The Kodak Gallery
offers online photo sharing, Kodak
prints and photo gifts from consumer digital photo
. Its features allow you to view pictures on your mobile phone
. The service was originally called Ofoto, and was acquired by Kodak in 2001
and renamed Kodak EasyShare Gallery in 2005
. It is currently referred to simply as "Kodak Gallery". Kodak Gallery serves over 60 million users and billions of images as of 2008. Lipka, Mitch. , Providence Journal.
December 30, 2007. Retrieved October 9, 2008.
Kodak Gallery offers several different functions: sharing photos online, getting Kodak prints of digital pictures, creating personalized photo gifts and online photo storage.
, an online photography service, was started in June 1999, in Berkeley, California
. The company was founded by Lisa Gansky and Kamran Mohsenin. Gansky had previously been CEO of 1990s internet pioneer GNN
, while Mohsenin had previously run Tunes Network, Inc., parent of the Tunes.com music discovery Website.
The Ofoto website launched to the public on December 13, 1999, the same day as competing service Shutterfly
. While Shutterfly was funded in part by Silicon Valley businessman James Clark
, Ofoto was funded in part by Jim Barksdale
, Clark's former partner and co-worker from Netscape. This led to the brief "Clark vs. Bark" photo wars.
Ofoto started by simply allowing users to upload JPEG
images to the online service, to share online photo albums with... Read More