Postcards to Kodak are Appreciated

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  1. gr82bart

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    Hi Folks,

    I thought I would excerpt from an e-mail I received from Audrey Jonckheer, VP Worldwide Communications, Film Product Group at Kodak.

    Have patience people and some very senior people from Kodak, not sales and marketing people, but senior executives who have the decision making power over the future of Kodak film products, will be on APUG soon to directly dialog with us.

    Regards, Art.
     
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    That's great, Art. Thanks for reporting back such wonderful news!
    - Thomas
     
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    Do they really want postcards? All mine are made with Ilford paper, chemicals and film.
     
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    Do they want mine? Mine are printed on an HP inkjet printer.
     
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    Sweet! I have been using TMY more and more for handheld stuff. It would be great if they show up here.
    /matti
     
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    I was just about to reply with the same thing, as I did the same.
     
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    Hi Folks,

    My understanding in talking with my contacts, is that Mary Jane, who is the highest executive in Kodak with respect to film products next to Prerez, is very appreciative of the postcards we sent her in the last Postcard Exchange round.

    Regards, Art.
     
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    Sounds great! I know a recently deceased executive (a man, can't remember his name) with Kodak had made preserving the film side of Kodak one of his top priorities. Let's hope his wishes continue with those who follow.
     
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    Since Kodak is not producing paper, I think that sending postcards on Ilford paper may make them think about the fact they are on Ilford paper? :wink:

    However, I have been most unimpressed by Kodak papers for many years. Once in rich abundance dwindled to one decent paper if you ran a lab, but for art and workability to different processes it really lacked.
     
  10. Mick Fagan

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    Art, that is good news, open dialogue is always better than no dialogue.

    I'm happy that she appreciated the postcards.

    Mick.
     
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    And, Mary Jane is at the very top of the analog products effort.

    PE
     
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    Yea!!!

    Way to go Art.

    Mike
     
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    I'm glad she got them. I sent mine in, but you never know.

    For what its worth, I did use Kodak film. Ilford postcard paper and chems though...
     
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    I guess it will give me something to do with the remaining Kodak postcard paper I have.

    Regardless of the brand we send them, that they appreciate it, and are willing to listen is good news.
     
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    Thanks to everyone for mailing those postcards and to Art for making the contact. Good news in 2008 already.


    jan
     
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    Mine were on Kodak paper, and had the blurb included here as well:
    http://www.apug.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=31059&ppuser=6479
    Matt

    For those who are not subscribers, it reads:

    November 2007
    APUG Postcard Exchange Round 12
    Mamiya 645 Pro-45mm lens--f 8 @ 1/125?
    Kodak Plus X @ 125 ISO - HC110 Dil H
    Polymax RC III - Polymax T Developer
    Kodak Sepia II Toner (incompletely bleached)
    This is a somewhat bittersweet exchange for me. I’m using up the last of my Kodak B & W paper, after being a loyal and satisfied user for 40+ years. Hope you think it a worthwhile use, and that you like it - Matt
     
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    Art,
    Thank you for the post. I am glad that Mary Jane actually received the cards and I too hope Kodak will have a positive presence on this forum.
    Jon