Welcome!

News Feed Item

Picture.com and WedPics Put Pictures Back in Newlyweds' and Guests' Hands With One-of-a-Kind Photo Books

Integrated Offering Frees Photos From Smartphones and Computers for Creating Beautiful Keepsakes

RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - August 06, 2013) -  Picture.com and WedPics, the personalized photo-sharing app for weddings, have launched a new way for newlyweds to celebrate the big day with premium quality, fully customizable photo books. While many couples, wedding parties and guests spend hours culling pictures from various social and digital repositories after a wedding event, the joi­­nt offering from Picture.com and WedPics merges the appeal of a traditional wedding album with the ease of crowd-sourcing and sharing photos online.

Together, Picture.com and WedPics are bridging the gap between digital and physical with professional quality, easy-to-produce keepsakes that can be created using pictures in the WedPics app. Picture.com extends the WedPics user experience by allowing the wedding party, families and guests to create custom photo books from the photos that everyone captured to celebrate the occasion.

"WedPics is a very fun, very special app that my friends love using, and now with Picture.com, I get to take that virtual gallery into reality," said Rachel Axelrod, a WedPics user among the first to use the Picture.com integrated site. "I like that I can arrange the pictures how I want, use the font that I want, make the book the color I want and other custom features that reflect the theme of our wedding. It really serves as a wonderful gift for either the couple or for someone that helped make their day so special."

"Picture.com allows people to celebrate and preserve life's greatest memories, and a marriage is right at the top of that list," said Shawn Barber, vice president, product management, Lulu. "Partnering with WedPics has enabled us to deliver a highly-collaborative customer experience and professional-quality books to capture photos that newlyweds may have otherwise not been able to cherish. Picture.com photo books created with WedPics pictures bring people together through sharing memories and telling stories across generations. "

Launched in 2012, WedPics provides a personalized, private social network that allows photos from any wedding or wedding-related event, such as showers and parties, to be collected in a single digital location, capturing the entire wedding experience. WedPics's network of over 350,000 users share more than 29,000 photos every day, or 1 photo every 3 seconds. In addition to weddings, users have been choosing WedPics for events such as Bar Mitzvah's, corporate parties and family reunions.

"We've heard our customers' request for a way to enjoy the photos their guests shared via WedPics in a tangible way," said Justin Miller, CEO and co-founder, WedPics. "Now, brides, grooms, the entire wedding party and their guests are able to share photos taken with their phones and cameras in one central location. The ability to create a memory book with all these pictures means newlyweds can have a truly one-of-a-kind keepsake that chronicles their journey from getting engaged to bridal showers to the wedding day and honeymoon through not only their own, but their friends' and families experiences."

By clicking the "Create a Photo Book" button, a WedPics user is taken directly from their digital photo album in WedPics to http://www.picture.com/wedpics. The user can select from three different photo book options to make their custom keepsake, having full access to all of their WedPics photos direct from the picture.com photo book.

Both Picture.com and WedPics are based in Raleigh, NC.

About Lulu's Picture.com

Since 2002, Lulu has enabled authors in more than 225 countries and territories to self-publish nearly two million publications with Lulu.com. To extend our mission of sharing experiences and telling stories through words and pictures, Lulu introduced Picture.com in 2013 with the objective of letting individuals and businesses celebrate and enrich relationships by creating custom photo books, calendars and more. Picture.com unifies a fragmented photo specialty space by providing the only professional-quality photo books to the DIY photo album creator, delivering everlasting keepsakes and memories. With our business-to-business offering, Picture.com extends customer and engagement and the brand experience by pairing professional imagery with those captured by guests and visitors for a premium quality, one-of-a-kind memento.

About WedPics

WedPics is a free mobile and web application that allows couples to instantly capture photos from their wedding guests. Since their debut in August of 2012, over 80,000 couples worldwide have signed up, bringing 350,000 wedding guests to the platform. WedPics has been used to capture photos from events like engagement parties, bridal showers, the ceremony, reception and even the honeymoon, while giving couples peace of mind that their memories are secured and private. With over 29,000 photos uploaded every day, WedPics is the #1 photo-sharing app for weddings.

