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Canvas

Yes, you can order canvas prints with SIMPL photos by D&R Photo.  We offer a selection of canvases in panoramic, square and traditional portrait or landscape rectangles.  Watch the video below to learn how to order canvas prints.

All our canvases are printed on Exhibition Grade Satin finish canvas and are gallery wrapped on 3/4 inch frames.  Turnaround time on all Canvas prints is about 7-10 business days.

Click the buttons below for more information:

Order a Canvas Print          Canvas Prices

 

Ordering & General Info

How do I order with D&R photo?  This is one of our most common questions.  All our ordering is online.  You may choose to pick up your orders at our lab location or have them shipped to your location.  If you choose to ship, you will be required to pay online using a secure Paypal payment gateway.

Click the image to go to our shopping/ordering site now

how do i order with D&R Photo

 

 

You can find out all our prices by clicking PRICE in the menu or by clicking here.  Once the link opens up, just choose the button to download the price list that you want.

Or choose from one of the buttons below:

SIMPL Photo Book Prices          Photographic Print & Poster Prices         Canvas Print Prices

 

In this post we’ll show you how to order a photo book.  It’s not that bad, really!

Here’s how to do it, step by step:

  1. Choose the type of book you want (mod, folio, pix or lux)
  2. Then choose your size
  3. Click CREATE NOW
  4. In the editor that opens up you then:
    1. Choose where you are getting your images from (from your computer, Facebook, Dropbox, etc.)
    2. Add the images to your book
    3. Rearrange the designs if you want
    4. Then Order IT!
  5. In the shopping cart you confirm the order
  6. Choose Pick Up or Ship
  7. Choose Pay Online or In-Store
  8. Then Check Out!

Our brand new online ordering is designed to simplify the process for you.  We’ve eliminated the clutter and gotten down to the essentials.  This makes the process more strait forward for everyone.

If you need help with how to place an order, please use our FAQs page to find the answer to your question. There is a search form on the page to make this easy for you.

We have an FAQ help you order each type of product that we make.  We’ve used a combination of screenshots and short videos to help make the process as easy as possible.

If you do not find the answer you need, please submit the question using the form on the page.  We’ll do our best to get the answer posted ASAP.  You’ll not only help yourself – but others too!

We do not design a photo book for you.  SIMPL Photo Books can all be designed and ordered online by you.  Watch the video below for a quick overview of how to design a book for yourself.

You can visit our youtube channel for more tutorial videos.  We’ll be adding in videos with more advanced photo book design features soon so check back often!


 

Canadian Shipping

Yes, we do ship photo books.  Standard shipping is $15 anywhere in Canada.  Larger orders may be slightly higher.  Standard shipping is with Canada Post and takes 4-5 business days.

Expedited & International Shipping

If you are interested in expedited or international shipping, please contact us.  Expedited & international shipping rates are by quote only.

Yes, you can order prints with SIMPL photos by D&R Photo.  We offer a selection of standard photographic prints.  Sizes range from wallets to poster size prints.  The video below shows you how to order online with us.  Scroll down for buttons to get you started ordering now!

All SIMPL photo prints are on premium lustre photo paper.  This is a professional grade paper that gives excellent colour and archivability (it lasts a long time if you take care of it).

Click the buttons below to order prints or to see our print & poster prices:

Let's Get Printing!       Photographic Print & Poster Prices

 

Yes, you can order canvas prints with SIMPL photos by D&R Photo.  We offer a selection of canvases in panoramic, square and traditional portrait or landscape rectangles.  Watch the video below to learn how to order canvas prints.

All our canvases are printed on Exhibition Grade Satin finish canvas and are gallery wrapped on 3/4 inch frames.  Turnaround time on all Canvas prints is about 7-10 business days.

Click the buttons below for more information:

Order a Canvas Print          Canvas Prices

 

YES.  We have moved ALL our ordering to an online process.  It is the way of the future!

Ordering online is the most efficient & easiest way to order from us.  There is no waiting in line, you just pick your product/products, design if necessary & then place an order through our shopping cart.

  • If you choose to pick up in store, you may choose between pre-paying online or paying at pick-up in the store.  You will be notified that your order is ready by email.
  • If you choose to ship your order, you will be required to pay online.  You will be noticed that your order has shipped by email.
  • If you need help with ordering, please check our FAQs for how-to information and guides.  This will give you faster answers.  If you choose to email for help, you may be waiting a day or two for an answer.

**If you do choose to come into the lab to order, you will be asked to order online through the computer at our front counter.  If there is a line-up or we are busy with customers, you may be required to wait.


Click the image to go to our shopping/ordering site now

how do i order with D&R Photo

 

 

With SIMPL Photos, it is very easy to make a black & white photo and to apply a couple other common edits such as cropping & sepia.  Changes are made by clicking the EDIT PRODUCT button below product thumbnails in the shopping cart page.  Watch the video below to learn how.

Yes. You need to set up a shopping account on our new SIMPL Photos. Site.  You can do that here.  Just click on LOGIN in the top right to get started.  Follow the prompts to set up your shopping account.  It only takes a minute!

simpl photos by d&r photo login to create account


 

 

Ordering photographic prints** from your smart phone or tablet device is done from the browser in your mobile device – no app necessary!*  This applies to iPhone, iPad, & