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How To Get a Print Online


When you have photographs that you have taken with your digital camera, you may want to order a print online. If you do not have your own photo printer, there are many different websites that offer photo printing services that you can take advantage of right from home. You can even choose if you want your print online mailed to you, or if you would like to pick it up at the printing location. Two popular retail locations that offer online printing services include Walgreen's and CVS. Make your print online with all of your photographs and then visit a store location in less than an hour to pick up your photographs. It doesn't get any easier than this.

Step 1

Gather up your photographs that you would like to print online. Did you just come back from a family vacation and have lots of photos to add to an album? Are you making a scrapbook? Whatever the reason for your prints, it can be done with ease online. Add all of your photographs to one album on your computer to keep them organized so that you will know which ones you are going to be making a print online of.

Step 2

Choose a printing service website to make your print online photographs from. If you would like to have your pictures ready in less than an hour, you may want to use services from Walgreens or CVS. Check online to see if there is a location that has a portrait studio near you. Then check out their online photography section of the website and upload your album of pictures that you would like to print. You can even edit the pictures online, crop them how you'd like, add quotes, and more. Have the pictures then sent right to your local store for immediate pick up.

Step 3

If you would rather not go pick up your print online pictures, you can also have them mailed to your house. In addition to CVS and Walgreens, there are other online printing services that provide high quality prints of your photos. is one of the most popular websites for creating custom digital prints. SnapFish offers every day low prices and special deals and discounts on orders. Turn your pictures in to vacation cards, order mugs with your pictures on them, or simply get an online print of your favorite pictures in large sizes. Your pictures will then be shipped right to your house for your convenience.

Step 4

Another way to get a print online is to purchase your very own photo printer. If you are planning on printing many pictures often, this could be a great choice for you. With a photo printer, you can print high quality photographs on real glossy photo paper. These pictures can come out just as good as professional printing services. With the software that comes with your photo printer, you can edit and enhance each one of your pictures before printing them.

Step 5

If using a photo printer to print online pictures that you have taken, make sure to by the correct type and size of paper that the printer takes. Photo paper is available in sizes such as 4x6, 5x7, and 8x10. Some photo printers may not be able to print every size, so it is important to check your user manual or online before purchasing the paper.

Tips and comments

Print online pictures of your favorite photographs to cherish the memories that were made in the photos.

By Colleen Ross, published at 03/27/2012
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