The following files are available for download:

Erika Brooks
Picture.com by Lulu
[email protected]
919-447-3305

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
"CA has been doing a lot of things in the area of DevOps. Now we have a complete set of tool sets in order to enable customers to go all the way from planning to development to testing down to release into the operations," explained Aruna Ravichandran, Vice President of Global Marketing and Strategy at CA Technologies, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
WebRTC is great technology to build your own communication tools. It will be even more exciting experience it with advanced devices, such as a 360 Camera, 360 microphone, and a depth sensor camera. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Masashi Ganeko, a manager at INFOCOM Corporation, introduced two experimental projects from his team and what they learned from them. "Shotoku Tamago" uses the robot audition software HARK to track speakers in 360 video of a remote party. "Virtual Teleport" uses a multip...
In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, James Henry, Co-CEO/CTO of Calgary Scientific Inc., introduced you to the challenges, solutions and benefits of training AI systems to solve visual problems with an emphasis on improving AIs with continuous training in the field. He explored applications in several industries and discussed technologies that allow the deployment of advanced visualization solutions to the cloud.
"Infoblox does DNS, DHCP and IP address management for not only enterprise networks but cloud networks as well. Customers are looking for a single platform that can extend not only in their private enterprise environment but private cloud, public cloud, tracking all the IP space and everything that is going on in that environment," explained Steve Salo, Principal Systems Engineer at Infoblox, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Conventio...
"We're focused on how to get some of the attributes that you would expect from an Amazon, Azure, Google, and doing that on-prem. We believe today that you can actually get those types of things done with certain architectures available in the market today," explained Steve Conner, VP of Sales at Cloudistics, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"NetApp is known as a data management leader but we do a lot more than just data management on-prem with the data centers of our customers. We're also big in the hybrid cloud," explained Wes Talbert, Principal Architect at NetApp, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Gemini is Yahoo’s native and search advertising platform. To ensure the quality of a complex distributed system that spans multiple products and components and across various desktop websites and mobile app and web experiences – both Yahoo owned and operated and third-party syndication (supply), with complex interaction with more than a billion users and numerous advertisers globally (demand) – it becomes imperative to automate a set of end-to-end tests 24x7 to detect bugs and regression. In th...
"Space Monkey by Vivent Smart Home is a product that is a distributed cloud-based edge storage network. Vivent Smart Home, our parent company, is a smart home provider that places a lot of hard drives across homes in North America," explained JT Olds, Director of Engineering, and Brandon Crowfeather, Product Manager, at Vivint Smart Home, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Enterprises are adopting Kubernetes to accelerate the development and the delivery of cloud-native applications. However, sharing a Kubernetes cluster between members of the same team can be challenging. And, sharing clusters across multiple teams is even harder. Kubernetes offers several constructs to help implement segmentation and isolation. However, these primitives can be complex to understand and apply. As a result, it’s becoming common for enterprises to end up with several clusters. Thi...
The question before companies today is not whether to become intelligent, it’s a question of how and how fast. The key is to adopt and deploy an intelligent application strategy while simultaneously preparing to scale that intelligence. In her session at 21st Cloud Expo, Sangeeta Chakraborty, Chief Customer Officer at Ayasdi, provided a tactical framework to become a truly intelligent enterprise, including how to identify the right applications for AI, how to build a Center of Excellence to oper...
"IBM is really all in on blockchain. We take a look at sort of the history of blockchain ledger technologies. It started out with bitcoin, Ethereum, and IBM evaluated these particular blockchain technologies and found they were anonymous and permissionless and that many companies were looking for permissioned blockchain," stated René Bostic, Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Conventi...
"Cloud Academy is an enterprise training platform for the cloud, specifically public clouds. We offer guided learning experiences on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud and all the surrounding methodologies and technologies that you need to know and your teams need to know in order to leverage the full benefits of the cloud," explained Alex Brower, VP of Marketing at Cloud Academy, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clar...
"We work around really protecting the confidentiality of information, and by doing so we've developed implementations of encryption through a patented process that is known as superencipherment," explained Richard Blech, CEO of Secure Channels Inc., in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
While some developers care passionately about how data centers and clouds are architected, for most, it is only the end result that matters. To the majority of companies, technology exists to solve a business problem, and only delivers value when it is solving that problem. 2017 brings the mainstream adoption of containers for production workloads. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ben McCormack, VP of Operations at Evernote, discussed how data centers of the future will be managed, how the p...
It is of utmost importance for the future success of WebRTC to ensure that interoperability is operational between web browsers and any WebRTC-compliant client. To be guaranteed as operational and effective, interoperability must be tested extensively by establishing WebRTC data and media connections between different web browsers running on different devices and operating systems. In his session at WebRTC Summit at @ThingsExpo, Dr. Alex Gouaillard, CEO and Founder of CoSMo Software, presented ...