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.
Communication Arts News - Page 6
Page 6 of Communication Arts News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.
| From: Global Access
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.
| From: Creative Imaging Group
BEVERLY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Creative Imaging Group opened its new shop in the Beverly, Massachusetts Cummings Center in June bringing over 20 years of photographic processing and imaging experience as the former Short Stop Photo. Creative Imaging Group provides photo and digital imaging services and enhanced products including high-quality photo finishing, graphic design, photo restoration, photo and slide scanning, enlargements, photography services, fine art replication, giclee printing and custom framing to the greater New England area.
| From: CustomXM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CustomXM, a central Arkansas marketing services provider, recently added the Kodak Dimensional Printing capability to its Nexpress 3000 Digital Production Color Press. CustomXM is currently the only provider of these services in the state of Arkansas
SilverFast HDRi – The Ideal 64Bit Archive-Format for Images Containing the Maximum Dynamic Range Now Also Includes Dust and Scratches Information from the Scanner’s Infrared Channel
| From: LaserSoft Imaging
KIEL, Germany and SARASOTA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LaserSoft Imaging releases the new SilverFast 6.6.1, world-wide the first software generating perfect raw data from photos and slides. In order to generate perfect digital RAW data scanned from your originals, LaserSoft Imaging has developed a new 64 bit HDRi format for SilverFast 6.6.1 which not only contains complete image data but also has embedded the dust and scratch information from the scanner’s infrared channel.
| From: Girls Write Now Inc.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Write Now (GWN), New York’s premier creative writing and mentoring organization for high school girls, today announced its annual spring reading, the culmination of another year of developing New York’s best young writers. On Sunday, June 14, please join us for an afternoon with participants in the program and the women who inspire them — featuring Amy Robach, National Correspondent for NBC’s Today and National Book Award Nominee Jean Thompson, whose new book is ‘Do Not Deny Me’ (ISBN: 978-1416595632).
| From: Girls Write Now Inc.
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Write Now (GWN), New York’s first and only creative writing and mentoring program for high school girls, is proud to announce that 14 of the winning entrees in the prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Awards-including a national award-were written by this year’s talented mentees!
| From: Neotrope Press
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R) Press announced today the publication of the limited edition of ‘Fractopia’ (ISBN: 978-0-9710555-0-6, hardcover), by digital artist Christopher Laird Simmons. The book collects the best of Simmons’ abstract images created by combining fractal imagery with photographic effects, textures and hand-applied layers. This special edition includes a video DVD with slide show of all images found in the book.
| From: Nextshore LLC
PALM BEACH, Fla., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nextshore LLC, an emerging leader in global outsourcing, today announced its own business stimulus package – that helps its customers go for a land grab on the Internet – by providing financing for website development. Nextshore can now offer qualified customers 100 percent financing on its products and services. Additionally, all contracts executed before July 4th, 2009 will receive a 10 percent discount in celebration of the American entrepreneurial spirit.
| From: Urangatang.Com
OCEAN, N.J., April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Urangatang Web Design announced that it will join the United States Air Force brass quintet plus 15 other carefully selected exhibitors and a cast of 25 costumed characters for the gala opening of the 2009 National Trademark Expo. The event will take place on Friday, May 8 at 10:00 a.m. at the US Patent and Trademark Office’s campus, 600 Dulany Street in Alexandria, Virginia. Following the ceremony, the Expo will be open both Friday and Saturday.
| From: Special Equestrians
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘I had no idea the first time I photographed for Special Equestrians that I would be so touched by the kids and the staff there,’ stated Rosemary Taglialatela, who came in contact with the organization during the Bucks County 5K Run last year when she was photographing the runners for the series, Special Equestrians held a race as part of the series; she’s been coming back ever since.
| From: Extensoft, Inc.
SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Extensoft announces Artisteer 2.0, a new version of its award winning automated Web design tool for creating templates for Websites and blogs. The new version adds support for the most popular open source content management systems: Joomla and Drupal, in addition to previously supported Wordpress themes and generic web templates. Other new features include typography, internationalization of exported templates, and more.
| From: Language Engineering Company, LLC
BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With economic challenges come creative solutions, says Language Engineering Company, LLC (LEC). LEC Power Translator 12 Premium cost effectively expands product and company awareness to a potential global market. LEC Power Translator provides instant machine translation of 21 different languages in one convenient package (SRP: $79.99).
| From: Stampington and Company
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since the launch of Belle Armoire magazine in 2001, art and crafting publisher Stampington & Company has been at the forefront of emerging trends in wearable art. Through special publications, such as Altered Couture, Haute Handbags and Belle Armoire Jewelry, they have continued to explore artistic movements within the world of art-to-wear through specific niche art forms. On February 1, 2009, they released the premiere issue of Apron*ology (apronology), an annual special publication that focuses on artfully-made aprons.
