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George Lepp
Outdoor Photographer to Chat on will host a series of live online chat sessions with professional photographer George Lepp. In addition to the chats, will feature articles and a photo gallery by Lepp that correspond to each month's chat topic. Chat sessions are scheduled for Aug. 29, Sept. 26, Oct. 17, and Nov. 7.
Additional chats will be announced on the Website. Visit to join in these informative sessions.

Last year, Sony Corporation sponsored its first-ever Global Volunteer Day with more than 24,000 employees from 70 locations in 18 different countries participating together to make a positive impact in their local communities.
This year, SEL will join its sister companies from more than 20 nations spanning five continents to help strengthen their local communities through numerous volunteer and fundraising events. In North America alone, more than 40 events will occur in locations spanning from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico to Toronto, Canada.

This summer, PTN Media and Michael Jordan will launch the Jordan signature Palm handheld to be sold online and in select stores. Jordan's global appeal makes the Jordan handhelds, Palm's m100 and m500, attractive to a wide target market.
PTN Media is known for developing opportunities for celebrity brands. Both models feature several unique software applications, handpicked by Jordan including: Quotes from Michael, MJ Trivia, MJ Training Tips, MJ Pinball, Shotchart, Blackjack, MJ's Restaurants, and TotalCarMJ. His signature is also featured on the units.
"Legends Behind the Lens"
NikonNet's "Legends Behind the Lens" series ( aims to educate users and, in turn, breathe excitement into photography. From photojournalists to sports and nature photographers, Nikon has assembled the most comprehensive and intriguing collection of artists to share their most incredible, challenging, emotional and exciting experiences on the NikonNet Website.
This inspiring monthly program offers a behind-the-scenes look into the personalities and philosophies of the world's greatest and most famous photographers. "Legends Behind the Lens" also offers photo galleries, with a new photo added each day of the month, as well as tips and tricks-of-the-trade from featured professionals.
Agfa's Consumer Imaging Message Hits The Road
Agfa Consumer Imaging's equipment road show tour presenting the newest Agfa digital minilabs, premium Agfacolor papers and the unique Vista film generation will kick off in Boston, MA August 21st. The tour offers hands-on operation of the d-lab.2, d-lab.3, MSC 101.d, the Agfa e-box kiosk, and AGFAnet Print Service.
For further information or to make an appointment for one of the tour stops, contact the Agfa TelePhoto Department at 1-800-517-2432, extension 4173.
EPIC Educational Experience
Atlanta, Georgia will be the host city to the Evidence Photographers International Council's (EPIC) School of Evidence Photography and Digital Imaging conference from November 16-18. A series of lectures and workshops will focus on the photographic requirements of law enforcement, crime scene personnel, and others in the forensic science field. Attendees will learn the most up to date techniques being used today, including digital. For more information, visit

Canon USA Inc., introduced the Canon Gallery, a new Website that showcases outstanding digital images from 10 of the world's leading photographers. The site,, displays images of people and places, and shares each photographer's experience, knowledge and philosophy of photography. The techniques used to capture each image are explained, and each also includes a description of the Canon camera equipment that was used. The site is Canon USA's first online gallery. Future considerations for the site may include images from additional renowned professional photographers and opportunities to purchase limited edition reproductions of the celebrated images.

The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., is presenting an exhibit of photographs entitled Arthur Tress: Fantastic Voyage Photographs 1956-2000. The exhibition will be on view from July 1 through September 23, 2001. The image shown here is Flood Dream, Ocean City, New Jersey, 1971, a gelatin silver print.
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