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04-08-2010, 10:00 AM   #1
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Pentax forums organizes latest global shoot day

News update from the official Pentax website:



Saturday, April 17, 2010


GOLDEN,CO (April 8, 2010)...PENTAX Imaging Company has announced plans organized by worldwide Pentaxians for another global photo shoot scheduled for Saturday, April 17, 2010. Forum members at plan to shoot locally on that day and submit images to a central gallery. The global shoot "PENTAX WORLD DAY" is not intended as a competition (there are no prize for photography entries), but it is designed for the satisfaction of shooting and sharing images with other forum members. As a reminder, images must be captured on PENTAX Day (April 17, 2010). Pentaxians are encouraged to submit photos that show their PENTAX spirit and share something special from their part of the world.

As an added twist this year, TWO PENTAX K-x cameras are being given away in celebration of the 1 millionth post on the forum; these will be awarded to the two forum members who have posted the largest number of forum messages between April 8 and the end of the week in which the 1,000,000th post is made. More information is available here.

As a reminder, the guidelines for PENTAX Global Shoot Day are as follows:

• Submissions may be made here

• Although entries may be submitted anytime, the photo(s) must be taken/captured on PENTAX Day (April 17, 2010) in the 24 hour period between 12:00 midnight and 12:00 midnight in the photographer’s time zone. Please leave all EXIF information intact.

• Up to three photos may be submitted; uploading space is provided for free

• Photos must be taken with a PENTAX camera (DSLR, film, or compact).

• Both of the photo's dimensions should be below 1024 pixels and the file should be no larger than 1Mb

• Photos may be submitted to the User Photo Gallery. Access the gallery directly by clicking the link at the top of this list. Directions: Click the "Upload" link located in the navigation bar to add your photo. You must be logged in. You will be able to upload between 04/17/2010 and 04/30/2010. After this period, only viewing will be allowed for the event gallery. If you experience any trouble uploading photos, please make sure you've selected the correct gallery category first or contact PENTAXforums.

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04-08-2010, 12:21 PM   #2
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