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Ricoh holds digital camera photo contest for customers
GR DIGITAL Calendar Contest

Ricoh Co., Ltd., today announced that again this year it will hold a GR DIGITAL Calendar Contest as customer-participation event.

In addition to regular photo contests, Ricoh has held a variety of different customer-participation events, for example, in previous contests customers have been invited to submit photographs for a calendar and to submit photographs and text for use in a special GR DIGITAL catalog.
Again this time, Ricoh hopes to stimulate customer enjoyment of participating in the creation of a special calendar by taking photographs with their GR DIGITAL cameras, while at the same time showing our appreciation to customers.

  • *With a high-performance lens and image-processing algorithm, the GR DIGITAL achieves superior resolution all the way to the edge of the image. Despite its compact body, this digital camera produces image quality that can satisfy both professional and experienced-amateur photographers. (Introduced on October 21, 2005; open price)

An overview of the contest is given below.

<< Apology and notice of contest application period extension>>

Thank you for accessing information on the 2nd GR DIGITAL Calendar Contest. The application form was unavailable by a system error from evening on November 9 to evening on November 10. We apologize for the inconvenience that this caused to people wanting to participate in the contest.

Along with the issuing of this apology, we are also extending the time period for submission of contest applications to midnight (Japan local time) November 13 (Tuesday). We ask everyone interested in participating in the contest to submit an application using the form below. We hope to receive contest applications from as many people as possible.

Ricoh Co., Ltd. GR Digital Calendar Contest campaign office



< GR DIGITAL Calendar Contest >

Application period:  October 26, 2007 to November 11, 2007

How to submit : Submit photographs from contest site ( http://www.ricoh.com/r_dc/gr/calendar2008/) (Site opens October 26, 2007)

Number of winners :  13 (calendar photographs including cover)

Photographic themes : We are looking for photographs that stir the heart and that are suitable for the GR DIGITAL calendar. Submissions do not have to be seasonal images. As in the previous contest, entries from abroad are welcomed.
  • *Entries are limited only to photographs taken with GR DIGITAL.
  • *Entrants may be either amateur or professional photographers.
  • *Number of entries is limited to three per person.

Application of winning entries: The winning images will be used to produce a special calendar with one image used for the cover and one for each month.
  • *The method of distributing the calendar is currently under consideration.

Prizes:  GR DIGITAL Calendar

Extra prize:Specially-made album that arranged photographs of winning prizes

Judges: Mr. Keiichi Kimura
Writers from Ricoh's official blog "GR BLOG"

Results announcement: Winners will be announced November 20, 2007 on the contest website
(http://www.ricoh.com/r_dc/gr/calendar2008/)

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