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Old 06.12.2010, 10:28
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Best Online Photo Album Print Service?

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I'm currently going through sooo many offers online and was wondering if someone has any website they can recommend, i.e. you have used before to create and get photo albums printed? Last time I've done it (back in the UK) it took me hours(!) for one album, so I gave up very early.
So, what's your favourite online printing service over here?
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Old 06.12.2010, 10:52
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Re: Best Online Photo Album Print Service?

I used ifolor.ch and very happy with their software to create albums & printing.
Otherwise you may check: http://www.ktipp.ch/tests/testsieger...64/Fotobuecher
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Re: Best Online Photo Album Print Service?

Easiest to use : Apple via iPhoto. But very expensive.

Best quality : believe it or not, Migros. Also cheap and you can pick up your order from your nearest Migros.

I can also recommend Fujifilm for quality prints, but have not tried their photobook.

I tried ifolor once a few years ago and was very disappointed when my pics were clearly pixelated. Looked as if I used a very low resolution camera to take my pics. I have not tried them lately though.
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Re: Best Online Photo Album Print Service?

I've used Migros, ifolor and Apple (Apple just for calendars due to price). Apple clearly the best and easiest (if you are using a Mac!)

Was very pleased with quality of ifolor photo albums, but created them on PC vs Mac. Have downloaded the new Mac software and quite disappointed. Very low-feature, so would definitely stick to PC if wanting to do anything special with your album.

Migros has good quality for the price, but I thought the ifolor books were better overall quality. Last year, Migros "lost" one of my orders, so am a bit biased against them at the moment!
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Old 06.12.2010, 11:22
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Migros has good quality for the price, but I thought the ifolor books were better overall quality. Last year, Migros "lost" one of my orders, so am a bit biased against them at the moment!
Does migros provide software to create albums? Where can I find it.

I used the mac version of ifolor 2 weeks ago and it was fine for my needs. I tried the iPhoto on Mac it's clearly superior in terms of design but I did not manage to find how much it's going to cost me (but knowing apple I guessed it's going to be expensive).
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Old 06.12.2010, 11:23
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Re: Best Online Photo Album Print Service?

I'm using a Mac, but I don't use iPhoto as it cracks down too quickly on the amount of my picture database. So I'd prefer to use a third party software, but it should be as easy to use as on a PC. Migros sounds good. Like the idea to pick it up locally.

@MrVertigo: http://www.migros.ch/de/services/pho...FcQH3wodlT-akA
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Old 06.12.2010, 11:29
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Re: Best Online Photo Album Print Service?

Has anyone used www.printmyphotobook.ch?
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Re: Best Online Photo Album Print Service?

I've also used snapfish.ch with a lot of success. Reasonable prices.
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Old 07.12.2010, 21:52
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Re: Best Online Photo Album Print Service?

I've heard lots of good things about Bookfactory
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Re: Best Online Photo Album Print Service?

If you don't want ordinary printed books, but ones with real photographic prints, I can recommend http://www.saal-digital.de/fotobuch/ .
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Re: Best Online Photo Album Print Service?

Sorry for digging this out again..... but I'm tempted to use snapfish.ch
Anyone had any experience with it?

Reason I'm asking again, I'm looking to print about 50 books (maybe even more) in total, but all different ones.
I'm looking for best price and quality AND easy to use. Snapfish seems to allow me to work on them quickly and more importantly, online.

Or did anyone ever use foto.com?
They have very very competetive prices, even compared with snapfish, but I wonder what the quality might be like.

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I used ifolor.ch and very happy with their software to create albums & printing.
Otherwise you may check: http://www.ktipp.ch/tests/testsieger...64/Fotobuecher
I have a personal grudge against iFolor, because they rip off Swiss customers. They charge people ordering from Germany drastically less for the same product, manufactured at the same place (in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland) than what they want from Swiss customers.

My favorites:

- Fujifilm http://www.fujifilm.ch/s/bilderservice (good quality, mid-range price)
- Aldi http://www.aldi-suisse-photos.ch/de/ (ok quality, low price)
- Kodak http://www.kodakgallery.com/gallery/welcome.jsp (good quality, mid-range price)

For those who recommend Apple: I agree, they offer great results - however, you can get the very same product for considerably less if you order directly from Kodak. Apple simply re-sells Kodak Gallery products.
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Old 23.02.2011, 14:00
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Re: Best Online Photo Album Print Service?

Anyone know which would be the best one to use to print panoramic photos at 2:5?

most of the ones mentioned here dont offer panoramic prints...
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Old 23.02.2011, 14:20
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Anyone know which would be the best one to use to print panoramic photos at 2:5?

most of the ones mentioned here dont offer panoramic prints...
http://www.whitewall.com/fotolabor

I think they do very large prints
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Re: Best Online Photo Album Print Service?

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Hiya,
I'm currently going through sooo many offers online and was wondering if someone has any website they can recommend, i.e. you have used before to create and get photo albums printed? Last time I've done it (back in the UK) it took me hours(!) for one album, so I gave up very early.
So, what's your favourite online printing service over here?
You can check out www.blurb.com.
If not online you can check Migros and Inter Discount as well.

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Re: Best Online Photo Album Print Service?

Hi, I know my reply comes a little bit late, but it still might be helpful to some people looking to print their photo books. I've only tried Red-Fly (red-fly.com) but I was happy with the results. Their software is very intuitive and they have reasonable prices. I liked their templates, didn't like their clip art but it's still nice that you can customize everything.
Hope this helped!
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Re: Best Online Photo Album Print Service?

Came across this thread and thought to also give thumbs up to the Migros Photo Service (backed by CEWE).

The software is incredible, it will do layouts for you by simply throwing all the pics at it. You only have to do a small control afterwards. The whole automation of it was the big advantage.

Ifolor also does that, not so intuitive as the Migros app but it was also nice. I've used Fujifilm in several occasions and I have to say their stuff looks very outdated compared to Migros and Ifolor.
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I've heard lots of good things about Bookfactory

I used bookfactory last year, and it worked well, and was inexpensive. I used them for cards, though, not printing out an entire album. Only problem with bookfactory is spam you get afterwards.

I have used Apple in the past for a lot of printing. It is certainly the easiest, and also the MOST EXPENSIVE.
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