Lifelike Photos | Ordering Prints

Print Ordering Options

Photos ordered on this website are printed by MPix - a professional quality digital photo lab. The processing is done by Zenfolio, who handles the order the order processing and checkout process.

When you order prints, you may choose between any of the print sizes offered. At that time you will also specify your choice of Color or Metallic paper. The Color paper is Kodak Professional Endura paper, which provides excellent color and a high quality luster surface. The Metallic paper is Kodak Professional Edura Metallic paper which provides exceptional sharpness, more intense blacks, and a glossy, metallic finish.

Both papers offer archival-quality print life of 100 years in home display and 200 years in dark storage.

Preview and Configure Options 

Once you have selected your print size you will have the option to crop the photo before sending it to print. By default, the photo will be cropped automatically to fit the size specified and use the center portion of the image. Since some print sizes may not be able to use the entire photo, we give you the ability to shift the printable area so that you can get the best possible fit. At this time you can also choose to crop the photo if you wish to isolate an area of interest. Be aware that if you reduce the printable area too much that you will start to impact the quality of the printed image. If you do not view the printable area, then you will see a warning to that effect on your final checkout page.

 Lustre Coating

You may also choose to add a Lustre Coating, which provides protection against fingerprints and UV rays. This provides for a richer, enhanced sheen on your prints.

Downloading Options

Although the best quality images will be obtained by ordering directly from this website, you may wish to keep a digital copy for yourself. The downloading option will provide you with an unlimited license for personal, non-profit use.

The Large download image is approximately 5 Megapixels in size that should be suitable for printing an 8x10, and give a reasonably good image even as large as 20x30 inches, although images larger than 8x10 will likely not look as crisp as those ordered from this site.

Small images are approximately 1 Megapixel in size and are suitable for use on a website or other screen display, such as a digital photo frame. Download purchases are available for one month from date of purchase. You may access these from your checkout page or via a link on your emailed receipt.

Original images, if available, are the original image in the maximum size available - up to 18 Megapixels.