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It's Quick and Easy to make digital prints. Just upload to your album and place your order!

Shipping and Delivery
Your prints order will be shipped one to two business days after the order is placed. All orders (except Express orders) are delivered by First Class US mail. The total time required for the order to reach its destination includes the time to ship plus the time for delivery. All prints orders are shipped from the prints facility in Texas. Immediately upon placing your order you will receive a confirmation email about the order. You will also receive a shipping confirmation email once the order is shipped.

Recommended Image Sizes for Making Digital Prints
Digital image dimensions are measured in number of pixels(dots). For example, a 640 x 480 image is 640 pixels wide and 480 pixels high.

Tip: You can view the dimensions of your images by clicking the thumbnail size images on the shopping cart page.

Print quality is directly related to the dimensions of the digital image. Larger image dimensions will yield better print quality. In order to produce a good quality digital print from a digital image, it must meet certain minimum dimensions. Digital print quality will also depend on the quality of the image itself.

Medium Quality Prints (acceptable for casual viewing)
Images that meet the dimensions below are marked "Okay to print". Otherwise they are marked "Not Recommended".
Print Size Minimum Image Size Typical Image File Size
4 x 6 print 640w x 427h pixels 71 K
5 x 7 print 800w x 571h pixels 100 K
8 x 10 print 1024w x 819h pixels 168 K
10 x 13 print 1536w x 1182h pixels 334 K
Wallet 2 x 3 200w x142h pixels 15 K

High Quality Prints (Comparable to 35mm prints)
Images that meet the dimensions below yield high quality prints comparable to 35mm prints.
Print Size Minimum Image Size Typical Image File Size
3 x 5 print 900w x 630h pixels 106 K
4 x 6 print 1000w x 720h pixels 135 K
5 x 7 print 1260w x 900h pixels 206 K
8 x 10 print 1500w x1200h pixels 400 K
10 x 13 print 2000w x 1500h pixels 750 K
Wallet 2 x 3 640w x 480h pixels 67 K

Image Cropping
The most popular prints sizes are 4 x 6 and 5 x 7. However most digital images will not reduce to exactly a 4 x 6 or 5 x 7 dimension. For example, a 480h x 640w image will reduce to a 4.5 x 6 dimension. In order to such images on a 4x6 print, resizing and cropping of the image is necessary. This resizing and cropping is done automatically at the prints facility.

Rule of Thumb: The more square the image, the more cropping will have to occur to fill the print since most print sizes are rectangular in dimension.

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