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‘Portraits of Aloha Hope’: A Photographer Interviews 23 Women Tackling Life’s Toughest Challenges

KAILUA, Hawaii (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each woman’s story is different but the images and words portray a similar spirit of courage and strength. In her book, ‘Portraits of Aloha Hope,’ photographer Sohee Chu captures the motivation behind 23 women who live in transitional clean and sober houses provided by Women in Need (WIN). There they are bridging the gap from incarceration, homelessness and addiction to a new life.

Wham Bang Comics’ ‘Night Owl: Bullies Deserve Justice’ Warns Kids of Dangers of Bullying

FORT WORTH, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four years may not be that much time for many grownups in the comic book industry. But for teenage writer Jake Tinsley, it has been literally one-fourth of his life. Jake was 12 when he first started writing comic book and comic strip scripts for Wham Bang Comics, a company he started with his father.

Teen Radio Host Interviews More Than 100 Celebrities in One Year

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It all started in front of a coffee shop in Daytona Beach, FL. Pavlina Osta, a 10-year old musician, was playing the steel drums and piqued the interest of a local radio show; this quickly led to a show of her own and to the creation of Pavlina Productions.

Judy Garland: 75 Years of Magic

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An exhibition presenting the iconic images and portraits of Judy Garland in her major roles as film and Broadway star can be viewed online at Big Eye Gallery. Running in conjunction with the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Judy Garland film series, ‘Judy Garland: 75 Years of Magic’ honors the brilliantly rich body of work this astoundingly short life contributed to cinema, acting, and music.

Rush to Get Gifts with Your Creative EASEUS Logo Design

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EASEUS Software, a leading provider of storage management, data backup and system disaster recovery solutions for Windows, launches an EASEUS logo design campaign, where all participants can get a specified EASEUS product as the gift as soon as taking part in the event. Also, $50 Amazon gift cards are up for grabs for the most creative participating designers.

Swiss Design Company des p’tits bonheurs Introduces bambinapp – Birth Announcement for iPhone

YVERDON, Switzerland (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Swiss design company des p’tits bonheur announced today that its first application, bambinapp, is now available exclusively on Apple’s App Store. Bambinapp allows users to choose, personalize, and send their child’s birth announcement, all directly from their iPhone. The application is available worldwide in English, French, German, and Spanish.

Invention for Shirtless Politicians

BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for Father’s Day get the man in your life the world’s first handheld extendable tripod, the Quik Pod, by Fromm Works Inc. He can photograph himself shirtless and be properly centered in each photo. Great for Twitter feeds. Converts to a tabletop tripod stand when hands are not available to hold the camera.

Extensoft Announces Version 3 of its Web Design Automation Software: Artisteer for Windows

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Extensoft announced today the immediate availability of Artisteer 3 for Windows. The newest version of its Web design automation software, Artisteer 3 distinguishes itself by enabling website owners to create professional looking websites from start to finish. Artisteer now delivers a single solution for web design, content management and web hosting.

20×200 Offers Print of 19th-Century Photograph by Eadweard Muybridge

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Eadweard Muybridge unveiled his stop-motion photography – which included images of the horse in motion – in the late 1800s, the world was astonished. In the fascinating photographs, Muybridge was the first to capture and sequence movement. These photographs hinted at the technological and artistic revolutions to come, heralding the cinema and advances in stop-motion.

Pintexx Announces Release of exxDoc 1.5 Multi-authoring System

LUDWIGSBURG, Germany (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pintexx, an international company that focuses on sophisticated software solutions for the processing and optimizing of text, has announced today that it has released exxDoc 1.5. This release includes two versions for exxDoc: exxDoc Standard and exxDoc Pro.

Big Eye Gallery in Collaboration with The Kobal Collection and The Film Society Lincoln Center announces: Elizabeth, The Golden Age

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Big Eye Gallery in collaboration with The Kobal Collection and The Film Society Lincoln Center, announced today the details of their upcoming art exhibit of classic images from film legend Elizabeth Taylor’s life. The exhibit, at the Frieda and Roy Furman Gallery adjacent to the Walter Reade Theatre, will run from May 20 to June 9, 2011.

A&I Photographic Names Khodr Cherri to Head Fine Art Department

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&I Photographic and Digital has appointed Khodr Cherri as Director of its Fine Art Department. The move comes as the 30-year old company expands its services to cutting-edge forms of high end digital imaging while continuing its dedication to traditional photographic arts.

Smartphone Photos Improved with New Invention – Get Your Face In No Matter Where You Are

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whether one is mountain climbing in Spain, paragliding in Switzerland or at a family gathering the Quik Pod Mobile, developed by Fromm Works, allows the photographer to be included and properly centered in photos and videos taken on an iPhone or other smartphones.

