where did I get this print size???

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  1. miss missy

    miss missy Is this the Dis Board Desperate Housewives?!

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    I have a 8 x 12 framed picture of my DD at the zoo, from 1999 (35mm) days. I went to the zoo this summer and took the same picture again :thumbsup2 digitally of course, but I am having trouble finding anywhere to print the size 8x12. If I downsize the old picture to 8x10, I loose too much of the pic. I am looking to hang these side by side and kinda want them to be the same size. Ideas???
     
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  3. Anewman

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    Thats funny, I thought 8x12 was a pretty common print size.

    At Costco 8x12s are $1.50.
     
  4. miss missy

    miss missy Is this the Dis Board Desperate Housewives?!

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    Not at Kodak or walmart so far I cant find it. I am not part of costco :( :confused3
     
  5. SharonLowe

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    Try Shutterfly or MPix on line. I think they both do 8x12s
     
  6. miss missy

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    Smugmug too...

    anyone know which does better prints?
     
  7. My2Girls66

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    Ritzpix, Smugmug and Mpix do 8x12.
     
  8. Suburbanmom

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    At www.mpix.com, 8x12s are 2.99. Their cheapest shipping cost is $4.95. I placed a large order of football team pictures last week and highly recommend them.
     
  9. handicap18

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    I use Ritz and pick them up at the store. I've had great success with them. The prints always have come out great. I think I've done 10 or so with them in the last year.
     
  10. fitzperry

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    I vote for Mpix.

    Also, have you considered how you'll mat and frame them? I keep arguing with places like Michael's that 8x12 is now a standard print size so they should carry pre-cut 8x12 mats and frames. I've yet to see any though. I have, however, found 14x18 frames matted to 8x10 (Target has some nice ones). So I had several mats cut to the right size (works out to a 3 inch border on each side) and just replaced them--much less expensive than custom framing. I also did an 18x24 frame with two 8x12 prints, which turned out great.
     
  11. Nikel

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    I recommend mpix also.
     
  12. SharonLowe

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    I'm very happy with Mpix too. I did some gallery wraps and they are just incredible! Shutterfly's calendars are nice as are their books. I use them to do photo books for my DD when we take mother/daughter trips together.
     
  13. miss missy

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    The one I have is just in a 8x12 frame, hopefully I can find another, don't think I'll need mat :confused3 I may do them in one like you though. BUT I found out yesterday, that a friend of mine got a job at Michaels in the FRAME dept! She will be doing custom frames :cool1: :cool1: so I can that if I need to.
     
  14. fitzperry

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    Those gallery wraps are really intriguing but I haven't ordered one yet. I used Mpix for our calendars this year and was really pleased. I sort of did a digital scrapbook page for each month.
     
  15. fitzperry

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    Hope you can find another one!

    I'd love to have a discount on custom framing. The price never fails to shock me. :scared1:
     
  16. miss missy

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    My Michaels craft store is having 50% off this week :cool1:
     

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