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Fujifilm announces discontinuations

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Thursday July 19, 2012

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Fujifilm announces discontinuations

Fujifilm Professional has revealed that production of a number of its films is to cease.

The affected films are Fujichrome Velvia 100F in 35mm, 120 and 4”x5” formats and Velvia 50 in 4”x5” and 8”x10”. The last shipment of these films will arrive into the UK in December 2012.

Gabriel Da Costa, product manager for professional film, made this comment: “Due to decreasing demand globally we have to announce the withdrawal of some formats of Velvia 100F and Velvia 50. It is an unfortunate consequence of digital capture, that some of the slower selling silver-halide lines will drop off the radar. Fujifilm will continue to manufacture a wide range of film and the increasing support for our Choose Film group illustrates there is still a passion for film photography across the world.”

For further information on Choose Film go to www.choosefilm.com or search for ‘choosefilm’ on Facebook and Twitter.

The full range of Fujifilm Professional's film stock is available to buy online via www.fujilab.co.uk - for further details on the range visit, www.fujifilm.co.uk/professional

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* Note: this news release is issued electronically and will not be duplicated with a posted copy
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FUJIFILM (UK) Ltd
Unit 10A
St Martins Business Centre
St Martins Way
Bedfordshire MK42 0LF
Tel: 01234 572049
E-mail: gdacosta@fuji.co.uk
Web: http://www.fujifilm.co.uk/professional


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