Online Photo Printing Comparison

With digital cameras that are more and more affordable, snapping a huge number of photos of your family and friends is now easier than ever. But, what about finding a pratical way to print your photos and then show them to your family and friends? Sometimes it can be really a hassle.

Online Printing

Below is the list of some of the best online printing services that are available on the net where you can upload your photos to online albums and to order prints of them to mailed to your home or to your friends.


PHOTOWORKS – http://www.photoworks.com

Photoworks has been in the business for more than 25 years, when films are still the only way to take photos. With the digital photography revolution, people are taking more pictures than ever. They’ve designed their new site to make it easier than ever to get your photos online, review them, share them, and create with them.

Print sizes (in inches) and paper surfaces available
• Wallet to 24×36
• Glossy and matte all sizes
• Canvas 11×14, 24×36, 36×48

Print tools and special offer

• Basic Editing: crop, rotate, enhance color, red-eye removal
• Services offered: Scan from film, photo DVD, greeting cards, calendars, photo books, online photo sharing, mouse pads, mugs, magnets, etc

Print quality rating
Good (7.3 out of 10)

Pricing
• 4×6: 19 cents
• 5×7: 99 cents
• 8×10: $2.99
• Please visit their website for pricing detail

Website: http://www.photoworks.com

RITZPIX – http://www.ritzpix.com

To add your pictures to the RitzPix website you can either upload your photos online or take your film to a local Ritz Camera center and they will upload them for you. They will keep your photos online free for thirty days.

Print sizes (in inches) and paper surfaces available
• Wallet to 24×36
• Glossy

Print tools and special offer
• Basic Editing: Advanced crop, red-eye removal, brightness and contrast adjustment, rotate, auto-enhance, borders
• Services offered: View your Sears portrait studio pics online, greeting cards, scan from film, gifts, T-shirt, Puzzle, Poster, etc

Print quality rating
Very Good (8.0 out of 10)

Pricing
• 4×6: 19 cents (mail order)
• 5×7: $1.65
• 8×10: $4.99
• Please visit their website for pricing detail

Website: http://www.ritzpix.com

SMUGMUG - http://www.smugmug.com

Smugmug was founded by a very determined father-son team in November of 2002 because they couldn’t find an industrial-strength site free of clutter for photos, where great sharing is the center of gravity. Their business has grown from 15,000 customers & 5.5 million photos in June 2204 to 51,000 customers & 17.1 million photos February 2005

Print sizes (in inches) and paper surfaces available
• Wallet to 30×20
• Glossy

Print tools and special offer
• Services offered: Greeting cards, scan from film, gifts, T-shirt, Puzzle, Poster, Ceramics, etc

Print quality rating
Excellent (8.5 out of 10)

Pricing
• Wallet: $0.25
• 5×7: $0.99
• 8×10: 2.99
• Please visit their website for pricing detail

Website: http://www.smugmug.com

VISTAPRINT - http://www.vistaprint.com

VistaPrint is not just going to photos, in fact with more than 6,000,000 customers worldwide, VistaPrint is a leading online supplier of high-quality graphic design services and customized printed products to small businesses and consumers. VistaPrint’s proprietary technologies enable the company to offer custom designed, full-color, low-cost printed products, even in small quantities. With VistaPrint, an order can be designed, printed and received in as little as three business days.

Print sizes (in inches) and paper surfaces available
• Holiday folded Cards
• Holiday Postcards

Print tools and special offer
• Online software to make your own photo-postcard

Print quality rating
Very good (8 out of 10)

Pricing
• Starting at $9.74 for 10 and $0.30 per card

Website: http://www.vistaprint.com

SNAPFISH UK - http://www.snapfish.co.uk

Snapfish is a division of Hewlett-Packard, the world’s foremost digital imaging company and one of the most trusted brands on the planet.

Print sizes (in inches) and paper surfaces available
• Wallet to 30×40
• Surface not specified

Print tools and special offer
• Basic Editing: Advanced crop, rotate, red-eye, borders, effects
• Services offered: Greeting cards, scan from film, gifts, T-shirt, Puzzle, Poster, Ceramics, etc

Print quality rating
Very good (7.4 out of 10)

Pricing
• 4×6: £0.10
• 5×7: £0.20
• 8×10: £1.20
• Please visit their website for pricing detail

Website: http://www.snapfish.co.uk


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1 Comment »

Comment by carlo Fandino
2007-03-08 02:43:00

Gd Day!

I am Carlo S. Fandiño, 29 yrs. old. i am photo and video editor here in the philippines
particularly in davao, I am willing to work as a photo ed in online.

U can visit my site at cargen.trilogistick.com as to show my craft.

Thank you! and God Bless.

 

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