Snapfish.com Welcomes New Members to the World's Only Free,
Complete Photo Service
First 15,000 Registrants at www.snapfish.com Receive Free Single Use Cameras,
Prints and Online Sharing
SAN FRANCISCO - March 7, 2000 - Snapfish.com, the only photo service that
offers free photo developing, printing, scanning and online sharing began registering
members online today. In a special promotion for early registrants, Snapfish.com is
offering a free 35mm single use camera to the first 15,000 people who register
Members can simply take pictures and drop the free camera in the mail, using a
postage-paid envelope provided by Snapfish.com. Within a few days they can view
their photos online and share them with friends. Then Snapfish.com will send a free
set of 4x6" prints (printed on quality Kodak paper) and their negatives in the mail.
"Snapfish.com is the only complete, free photography service and it's poised to change
the way people share their pictures," Raj Kapoor, CEO of Snapfish.com said. "It's now
possible to print, store and share photos online for free, without a digital camera or
While most online photo services cater to only the digital camera market, Snapfish.com
offers complete services for both film-based and digital camera users. Members who
shoot 35mm film can reap the benefits of online photography now, and if they decide
to switch to digital, Snapfish.com makes the transition seamless.
"Snapfish.com will bridge the digital divide between consumers and the advancements
of digital photography," Kapoor said. "Members who use digital cameras can simply
upload their images to Snapfish.com, create custom albums with both digital and
film-based pictures, and share, store and print all kinds of images."
The Snapfish.com Service
Upon logging on to Snapfish.com's password-protected site, users can easily view their
images, where they will be archived and can be accessed any time. With a
few clicks, Snapfish.com members effortlessly share pictures with friends
and family. With every roll of film, Snapfish.com members receive a free set of
4x6" prints printed on quality Kodak paper.
Snapfish.com also offers high quality, low cost reprints and enlargements.
Prints are provided through a partnership with District Photo, the nation's
largest mail order photo finishing lab, with more than 50 years of experience
in the market. Soon Snapfish.com members will be able to create personalized
gifts, such as mugs, T-shirts and mouse pads printed with their favorite photos.
Snapfish.com is positioned to dramatically redefine the consumer photography market by
providing the first complete photo service that offers film developing, printing,
storing and sharing online, all for free. Snapfish.com will provide both film-based and
digital camera users with the ability to seamlessly and effortlessly share, store and
order reprints with unsurpassed security.
Privately held and backed by @Ventures, the affiliated venture capital arm of CMGI,
Mayfield Fund and private investors, Snapfish.com is headed up by a management team of
seasoned, second-generation Internet leaders from Excite@Home and Cisco Systems.
Snapfish.com has a strategic partnership with District Photo, the nation's largest mail
order photo finishing lab, with more than 50 years of experience in the market.
Snapfish.com uses Kodak (NYSE: EK) paper and materials for all of its processing.
With consumer photography representing a $14.20 billion market in the US alone,
Snapfish.com is poised to provide consumers with breakthrough benefits in online
photography and reinvent an enormous consumer category in the process. The company is
based in San Francisco, California. Additional information is available at the company's
Web site at http://www.snapfish.com.