Battlefield gets grant for camera
- FROM ANTIETAM'S NPS WEBSITE:
Battlefield Receives Grant from Kodak for a new Professional Camera
Date: January 06, 2005
Superintendent John Howard announced today that Antietam Battlefield has
received more than $4,700 worth of professional digital photography equipment from
Kodak through the National Park Foundation as part of the Proud Partners of
America's National Parks program.
The equipment will be used to upgrade the park's website, provide high
quality images for the production of new park brochures, create a digital library of
images to respond to press requests, and assist in the photographic
documentation of the park's cultural and natural resources. According to Superintend
Howard, "This generous gift will help us in a myriad of ways and greatly enhance
the photographic capabilities of the park staff ."
The donation of the photography equipment is part of Kodak's commitment as a
Proud Partner of America's National Parks. Through products, people and
technology, Kodak is working closely with the National Park Foundation and the
National Park Service to provide innovative ways to increase public awareness and
appreciation of America's 388 National Parks. In addition to the contribution
to Antietam, Kodak is providing professional photography equipment worth more
than $200,000 to 51 other National Parks and Park Partners.
POSTED BY: Tom Shay
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