Re: [coolpix990] dotPhoto
- Thanks Mike for the info on dotPhoto. Have set up two albums today. The
upload went very smooth, and I sent large files. I too, will order some
prints from them soon to check them out further. My guess is we will be
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Chambers" <mchambers3@...>
Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2001 11:56 PM
Subject: [coolpix990] dotPhoto
> Hi all,
> I normally don't get on here and rave, but I'm really close right now.
> I love to take photos. And I love to share the photos I've taken.
> I really don't care so much for printing photos myself, as I find it
> terribly time consuming.
> For quite a while, I've been looking for a photo sharing site
> that met my somewhat discriminating tastes:
> 1) Good upload/download bandwidth
> 2) Convenient and reliably client software for uploading albums
> 3) Ability to share albums with a password
> 4) Ability to allow prints for my albums
> 5) Convenient ordering of prints
> 6) Reasonable cost for prints
> 7) Ability to set my own price for prints (ie, use the
> site as my own consignment gallery)
> There are a lot of photosharing/printing sites out there, and
> I have an account on nearly all of them. To my knowledge,
> though, there is only one site that meets my criteria.
> 1. dotPhoto accepted my 300Mb upload in under 1hr
> 2. With 390 photos from the 990 & D1, dotPhoto's upload client
> worked flawlessly and accepted the entire gallery, in order,
> without a single hickup (that's a first). (You can even
> upload soundfiles from a digital camera (not a 990) or
> add soundclips associated to a photo later.
> 3. My album has a password for my guests
> 4. Both I and my guests gan print
> 5. The ordering process (while not perfect) is better than that of
> the major competitors
> 6. Print prices are exceptional:
> 3x5 1 $0.29
> 4x6 1 $0.29
> 5x7 1 $0.95
> 8pk-Wallets 1 $0.99
> 8x10 1 $2.95
> 12x18 1 $9.99
> 7. (This is the big one.) I can price my own
> prints. This means I can go out and shoot
> (which I love), come home, upload fast, and
> have guests order prints at my prices. dotPhoto
> charges there cost +15% of the margin and
> sends me a check for the rest.
> I just sent off an order for 165 prints (4x6, 5x7, &
> 8x10) and I'll let the group here know how the
> quality turns out. I'll post back here when I have
> the photos in hand to assess service, speed, and
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----- Original Message -----
From: "davide gazzotti" <dg@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2001 9:34 AM
Subject: Re: [coolpix990] dotPhoto
> >I too, will order some
> > prints from them soon to check them out further. My guess is we will be
> > pleased.
> do they deliver worldwide?
From dotPhoto.com support FAQ
Can I send prints to addresses overseas or internationally?
Yes, we can! A new feature of dotPhoto! We are now offering International
Shipping. The prices are listed below:
-Orders from $0.00 to $29.99................$3.49
-Orders from $30.00 to $49.99..............$6.99
-Orders from $50.00 and up...................$9.99