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Our Team

Photo Imaging News is comprised of a team of highly experienced people exhibiting a wide range of talents. Because we are an international company we work without boundaries or time zones. In order to assist you with your needs e-mail us directly. Or, for added convenience we  have a brief bios page below that includes each member’s contact information.

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Don Franz has been involved in the photography / photofinishing industry for 40 years,covering both the consumer and professional segments. As Group Publisher of the Photofinishing News International Media Group, he is responsible for our periodicals, the International Business Forum conferences in China, Germany, India and the USA,various published reports and the Global Syndicated Market Forecasting Program, which tracks nine individual countries in the Asia-Pacific region as well as sub-regional trends. Don also writes for several international photo-imaging industry publications. He has been involved in many of the IS&T International Symposia on Photofinishing, and has spoken to numerous professional groups in the Australia, China, Europe, India, Japan,South Africa and the USA. Don frequently travels to international destinations, attending conferences and tradeshows as well as visiting photo industry members to help in his analysis of the local / regional markets.

Photo Imaging News
6807 Apaloosa Way
San Antonio, Texas 78256 USA
tel: +1.239.398.0440 (GMT -6)

Edit Liu has been deeply involved in the photo imaging industry for over 10 years, and with Photo Imaging News — Asia Edition since it was established in 2001. Edited serves as the team leader and has helped grow the magazine into the utmost prestigious industry journal in China as well as founding the first nationwide Photofinishers’ Association in China. She also oversees our extensive domestic market research activities. Before joining PIN-AE, Edith worked for many years in international trading, and in the hospitality and security industries. She holds a Bachelor Degree of Economics.

Photo Imaging News — Asia Edition
Room 1904, Tower C, No. 27, Yi Feng Bei Jie
Jiang Nan Da Dao Zhong, Guanzhou 510022 China
tel: +86.139.0227.5188 (GMT +6)


Elmo Sapwater brings with him over 30 years of technical expertise and publishing experience. In the ’80s and ’90s Elmo demonstrated the effectiveness of combining still video / digital imaging within a newspaper environment; experimented with viable alternatives for digital submissions to image stock houses; as well as assisted in “The Day in the Life of America” book project. His other achievements include having design and developed an electronic photography platform for criminal investigative purposes, taught traditional / digital imaging at the college level; created the world’s first publication dedicated to digital imaging, editor of two U.S. photography magazines; and developed multimedia kiosks in Europe. Elmo has also photographed extensively throughout many areas of the world and is the current editor of Imaging Insider and Photo Imaging News.


Photo Imaging News

1436 Baker Ave

Niskayuna, NY 12309 USA

tel: +1.678.778.0880 (GMT -5)