Contributors

Aaron Wormus
Aaron Wormus

Aaron Wormus is the Managing Director of the Internet Strategies Division of HedgeCo Networks. Focusing on bringing technology solutions to the financial industry, Aaron Wormus was the lead architect in the development of the Hedge Fund Calculator, and HedgeCo Websites Platform, tools which provide Hedge Fund Managers with Statistical Analysis and SEC Compliant Websites and Marketing Materials.

From the company headquarters, on Clematis Street in West Palm Beach, FL, Aaron runs the “a Guy on Clematis” blog, which has chronicled the growth of Clematis St. over the last 3 years. In 2011, Sun Sentinel awarded “a Guy on Clematis” as the winner of the “Best Blog in South Florida”




Alexis Antille
Alexis Antille

J’habite en Suisse au milieu des Alpes. Je suis photographe freelance depuis quelques années et couvre de nombreux événements sportif autant en hiver qu’en été.
Pour plus d’informations je vous invite à consulter mon site internet: http://snowmountains.weebly.com/accreacuteditations–publications.html




Andrew Rapoport
Andrew Rapoport

I have been a photojournalist for the past 15 years. Working with my father Len Rapoport founder of IPA offered me the opportunity to not only learn by doing projects with him, but a way to better my skills on my own assignments.

I have assisted my father on many assignments including parades, trade and consumer shows and some travel assignments.

You can see some of the articles and assignments I have covered on the IMPress website.




Andy Peeke
Andy Peeke

As chief correspondent for IPA I write, direct, and host news videos and events in NYC.

As the talent and casting director I’m in charge of the selection of actors, models and staff, and then I assign roles in film, television, play and commercials. I’m also responsible for negotiating contracts, holding auditions and managing the casting budget.

As a producer I prepare and supervise the execution of a project, from photo shoots to commercials and full featured films. I make things happen and I’m responsible for the overall outcome of the operation.




Celina Lafuente de Lavotha
Celina Lafuente de Lavotha

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, known for Tango, Football, excellent meat and wam hospitality, and very proud of having recently exported a Queen to Holland and a Pope to the Vatican. Moved to Monaco a decade ago after living on the East Coast of the USA for many years.

I am a Freelance Photojournalist reporting from the heart of the Principality, a country that cares for the environment, supports culture in all its forms, encourages the practice of all types of sports as a message of peace, belives in giving back to society through its many charity organizations and is on top of worldwide issues.

Monaco is a small country with a big heart!




Daniel Mitchell
Daniel Mitchell

IPA Staff ID: 06694 • Daniel Mitchell is a Freelance Professional photographer with a focus on athletics and sports photography. Based in Vevey, Switzerland – Daniel`s agenda includes frequent International travel in pursuit of sports and event images.
As a compliment to his photography work, Daniel uses his images and video clips to assist enterprises promote themselves visually with social media advertizing. Daniel maintains several facebook pages and websites for various organizations.




Dominique Schreckling
Dominique Schreckling

IPA Staff ID: 06617 • I live in the french speaking part of Switzerland, near Lake Geneva. I am a freelance photojournalist focusing mainly on events photography (music festivals, sports events and trade shows) and travel photography. An overview of my photographic work over the last few years can be seen under www.bydoms.com.




Ellen Gilmer
Ellen Gilmer

Ellen Gilmer is a writer-composer and artist and who lives in New York City. She is the author of two books, La Belle Famille, a novel, and Free Style Run of the Heart, a book of dramatic monologues with songs. Her books were published by The Pentland Press Ltd and Carnegie Publishing Ltd in England. As an IPA member for many years, she has now joined the IMPress staff to share her writing talents with our readers.




Evan Rapoport
Evan Rapoport

IPA Staff ID: 06135 • I am the CEO of Hedgeco.net a web based portal delivering vital Hedge Fund information to thousands of members and visitors each day. Our reports appear on Google and a number of other web sites that we syndicate to as well. I have appeared on CNN and have been interviewed and quoted in a number of newspapers, magazines and web sites.

I travel internationally meeting with top executives and industry leaders and this gives me a great opportunity to publish fresh content on both our site and on the IPA sites. I also cover many events and shows in my travels including concerts, trade and consumer shows and other media events.




