A&P Okay So I finally decided to print some pics..

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  1. robz

    robz OT Supporter

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    Two questions:

    1) Where do you guys get them printed? I'm thinking I'll be doing 8x10 prints or so.

    2) How do you display them? Frame, board, etc. Where do you get whatever you use from?
     
  2. robz

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    come on fuckers :o
     
  3. fukijama1

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    i think adorama is having a special....i think i saw it on slickdeals
     
  4. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    i've used adorama to print most of my stuff. i've printed everything from 4x6 to 16x20's from them and gotten good results. :dunno:
     
  5. xenon supra

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    adorama does good shit
     
  6. tenplanescrashing

    tenplanescrashing Active Member

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    Costco for printing, Aaron Bros/Michaels for frames
     
  7. ThexToddster

    ThexToddster New Member

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    :werd: Costco's printing is quality stuff for super cheap.
     
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    iDrive OTAP crew. Muradadog crew. GO GATORS!

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  9. mojito

    mojito New Member

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    print them myself

    if I had to outsource
    WHCC
    Millers
    MPIX
    Costco
     
  10. robz

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    costco does good quality? hmm
     
  11. robz

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    what kind of paper do you guys use to print? matte. glossy. etc
     
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    I've gotten the best results from MPIX
     
  13. Keegan

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    I'll use Mpix if they have a deal on, but Costco does quality stuff that I'm impressed with. That or I go to Jared.
     
  14. tenplanescrashing

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    Great quality, great customer service, online uploading, they'll ship or you can pick up, enlargements, photo CD's etc.

    I haven't tried anywhere else because why pay for shipping when I can drive down the street and pick them up?
     
  15. robz

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    okay i'll give them a try tonight. How do you display the pics?

    frame/board/ etc? where do you get it from
     
  16. tenplanescrashing

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    I usually just get 4x6's, but when i've printed enlargements I just bought a frame from Michaels and mounted it.
     
  17. Keegan

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    I picked up a 4gb CF card a while back from Costco for $10. Inside was a coupon for 50 free 4x6's. Gonna go in tonight and get 50 free ones :)
     
  18. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    the 16x20's i have printed are in some cheap shitty walmart frames :o i really need to pick up some nice ones one of these days.
     
  19. Snowballer

    Snowballer - Blissfully Insane -

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    For random printing I love Adorama. Many different paper styles to choose from which is nice.
     
  20. legendr34

    legendr34 Titanium Member

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    I use sam's club, they have excellent prints also
     
  21. robz

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    printed my first pic last night..

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    I was quite pleased.. crappy iphone cam pic does not do justice on costco print quality
     
  22. tenplanescrashing

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    If you haven't read the fine print, you have to get all 50 in one order. You can't break it up.
     
  23. someonenew

    someonenew He's Dangerous

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    for anything I want to last, MPIX or Bay Photo or Adorama.
     
  24. someonenew

    someonenew He's Dangerous

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    they aren't really that great.

    Sam's doesn't calibrate their printers often enough, and they don't trim the paper either so you can tell their rolls aren't lined up and you have to trim the white border off to fit the size of the print.

    Go order some prints from a quality place like MPIX and you'll notice a significant difference.
     
  25. mojito

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    Ikea :o Simple brack frames that come in all shapes and sizes. And even if you have to buy a few new mattes for custom sizes, its cheaper than most art stores.

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