PrestoPhoto photo book review: Affordable but seriously flawed

PrestoPhoto isn’t just a photo book service. It’s also an online marketplace for selling your creations—though there’s no obligation to put your work up for sale. It’s a great idea, but sadly PrestoPhoto just doesn’t deliver. The book creation editor is slow, dated-looking and lacks essential features, and the final book it produces doesn’t match the quality of competitors, despite relatively decent (if a bit dark) image reproduction.On the positive side, PrestoPhoto has the widest selection of photo book types and sizes among the services PCWorld reviewed. There are six different styles, ranging from “landscape” to “tall portrait,” and a whopping 24 different sizes to choose from. Paper comes in either lustre, matte, silk, or velvet, and the book can be either hardcover or softcover. The pages can also lay flat when opened for an additional fee.To read this article in full, please click here Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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