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NYC International Beauty Show 2017-100th Year

IMPress Magazine covers the 100th Anniversary of the International Beauty Show (IBS Show) at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. This is the largest beauty show in the country attended by thousands of beauty professionals. See our fantastic video and photos

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Europe

Exceptional Opening weekend of the 39th International Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex

Report from the exceptional opening weekend of the 39th International Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex, Switzerland

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Animals & Pets

Florida’s Lion Country Safari 5 Stars For Fun

Lion Country Safari Our 5 Star Pick Updated Dec. 23, 2016 – Originally published January 2015 Over the years I have visited many theme and amusement parks including those that feature a safari like experience. The one that I love to visit when ever I spend time with my son’s family in Florida is the […]

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Carribean

Harmony of the Seas – U.S. Inaugural Cruise

IMPress Magazine covers the American inaugural cruise on the world’s largest cruise ship the Harmony of the Seas. The article contains stunning photos and videos of our coverage of this cruise. Things you want to know when considering a cruise on this impressive ship.

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Art & Entertainment

‘Serene Moon’: Jiaoyue Lyu Performs Vibrant Guqin and Zhu Recital at Lincoln Center

In her recent concert in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center on Saturday evening, October 29, 2016, Jiaoyue Lyu enchanted and entranced her audience with a program rich in traditional Chinese poetic music selections. This enlightening concert was performed by Ms. Lyu on the ancient stringed instruments of Guqin and Zhu, both very significant in the traditions of Chinese music. Jiao’s exemplary affinity with and command of these fascinating instruments reveals their uniquely expressive and innately beautiful timbre and exquisite range of tonalities. As the evening progressed, she and her musician collaborators guided the concert with graceful expertise from ancient to contemporary music modes with the introduction of electronic amplification.

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Audio Recording

2016 PhotoPlus Expo NYC-Hot New Gear!

2016 PhotoPlus Expo Our 5 Minute Show Recap Video 2016 PhotoPlus Expo NYC is the most popular show for photographers both beginners and pros.  This is the only show that offers the opportunity to photographers to actually see new products, handle them and talk to the experts about their products.  Many wait for this show […]

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Columbus Day

Columbus Day Parade 2016 – Sal Valentinetti

Article, Photos and Video: Len Rapoport Columbus Day Parade 2016 I have covered many parades over the past few years. Either poor weather or other commitments stopped me from covering this parade in the past, October has been cold and wet over the years.  Luckily this year, the Columbus Day Parade 2016 the parades 72nd […]

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Cameras

Photokina’s Star-Fujifilm GFX 50S Mirrorless

Fujifilm GFX 50S Mirrorless Medium Format Camera As a working photographer and staff member of International Press Association and IMPress Magazine, I was looking forward to this year’s Photokina and a first look at the new Fujifilm GFX 50S. Walking the floor of the show I didn’t see as many new product introductions or announcements […]

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Equipment

Lucie Technical Awards Honor Innovation / Annual Test Drive Product Showcase at PhotoPlus Expo 2016

Events Kick-Off Annual Photo Expo by Recognizing Excellence in Product Design & Innovation and Taking First Look at New Products NEW YORK (September 21, 2016) — Honoring the most innovative products from the past year and providing a sneak peek at future innovations is how PhotoPlus will kick-off its annual expo at the Jacob Javits Center […]

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Culture & Art

Festival Images 2016 –  A Festival of Visual Arts

Festival Images 2016 – Vevey. Switzerland’s first biennale of photographic visual arts. International photography artists and young talented creators are exhibiting in surprising places outdoors and indoors: a promise to their visitors to experience a true photographic experience on a grand scale! The uniqueness of this festival is the unexpected design and implementation of tailor-made exhibitions for different venues; be it in traditional museums, on monumental facades of buildings or floating structures on the lake.

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American Museum of Natural History

Dinosaurs Invade NY At American Museum of Natural History

Our day trip to the American Museum Natural History in New York City. We visited many of the great Halls including the Fossils Hall and the Halls of Mammals. We saw their Dinosaurs Among Us exhibit and their 70 ton Titanosaur exhibit. Best Museum in the world and a must visit for everyone.

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Croatia

2016 Azamara Journey Cruise-Venice+Croatia

The Azamara Journey From Venice to Croatia We decided it was time to take a cruise on one of the Azamara ships.  The two Azamara Club ships are known as  boutique ships because of their size and elegance.  Azamara is also an upscale cruise line that began in 2007 as part of the Royal Caribbean […]

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Art & Entertainment

Coney Island’s 34th Annual Mermaid Parade Oh My!!!!

Photos & Article, Video By Len Rapoport That tradition was brought back to life 34 years ago and the Mermaid Parade was born.  So it was with great delight and anticipation that my father and I were going to cover the parade again this year.  Our correspondents couldn’t make it but we decided we would […]

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Attractions

Sesame Place – Summer Fun For The Entire Family

We spent the day at Sesame Place in Langhorne, PA. A great theme park with water attractions, rides, parades and so much more. What a great day we had at Sesame Place in Langhorne, PA.

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Charities

New York City’s Dance Parade 2016 Fab or Flop?

I covered last years Dance Parade and it was my first and it was fantastic. Like many parades we have covered, this one didn’t have huge floats, hot air balloons, or celebrities, but what it did have was a parade that brings the people of New York together for a day of Dance and fun. […]

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Europe

37th International Balloon Festival Château-d’Oex Switzerland

Posted  December 31, 2015  by  Dominique Schreckling

The 37th International Balloon Festival took place from January 24th through February 1st, 2015.

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2015 – 30 Min Video in Full HD + Hi Res Photos

Posted  November 30, 2015  by  Len Rapoport

IMPress Magazine covers the 89th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with correspondent Andy Peeke and Publisher Len Rapoport. See our complete parade 30 minute HD video with great soundtrack and over 300 photos in high resolution. This is our best Thanksgiving coverage ever.

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Carribean

The Ultimate Guide To RCL’s Anthem of the Seas – Pre-Inaugural Cruise

Posted  November 13, 2015  by  Len Rapoport

Our History With Royal Caribbean Many of my readers know from my past articles, videos and photos that I love to cruise.  RCL happens to be my favorite cruise line because I am not 18 years old and not over the hill either. Booze cruises and belly flop contests are not what I would call […]

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Our Most Extensive Coverage-2015 PhotoPlus Expo New York-11 Video Interviews

Posted  November 1, 2015  by  Len Rapoport

Our 5 Minute Show Recap Video This turned out to be our largest PhotoPlus Show coverage in the many years we have covered PhotoPlus New York.  With such a popular show for all of us that are photographers both beginners and pros, this is the one show that we have an opportunity to actually see […]

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Culture & Art

New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial To The Holocaust Is A Must Visit

Posted  October 19, 2015  by  Len Rapoport

Why My Visit Was Important suppose the older I get the more interested I am in my families history and that of the Jewish people. Since ancient biblical times the Jewish people have been persecuted.  They were slaves to the Pharaohs in Egypt, they were killed during the Russian pogroms of 1918-1922,  the Nazi holocaust […]

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Culture & Art

New York City’s 9/11 Memorial Museum – A Magnificent Tribute And A Sobering Experience

Posted  October 18, 2015  by  Len Rapoport

From History.com… On September 11, 2001, at 8:45 a.m. on a clear Tuesday morning, an American Airlines Boeing 767 loaded with 20,000 gallons of jet fuel crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. The impact left a gaping, burning hole near the 80th floor of the 110-story skyscraper, […]

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