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Ofoto Offers $50 Million of Free Photos

By dpreview staff on Dec 13, 1999 at 04:00 GMT

Ofoto Offers $50 Million in Free Photos to First Million Members

Ofoto Jump-Starts Online Photo-Finishing With Free Prints for the Millennium.

Ofoto Inc., the premiere e-commerce provider of online photo finishing services, today announced that beginning immediately it will give away $50 million in free prints through January 15, 2000. Ofoto (www.ofoto.com) makes it easy for people to upload the digital photos they take and then purchase high quality photographic prints at very affordable prices. Ofoto will reward its first one million members with 100 free 4``x 6'' prints to be used any time in the year 2000. Consumers that take advantage of this offer will also receive free shipping for their first order.

``This promotion gives everyone a jump start on participating in the digital photography revolution,'' said James Joaquin, president and CEO, Ofoto. ``Anyone who uses a digital camera, knows someone with a digital camera, or is even thinking about getting a digital camera, will want to sign up for this offer. We're confident that when people try our service, they will agree it's the easiest, quickest and most convenient solution for getting great prints.''

Visitors to the Ofoto site will not only be able to take advantage of the services the site already offers such as secure storage and digital photo printing, but will also be able to order up to 100 prints absolutely free. There are no membership fees, lengthy registration forms or complicated ordering processes. Consumers simply enter in their password, upload their digital photos, or view photos that have been sent to them and have the option to choose print sizes -- 4`` x 6,'' 5`` x 7'' or 8`` x 10'' -- and custom frames.

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