So you've decided you want to sell your prints, you've taken the photos, you have them edited, you're ready to go. You need to print them out now. Where do you print your photos out? There are three options that I found in printing photos. The first is doing it online. You can go to websites and order prints online. But it's really hard to kind of tell the quality. There's plenty of cool websites where you can upload your photo, they'll mail it to you or they'll mail it to the person that you bought it from you. Um And that's like a really quick and easy way to do it without having to deal with too many physical people. The problem with that is that you can't really tell the quality until you test it a few times. You may want to put some money into testing different sized prints on different types of paper for that specific printer. The second is going to a chain store, like a Costco or a big brand pharmacy, has a print shop. Uh And just printing there, their quality is not as good but...
they will be very inexpensive and when you start to mark up your photos and sell them for a higher cost. Or if you're printing out a ton of photos and you're selling them out of market, that might be the best way to go. Again. The quality may not be as good depending on the type of big sort of story you're going to. Um But you can get them for a cheaper price and they may be good enough for the size that you're printing. My favorite thing is to go to a real photo print store now that's usually attached to a photo shop or it's built out on its own like an old one hour photo lab that's still doing digital prints. And typically with those you can go in with a USB stick. Upload your photo or you can actually email it to them or they'll have an online site where you can upload your photo and then go to the store to pick up your actual print. These I found are the best because you'll get to meet the printers. They'll start to understand your style, will know the type of print that you're that you're really going for. And your color spectrum. It's really good to know that the printer that's printing is going to be true to your screen or you'll start to learn how their printer prints based on the photo that you're doing if you typically have a darker photo and your print is coming out lighter. You'll start to know to make your photo even darker to adjust for their printer. You'll start they'll start to understand what types of settings that you may like and you can talk to them and work with them to kind of get samples from them. That's the best place to start printing your photo in my opinion. And it's going to be the most professional quality and you will probably be the most expensive. But then that's when you start to mark up your prices and we'll talk more about that and how much you should be selling your prints for soon. Also a professional print shop will also help you find a custom framer or you're gonna have to find a frame on your own. And again this is gonna start to add into all the cost value of your printing. So decide what size you want to sell, decide what paper you want to use and go ahead and get it printed. You'll then have to take that size and put it in a frame if you're selling the framed photo or if you're just selling a regular printed photo. And to tell you right now you can sell a framed photo for a lot more than just a flimsy print.
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