Todd McLellan Photographs of Disassembled Objects Debut on 20×200.com

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Todd McLellan photographs the gadgetry and inner workings of obsolete everyday objects, the whole is definitely greater than the sum of its parts. Among contemporary Canadian photographers, McLellan is known for his Disassembly project, featuring meticulous deconstructions of mechanical objects. Collectors of fine art photography now have the opportunity to acquire McLellan’s carefully composed pictures of disassembled machinery at 20×200.

Intelligent Mail Barcode White Paper Released by Ballantine Corporation

WAYNE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ballantine Corporation announced this week the launch of a new white paper – ‘Intelligent Mail Barcode 101.’ It discusses the benefits, requirements and how it works. Until recently, the United States Postal Service (USPS) had planned to make the Intelligent Mail Barcode (IMB) a requirement by May 2011.

Two New Beach Landscape Photographs by Christian Chaize Offered Exclusively at 20×200.com

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 20×200, the place to buy limited-edition fine art and photography online, announces the release of two new landscape photographs from the popular series by Christian Chaize: Praia Piquinia. Collectors now have the opportunity to acquire Praia Piquinia 11/08/10 12h15 and Praia Piquinia 28/08/10 12h20. The editions start at $50 for a 14-inch x 11-inch photograph.

Alabama Graphics Earns an ‘Excellence In Construction’ Award

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alabama Graphics has been awarded the Excellence in Construction Award by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Birmingham Chapter for their work in The Clubhouse at The Cottages of Baton Rouge.

Julia Dean Photo Workshops Opens New Hollywood Center

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Julia Dean Photo Workshops (JDPW), the West Coast’s largest non-degree based school of photography, will mark the opening of its new headquarters in the heart of Hollywood’s Media District on March 26, 2011.

Colorful Mandala Photographs by Bill Armstrong Offered Exclusively at 20×200.com

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Colorful, abstracted and blurred, Bill Armstrong’s Mandala photographs are loosely based on Buddhist paintings known as mandalas. The concentric circles of images depict central themes in Buddhism, such as the Wheel of Life or the Map of the Cosmos. Now for the first time, 20×200, the online art retailer of limited-edition fine art and photography, makes two new prints of Bill Armstrong photography available exclusively on its site.

Domain Holdings Group, LLC Announces the Launch of Arbitration.com, Filling a Need for Lower Legal Costs for the Average Consumer

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Domain Holdings Group, LLC continues to push the envelope in custom domain development and next generation solutions with the debut of Arbitration.com . Featuring a comprehensive directory and in-depth information about alternative dispute resolution, the site fills a much-needed gap – to provide services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court.

William Wegman Photographs Starting at $50 Featured Exclusively on 20×200.com

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — William Wegman collectors will be pleased to know that the affordable art website 20×200 released not one but two editions of William Wegman prints on Thursday, Dec. 16. Avid collectors of the William Wegman Weimaraners will have a chance to purchase ‘Game Board’ and ‘Blizzard,’ available in three limited edition sizes.

Quik Pod Keeps You in The Picture!

TORONTO, Ontario (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re the photographer in the family the best photo of yourself is likely on your driver’s license. With the Quik Pod® from Fromm Works, Inc., the patented and world’s first handheld extendable tripod, the days of holding out your arm only to get poor picture results are over. No more asking strangers for help. A person simply holds the extended Quik Pod® with camera attached and properly framed photos and videos are captured without the help of strangers.

Book on Alabama’s Most Famous is Now in Stores

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Image Publishing, Inc. has announced that its latest book, ‘Alabama Home Sweet Home’ (ISBN-13: 978-0974703732), which profiles some of the states most famous natives, is now available for sale throughout the state.

Disk Doctors Photo Recovery Software Gets a Version Upgrade Just Before the Holiday Season

NORCROSS, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Disk Doctors released a new version of its most popular photo recovery software just before the beginning of the holiday season when people indulge in taking photos and videos. The software now offers a new interface with more advanced options, recovery support for more photo, audio and video file types.

Ballantine Expands Services to Include Tech-Savvy Imprinted Promotional Products

WAYNE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ballantine Corporation, a leading, full-service direct marketing production firm, announced this week that they have added a new client service to its roster – imprinted promotional products.

PowerFlite Launches Next Stage of Windsor Place Intro Campaign

QUINCY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advertising, branding and design firm PowerFlite Communications has launched the next stage of its comprehensive brand introduction campaign for Windsor Place of Wilmington, a premium assisted living residence in Wilmington, Massachusetts. Beginning with developing the name and core identity, PowerFlite’s original campaign included everything from radio, print, and sales kits.

AandI Books and West Hollywood Book Fair Open New Chapter for Photo Books

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&I Books is proud to announce its sponsorship and first-time participation in the 9th Annual West Hollywood Book Fair, Sunday, September 26, 2010. A division of A&I Photographic and Digital, A&I Books is a leading printer and publisher of photography books.

