsible for all software development initiatives at Photogra, and has implemented advanced software systems that impact all aspects of our business. His software and systems are used to support the company’s internal processes, and his programs are the basis for the company’s revenue generating software titles. Richard’s greatest business asset is his desire for lifelong learning.

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