We’re in Love with Pixieset
For a little over a year Rachel and I have been using a wonderfully designed site called Pixieset to digitally deliver engagement and portrait sessions to our clients. *Weddings will start being delivered via Pixieset in early 2016.
No More Apps, Memory Cards, or Kiosks
Recently, Pixieset added a new feature that allows clients to easily order prints right from the gallery of photos they receive from us. Instead of having to download all of one's photos and then re-upload them to an app or copy the files to a memory card for printing at a Target or Walgreens, all a user has to do is add the photos they want to print to Pixieset's built-in shopping cart feature, purchase, and your photos get shipped right to your door.
Why Our Prints Cost More
There’s no way around it...our photo prints cost more than Target's or Walgreens', but in an effort to be transparent business owners, here’s a bit more as to why that is:
1) Each photo is printed from ProDPI (our preferred photo lab located in Colorado) and printed on Fuji Crystal Archive Super Type PD paper. ProDPI takes incredible care to ensure their print quality is consistent and beautiful. That being said, the higher price equals greater care and quality.
2) When a print is purchased, ProDPI gets a cut and we get a cut (Pixieset graciously doesn’t take one). Thus your higher purchase total (as compared to a photo purchase at Target) gets divided up pretty quick, especially when accounting for things like costs of production, payment processing fees, and taxes. We also don't sell in the volume a Target or Walgreens does. Volume often provides additional savings to a consumer. But consider this: every print you purchase truly supports a small business and a phenomenal photo lab and allows them to keep doing what they're passionate about doing.
Go Print Your Photos!
In a growing digital age, it’s all too easy to let one’s photos stay digital. iPhones, Facebook and Instagram are certainly amazing tools to conveniently share moments with one’s friends and family. However, Rachel and I both believe that there is still something powerful about the feel of flipping through a stack of prints that remind you of your stories. That's why we're so excited to announce and offer this feature.
So go print your photos...with us, with Target, with whoever...we just want you to experience the thrill of holding captured moments in your hands.