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 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 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 fujifilm.com/pictures.