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Oct 20, 2006 11:05 |  #1

Have been getting more business doing collages and have been printing my own pictures but thinking of setting something up online. What online photo lab do you use? Are they reasonable? Is their turnaround pretty good? Thanks.




  
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Oct 20, 2006 12:07 |  #2

I don't suppose that you would like to share which country in this place called earth that you are in. While I have used labs in other countries it is a pain and delivery time is normally lengthened.

Your location will help in recommendations.


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Oct 20, 2006 17:03 |  #3

Try Mpix.


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Oct 20, 2006 18:15 |  #4

for the US I'll second Mpix.


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Oct 20, 2006 18:18 |  #5
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mpix/millers is great.


have you thaught about investing in your own printer?


Or doing something like Pictage/collages.net for more client based ordering and for them to do the advertising


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Oct 22, 2006 13:57 |  #6

You should have complete control of the product/process. Get your own printer. A good one is not that expensive.


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Oct 22, 2006 17:20 as a reply to  @ gasrocks's post |  #7

I am currently printing my own copies but if I start doing teams that's quite a bit of printing when you have 10 teams with 10 orders per team. Right now it's working because I average around 30 to 40 8x10's for a league.




  
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Oct 23, 2006 23:09 |  #8

i am getting mine printed at costco. they use superb fuji archive paper, and they only charge $1.49 for 8x10 or 8x12's. you can get them in glossy or luster, and the turnaround time is 1 hour or less!


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Oct 23, 2006 23:15 |  #9

Is there any online labs that can be integrated into your website where customers can go view photos, and order them?


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Oct 23, 2006 23:22 |  #10
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Smugmug, Shutterfly, and Printroom are three that come to mind, though there are others.



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Oct 23, 2006 23:39 |  #11

ssim wrote in post #2146040 (external link)
I don't suppose that you would like to share which country in this place called earth that you are in. While I have used labs in other countries it is a pain and delivery time is normally lengthened.

Your location will help in recommendations.

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Oct 23, 2006 23:43 |  #12

still don't know where in the world you're located...it helps with the advice.

In the U.S., I'll toss in another vote for MPix/Millers.


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