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Posted: 5/1/2001 5:23:14 AM EST
As we're all aware of, our beloved Photopoint will charge fees for it's use sometime  this month.

Anyone find a good, free replacement? Post links if you have them.

"The right of the people to keep and post firearms pics shall not be infringed."
Link Posted: 5/1/2001 5:31:02 AM EST

Found that one with a quikie search. I registered while I was there.
Link Posted: 5/1/2001 5:47:46 AM EST
Unfortunately the best replacement for a
[b]free[/b] PHOTOPOINT service is a [b]Paid[/b] PHOTOPOINT service, I have used some others (free) with not very good results. Photo point always comes above them all. You may try
[URL]http://www.picturetrail.com/[/URL], OR [URL]WWW.WEBSHOTS.COM[/URL], or open 50 yahoo accounts, but you have to jump all kind of hoops to make it work (my experience). All of the above sort of work, your links are active and functional as long as you’re log in to they server, the moment you log off, all links are broken and you get the red 'x'. So I am biting the dust and paying my $19.95, It is a time saving for me, I know how it works, and it works the first time every time...

You be the Judge: (M4 Image courtesy of RRA website)




[url]http://www.hunting-pictures.com [/url]
[img]http://www.hunting-pictures.com/members/karlozg/lecar.jpg [/img]

Link Posted: 5/1/2001 6:01:03 AM EST
I paid.  I don't mind paying for a service that I have chosen to use.  Free was better, but compared to the amount of money I spend annually on this hobby, it's nothing.

Look, no more photopoint tag line!

Link Posted: 5/1/2001 6:26:56 AM EST
Dude try www.webshots.com
Link Posted: 5/1/2001 6:29:32 AM EST
Driftpunch,  I still see the FREE tag line. lol

Another replacement is [url]www.zing.com[/url]

One thing I don't like about webshots, is that you can't have many pictures in an album.  Something like 25 or 35 max.

Link Posted: 5/1/2001 6:34:41 AM EST

I've only used them once, but had no problems at all. Would recommend for sure...
Link Posted: 5/1/2001 6:54:04 AM EST
[url]www.excite.com[/url] has a free online photo album. You can have different albums like photopoint, pictures upload the same way, and there's no ad banner at the top of the picture.
Link Posted: 5/1/2001 7:16:12 AM EST
WTF is that?

That looks like the new DeWALT electric powered AR. 18 volt?

Link Posted: 5/1/2001 7:42:24 AM EST
I'm with Treetop - I use Excite.com

Its a little clumsy, but no worse than photopoint ever since they recently changed their style.

Link Posted: 5/1/2001 8:58:02 AM EST
This one sounds promising. Got it off one of the other gun boards (can't recall which one):

Link Posted: 5/1/2001 4:25:33 PM EST
WTF is that?

That looks like the new DeWALT electric powered AR. 18 volt?

View Quote

Here's some more info on the cordless power tool:
Link Posted: 5/1/2001 5:30:49 PM EST
Just suck it up and pay for Photopoint.  The account give you 500 MEGS of space - it's definately worth it.  The free internet ride is quickly coming to a halt.

Oh, BTW, once they start charging for the service the little photopoint banner will go away for paying members.

Link Posted: 5/1/2001 6:08:12 PM EST
I just started with [url]http://www.fototime.com[/url], and it looks pretty promising. You download their software, make your albums and caption each photo locally, then sync with the web site.  MUCH easier to use than photopoint, and I like the visitor interface better.

And no advertising headers on the photos:

Link Posted: 5/1/2001 6:16:41 PM EST
OOOOHHHHHH, Nice Mosin and SKS man.....That Mosin specially.
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