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F-Stop Makes Its Debut, allows digital image makers to sell their photos to their customers on the Internet. Capitalizing on the fact that clients
spent $33.1 billion on the Internet last year, express Digital delivers this start-up for image makers. Customers can look for products on Internet storefronts 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The Publisher Software allows artists to upload, archive, and manage photos on the Web site as well. Customers can place their orders online after viewing.

Tamron Announces Contest Winners

Tamron USA announced the three winners of the annual Bronica Academic Scholarship Competition. Christine Owen, a photojournalism student from the Center for Creative Studies, College of Art and Design, in Detroit, Michigan, is this year's top winner. In addition to a $5,000 scholarship, she will receive a Bronica SQ-B camera outfit.

Second prize was awarded to Tone Stockenstrom, a first-year student at Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois. Richard Everington, sophomore at Cateret Community College in Morehead City, North Carolina, grabbed third place .

Images from the winning portfolios can be viewed on Tamron's Web site at:

Club Photo Appoints New Vice President

Club Photo Inc.,, announces the appointment of 32-year photography industry veteran Richard Jiloty as vice president of event services.

In that capacity, Jiloty will be responsible for building associations and affiliations with professionals in the film lab and professional event photography industries. Club Photo Event Services provides customers with the convenience of Internet-based proof viewing in addition a full line of processing services.

Erratum: An Unfortunate Oversight

We regret that we left out the Linhof line of large-format cameras, in the August 2000 feature on large-format cameras.

Since 1887, Linhof, based in Munich, Germany, has been serving photographers with a quality line of large-format equipment.

Linhof recently released the Linhof M 679 for digital application. A dual system designed for both digital workflow and classic film photography, the M 679 is a new compact camera with logical technique for control of perspective, correction of converging verticals, depth-of-field control, and creative movements. A complete range of accessories permits easy handling and offers compatibility with commonly used medium-format systems as well as to digital scanning backs via an adapter.

Linhof is distributed in the U.S. by HP Marketing and Shriro.

Photographer Eddie Adams
Receives IPC Award at Summer Benefit

The International Photographic Council (IPC) held a Summer Soiree on August 10th at The Bath House photo rental studio in New York City to benefit The Eddie Adams Workshop.

Created by Adams in 1987, the annual workshop, also known as "Barnstorm,"
RIGHT: Nikon's Richard LoPinto, left, introduces Eddie Adams.
At the Summer Soiree, James Chung, IPC chairman, presented Adams with the IPC Leadership Award for "his dedication to photographic education of aspiring professionals."

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