In the next 24 hours we'll begin relocating Village.Photos to a permanent home, which will let us do a lot more things.

When we begin the process, the current site will go into "Read Only" mode, which means no new registrations and no new photo uploads. Images will continue to be available throughout. After a few hours to a day, you should be landing on the new server and resume your normal activities.

We'll be working on personal URL's - so you can have your own address, like

We'll be able to improve session stability dramatically, increase caching on the back-end and other things to improve the overall speed and experience.

We'll also be transitioning user content to the cloud - Amazon Cloudfront to be precise, which should improve image load performance across the globe, and also ensure your images are always available, even if we're having a technical glitch on the website.