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Southern Cross Galleries Photo Safaris Launches New Facebook Page

SCG Photo Safaris Logo.jogSouthern Cross Galleries Photo Safaris has just launched a new Photo Safaris Page specifically designed to keep those interested in traveling with us current on our scheduled trips. We also created the Page to provide a forum for our guests to share images and stories from our adventures across the globe. All our welcome — click HERE and join with a “Like”. Please feel free to share!

Registration Now Open for May 2012 Great Bear Rainforest Workshop

Dean J. Tatooles of Southern Cross Galleries will be on board the Maple Leaf as a photography instructor for Maple Leaf AdventuresGreat Bear Rainforest Trip running from May 5, 2013 through May 11, 2013. The Maple Leaf is a 92-foot classing sailing ship — which will get guests up into some very remote areas seldom visited by tourists. This trip was donned one of National Geographic Traveler’s “50 Tours of a Lifetime” in 2011. To join us or for more information please click here.

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.

 

Lincoln Park Zoo Ball 2012

Photographer Dean J. Tatooles will once again be donating an image to the silent auction for this year’s Lincoln Park Zoo Ball entitled the GREAT CATSBY.  This is a great event to raise money for a wonderful place to enjoy our world’s wildlife free of charge!

The Zoo Ball is Lincoln Park Zoo’s largest fundraiser hosted by the Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo.  Since its inception in 1977, Zoo Ball has raised millions of dollars for a wide range of capital projects at the zoo and drawn more than 1,000 civic and social leaders from Chicago and surrounding suburbs.  In 2010, the Ball raised the largest amount in the event’s history, grossing $1.65 million for the zoo.  Most importantly, its reputation as “THE party of the summer,” according to Chicago Magazine, holds true year to year.

Southern Cross Shoots with “Big Cat Diary” Guides in Kenya

For the next few weeks, photographer Dean J. Tatooles and the Southern Cross Galleries Team will be on location in Kenya shooting alongside local guides who assisted in the production of Animal Planet’s “Big Cat Diary.”  Share our experiences here on our Blog and track our daily movements via Twitter at  http://twitter.com/#!/SCGalleries.

Also, look for new Southern Cross Galleries African Photo Safaris to be open for registration in early 2012.

Skogafoss Waterfall Image Featured As WWF “Top Shot”

 

Photographer Dean J. Tatooles’ panoramic image of Skogafoss Waterfall, Iceland was featured as a World Wildlife Fund (WWF)Top Shot” on April 11, 2011.  Click the link below to check out his amazing capture along with Dean’s commentary.  A fine art print of this photograph is available for purchase in Southern Cross Galleries’ Europe Gallery.   

http://www.wwfblogs.org/travel/

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.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32378536/vp/42414128#42414128

2011 Lincoln Park Zoo Ball: “Hollywood & Vines”

Southern Cross Galleries is proud to announce that Chicago-based photographer Dean J. Tatooles will be a silent auction donor for this year’s Lincoln Park Zoo Ball, “Hollywood & Vines,” which will be held on Saturday July 8, 2011. 

For more information about this special fundraising event or for tickets please contact the Lincoln Park Zoo at http://www.lpzoo.org/contact-us.

Southern Cross Galleries Teams Up With Magic Murals.com

Southern Cross Galleries is pleased to announce that panoramic photographer Dean J. Tatooles has joined the Magic Murals Team of Artists.  Magic Murals has amassed thousands of images from a prominent group of international photographers and illustrators.  There is a wide assortment of genres that span a wide spectrum of styles and subjects.  Magic Murals offers two exceptional choices of wall mural materials: QuikStik™ a repositionable and reusable, self adhesive vinyl /or/ UltraStik™ a water activated pre-pasted wallpaper.  Both offer exceptional print quality through the use of advanced software and state of the art digital printing equipment.  Magic Murals strives to have something for every interest and are always growing in their selection.  We are excited to be part of the Magic Murals Team!  Check out Magic Murals products at http://www.magicmurals.com/.