|The following is an unedited press release, shown as received from the company represented. We've elected to present selected releases without editorial comment, as a way to provide our readers more information without further overtaxing our limited editorial resources. To avoid any possible confusion or conflict of interest, the Imaging Resource will always clearly distinguish between company-provided press releases and our own editorial views and content.|
Powered by Coranto
PRESS RELEASE: Wacom(R) To Celebrate Valentine's Day With "In Love With Photography" Event
Winners To Receive Digital Photo Related Prizes; Selected Submitted Digital Photos To Be Professionally Retouched
VANCOUVER, WA, FEB. 14 -- Leading manufacturer of pen tablets for digital photo retouching, Wacom Technology Corp. has launched an "In Love With Photography" event for visitors to its website at http://www.wacom.com/love/index.cfm.
As a fun way to share the power of Wacom pen technology for photo retouching, Wacom is inviting photographers to submit up to three digital photos, scanned or digitally shot, from which several dozen will be selected for professional retouching.
Starting on Valentine's Day, a newly retouched image will be presented each day on the Wacom site with a brief behind-the-pen look at the editing and how it was done. The event runs to March 21, 2003.
Digital photographers whose images have been selected for retouching will receive photo credit on screen and a box of custom note cards from Shutterfly. Sweepstakes prizes will include products from Adobe, Corel, Epson, Hemera, the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, nik Multimedia, Nikon, and Peachpit Press.
Digital photographers can enter online. The sweepstake is open only to residents of the United States or Canada. Winners will be selected in a random drawing from eligible entries on or about March 25, 2003.
Wacom Technology Corp. is the world's leading manufacturer of pen tablets. The company is best known for having introduced the world's first cordless, batteryless, pressure-sensitive pen in America in 1989. More than 2,000,000 photographers, designers and artists worldwide use Wacom pen tablets and interactive pen displays. Wacom Technology Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Wacom Co., Ltd., in Japan, is headquartered in Vancouver, WA. For more information contact Will Reeb, Marketing Manager, Wacom Technology Corp., 1311 SE Cardinal Court, Vancouver, WA 98683; 1-800-922-6613 x189; website: http://www.wacom.com.
# # #
(First posted on Friday, February 14, 2003 at 16:10 EST)