Fujifilm lends its retro style, focus on the photographer, and dedication to constant innovation to this exciting event


Valhalla, N.Y., July 16, 2015 FUJIFILM North America Corporation is excited to announce its Global Photo Walk sponsorship with 500px, the premier photo community for discovering, sharing, buying and selling inspiring photography powered by creative people worldwide.


On September 26, 2015, the 500px Fujifilm Global Photo Walk returns for its third annual running of this massive world-wide social photography event. With Fujifilm sponsoring the walk, this year promises to be bigger and better than ever. This is a chance for photographers to get out, meet fellow photographers in their community, learn from each other, make new friends, and capture some inspiring images.


As part of its sponsorship, Fujifilm will donate several FUJIFILM X-Series cameras and FUJINON XF lenses that will be used throughout the event, and INSTAX instant film cameras for participants to use and enjoy during the photo walk.


The 500px Fujifilm Global Photo Walk

Last year, the 500px Global Photo Walk involved over 7,000 photographers who explored 137 cities on all 7 continents. Walks occurred everywhere from parks, to nature reserves, to busy urban streets with nearly 9,000 images shared across social media and on 500px.com. To find a walk near you, visit https://photowalk.500px.com/, and to host a walk, visit https://500pxhelp.typeform.com/to/peXl5x.


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FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2015, the company had global revenues of $20.8 billion, at an exchange rate of 120 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.


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Matthew Schmidt


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