Review of Prints from Prinstagram

A few weeks ago I discovered a new photo printing company that focuses heavily on printing iPhone photos, called Printstagram.  Their prices were cheap and the product looked high quality, so I figured I would give them a test run to see how good they really were.  My prints arrived on Thursday, and I was not disappointed.  I should note that I was not given anything for this review, I was just so happy with what I received that I felt other folks should know about it.

The review is below the cut.  I hope you find it helpful.

This is everything that arrived in the package.  The prints were clustered into packs of 20 each, with paper bands holding them snugly together. There were two square cards with info about the company and a large decal included in the package as well.

This is everything that arrived in the package. The prints were clustered into packs of 20 each, with paper bands holding them snugly together. There were two square cards with info about the company and a large decal included in the package as well.

The decal is semi-translucent.  I love the design and the fact that it doesn't actually act as an advertisement but instead as just a cool design.

The decal is semi-translucent. I love the design and the fact that it doesn’t actually act as an advertisement but instead as just a cool design.

The prints.

The prints.

Once opened, the prints turned out to be quite color-accurate.  The colors were vibrant, and though the blacks lacked some depth and intensity, I have found that to be more of a feature of the matte nature of the prints rather than the printing itself, from my experiences with other printers.

Once opened, the prints turned out to be quite color-accurate. The colors were vibrant, and though the blacks lacked some depth and intensity, I have found that to be more of a feature of the matte nature of the prints rather than the printing itself, from my experiences with other printers.

The prints I ordered were their 2x3 inch prints, which I plan on including in my letters to penpals, etc.  They're a great little size.

The prints I ordered were their 2×3 inch prints, which I plan on including in my letters to penpals, etc. They’re a great little size.

The prints themselves are very flat, with almost no curvature or warping, which is a pleasant surprise.

The prints themselves are very flat, with almost no curvature or warping, which is a pleasant surprise.

The backs are thankfully blank, allowing you to write on them if you want.  Many printers use paper with the brand name all over the place on the back, which I hate.

The backs are thankfully blank, allowing you to write on them if you want. Many printers use paper with the brand name all over the place on the back, which I hate.

The cards are quite substantial, as you can see from the side view.  They're thicker than the average business card - I'd say they're about the same weight as one of MooCard's business cards, perhaps a smidgen thinner.  They seem resistant to folding and damage.

The cards are quite substantial, as you can see from the side view. They’re thicker than the average business card – I’d say they’re about the same weight as one of MooCard’s business cards, perhaps a smidgen thinner. They seem resistant to folding and damage.

The images I chose for my prints were all photos I had taken with my iPhone (as were all of the images I used in this post) and I think that they’re a very fairly priced option for those folks who are interested in either printing their smartphone photos or even photos from their regular cameras.  Overall, I would highly recommend Printstagram!

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