London and New York, (PRWEB) June 28, 2005
Nature Photographers Online Magazine Inc. announced today the sale of the Travel Photographers Network portion of its Web business to Buses on Diversion Ltd., a London-based company. Jim White, the Managing Director of the purchasing company, has been the Editor-in-Chief at Travel Photographers Network for over a year. This sale represents an opportunity for Travel Photographers Network to enhance its offering to the international travel photography community.
Travel Photographers Network (TPN) is an online magazine and community geared to support the needs of the professional and aspiring travel photographer. It provides articles on photographic travel destinations, discussion forums for photography-related topics, and image forums with critical feedback from its international community of professional and amateur photographers. Started in October of 2003 as a parallel business to Nature Photographers Online Magazine, Travel Photographers Network has enjoyed steady growth in its membership and forum participation. Jim White, Managing Director of Buses on Diversion Ltd., has been the Editor in Chief of TPN for the past year.
Nature Photographers Online Magazine President Jim Erhardt was quoted as saying, ÂThis sale represents a great opportunity both for Nature Photographers Online Magazine and for Travel Photographers Network. The Nature Photographers staff will be able to better focus on their core business, which is to support the community of serious Nature Photographers who enjoy the experience that NPN provides. And I am confident that Jim White will continue to grow Travel Photographers Network, focusing on the needs of Travel Photographers worldwide.Â
Jim White adds, ÂWe intend to keep a close association and partnership with our friends at NPN by, for example, offering mutual membership discounts. But itÂs time for Travel Photographers Network to realise its potential as an independent business. All of the staff at TPN is looking forward to the future of this wonderful online community.
Buses on Diversion Ltd., is a private London based company owned by Jim White. Its primary business will be the Travel Photographers Network (http://www.travelphotographers.net), which offers Travel, Outdoor and Adventure Photography, Scenic Travel Destinations, Photo Galleries, and Discussion and image critique forums.
Nature Photographers Online Magazine Inc is a New York based company that has operated Web businesses including: Nature Photographers Online Magazine (http://www.naturephotographers.net), which features nature photo galleries, image critique and photography discussion forums, and is the Internet's top-ranked nature and wildlife photography resource; and Photo Portfolios (http://www.photoportfolios.net), which features online photographer portfolios and a stock photography catalogue for photo buyers and professional photographers who specialize in nature, travel, outdoor and sports photography.