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Best place to print matte blowups?

 
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Nov 09, 2012 13:34 |  #1

Hey guys, any suggestions on where I can get good quality matte blowups printed (8x10 or larger)?

I tried Costco and wasn't at all impressed with the quality. I'm happy to go with online options but wanted to see if anyone had any experience.


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Nov 26, 2012 22:02 |  #2

Bump. Still looking.


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Nov 26, 2012 22:05 |  #3

mpix.com, adorama.com, what didnt you like about costco?




  
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Nov 26, 2012 22:08 |  #4

The quality from Costco was junk (very fuzzy, muted colors). Wasn't my image, it looked fine in a smaller matte print. Resolution was not an issue.

Of those two, which do you prefer?


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Nov 26, 2012 22:10 |  #5

Both were okay. Lots of people here use costco and swear by it. Have you tried any other local source first?




  
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Nov 26, 2012 22:13 |  #6

Nothing local at all. Very sad, actually. There is one camera shop that I refuse to do business with, and they send out.


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Nov 27, 2012 01:50 |  #7

MPix and AdoramaPix come with good reps. Sorry Costco didn't work out, they have an overall good rep, but it can differ with locations.


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