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Southern Cross Galleries Partners Up with and Drift Innovation — Leader in High Definition Time Lapse Photography Equipment

Southern Cross Galleries partners up with Drift Innovation — leader in high definition time lapse photography equipment.

Drift is an action sports technology company specializing in the capture and sharing of digital imagery across all platforms.  Drift manufactures quality cameras and accessories, inspiring action sports enthusiasts and like minded individuals to document their experiences, capture the emotion and share their vision.

Action sports participants are passionate individuals, who enjoy re-living the “moment”.  Drift’s mission is to ensure that the unique product features found on our cameras (eg: integrated screen) and accessories, enhance the user experience by simplifying the process of capturing, editing & sharing key moments of their lives.  Drift design and manufacture innovative, intuitive products, combining both our users needs and state of the art technology.  Our association with world class athletes in each of DRIFTS credo sports, combined with input from our everyday enthusiasts, provides a continual source of constructive feedback.  This information is integrated by our design team, to ensure that the products we offer contain features that you want and will stand up to the most extreme situations.  From a helmet mount jamming down the Saudan Couloir in Blackcomb, a sidemount on a F1 car, handlebar mount on Steve Peats mountainbike or towing in at Teahupoo, DRIFT has got you covered.


Southern Cross Galleries Via VIZIT Makes NBC’s Today Show

Photographer Dean J. Tatooles of Southern Cross Galleries provides images for Isabella Products Vizit” photo sharing system. Vizit was showcased on “The Today Show” on NBC on April 4, 2011.  Click the link below to view the short feature and see if you can spot Dean’s Violet Lily and Bora Bora Hut images.

Professional Photographers of America (PPA)

Photographer Dean J. Tatooles of Southern Cross Galleries has become a member of Professional Photographers of America (PPA).  Founded in 1880, PPA is the world’s largest nonprofit association for professional photographers, with more than 20,000 members in 54 countries.  You can learn more about PPA on their website at:

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International Association of Panoramic Photographers (IAPP)

Photographer Dean J. Tatooles of Southern Cross Galleries is pleased to announce his recent membership into the International Association of Panoramic Photographers (IAPP).  The IAPP was founded in 1984 and comprises a group of international photographers that educate and promote panoramic photography as well as exchange artistic and technical ideas.  You can learn more about IAPP on their website at:   

Southern Cross Galleries Goes Global on “Vizit”

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Isabella Products, a new consumer electronics company based in Concord, MA has selected Southern Cross Galleries to provide extraordinary stock photos for its new device, “Vizit”.  Vizit is the first two-way communication device using the mobile network for photo sharing, resulting in a truly interactive experience.  Vizit enables people to send and receive digital photos via camera phone, email, and direct upload.  It features an easy-to-use interface, real time photo sharing, a full-touch interactive 10.4² display and remote photo management.


Equipment and Film



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My panoramic images are captured using a Linhof 617 SIII camera with an assortment of Fuji film.  I create my fine art panoramic landscape prints for sale using an Epson Stylus Pro 4800 printer and Epson Ultrasmooth Fine Art Paper.  Feel free to send me an Email with any specific questions.  My contact information can be found on my website at