MSN UK, ePHOTOzine.com and Canon are launching a countrywide challenge for budding UK photographers the length and breadth of the country. The theme of the competition is “Connection”, challenging people to capture an image which they feel best “demonstrates how technology unleashes the potential in every person, family and business.”
The winning four entries will be displayed on four high profile poster sites at MSN UK’s HQ in Central London, for a whole year. The two overall winners will additionally win a Canon EOS 300D Digital SLR, Double Zoom Lens Kits worth over £1089.99 (RRP) each with all runners up receiving Office XP, Windows XP and MSN Hotmail Plus package. With a massive 2gigabytes of storage space and the ability to send and receive 20MB file attachments, Hotmail Plus is perfect for all photography enthusiasts.
Entering is easy. Simply go to www.msn.co.uk/connection for all the competition details: closing date, how to submit your entry and details of the prizes that can be won. The site will be open for submissions from January 1st to February 28th 2005.
New Easier Photo Sharing
MSN Hotmail has introduced a new photo upload tool to make it even easier for people to send and enjoy photos with family and friends. The new photo tool allows people to easily find, select, resize and attach multiple photos with a simple one-step tool. This new functionality is available for all Hotmail accounts worldwide.
Other recent MSN Hotmail improvements include anti-virus scanning and cleaning, and the introduction of free personal life management features such as calendar and tasks.