Kodak is having an Ektar contest

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  1. Ektagraphic

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    OMG, I thought it was photographs taken with Kodak Commercial Ektar lenses! Now I have to lay down and take some deep breaths.
     
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    The 1200 rolls of film and having a photo in Times Square would be nice!

    Just read this bit: THIS CONTEST IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES

    Darn it to heck!..... and why?


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    Great.. now I have to go get my 120 Ektar developed.. another $12.00 out of my pocket.
     
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    Oooooooh. I would have so much fun with 1200 rolls of ektar :D
     
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    I looked over the rules, and I didn't see whether multiple submissions will be permitted. If so, it's going to be a very busy Flickr group. Whatever the case, kudos to Kodak for promoting film. I don't blame people overseas for wanting a contest of their own.

    Now could we please have a Portra 400NC contest? :smile:
     
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    I think a few people have submitted each a dozen or so fuzzy looking pictures. It's convenient that you can see the contest entries.
     
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    Does the 1200 rolls include processing?


    Hahaha :tongue:
     
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    Well, great. At least they show support. Kodak may need it. Various discontinued films and chemicals recently.
    Since I've got that 4 red and yellow KR boxes I Like Kodak more...

    1200 rolls of ektar... Not +18, not US resident, so nothing.
     
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    This makes no sense.

    Ok, so I have come across at least 4-5 images in this fickr pool that are from outside the U.S. Can these people not read?

    Also, what is with all the toy cameras?
     
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    I can't see why it would matter. I certainly wouldn't want the Disney trip anyway so they could just post the film to me!


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    Doesn't worry me, I was a recipient of Kodak's expired film giveaway and thanks to that I have discovered I like Portra much more than Ektar
     
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    - Why is this on some Kodak employees blog, and not on Kodak's main page :confused:

    - Why does Kodak even no longer feature any direct link to it's professional films on its main page ("http://www.kodak.com") :confused:

    That last thing is really sad. Only babbling about digital stuff, a link to "consumer film & processing" hidden away, and links to cinematic film, nothing about still film...

    "First Place winner will receive one year's supply of Ektar 100 Film up to 1200 rolls;"

    Yeez, I haven't even shot more than about 250 35mm rolls in the past 5 years, and that was including a one year professional photography course where I went through maybe 100 rolls! That is a life times supply for some :wink::D
     
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    Ok, I now discovered the link to professional film products can be found by using the entire upper right "All Kodak Products & Services" link... but I would have hoped they had made it a bit more prominent...
     
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    My question about the images from outside the US is this: Why enter a contest if you are completely ineligible to win?
     
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    Because you've already posted the photo on flickr anyway, might as well put it where someone will see it?

    Sure, it wastes the time of the judges, but it's just a flickr group. They also have to somehow verify that those are actually shot on Ektar.