October 04, 2006
Fujifilm and Sprint Make Halloween Picture Perfect
Consumers Can Submit Halloween Photos to Win a Trip to the Hershey Trick or Treat Adventure; Sprint Customers Can Enter, View, Vote Right from Phones
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — 10/04/2006
Recognizing that Halloween is one of the most popular days of the year for taking pictures, Sprint (NYSE: S) and Fuji Photo Film, U.S.A., Inc., are adding to the fun by sponsoring the Picture Perfect Halloween Photo Contest.
Now through Nov. 12, consumers can submit photos in a variety of Halloween-themed categories for a chance to win a grand-prize trip for four to HERSHEYPARK in Pennsylvania for the Hershey Trick or Treat Adventure in 2007. The first-, second- and third-place prizes in each category, respectively, are a Fujifilm FinePix F30 digital camera, a FUSIC™ by LG® camera phone and 100 YourStamps, personalized postage made with customers' own photos.
"Halloween is a festive holiday that presents many opportunities to snap colorful and fun photos that will be cherished forever," said Joellyn Gray, director of consumer print marketing, Fujifilm USA. "For years, Fujifilm and Sprint have offered great products and services that enable people to capture, share and print their pictures, no matter where they are. This contest affords a creative environment for people to share these images online as well as the opportunity to win terrific prizes."
To enter, Halloween lovers can go to http://www.HalloweenPhotoContest.com to register and submit photos and vote on other entries. The Web site is also full of information for creating a spook-tacular Halloween, including great recipes, decorating ideas, collectible famous monster portraits, photo-taking tips from the New York Institute of Photography, scary stories and a map of haunted places across the United States.
Sprint customers can also enter photos, view others' entries and vote on them right from their Sprint phones. Customers can also register for the contest at Sprint stores.
"Sprint Picture Mail has always given its customers the widest range of options for using their camera phone photos, and this Halloween contest with Fuji is another example of that," said Pierre Barbeau, general manager of Sprint Picture Mail. "Not only can Sprint customers use their phones to capture all the fun Halloween moments they want to remember, they're also the only ones who can enter the contest, check out other users' photos and rank them right in the palm of their hands.
Sprint Picture Mail allows customers to take high-quality pictures using their wireless phones and do more with their pictures than ever before. As the first U.S. wireless carrier to introduce a mobile picture sharing service, Sprint continues to build its leadership in this area by constantly evolving Picture Mail to include new industry-first features and services for customers. Today Picture Mail offers innovative ways to capture, share, print, preserve, create, display, publish, tell, present and relive with services like the Sprint Picture Store, more printing options than any other wireless provider, editing tools, photo contests, PC upload, Groups, and lifestyle solutions for healthy eating and exercise. For more information, visit www.sprint.com/picturemail.
Fujifilm offers a wide range of straightforward solutions for consumers to print and share their digital images at retail, with options such as uploading photos directly from a home computer and picking them up at a local retailer or having them mailed to you, or by dropping off a memory card or CD of digital images at a local photofinisher. For more information about Fujifilm's printing solutions, visit www.fujifilm.com/pictures.
Contest information and rules are available at http://www.HalloweenPhotoContest.com.
About Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of communications services bringing mobility to consumer, business and government customers. Sprint Nextel is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks offering industry leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and an award-winning and global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit www.sprint.com.
Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Inc. is a subsidiary of Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. and delivers technology solutions to meet the imaging and information needs of retailers, consumers, professionals and business customers. As a global leader in digital imaging, Fujifilm pioneered the development of digital medical systems, and today is the leader in digital minilab systems. The company was ranked number 18 for U.S. patents granted during 2005, employs more than 75,000 people worldwide and in the year ending March 31, 2006, had global revenues of $22.8 billion.
In the United States, Fujifilm is a leader in delivering high quality, easy-to-use imaging and information solutions in the following categories: Digital Imaging Systems, Film and Imaging Systems, Recording/Storage Media, Motion Picture Film, Graphic Arts and Printing Systems and Medical Imaging and Diagnostics Systems. Fujifilm is an environmentally friendly, humane enterprise and an exemplary corporate citizen.
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