iPhoto printing prices in the UK

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  1. ajo macrumors 6502

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    Can anyone link me to the iPhoto printing prices in the UK as I cant seem to find them anywhere on the UK site.

    Thanks
     
  2. Jaunty macrumors regular

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    If you open up iPhoto and go to print something and you will get the prices without having to order anything (you need an account though)
     
  3. ajo thread starter macrumors 6502

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    thanks, but I dont yet own a mac. I thought maybe the prices will be on the site as they are on the US site.
     
  4. j26 macrumors 65832

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    It's €24.99 in Ireland, so probably £15-17 in the UK.
     
  5. OllyW Moderator

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    Ever heard of Google :)

    The links to the prices have stopped working now iLife '08 is out but you can click on the cached links to get an idea of how much they will cost.
     
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  7. Jaunty macrumors regular

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    here we go then:


    iPhoto '08 Pricing and Product Specs for the UK (Includes VAT)
    For Ireland Pricing, click here.
    Product Size
    Paper Stock Page Limits* Pricing
    Hardcover Books:
    Double-sided printing (with dust jacket) 21.5 x 28 cm McCoy 100#
    Text Gloss paper stock Min 20 (10 sheets of paper)

    Max 100 (50 sheets of paper) £19.96 with 20 pages, add £0.76 for each additional page
    Hardcover Books:
    Single-sided printing (with dust jacket) 21.5 x 28 cm McCoy 100#
    Text Gloss paper stock Min 10 (10 sheets of paper)

    Max 50 (50 sheets of paper) £19.96 with 10 pages, add £1.05 for each additional page
    Large Wirebound Softcover Book:
    Double-sided printing 21.5 x 28 cm Cover: HannoArt 129#
    Cover Gloss paper stock

    Pages:
    McCoy 100#
    Text Gloss paper stock Min 20 (10 sheets of paper)

    Max 100 (50 sheets of paper) £14.09 with 20 pages, add £0.53 for each additional page
    Medium
    Wirebound Softcover Book:
    Double-sided printing 15 x 20 cm Cover: HannoArt 129#
    Cover Gloss paper stock

    Pages:
    McCoy 100#
    Text Gloss paper stock Min 20 (10 sheets of paper)

    Max 100 (50 sheets of paper) £7.39 with 20 pages, add £0.34 for each additional page
    Large Softcover Books:
    Double-sided printing 21.5 x 28 cm Cover: Kromekoteplus Folding Cover, 16 point paper stock

    Pages:
    McCoy 100#
    Text Gloss paper stock Min 20 (10 sheets of paper)

    Max 100 (50 sheets of paper) £14.09 with 20 pages, add £0.53 for each additional page
    Medium Softcover Books:
    Double-sided printing 15 x 20 cm Cover:
    McCoy 100# Cover Gloss paper stock

    Pages:
    McCoy 100# Text Gloss paper stock Min 20 (10 sheets of paper)

    Max 100 (50 sheets of paper) £7.39 with 20 pages, add £0.34 for each additional page
    Small/Mini Softcover Books:
    Double-sided printing 6.7 x 8.9 cm Cover:
    McCoy 100# Cover Gloss paper stock

    Pages:
    McCoy 100# Text Gloss paper stock Min 20 (10 sheets of paper)

    Max 100 (50 sheets of paper) £8.78 for set of 3** with 20 pages ea., add £0.22 for each additional page
    Calendars:
    Double-sided printing 33 x 26.4 cm HannoArt 111#
    Silk Cover paper stock Min 12 months