| From: FookMovie
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With images inside of images and a nod to such masters of visual communication as surrealist Salvador Dali, the music videos of FookMovie bring together poetry, painting, and performance art. A Los Angeles-based collective of artists, musicians and videographers, FookMovie has completed 43 videos since opening in April of 2008. (VIDEO – VNR)
| From: Durrani Design
ENCINITAS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Encinitas-based businesses The Fitness Shop, AddSpace To Your Life!, Sara Gilman Consulting, and Encinitas Foreign & Domestic Auto Repair are all celebrating 2008 launches of new websites aimed at generating new business and maintaining relevancy in an increasingly web-based society, announced Durrani Design.
| From: Guy Hepner
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guy Hepner Los Angeles and Los Angeles based artist Neal Spector announce October 23, 2008 as the formal opening of Labels. Los Angeles based, Detroit native Neal Spector is no stranger to the limelight. Before commencing work as an artist, Spector was one of the founding creatives behind one of Hollywood’s biggest creative firms. Years of exposure to both television and conspicuous consumption inspired him to create the ‘Labels’ body of work.
| From: Global Access
OREM, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Card Cafe, a global technology provider, today announced the launch of Charity Builder. Charity Builder is a tool which enables non-profit organizations throughout the United States to leverage the vast greeting card industry to help them raise money. With the Charity Builder, businesses who donate to non-profits can now give even more money by simply purchasing customer gifts, employee incentives, etc. through the non-profit’s site.
| From: Global Access
OREM, Utah, Sept. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Card Cafe, a global technology provider, today announced the promotion of Kira Case to Vice President and General Manager. She will oversee and manage all operating aspects of the company. Card Cafe was founded in 2005 as an easy way to keep in touch with people through online ordering of printed greeting cards.
| From: Rizco Design
MANASQUAN, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a part of its continued commitment to environmental improvement, today Rizco Design, an award-winning, graphic design firm in New Jersey, announced its participation in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Climate Leaders program. By participating in Climate Leaders, Rizco has pledged to measure and reduce its corporate-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over a period of five years.
| From: GiSTEQ Corp.
BREA, Calif., July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The creators of the popular PhotoTrackr are excited to announce that their program is now available for Mac users. Ever since the PhotoTrackr was created, photographers, both amateur and professional, have been making use of its easy-to-use features, allowing them to properly date, map, categorize, and organize their photos.
Thomas D. Mangelsen’s ‘The Natural World’ Book is the Benjamin Franklin Award Winner for Best Coffee Table / Large Format Category
| From: Images of Nature
OMAHA, Neb., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Images of Nature(R) is proud to announce that Thomas D. Mangelsen’s latest book ‘The Natural World’ (ISBN 978-189031042-4) was a winner at the PMA, the Independent Book Publishers Association 2008 Benjamin Franklin Awards. The book took top honors in the Coffee Table/Large format category.
| From: LaserSoft Imaging
KIEL, Germany and SARASOTA, Fla., May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LaserSoft Imaging adds Printer Calibration with ICC-Profiling to its SilverFast Ai Studio product line. The new Printer Calibration ensures a fully calibrated workflow from input to output. SilverFast’s advanced technology now ensures precise colors from input to output without requiring new hardware!
Thomas D. Mangelsen’s Best Selling Book The Natural World is a Quiet Call to Action as the Earth Battles Global Warming
| From: Thomas D. Mangelsen, Inc.
OMAHA, Neb., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wondrous and enchanting yet fragile and at risk, ‘The Natural World’ (ISBN: 978-189031042-4), as seen through the eyes of celebrated nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen, chronicles ten distinct ecosystems that serve as islands of refuge not only for Earth’s diversity of life but for the human spirit as well.
| From: Peter iNova
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new interactive publication brings great flexibility to every photographer using Adobe Photoshop 7 through CS3 running on Windows or Mac. The just-released eBook includes literally hundreds of new, productive and exotic treatments, effects, transformations and conversions of almost any digital image. The work is ‘Lights…Digital Camera…ACTIONS!’ (ISBN: 1-882383-39-7) by Peter iNova.
| From: Focal Impressions
VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada, March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authors John and Jeannette Kerr of Focal Impressions are excited to announce the publication of their first book, ‘Mines, Minerals and Mustangs’ (ISBN: 978-0-9809603-0-3), scheduled to be released on April 10, 2008.
| From: Thomas D. Mangelsen, Inc.
