Big prints in-store?
August 30, 2009 3:05 PM   Subscribe

What commonly-available stores make 11x14" or larger digital prints in less than 24 hours without having to have them shipped?

I need to crank out some prints in a hurry, and don't have time to have them shipped. Anybody know of a place in southeastern mass that will print up to 11x14" in-store? Ideally, it would be someplace that I can submit the images online tonight, and have them ready after work tomorrow. I tried CVS, Walgreens, RiteAid, Walmart, and Target, but the largest I could find for in-store pickup is 8x10.

Thanks!
posted by um_maverick to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (7 answers total)
 
FedEx/Kinkos should be able to do it.
posted by Thorzdad at 3:12 PM on August 30, 2009


Thanks Thorzdad - I looked at their site and they said they are optimized for "Word, PowerPoint, Excel, PDF, rtf, .txt and .ps files". Surprisingly, they didn't have an option that I saw to print photos, aside from giving custom instructions, which I'd like to avoid if possible
posted by um_maverick at 3:16 PM on August 30, 2009


Costco. Massachusetts locations.
posted by LuckySeven~ at 3:21 PM on August 30, 2009


Why not contact a pro photo lab? They are the ones best equipped to do stuff like this.
posted by Geckwoistmeinauto at 3:23 PM on August 30, 2009


CostCo does fantastic prints. You can even download the ICC profiles for specific stores via their website and calibrate your prints accordingly.
posted by odinsdream at 4:22 PM on August 30, 2009


I use Costco all the time. There may be differences in location, but my location always does a great job, and they make up to 12x18 inches in-house, and very quickly. I always use the "do not color correct" option on my prints, because I've already done that on my end. It's a great feature to have available.

Of course... you do need a Costco membership, or at the very least a friend with one.
posted by The Deej at 4:28 PM on August 30, 2009


Came in to suggest Costco, only to find I'm n'thing them... I logged in to my own Costco photo account to double check, and it appears they'll do the larger sizes with as quick a turnaround as the smaller. My local (NJ) Costco wanted to charge me $2.99 plus tax for 1 11x14" print.
posted by booksherpa at 8:24 PM on August 30, 2009


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