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Samsung Presents James Stanfield Photography Exhibition

(October 21, 2005)

Samsung, a global leader in consumer electronics innovation, and the National Geographic Society join forces to present a unique digital photography exhibition featuring a retrospective of legendary photographer James Stanfields work displayed on a wide range of Samsungs award-winning digital technology products. The photographs will be displayed on Samsungs HDTVs, portable DVD players, MP3 players, laptops and more. Visitors can even print their choice of five sensational Stanfield photos from one of Samsungs new digital photo printers. The ten-day exhibition runs from October 21-30, and opens with an invitation-only reception on Friday, October 21 at The Samsung Experience in NY with an in-person presentation by James Stanfield.

?James Stanfields remarkable photos for National Geographic have been inspiring minds and stimulating the senses for over thirty years, says Peter Weedfald, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, U.S. Consumer Electronics & North American Corporate Marketing, Samsung Electronics America, Inc.  ?Samsung is excited and proud to present this legendary body of work on our award-winning digital technology with which we can respectfully display and powerfully augment the resonance of these captivating photos.

This unique exhibition is designed to allow viewers to experience this photography in new, exciting and interactive ways. For example, Stanfields photos will be preloaded on Samsungs JPEG-supported MP3 players, and set as a slideshow with complementary music. Images will also be able to be viewed as a slideshow on Samsungs portable DVD players.
 
?The Samsung and National Geographic magazine brands stand for quality and excellence. We are delighted to partner with such a world-class organization on this digital exhibition. Samsung's state-of-the-art products present the National Geographic photos in a breathtaking and serendipitous manner, says Sean Flanagan, Vice President and Worldwide Publisher of National Geographic magazine. 


Throughout the ten-day exhibition, Samsung is running a Sweepstakes in which 100 copies of the National Geographic book Through the Lens will be given to winning contestants.  Register online to enter at www.samsung.com/nationalgeographic 

After the exhibition closes in New York, it will travel to Brazil in November and to Thailand in December.

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., markets a broad range of award-winning, advanced digital consumer electronics, information systems and home appliance products. The SEA organization oversees the North American operations of Samsung including Samsung Telecommunications America, LP, Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Mexico, Inc. Please visit www.samsung.com for more information.

About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2004 parent company sales of US$55.2 billion and net income of US$10.3 billion. Employing approximately 113,000 people in over 90 offices in 48 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing brands, Samsung Electronics is the world's largest producer of color monitors, color TVs, memory chips and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

About National Geographic

Founded in 1888, the National Geographic Society is one of the worlds largest non-profit scientific and educational organizations. Its mission is to increase and diffuse geographic knowledge while promoting conservation of the worlds cultural and natural resources. National Geographic reflects the world through its five magazines, television programs, films, radio, books, videos, maps, interactive media and merchandise. The National Geographic Channel reaches more than 260 million households in 27 languages in 160 countries and Nationalgeographic.com averages 60 million page views per month. National Geographic Society has funded more than 8,000 scientific research projects and supports an education program combating geography illiteracy.

The Societys official journal, National Geographic magazine, is published in 26 languages: English, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Hebrew, French, German, Polish, Korean, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Chinese, Finnish, Turkish, Thai, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Russian,, Croatian, Ukrainian and Indonesian. It is read by more than 40 million people each month, in every country in the world. National Geographic provides in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science and technology, and sets the standard for excellence in reporting, photography, and mapmaking.


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