JACKSON, Wyo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thomas D. Mangelsen of Thomas D. Mangelsen, Inc. is no stranger to photographic accolades; he now has the honor of adding American Photo Magazine’s Image of the Year Award for their nature category to his list. The award-winning photo captures images of King Penguins in the bright morning sunshine, shaking off after a cold dip in the sea on South Georgia Island in the southern Atlantic Ocean.
| From: Fromm Works Inc.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quik Pod(R), created by Fromm Works Inc., the world’s first handheld extendable tripod, begins the list of CNBC’s ‘Pogue’s Holiday Gadget Picks List’ as selected by David Pogue, the personal technology columnist for The New York Times.
| From: Cimaware Software
MADRID, Spain – Oct. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cimaware Software has launched their newest product DeleteFIX Photo, a utility for the recovery of deleted digital photos. DeleteFIX Photo recovers deleted photo and video files from most digital cameras and other media including memory cards, hard drives, USB devices, pen drives and other removable devices.
| From: Fromm Works Inc.
TORONTO, Ontario – Sept. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re the photographer and trying to get in the picture with your favorite celebrity, what do you do? Celebrity-seeker Selena Tee has pages on FaceBook filled with her and star photos from last week’s Toronto Film Festival. ‘I’ve been disappointed by bad photos that often can’t be retaken. I have a picture of me and George Clooney’s jaw!’ says Tee. However, she was recently introduced to Quik Pod(TM), the world’s first handheld extendable tripod, developed by Fromm Works, Inc.
| From: Solar Communications
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Aug. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solar Communications, a full-service print and production provider, has completed its capabilities expansion begun in 2006, with more than $10 million in capital investments over the past few months. These latest acquisitions further support the company’s refined focus as a complete marketing services partner.
| From: XShot, LLC
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Originally designed to help people take photos of themselves without the inevitable arm extension, XShot, LLC, announces a product that is gaining popularity in still photography, and the video industry as well.
Custom Printing Invests in a Kodak NEXPRESS to Upgrade Digital Printing Capabilities to Increase Clients Sales and Marketing Opportunities
| From: CustomXM
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Custom Printing Company of North Little Rock, Ark., a regional leader in digital printing, has purchased a NEXPRESS Digital Color Production Press from Kodak. The new printing system upgrades Custom Printing’s production and versioning capabilities and allows them to continue to help their clients create more effective sales and marketing communications.
| From: PhotoSpin, Inc.
LONG BEACH, Calif. – June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PhotoSpin (photospin.com), a leading royalty free stock subscription service in the United Sates, has added Newstock images to their collection of royalty free images. PhotoSpin’s unique subscription model offers thousands of photos, illustrations, fonts, film and sound as an annual service.
| From: Silicon Publishing
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Silicon Publishing is announcing important updates to its custom Adobe(R) InDesign(R) Server solutions which now incorporate the latest features of Adobe InDesign CS3 Server software. Silicon Publishing is also expanding its services to include development training for clients who wish to build their own solutions based on Adobe InDesign CS3 Server.
| From: Aurora Photos
PORTLAND, Maine – Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aurora Photos is excited to announce the launch of Select, a photographer representation division in New York City. Aurora Select works with editorial photographers of exceptional vision and story telling skills, representing them in magazine and commercial areas of photography.
| From: Wil Fernandez
SOMERVILLE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Having just returned from the Baja Peninsula in Mexico, Photographer Wil Fernandez is excited to share his images. While there, Fernandez’s primary subject was canines – wild, stray and working dogs. He also captured thought-provoking images of the colorful landscape and intriguing population.
| From: Logical Expressions, Inc.
SANDPOINT, Idaho – Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book from Logical Expressions, Inc. aims to demystify the often-confusing world of ecommerce. In ‘Web Business Success: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Web Sites That Work’ (ISBN: 978-0-9749245-0-2; LCCN-2006909228) authors James Byrd and Susan Daffron share practical tips and strategies to help business owners make good choices when they put a Web site online.
| From: Signs by Gina
OWENSBORO, Ky. – Oct. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new, cutting-edge Web site – www.sbgsigns.com – recently launched by Signs by Gina, provides customers with design elements and tools to create items online such as t-shirts, magnets, signs, banners, decals, lettering, and more.
| From: Norm Lanier - Haunted Portraits
TOMBALL, Tex. – Sept. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the end of a lonely cemetery road in a small Texas town, Norm Lanier toils to bring the dead back to life. He does not use a witch’s brew, lightning, or voodoo magic; although it is rather easy to apply these things metaphorically to his work. Take one photograph of a dead ancestor, add some computer wizardry, swirl it around, toss in a pinch of special laminate and viola! The result is a Haunted Portrait.