SOURCE: Light Crafts

September 20, 2007 09:00 ET

Light Crafts Appoints Fabio Riccardi as CEO

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - September 20, 2007) - Light Crafts, creator of LightZone photo-editing software, today announced the appointment of Fabio Riccardi as chief executive officer. He succeeds Georges van Hoegaerden, who is leaving the Company to pursue other interests. Van Hoegaerden will act as an advisor to the new CEO of Light Crafts during the transition phase and resume his role as Managing Director at The Venture Company.

"As the new digital age of photography is rapidly evolving with unprecedented growth in dSLR cameras hitting the market, Light Crafts is ideally positioned to capture and lead the next generation of photo-editing," said Fabio Riccardi, CEO, Light Crafts. "We remain grateful for Georges' contribution to the growth of Light Crafts."

Light Crafts offers an innovative technology that is changing the way people think about photo-editing by providing an easy and affordable way for consumers to improve their photographs. Other editing tools, such as Adobe® Photoshop, are based on a complicated mathematical language that can be difficult to navigate. With LightZone, users edit photographs visually and truly capture what they saw.

Georges van Hoegaerden can be reached at, or by phone at (650) 704-0740. Fabio Riccardi can be reached at, or by phone at 650-331-1989.

About Light Crafts

Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Light Crafts is the expert in photo-editing software. LightZone, the essential photo-editing application, enables photographers of all experience levels to effectively and efficiently edit digital images -- visually. LightZone's patented image signal processing technology powers a suite of intelligent tools that simplifies photo-editing while increasing photographer control. For more information about Light Crafts, please visit our website,

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