Giorgio Uccellini
Giorgio Uccellini

Born in 1975, he is both an electronic engineer and a professional photographer. During his studies in electronic engineering at Politecnico of Milano he also studied professional photography at Istituto Italiano di Fotografia, in Milan.
His thesis as an electronic engineer was on CCD and CMOS sensors for photography. As an Engineer he is now a freelance electronic design engineer, working in automation and robotic fields with different companies and also with Politecnico of Milano. He’s also an energy manager and a fire safety specialist.
As a photographer he worked for years with Giuseppe Pisacane in food and still life photography. He is also a photojournalist for many music magazines and webzines. He runs a photo studio in Milano with a videographer ( AEMME Studio – www.facebook.com/aemmesas ).
He is also member of FLIP ( FreeLance International Press ) , AIRF ( Associazione Italiana Reporters Fotografi ) and TAU VISUAL ( Italian Association of Professional Photographers ).
Newspapers , magazines and webzines he works with : Il Secolo XIX, Metal Maniac, Chitarre, Strumenti Musicali, Guitar Club, Audiodrome, FucineMute, Flash Magazine, FlashFW, Il Castello Editore, Red Edizioni.




Howie Grapek
Howie Grapek

IPA Staff ID: 06549 • I am a semi-professional photographer with years of experience covering many media events. For the first 15 years of my photographic career, I’ve focused on Wildlife and Nature Photography. I am a master scuba diver and avid underwater photographer. Most recently, I would call myself a “lifestyle photographer”. Basically, that means that I mix photojournalism, candid portraits, and creative photography approaches to capture the most beautiful and hidden moments. The silent vulnerability & raw emotion is what I aim to capture in each photo I take.




IMPress Archives
IMPress Archives

IMPress Archives is our articles written and published by past staff members. In accordance with our Terms and Conditions, IPA and IMPress will determine which of these articles will remain in our archives and which will be deleted when a staff member is no longer part of our team.




John Soule
John Soule

John is a freelance photographer and photojournalist from the Washington DC area and has been in photography and photo editing since the mid-1960s. John was nominated ‘Best Photographer of the Year 2010 and 2011’ by a panel of judges for Photos2Win. Samples of his amazing works of photographic art can be seen here.




Len Rapoport
Len Rapoport

IPA Editor-In-Chief, ID: 1000 • I am an internationally published photographer and the founder of International Press Association. As president and editor-in-chief, my duties at IPA are extensive.

For over 40 years I have written articles, had my photos published in millions of publications, record album covers, books, and in the digital media.

I was senior marketing and sales executive for major corporations, including my own and as a corporate communications consultant.
I have taught photography and formed IPA 20 years ago. I currently work from my home office and continue to actively cover media events in addition to all of my other IPA and IMPress responsibilities.




Marcel Hundscheid
Marcel Hundscheid

In 1983 Marcel started his photographic career by concentrating on military aviation and providing images for international magazines and other print publications. In 2006 he shifted his attention to motorsports and his professional photography then specialized in action photography.

In 2009 he once again expanded his work which included, providing motorsports consultancy, marketing, sponsor search, photography, journalism and automotive productions.




Michael Vechesky
Michael Vechesky

IPA STAFF ID: 06673 * A freelance cinematographer specializing in sports camera operations, for over a decade Michael has worked consistently with all the giants of the TV-Sports industry: NFL Films, NBA Entertainment, MLB Productions, ESPN, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and more. While one of the most in demand sports shooters in the country, Vechesky was originally a photo-journalist and continues to enjoy working on photo projects & stories for various periodicals and websites.




pressrelease
pressrelease

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Rudi Goldman
Rudi Goldman

IPA Staff ID: 06740 – “I am passionate about covering industry events and creating video promotions and features relating to wine, gastronomy, leisure, culture, travel and tourism.”

As former Hollywood producer, director and videographer, I’ve lived and worked in Europe since 1990. I am the owner of communications company Media in English, based in The Netherlands and have Dutch citizenship.

My 30+ years as a communicator and video maker, as well as my media training work at Media in English, has given me a unique understanding of the perspectives on both sides of the Atlantic. My work includes the production of many successful and award-winning television programs from Los Angeles, New York, London and Hilversum.




Tamron USA
Tamron USA

Tamron is a global manufacturer of optical equipment that offers premium-quality products for many different industries.

From consumer products such as photographic lenses in a wide assortment of focal lengths for full-frame and APS-C digital SLR (DSLR) cameras and Sony mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, to industrial products like Industrial Optics lenses and Panorama Cameras, and ultra-high precision lens elements, to its OEM products for other manufacturers, Tamron offers products that overflow with creativity.

Tamron is a bold technical leader in visual communication, a field that is driving astonishing progress. Best of all, Tamron uses its superior technologies to create products with a warmth and human feel that stimulates the senses, touching people’s hearts around the world.