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Old 11-27-2012, 09:48 AM   #1
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Developing pictures

Is there anywhere in the Parks to get pictures developed/printed from my camera card?

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Old 11-27-2012, 10:02 AM   #2
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Is there anywhere in the Parks to get pictures developed/printed from my camera card?

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"Developed" relates to the older-style film cameras.

"Printed" (in this case) generally relates images on-paper created from digital media.

I know of no on-WDW-property places to get photo images printed.

You can have it done at many "just outside WDW" locations like Walgreens, certain Walmarts, etc.

Most guests take so many digital photos that they wait until after they get back home
to pick the images that they want printed (if any,) and enjoy their photos on a computer screen.
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:52 AM   #3
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"Developed" relates to the older-style film cameras.

"Printed" (in this case) generally relates images on-paper created from digital media.

I know of no on-WDW-property places to get photo images printed.

You can have it done at many "just outside WDW" locations like Walgreens, certain Walmarts, etc.

Most guests take so many digital photos that they wait until after they get back home
to pick the images that they want printed (if any,) and enjoy their photos on a computer screen.
Thanks! Unbelievably, I still have both my old dinosaur of the "developing era" and my camera card of the "printed modern day"!
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Old 11-27-2012, 01:53 PM   #4
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Does the Main Street Kodak Camera Center print photos?
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:35 PM   #5
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Does the Main Street Kodak Camera Center print photos?
AFAIK, Kodak is no longer affiliated with WDW.

Regardless, I checked for any photo printing locations at WDW and could not find any.

The idea of printing photos while at WDW doesn't seem very practical when
you can keep literally hundreds (thousands?) of digital images on storage cards or drives and
wait until you're back at home to sift through and pick the ones you want to print.

The days of printing a roll of 24 or 36 exposures has slipped away, I think.
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:50 PM   #6
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Does anyone really "develop" ie print pictures anymore? It seems like now you take the pic show to everyone in your group and then maybe post a few to Facebook or Flicker.

The only application where I see people wanting to print pics in the parks is for Xmas cards. Which I think a few people still do.
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:56 PM   #7
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Does anyone really "develop" ie print pictures anymore? It seems like now you take the pic show to everyone in your group and then maybe post a few to Facebook or Flicker.

The only application where I see people wanting to print pics in the parks is for Xmas cards. Which I think a few people still do.
Yes! Since we are going to be there so close to Christmas I thought I could snap a pic of the kids and print some copies there, stick them in the cards and mail the cards from The World. I guess it's too complicated! Thanks everyone for the info.
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:15 PM   #8
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I've started a new tradition of creating a photo book after each trip. AdoramaPix has great tools to build photo books and have them professionally printed. They are available in various sizes and page counts. You can use their pre-made layouts or build your own.

The exercise of creating the photo book forces me to pick out the best handful of photos from the hundreds that I take. It's also something that I come back to and look at more often than just hundreds of files on the computer.
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:18 PM   #9
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Yes! Since we are going to be there so close to Christmas I thought I could snap a pic of the kids and print some copies there, stick them in the cards and mail the cards from The World. I guess it's too complicated! Thanks everyone for the info.
It's not that it's too complicated, it's just that the demand for the service is very low, since, as others have noted, most people would not want to print photos while they are on vacation.

If you have a car, you can easily send a photo file to be printed VERY cheaply at WalMart or Walgreens or even a Staples or other office store nearby. If you do not have a car, could you email the pic to family members and friends?

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I would use Walgreens or Costco. They both have locations not too far (Walgreens closest) and can print. I believe you can even email the files to them.
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:40 PM   #11
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Yes! Since we are going to be there so close to Christmas I thought I could snap a pic of the kids and print some copies there, stick them in the cards and mail the cards from The World. I guess it's too complicated! Thanks everyone for the info.
One point though, if you dump them in the mail box on main street the postmark will not say Walt Disney World. I think it will say Lake Buena Vista or maybe another city depending on where you are.

I have read that if you take them to Guest Services they can stamp them but it still gets canceled Lake Buena Vista.

Just making sure you don't go to all this trouble and not get what you want.
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Does anyone really "develop" ie print pictures anymore? It seems like now you take the pic show to everyone in your group and then maybe post a few to Facebook or Flicker.

The only application where I see people wanting to print pics in the parks is for Xmas cards. Which I think a few people still do.
Yes, some of us still like to have pictures in scrapbooks and in envelopes sitting on shelves.
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:13 PM   #13
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Thanks, all! Walgreens sounds like the best bet!
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:04 PM   #14
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i still like plain old 4x6 prints and i think the pephoto (google it) is the cheapest, at least the cheapest that i have found. sometimes they even run spcials for 4 or 5 cents per print.
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