Attractions

Spectacular NYC Circle Line Cruise To Statue of Liberty

Posted July 7, 2014 by Len Rapoport

t was a beautiful day and my son and grandson had never been on a Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise at 42nd Street or the Intrepid Sea, Space and Air Museum.  So being the good grandfather I am and knowing a day in New York City with the family would be a lot of fun, I […]

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Equipment

Tamron Introduces Two New Lenses for Nikon Mount

Posted June 26, 2014 by pressrelease

Tamron adds the SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A011) for Nikon mount and the 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO (Model B016) for Canon / Nikon mount to the line-up of lenses with lens profile for aberration correction in Adobe ® Photoshop ® CC, Camera Raw (a Photoshop ® plug-in), and Photoshop […]

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Cameras

Shooting My Son’s Wedding In Jamaica – 2010

Posted June 21, 2014 by Len Rapoport

This article originally appeared on the International Press Assoc. website on January 20, 2010, and republished here. his article was originally going to be about my son’s destination wedding in Jamaica.  I decided to change it up a bit and take you behind the scenes and have you experience my assignment and some of the […]

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Equipment

TAMRON WINS TIPA AWARD 2014 for SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD

Posted April 24, 2014 by pressrelease

Incorporating Tamron’s cutting-edge eBAND Coating and three LD (Low Dispersion) glass elements, the Tamron 150-600mm delivers superior imaging performance, while the latest built-in VC (Vibration Compensation) system broadens users’ horizons by achieving sharper handheld shooting. April 23, 2014, Saitama, Japan — Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono), a leading manufacturer of precision optics, […]

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Automotive

NY International Auto Show 2014 – Concept Cars, Rolls, Bentley, BMW, Mercedes, Lots More

Posted April 23, 2014 by Len Rapoport

Len Rapoport covers the 2014 NY International Auto Show with Andy Peeke and Josette D’Ambrosi. Their show video showcases some of the finest cars on the road today and we see many of the hottest concept cars from Toyota, Kia, Cadillac, Nissan and Ford. This is one show review you won’t want to miss.

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Culture & Art

Eugene Hyon’s Non-Ephemeral Moments Realized

Posted March 6, 2014 by Ellen Gilmer

The highly energized yet, at times, startlingly tranquil exhibition of art photography by native New York photographer, Eugene Hyon, organizer and curator at A Gathering of the Tribes on East 3rd Street in Manhattan, was an original artist’s view of urbanites and cityscapes not to be missed. The gallery show entitled, Urban Landscape and People: A Symbiosis of Nature and Culture, was a joint showing of recent works by him and Multimedia Artist, Musician and Professor of Fine Arts, Pilar Viviente of the University of Miguel Hernandez, Altea, Valencia, Spain. Included in the week-long exhibition were art-evoked poetry recitals by Howard Pflanzer and Helen Peterson. There were also piano improvisations by Prof. Viviente and Richard Clements, enriched by the art.

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Europe

36th International Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex already history

Posted February 2, 2014 by pressrelease

The 36th International Balloon Festival took place from January 25 through February 2nd, 2014. It came to an end on an immaculate white day, due to snowfall. More than 18,000 delighted spectators attended the Festival this year in a friendly ambiance, with good weather during the week. The Festival’s organizers are satisfied, in spite of unreliable weather that thwarted the weekend programs.

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Computer

CyanogenMod rockets from hobby project to Startup Success

Posted January 5, 2014 by Aaron Wormus

Google started the Android Mobile Operating System several months after Apple released the first iPhone. The motivation for Andy Rubin, the robot loving google employee who started the Android project was to create an alternative to Apple’s ” Draconian future, a future where one man, one company, one device, one carrier would be our only […]

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Entertainment

35th International Balloon Festival Château-d’Oex

Posted December 30, 2013 by Dominique Schreckling

ince 1979 the small village of Château-d’Oex in a beautiful Swiss alpine valley of the Pays-d’Enhaut has been holding what has become today the largest balloon festival in the world, the International Hot-Air Balloon Festival. Each year, over 80 balloons are participating in the event and in the competitions that challenge the expert balloon pilots’ […]

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