F-STOPDrive-in restaurant, Los Angeles, CA, 1949
Photo by Looms Dean Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Images of planes, trains, automobiles, and other modes of transport are the focus of a new show at the SoHo Triad Fine Arts gallery in Manhattan. The exhibition, which features the work of 17 LIFE shooters, also includes photos of travel by foot, animal, bicycle, and boat. Entitled "Here to There: Photographs From LIFE Magazine," the exhibition includes the work of luminaries Alfred Eisenstaedt, Wallace Kirkland, Loomis Dean, Grey Villet, et al. Images run the gamut from the upheaval of migrant families to the glamour of air travel to the simplicity of horse-drawn carriages and the wonders of automobiles. "Here to There" runs through March 4, 2001. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily; admission is free.
For more information, call 212-965-9500 or visit www.sohotriad.com.
Submit to f-stop!
If you have industry briefs, gallery announcements, or other professional photography news items you would like considered for f-stop, please send your information to: Dan Havlik, Studio Photography & Design, f-stop, 445 Broad Hollow Road, Melville, New York 11747. Submissions may also be faxed to 631-845-7109 or sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Items should be brief and concern issues of interest to the professional photography community. Please send images with your information.
Ride the Bridal Express
Wedding photographers interested in expanding their business reach should consider Express Digital's ExpressPhoto Portrait & Wedding software, a new application that allows photographers to digitally capture, manage, enhance, present, and sell studio and wedding images on-and off-line.
According to Express Digital, the new software is comprised of three "modules": Capture, Presentation, and Fulfillment. The application is integrated with Express Digital's PhotoReflect.com Publisher software, allowing photographers to publish their customers' photographs on their own Internet "storefront" on the website. The software can be integrated and scaled to any size studio.
For more information, visit www.expressdigital.com.
Nikon Launches One-Stop Website
Professional photographers seeking to share their love of photography with other pro shooters should visit Nikon's new interactive website www.nikonnet.com.
Found at Nikon's original web address, www.nikonusa.com, the new site offers a place for photographers to share their work and experiences shooting. Featured within the site are NikonNet, a photo sharing community; NikonMall, an e-commerce site: and MicroscopyU, a site for photomicrographers. NikonNet also includes a "Day in Photos" section where a variety of images taken by photojournalists in the previous 24 hours are displayed.
For more information, contact Nikon Inc., 1300 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747.
Food On Film
Food on Film®X, a leading food styling and photography event, will be held April 29-May 2, 2001 in Minneapolis.
Food on Film®X offers demonstration classes and panel discussions on the latest information in food photography techniques and trends. Workshops on a variety of food photography topics will be held in conjunction with the seminar.
For more information, call 763-420-4552.
New Website for Photojournalists
picSmart has launched the beta version of a service that will introduce a breakthrough in news photography. Founded by Craig Herndon, an award-winning former Washington Post photojournalist, picSmart works to connect photojournalists to photo buyers. The site, www.picsmart.com, will allow photojournalists worldwide to deliver breaking-news images directly to media organizations, while allowing the creators to retain copyright and control over their images.