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Fujifilm logo. Click to visit the Fujifilm UK website! PRESS RELEASE: Fujifilm To Host Underwater Photo Festival


Fujifilm UK Ltd. is pleased to announce their first ever underwater photo festival; ScubaSnap Weekend 2009. The festival will take place in Looe, Cornwall on the 12th and 13th September and is guaranteed to be a weekend of fun, diving and underwater photography in the wonderful surroundings of the Cornish coast and countryside.

In association with local dive operators Looe Divers, the weekend will include shore diving, photographic tuition and seminars from industry experts such as Mat Trim of Fujifilm and Maria Munn of Ocean Visions, photo competitions, with some fabulous prizes to be won, and a dinner dive and BBQ in the evening.

ScubaSnap Weekend 2009 is open to divers of all levels, but if diving doesn't appeal then snorkellers can take part, too. The only rule is that all photos taken and entered in the competitions must be taken on a compact camera. As well as photography education, goers will have the opportunity to critique their images with industry experts over the course of the two days.

On the Saturday, divers will be able to do their best hunter-gatherer impression and take part in a dinner dive to hand-pick scallops for the evening beach BBQ, where they will be able to unwind after a hard day below the waves and regale buddies with diving stories.

Other sponsors and exhibitors present at ScubaSnap will be Aqua Lung, Suunto, Scuba Travel Worldwide Holidays and PADI.

If you'd like to find out more or are interested in coming along to ScubaSnap Weekend 2009 then email photocomp@looedivers.com.

Contact details for customers
For information about Fujifilm and its products, please visit: www.fujifilm.co.uk or call 0844 553 2322

About Fujifilm
Fujifilm is a global leader in imaging technology, products and services including digital cameras, photofinishing, digital storage and recording media, consumer and professional film, motion picture film, professional video, printing systems, medical imaging, office technology, flat panel displays and graphic arts. The company employs more than 73,000 people worldwide, with 178 subsidiaries stretching across four continents.

Uniquely placed to be a market leader in digital imaging, Fujifilm develops and manufactures its own sensors, lenses and processing technology. In addition to its production plants and R&D operations in Japan, the company has key manufacturing facilities in Europe and the USA for core products such as colour film, colour paper, single use cameras and CTP printing plates, and has further factories in Brazil and China. It has a global turnover in excess of £13 billion.

In the UK, Fujifilm has been supplying the imaging, printing and graphics industries, as well as consumers, professional and enthusiast photographers, with high quality, innovative products and services for over 25 years. Fujifilm UK currently employs more than 450 people and has become one of the country's most popular photographic and imaging brands.

© 2009 Fujifilm UK Ltd.


(First posted on Monday, July 6, 2009 at 17:49 EDT)

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