    Max 24 months £14.09 for 12 months, add £1.05 for each additional month
    Post Cards:
    Double-sided printing 10 x 15 cm HannoArt 129#
    Silk Cover paper stock Not Applicable 1-24 cards £1.05 ea.
    25-49 cards £.93 ea.
    50+ cards £0.69 ea.
    Folded Greeting Cards:
    Double-sided printing 13 x 18 cm HannoArt 129#
    Silk Cover paper stock Not Applicable 1-24 cards £1.35 ea.
    25-49 cards £1.23 ea.
    50+ cards £1.12 ea.
    Please note that double-sided printing is available only for users of iPhoto 5 or later, and Aperture. Cards and calendars are available only for users of versions of iPhoto 5 or later.
    * If your book contains fewer pages than the minimum page count, the remaining pages will be printed blank.
    ** Small softcover books are available only in 3-packs for £8.78.
    Print Sizes Paper Finish* Pricing
    10 x 15 cm Glossy £0.18 ea.
    13 x 18 cm Glossy £0.58 ea.
    Wallet (four identical 5 x 8 cm prints per 15 x 20 cm sheet) Glossy £1.35 ea.
    15 x 20 cm Glossy £1.35 ea.
    20 x 25 cm Glossy £1.63 ea.
    20 x 30 cm Glossy £1.99 ea.
    * Your photos are printed on high-quality Kodak paper, which is a resin-coated, silver-halide color paper optimized for digital printers. A light source inside our digital printers exposes the photographic paper pixel by pixel. This process mimics traditional photography, in which light from the subject exposes photographic film inside of a camera. Apple Photo Services provides archival prints of our digital photos, which should last as long, if not longer, than the prints you would receive from a traditional professional photo-processing laboratory.
     
  8. liketom macrumors 601

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  10. Applespider macrumors G4

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    Strange, I've just had a conversation at work about the Photo books and UK pricing since the link kept taking him to the US prices.

    If you take into account buying a nice album and then forking out for getting the images printed and then sticking them all in, it's actually not all that bad.

    It's the postage prices that nark me about it since you pay for premium posting and get anything but.:(
     
  11. Jaunty macrumors regular

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    speaking of which, for completeness:

    Shipping Methods and Delivery Times for the UK
    For Ireland shipping info, click here.
    Standard Express
    Prints Royal Mail Airmail

    Packages are typically delivered 3 - 5 business days after we print and ship your order. Tracking numbers are not available. Not available.
    Books, Cards or Calendars TNT Global Ground Service

    Packages are typically delivered 3 - 5 business days after we print and ship your order. Tracking numbers are not available. Not available.
    Standard Shipping for the UK (delivery in 3 - 5 business days)
    For Ireland shipping info, click here.

    Prints
    All sizes Flat rate of £1.99 per order

    Hardcover Books
    £5.49 ea
    Large Softcover Books
    1 Book £4.29
    For Each Additional Book Add: £0.49
    Medium Softcover Books
    1 Book £4.29
    Each Additional Book Add: £0.33
    Small Softcover Books*
    Set of 3 £4.29
    For Each Additional Set of 3 Add: £0.33
    Calendars
    1 Calendar £3.99
    Each Additional Calendar Add: £2.99
    * Small Softcover books are available only in sets of 3.
    Folded Greeting Cards
    1-9 £1.69
    10-24 £6.49
    25-49 £9.94
    50-99 £17.49
    100-149 £24.99
    150-199 £32.99
    200-249 £40.98
    250-299 £48.97
    300-349 £56.96
    350-399 £64.95
    400-499 £72.94
    450-499 £80.93
    500-999 £88.92
    Post Cards
    1-9 £0.99
    10-24 £3.49
    25-49 £5.99
    50-99 £9.99
    100-149 £14.48
    150-199 £18.97
    200-249 £23.46
    250-299 £27.95
    300-349 £32.44
    350-399 £36.93
    400-449 £41.42
    450-499 £45.91
    500-999 £50.40
     
  12. ajo thread starter macrumors 6502

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    thanks, that has been usefull. The shipping is quite a bit thogh isnt it!
     
  13. Willis macrumors 68020

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    Prints are pretty heavy when theres a lot of them... but then you add on Apples premium too
     
  14. Applespider macrumors G4

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    Yeah but prints come at a flatrate regardless of quantity of £1.99 until you get above 200 or so.

    But if you're ordering cards or postcards, you're cheaper to order lots of batches of 9 since the shipping costs leap upwards beyond that out of proportion with the level of discount that you're paying.

    And while £5.49 for a relatively heavy book isn't bad, I'd mind it less if I could track it. But they stick it in the normal mail and it can take 10 to 14 days after it's been printed with no word of where it is.
     
  15. ajo thread starter macrumors 6502

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    its a shame you cant send the files to a local printers yourself.

    not sure though how this would work out price wise.
     
  16. liketom macrumors 601

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    yep pretty shoddy if you ask me - nice books crap delivery

    i tend to wobble down to my local photo shop to get my holiday snaps printed it's cheaper and quicker - for the books thats where i would use the Apple service
     

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