Free of Charge Logo Makeover for Earth-friendly Firm, by LogoBee

MONTREAL, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LogoBee has decided to provide a free logo design package for one green non-profit organization as an extension of its logo design makeover. Companies from all over the world may profit from the offer.

Free Digital Photo and Image Recovery Software You Need

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EASEUS software, the provider of innovative and professional data recovery and disaster recovery utilities, also provides a powerful free data recovery software – EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition – to help recover lost photos, pictures, images, music, movies, and multimedia files from almost all digital media types after accidents like deletion, formatting, and corruption.

SilverFast Now Available in Customized Canon CanoScan 9000F Version

SARASOTA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LaserSoft Imaging is now offering a specially adapted version of its professional scanning software, SilverFast, for Canon’s new CanoScan 9000F. SilverFast guarantees a considerable increase in quality and productivity. As part of this sales launch users will receive a 25 percent discount off all available SilverFast versions for the Canon 9000F.

Ballantine Provides Tips for Choosing Right Vendor for Direct Mail Campaigns

WAYNE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Direct mail continues to be one of the most effective ways to reach a targeted audience. In addition, choosing the right vendor can make or break a direct mail campaign. So, this week the Ballantine Corporation announced that they are offering their expertise in a newly-released white paper that focuses on how to make the best vendor choice.

32-Year-Old Embarks on Photo-Journey Across America – He Took His First Photos Falling Out of a Plane

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thirty-two-year-old Wil Fernandez calls himself ‘the youngest Winnebago owner in America.’ He should know, since every week or two he pulls his 31-foot rig into the outskirts of a different American town, parks, and sets up shop. Fernandez is a life photographer, embarked on a year-long enterprise to travel the U.S. from coast-to-coast and back again.

New American Book of ‘Blue Collar’ Haiku Rooted in Works of Japanese Master

ESTES PARK, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Rocky Mountain Blue Collar Haiku’ (ISBN: 9781449918378) targets a more extensive audience than conventional books of haiku poetry. Containing literary quality poems, poet Greg Paullus follows the spirit of Kobayashi ISSA (1763-1828), one of the four great Japanese masters, but the first who was also a common man. Haiku are short, typically three-line poems of 17 syllables or less (5-7-5).

CustomXM Wins Arkansas Business 2009 Business of the Year Award (Category 1)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CustomXM, a Central Arkansas marketing services provider, was the winner of the 2009 Arkansas Business of the Year award in Category 1 (businesses with 25 or fewer employees) at the annual event at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock on Wednesday, Feb. 24. The event was well attended and supported by the statewide business community.

A and I Books Releases Jeff Sheng’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&I Books, a division of A&I Photographic and Digital Services, is releasing ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Volume 1’ (ISBN: 978-0-9844474-1-1) by Jeff Sheng, the first-ever photography book that features the portraits and stories of gay and lesbian service members currently serving under the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy. The book contains an Afterword by W.M. Hunt, noted gallerist and Vietnam War veteran.

Savannah-based Paragon Design Group Completes Broadcast Design Package for The Weather Channel

SAVANNAH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Savannah-based, award-winning Paragon Design Group has recently helped brand and package, ‘Cantore Stories,’ the newest HD show from The Weather Channel. This is Paragon’s second hire by the national cable channel, its first being a refreshed package for ‘Day Planner,’ a weekday show that airs from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the station.

Girls Write Now to Celebrate Another Smash Season of Fresh Talent with New Reading Series: Chapters

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Write Now (GWN), New York City’s premier creative writing and mentoring organization for high school girls, today announced the launch of its spring series, CHAPTERS, celebrating a new year of developing New York’s best teen writers. Beginning Friday, February 26, please join us for a series of evenings, featuring Girls Write Now students and the professional writers who inspire them, at the Center for Fiction. Each event is free and open to the public.

Artisteer Announces Support for Google’s Blogger

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Extensoft today announced a new 2.3 version of its automated Web design product, Artisteer, now with support for Google’s Blogger. Artisteer enables non-technical users to create great looking Web designs in minutes. Thousands of Web design professionals already use Artisteer for quick Web design drafting, idea generation and small to medium design projects.

Girls Write Now Receives 2009 Coming Up Taller Award from First Lady at The White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Write Now, a New York City organization that matches at-risk high school girls with professional women writers for mentoring and writing training, has been nationally recognized as one of 15 youth arts and humanities programs to receive the prestigious 2009 Coming Up Taller Award. Youth and adult representatives of the program traveled to Washington, D.C., to attend a White House ceremony on November 4, where they accepted the award from Mrs. Obama.

Global Access Launches Easy to Use Photo Book Site

OREM, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Access, a worldwide technology provider, announced the launch of My Memories Cafe. This easy to use site allows people to choose from different themes and templates to create photo books, photo prints, posters, mugs, t-shirts, calendars, puzzles, mural tiles, and much more. The products are then produced by a network of quality suppliers across the country and shipped to the customer.