List of Pro labs?

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    My local lab is shutting down. Anyone compiled a list of pro labs to work with online? Anyone have a favorite? I used the search funtion, but wasn't getting anywhere. This is for pro work. Mainly senior portraiture. Thanks folks.

    Derrick
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    www.millerslab.com Millers Professional Imaging. They are located in southeast Kansas.

    I know, short list, but the only place I'm willing to recommend.
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    A fellow photographer called me today and recommended the same lab. Thanks!
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    What MPIX and places like that. Or is that not what your looking for??? Just asking?
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    Ummm, places better than MPIX. Full service pro labs. Proofs to prints. Preferrably a place that is easy to work with.
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    Mpix now offers mpixpro (which I've so far found awesome), but I'm pretty sure mpix (standard) does proofs and proof books as well.
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    Mpix, MpixPro and Millers are all the same outfit.
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    Yes but they do vary in their degree of professional services. I haven't looked into what Miller's offers vis a vis the other two arms of the company, though. MpixPro was definitely a step up from the standard Mpix.
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    Yep, you have to be approved through an application process to use MpixPro or Millers.

    All 3 use the same printing equipment and techs, but Millers has many products Mpix customers can't get.

    MpixPro is like Millers in that clients can't see the prices.

    MpixPro is about a week old at this point and will morph as Millers fine tunes it.
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    I use WHCC, and found they are very good. Amazing packaging, fast turnaround, and a lollipop with each package!

    and great prints, hah.
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    I use miller's and black river imaging. both are very good quality, reasonable prices.

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