Welcome Fujifilm & Freestyle Photographic, now APUG Partner Level Sponsors!

Discussion in 'APUG System Announcements' started by Sean, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. Sean

    Sean Admin Staff Member Admin

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    Hi All,

    We have two new partners, Fujifilm & Freestyle Photographic, helping to fund our community. Elevator will no longer be a partner level sponsor but will remain with us as an advertiser. I can't thank Bob & Kevin enough for the support Elevator has given us over the years via their partner contributions and managing conferences and workshops. I continue to find what they are doing extremely valuable for our community and I look forward to ventures with them in the future. Moving forward, I am excited to be working with Fujifilm and Freestyle, two top notch companies. We really have come a long way. I'm proud of this community we have forged and the cause we enjoy so much. Over the next few hours I will be rolling out a new footer, homepage graphics and forums for Fujifilm & Freestyle.

    Thanks!
    Sean
     
  2. gr82bart

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    That's fantastic news! Two great companies.

    Regards, Art.
     
  3. RoNinHeart

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    Cool! I don't know what I'd do without Acros and my Freestyle supplied Rodinal.
     
  4. MurrayMinchin

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    You should be proud of all you've done Sean. You're playing in the big leagues now. Congratulations!

    Murray
     
  5. Travis Nunn

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    Awesome! Acros is my favorite film and over the last couple of years Freestyle has won me over as a customer.
     
  6. Robert Brummitt

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    Congrats on getting Fujifilm. If we mention we're an Apug member do we get a discount?
     
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    Discount good! Same price bad!
     
  8. Ralph Javins

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    Good morning, Sean;

    Fujifilm is here? Is there any way that we could encourage them to make a 4 inch by 5 inch sized "instant film pack" similar to their 2 & 1/4 by 3 & 3/4 size that they offer already? Or perhaps single sheet 4 by 5 instant film?
     
  9. Sean

    Sean Admin Staff Member Admin

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    Once I have their forums up you'll be able to converse with them directly on APUG. I'll keep you posted.
     
  10. JBrunner

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    http://www.japanexposures.com/shop/...id=76&osCsid=2d349b6c4981eb2c4e122c536d747ddc

    But that is a conversation more appropriate to a different thread.


    Congrats to Sean and APUG, and welcome FujiFilm and Freestyle!!!
     
  11. Alex Bishop-Thorpe

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    Simply excellent news - and the new footer layout is pretty snazzy too. Congratulations Sean and APUG, and a big welcome to Freestyle and FujiFilm.
     
  12. Sean

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    There is some code causing a gap at the very bottom of the footer, I'm getting closer to finding it..
     
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    Said 4x5 instant pack films already exist, both colour and black and white - FP100C45, FP100B45, FP3000B45 IIRC.


    Anyway, that's great stuff Sean. With their choose-film initiative in the UK and opening up their own direct order service, Fuji certainly seem to be giving all the signs that they are committed to growing (or perhaps redefining/fighting the decline in would be better phrases) the analogue market, and this is another very positive sign. I may even have to start trying to like Velvia at this rate :D. (I love their instant films and Provia 400X already though, so it's definitely great news.)


    (Edit: Oh, the footer looks great on Safari, by the way.)
     
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    Good on ya Sean. This place just keeps getting better and better.
     
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    YAY!

    great news, thanks sean :smile:

    john
     
  17. Michael W

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    Good stuff, they are quality companies. I'm a happy customer of Freestyle both by mail order & in person. I'm also a user of Fuji products, particularly the Neopan 1600, plus I've shot truckloads of Provia.
     
  18. Steve Smith

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    Excellent news.

    On a pedantic note, on the partners page is this text:

    Much to our relief these these companies stepped up to the plate and saved the day

    One too many instances of 'these'



    Steve.
     
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    Welcome Freestyle and Fuji............. this is fantastic news........... and thank you, Sean!
     
  20. Ian Grant

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    Great news, it shows that APUG is being taken seriously.

    Ian
     
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    Wonderful news, Sean. Welcome Freestyle and "hajimemashite" Fuji Film!!!
     
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    Good news. Freestyle is already my most used vendor and when FujiUSA imports Acros in 8x10 will be my most used film supplier :wink:.

    jan
     
  23. Sean

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    Oops, thanks Steve.

    I'm glad to see the positive comments rolling in. In other good news vBulletin 3.8 has gone gold and I'll be upgrading us to that at the end of the month. This is going to add many new features especially to the social groups area.
     
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    Very good news indeed.

    Thank you to everyone involved.
     
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    YAY!

    Congrats to Sean and the APUG community!
     
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    Fantastic news. I've only just started shooting slides (mostly Velvia) so this will give me more incentive to shoot...more!
    I've never used Freestyle, but with this news that will probably change. I'm about due to order some more film.

    Thanks once again for all your work, Sean.