PENTAXPHOTOGALLERY.COM NOMINATED FOR
BEST USE OF PHOTOGRAPHY FOR THE 12th ANNUAL WEBBY AWARDS
GOLDEN, CO. (April 8, 2007)….The 12th Annual Webby Awards today nominated www.pentaxphotogallery.com for the Best Use of Photography in a website for 2008. The site is the singular vision of Ned Bunnell, president, PENTAX Imaging Company, and a passionate photographer in his own right. The PENTAX Photo Gallery was produced and is managed by a team of PENTAX professionals and the web design firm texturemedia of
Hailed as the \"Oscars of the Internet” by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including websites, interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile websites. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a 550-person judging academy whose members include Internet co-inventor Vinton Cerf, R/GA\'S Chief Bob Greenberg, \"Simpson\'S\" creator Matt Groening, Arianna Huffington, and Harvey Weinstein.
\"The Webby Awards honors the outstanding websites that are setting the standards for the Internet,\" said David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards. \"PENTAX\'S virtual photo gallery Webby Award nomination is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.\"
“For decades, PENTAX collected the best images captured by photographers with our cameras and published the work annually in an historical, coffee table-type, book collection,” said Ned Bunnell. “We went in a new direction creating the PENTAX Photo Gallery to offer 24/7/365 virtual access to the best photography captured by Pentaxians around the world. This nomination honors the PENTAX photographers.”
From now through May 1, 2008, fans may cast their votes for Pentaxians and the online gallery in The Webby People\'S Voice Awards presented by Nokia at http://pv.webbyawards.com. See all the nominees here:
The 12th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states.
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PENTAXPHOTOGALLERY.COM WEBBY AWARD NOMINATION
About PENTAX Photo Gallery
PENTAX Photo Gallery is an original website that was designed exclusively for Pentaxians by PENTAX Imaging Company. Interesting facts about the site include:
About PENTAX Imaging Company
PENTAX Imaging Company is an innovative leader in the production of digital SLR and compact cameras, lenses, flash units, binoculars, scopes, eyepieces and mobile printers and scanners. For more than 80 years, PENTAX technology has developed durable, reliable products that meet the needs of consumers and businesses. With headquarters in Golden, Colorado, PENTAX Imaging Company is a division of PENTAX of America, Inc.
Texturemedia is an award winning, Boulder-based interactive media and marketing agency that blends creative and technology disciplines to help clients build brands online. We take a holistic view of your brand, objectives, customers, requirements, needs, and industry. Our agency creates compelling and user-friendly media for use across multiple platforms, provides Web-based technologies to support measurable business results, and assists clients with brand communications and marketing strategy.
About The Webby Awards:
Hailed as the \"Oscars of the Internet” by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including websites , interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile websites. Established in 1996, the 12th Annual Webby Awards received a record 9,500 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Adobe; The Creative Group; .ORG; The Barbarian Group; Level3; Adweek; Fortune; Variety; Wired; IDG: Brightcove; PricewaterhouseCoopers; 2advanced.Net; KobeMail and Museum of the Moving Image.