Favorite place to have photos printed?

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PeaNut 95,467
July 2003
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Posted: 12/28/2012 12:23:21 AM
I have a ton of pictures to print and I'd like to know your favorite place to get them?


PeaNut 106,912
September 2003
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Loc: Tucson, AZ

Posted: 12/28/2012 12:31:16 AM
Right now snapfish is doing the 99 a penny each. I tried 200 but it didn't take so I'm doing another order. The coupon is NEWYEAR13. Shipping is about $7.00 for me.

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PeaNut 466,431
April 2010
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Loc: Michigan

Posted: 12/28/2012 7:25:08 AM
I love Costco for mine. They are about 13 cents each. If you have over 500, the price drops down to 9 cents. They have 2 finishes, matt and glossy.


PeaNut 12,486
March 2001
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Loc: Northwest Missouri

Posted: 12/28/2012 7:33:26 AM
For a long time I printed my own. But I have to order my printer ink online and keep forgetting to do so. Because of that lately I have been ordering my prints from Walgreens. I have been very impressed. Right now they have a deal if you print 100 you get them for 9c each.


PeaNut 556,456
June 2012
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Posted: 12/28/2012 7:50:09 AM
I am impatient so I rarely wait for pictures to ship. When I can wait, I like Shutterfly and Persnickety Prints. My local Walgreena does a terrible job (though in our last city I used them all the time) and I prefer matte prints so I use WalMart a lot.
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March 2006
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Posted: 12/28/2012 7:58:21 AM
I get mine done at Costco and generally love the results. They are really good about reprinting a picture on the spot if the colour comes out funky!

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PeaNut 508,291
May 2011
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Posted: 12/28/2012 7:58:53 AM
Online - Snapfish
Locally - Walgreens (There is a coupon code until tomorrow for .9 prints for a quantity over 100.)

Walgreens has more options and prints on better quality paper than Walmart. I like matte photos as well, but at least at my Walmart, they looked like they were printed on a non-photo printer.

It really goes to show how quality varies per local chain.

I would consider ordering a few prints from each place you might be interested and use some set criteria of your own to determine which place is right for you.


PeaNut 318,259
May 2007
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Loc: Florida

Posted: 12/28/2012 8:01:18 AM
I like the matte prints,so I print at Walmart. I have never had a problem.
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January 2009
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Posted: 12/28/2012 8:16:53 AM
Persnickety Prints.

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PeaNut 108,542
September 2003
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Loc: ND

Posted: 12/28/2012 8:32:06 AM
I either use my Epson Picturemate or print online at Shutterfly.


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PeaNut 3,602
April 2000
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Loc: Massachusetts

Posted: 12/28/2012 9:00:15 AM
Persnickety Prints.

Great quality. Fast shipping. Good prices.

I love that they have an app (LifePics) so I can order prints right from my iPhone.

Christi in MA
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PeaNut 319,334
May 2007
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Loc: Huntsville, AL

Posted: 12/28/2012 9:06:27 AM
Online - Snapfish
Close to Home - Sam's Club

I edit my photos at home, so for both options I make sure I turn off their in-house color correction.

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PeaNut 34,233
March 2002
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Loc: MN

Posted: 12/28/2012 10:27:02 AM
I use Walgreens.

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