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Join PhotoPoint in Saving Our National Parks

Discussion in 'Land Use' started by mudfanatic, Jun 15, 2000.

  1. mudfanatic

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    They get more and more uneducated every day!!!

    In this edition of PhotoPoint Flash, our bimonthly newsletter

    ~ Performance update
    ~ 'One For The Parks' program
    ~ Introducing our new Community Magazine
    ~ Send us your hi-res photos
    ~ Win a digital camera in our member survey
    ~ Last chance to enter the Father's Day Sweepstakes
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    This issue of the PhotoPoint Flash newsletter is sponsored by
    NextCard. Customize your NextCard Visa with any photo! It's easy!
    Plus, get great rates as low as 2.9% Intro or 9.9% Fixed APR. All
    in under 30 seconds! Apply now at
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    __________________________________________

    Performance Update

    Some users of PhotoPoint.com may have experienced delays over the
    last few days.

    The problem - which has now been resolved - came from outside
    PhotoPoint in the form of an attempted "denial of service"
    attack, similar to those launched against eBay, Amazon and Yahoo!
    in recent months. In such attacks, unknown persons (for unknown
    reasons!) attempt to flood a site with frivolous service
    requests, solely for the purpose of slowing site performance.

    For those who were affected by this problem, we apologize. Rest
    assured, however, that even in such circumstances, your photos
    were never at risk. In addition, we have taken measures to
    identify the source of the attacks, and to prevent any future
    incidents.
    ___

    Use Your Photos To Save Our National Parks

    America's priceless treasures are in danger. After decades of
    record crowds and budget cuts, the National Parks need billions
    of dollars in repairs and preservation. And we can help.

    PhotoPoint.com is proud to announce 'One For The Parks,' our
    powerful new email greeting campaign to encourage our government
    to devote 1% of the federal budget surplus to America's National
    Parks. Just create a free PhotoPoint personalized email greeting,
    using your favorite picture of the Parks or one from the
    PhotoPoint National Parks Gallery, and we'll send it to your
    Senators and President Clinton.

    Take advantage of this free and easy way to show your support for
    preserving the National Parks for our children and our children's
    children. Make sure your voice is heard - and your favorite
    National Parks photo is seen - in Washington. Send 'One For The
    Parks' at http://www.photopoint.com/poftp/page_five.html
    ___

    Time's Running Out on Our Father's Day Contest

    Just a few days left to enter to win a scanner for Dad in the
    Father's Day Sweepstakes, sponsored by PhotoPoint.com and
    AmazingMail.com. Entries close at midnight Eastern time,
    Saturday, June 17th - just as Father's Day begins!

    To enter, just send an AmazingMail postcard, personalized with
    your favorite photo and greeting. For each card you send, you'll
    be entered to win a free Acer 640BU push-button scanner - a $129
    value. Your first three AmazingMail postcards are FREE! After
    that, they're just 99 cents each. Send yours now and enter to win
    in the Father's Day Sweepstakes at
    http://www.photopoint.com/special/fathersday.html

    If you're shopping for gifts, be sure to stop by the Digital
    Store at PhotoPoint for gadgets galore. How about a coffee mug,
    notepad, or other gift, personalized with your favorite
    PhotoPoint photo - for Dad, a grad, or anyone you want to
    celebrate this summer. Pick your gifts now at
    http://www.photopoint.com/store/index.html
    ___

    NEW! Great Reading at PhotoPoint.com:
    In Our New Community Magazine

    Now you can learn how to photograph bleeding hearts, bug-eyed
    frogs, and much more - all in PhotoPoint's new Community
    Magazine. We're signing up some of the best names in photography
    to bring you informative, inspiring, and entertaining articles.

    For starters, we're honored to have Peter Burian, co-author of
    the book 'National Geographic Photography Field Guide - Secrets
    to Making Great Pictures,' as managing editor of the magazine.
    Besides finding and commissioning great articles, Peter will also
    write for us on a regular basis. Read his first piece on taking
    high-impact travel photos. And be sure to check out the other
    articles on capturing the beauty of your garden in photos, tips
    for making sharp images, and the amazing world of digital
    cinematography, Hollywood-style.

    Great reading, waiting for you now in PhotoPoint's new Community
    Magazine at
    http://www.photopoint.com/community/magazine/index.html


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