Nov 30, 2004

Digital photo kiosks are dandy, but not all are created equal

By REBEKAH DENN
SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTER

"There was a time when one-hour film processing seemed like a great deal.

Then came the digital age, with instant images on the back of the camera, but nothing to pack in your wallet, hang on the wall or pass around work.

Now there's a new breakthrough: digital photo kiosks.

They advertise do-it-yourself prints in minutes. As an added bonus, most allow idiot-proof, on-the-spot editing -- from cropping to adjusting colors to eliminating redeye.

Sure, we could print our digital photos at home -- if we want to become Photoshop pros to do the editing and invest beaucoup bucks in a high-quality printer, ink and paper that will stand the test of time."

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