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StudioShare.orgâ„¢, a new online collaboration platform for the photography and creative communities, announces a 300 percent increase in members since January 2010, plus the release of version 2.0. photographers, studio owners, creative associates and photography students located in more than 40 U.S. states can take advantage of even more connectivity and more benefits. New version 2.0 enhancements include increased studio planning tools, and integrated financial dashboard, improved keyword search functionality and comprehensive project tracking/project management calendaring. was created with two key objectives: to connect industry talent and to help put idle or underused studio space and equipment to use. Shares Andreas Randow, founder and president of, "The community-based platform enables subscribers to connect with the people, products and services they need via a sleek and fast Web application. Whether subscribed as a Member or Studio Owner, we're making it even easier to find, and do business with, others in the network. There is so much underutilized space, equipment and talent in this community. Why not connect these resources using the power of the Internet?"

Version 2.0 Upgrades
The latest version of features significant platform upgrades that offer powerful integration, budgeting tools and a more global view of studio operations. An integrated suite of task and financial management tools makes scheduling, tracking and project operations simple and easy.

Highlights include:
  • Global-view online calendaring permits users to manage booking requests, invoicing, payment processing, budgets and bookkeeping in one place
  • Integrated planning tools help track projects, gigs and overall schedule
  • Improved keyword search functionality allows precise search by price range, location, specific services and equipment
  • Customization capabilities allow members to add extra fees or give discounts on rentals per a case-by-case basis
Click here for more information on StudioShare membership.

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