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PRESS RELEASE: Photojournalist Colin Finlay Gives Insight into Photographing War, Famine and His Transition to Advertising Photography on Kingston Technology's Icons Site
Kingston Microsite Encourages Visitors to Submit Questions, Learn from Pros
Fountain Valley, CA - October 16, 2007 - Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it has posted an interview with photojournalist and documentary photographer Colin Finlay on its 'Icons of Photography' microsite. The 20 Questions interview gives site visitors an up-close-and-personal look at the world-class photographer.
One of the foremost documentary photographers and a four-time winner of Pictures of the Year, presented through the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Finlay has documented with compassion, empathy and dignity the human condition as it has unfolded throughout the world for the last 17 years. His varied career has included photographing famine and genocide to creating more than 40 advertising campaigns for several national and international companies. During the interview, Finlay discusses the difficulties and triumphs of both in a manner that is both emotional and humorous.
"I appreciate the opportunity to share my work through the 'Icons of Photography' Web site," said Finlay. "The photo critiques are great and I enjoy reading what the other Icons have to say. I'm fortunate to call the other Icons friends and I am proud to be a part of such a great, diverse group."
"Colin is an extremely talented photographer with tremendous ability to capture some of life's most tragic moments as well as beautiful lifestyle ad campaigns," said Jaja Lin, Flash memory marketing manager, Kingston®. "We are excited about the reaction we have received from visitors to the microsite and having photographers like Colin and the other Icons share their experience and knowledge is certainly a large reason for its success."
To learn more about Colin Finlay and how to interact with the Kingston Icons, visit www.kingston.com/iop.
About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Kingston designs, manufactures and distributes memory products for desktops, laptops, servers, printers, and Flash memory products for PDAs, mobile phones, digital cameras, and MP3 players. Through its global network of subsidiaries and affiliates, Kingston has manufacturing facilities in California, Malaysia, Taiwan, China and sales representatives in the United States, Europe, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, India, Taiwan, China, and Latin America. For more information, please call (800) 337-8410 or visit www.kingston.com.
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(First posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 11:46 EDT)