Wonder Photo Shop brings the joy of printing photos back to Tacloban
|Before social media took over our lives, people preserved memories by printing photos of travels taken, milestones celebrated, and discoveries made with family and friends.
The trend has been revived in recent years thanks to the Wonder Photo Shop concept. FUJIFILM launched the very first Wonder Photo Shop in Tokyo, Japan in 2014, and opened its first store outside Japan at the Ayala-UP Town Center in June 2015.
Last January 22, Wonder Photo Shop launched its first store in the Visayas in Tacloban, Leyte, just a few days after yet another launch in growth center Nuvali.
More than just a shop for photo printing needs, the Wonder Photo Shop concept has evolved into a lifestyle hub where people with a love for photos, not just photography, converge to express their creativity and fondness for the tangible memories that the printed photo represents.
The opening of Wonder Photo Shop Tacloban comes at a most opportune time, as the beloved city works to get back on its feet after the devastation caused by Typhoon Yolanda in 2013. Wonder Photo Shop Tacloban aims to help locals create happy, lasting photo memories, both old and new.
Through the efforts of Japan-based FUJIFILM, printing photos has become hip again.
“We want to spark hope among the locals in Tacloban by embracing once again the excitement in capturing memories and bringing their memories to life by printing their photos,”
says Takuya Maeda, Division Head of Photo Imaging and Electronic Imaging.
The company has survived and thrived even in the era of digital photography by focusing on the user experience. And a fun, enjoyable, and multi-pronged experience is what awaits photo-loving Taclobanons at the newly launched Wonder Photo Shop Tacloban.
Part store, part print center, and part workshop hub, Wonder Photo Shop Tacloban is a one-stop boutique and learning center that offers an array of products and services: a Selfie Studio where customers can delight in taking and printing complex photos; printing services with high-quality professional paper; photobook s ervices; the WPS (Wonder Print Station) kiosk printer which provides a variety of quick photo printing services; photo accessories such as washi tape, photo albums, photo frames, and stickers; and FUJIFILM Instax and digital cameras.
At Wonder Photo Shop Tacloban, printing memories becomes a memorable experience in itself.