Snapfish a division of HP (Hewlett Packard) is a well known online photo service started in 2004. According to Snapfish’s site, they have more than 85 million members in more than 22 countries worldwide. In addition to photo books, Snapfish offers a variety of photo products including: invitations, address labels, magnets, prints, puzzles, mugs, photo skins.
Snapfish offers both hardcover and softcover photo books in both landscape and square orientation. Snapfish’s software is online, so you upload your photos to their site and as with most sites nowadays, you can share and store your photos for free. (UPDATE: 7/1/2012 - Snapfish now offers lay-flat pages.(UPDATE: 4/2014 - Snapfish now offers hinged lay-flat pages as a free upgrade.
Snapfish’s book making software is easy to use and is geared towards making a more simple photo book as the layouts are not customizable.
Starting in Summer 2010, Snapfish is launching Snapfish Publisher a platform that will allow designers and developers to sell their designs, apps and products to Snapfish users.
You can check out my Snapfish comparison to MyPublisher or my comparison review of Snapfish, MyPublisher, Mpix, and Blurb.
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|Book Type||Hardcover & Softcover|
|Book Shape||Landscape & Square|
|Types of Covers||Full Photo Cover, Dust Jacket, Die-cut Leather/Linen/Paper, Padded Velvet, Padded Leather|
|Min/Max Pages||20 - 150|
|Paper||100 lb.; 80 lb. (2x3); 140 lb. (seamless lay flat)|
|Fully Customizable Layouts||Yes|
|Image as Background||Yes|
|Full Photo Cover||Yes|
|Full Photo Back Cover||No - small photo in box with text|
|Full Page Bleed||Yes|
|Captions/Fonts||13 fonts in hex colors|
|Download or Online||Online|
|Special Photo Importing||Flickr|
|Photo Editing in Program||Rotate, Zoom, Brighten, Flip Horiz or Vert, Red Eye, Enhance, B&W, Sepia, Color Tints|
|Digital Scrapbooking Compatible||Yes|
Thinking about designing a photobook on Snapfish? You can view a detailed chart of every Snapfish photo book, including sizes and pricing. See the full list of Snapfish photo books.