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Old 12-31-2018, 11:39 PM
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Where is the best place to get a photo book printed? I've been looking online and you just can't tell quality from the websites of course.

The last books I got done were not the best so i need something new but would like to avoid ordering from a bunch of duds before finding a good one lol
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Old 12-31-2018, 11:57 PM
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I've printed with Albumworks for the past five years or so (17 books now) and have always been very happy with them. Love them actually! I always print 12x12 'Classic' photobooks (100 to 150 pages) with photo covers - I've done both gloss and matte covers and like both of them. I also print standard definition - high definition is a bit out of my price range!
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Thanks Kim - I think i've seen that one before. They have a 30%off - is that high for them or should i hold out?
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Old 01-01-2019, 12:33 AM
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30% is OK. They sometimes do 40% off. Or 40 free pages or some other deal... how good the deal is will depend on how big you want your book to be. They seem to be having a new deal every few weeks at the moment (they always do this from about October to February) but the deals are different every year so I couldn't say when they might next have 40% off or better.
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I used to use My Reflections (which I see is now Album Works). They were great, but then they stopped shipping overseas, so I had to find someone else. I now use Photobook Worldwide. They're always having big sales - up to 80% sometimes, and the quality is fine.
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do you get the layflat from them or the normal one?
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Old 01-07-2019, 10:02 PM
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Thanks Kim - I think i've seen that one before. They have a 30%off - is that high for them or should i hold out?
Albumworks has a 40 free pages deal starting today - ending 30 Jan: https://www.albumworks.com.au/promotions

If I get my act together I will get a book printed using this offer - my book is about 134-136 pages which should make it ~33% saving. A 100 page book will give you ~23% off (if my calcs are correct) - so how much you save depends on the size of your book in this instance.
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Old 01-10-2019, 06:52 AM
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I've been really happy with Blurb in the past (I've had 10+ albums printed through them). They have a printing facility in Sydney, if I remember rightly, so postage isn't as pricey as it used to be. However, I haven't used Albumworks before (but am interested now), so I can't compare the two!
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