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PRESS RELEASE: Kingston Technology's 'Icons of Photography' Offer Advice and Insight on Career Paths and Equipment Choices
'Ask the Icon' Provides Great Opportunity to Learn from World Class Shooters
Fountain Valley, CA -- March 24, 2008 -- Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the
independent world leader in memory products, today announced it has posted answers to a new series of questions submitted by professional and aspiring photographers on its Ask the Icon interactive feature on the 'Icons of Photography' microsite at www.kingston.com/iop.
"Kingston's 'Icons of Photography' continues to generate interest from photographers worldwide who have specific questions to ask of some of the world's most-respected photographers," said Jaja Lin, Flash memory marketing manager, KingstonR. "Providing a platform for sharing thoughts and ideas was the impetus for creating the 'Icons of Photography' program and we're pleased to see that consumers and pros alike are utilizing this resource to forward their own careers and creative interests," added Lin.
Questions submitted by photographers from Malaysia, Zimbabwe, Europe and the U.S. were addressed by Kingston's Icons including Harry Benson, Colin Finlay, Gerd Ludwig and Peter Read Miller. The Icons offered sage advice on topics including shooting in extreme conditions, how a publication captures events from multiple angles and finding work as a photographer.
"It is encouraging to see how many people who really want to learn more about photography and take their work to the next level," said Peter Read Miller, Sports Illustrated photographer who recently photographed the Super Bowl and is
preparing for the 2008 Summer Olympics. "Consumers are looking at their photography as a form of personal expression and that is always a good thing," Miller added.
In April, Kingston will publish the next round of Critique My Image. Visitors are encouraged to submit any photographs they would like to have critiqued by Kingston's Icons. Submissions can be made through 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 Monday, March 24, 2008 at 13:57 EDT)