Hey remember Easter? That thing that happened a week ago?
I’ve finally got a hold of the printed cards. I will not use this printer again. I don’t like it when someone tells me “It’ll only take a couple of days” and then 3 times that period passes and I have to chase them up to see what’s happening. You’ve been in this business for a number of years, therefore you should be able to give accurate quotes on how long a job will take based on what you have currently in-house.
The colours aren’t as rich as they should be, the card stock on the flimsy side, and no envelopes included. Price-wise, this printer was more expensive than the one I’ve used before in the US, and that’s even taking into account shipping to Australia. And the US printer gives me envelopes, pre-folds the cards, and I usually get a few spare prints as well! They also print within 48 hours. It’s just the shipping that takes an age!
I don’t mind paying more if the quality is comparable to the cost, but the US printer gives better results for cheaper. It’s disappointing because I’d like to use a local printer, but I guess they’re comfortable gouging photographers and wedding parties so they don’t have to try as hard.
Anyway, I’ll be sending these out this week and once again my apologies for the appalling lateness. Maybe I should start on the Independence Day card now, frig-a-rig!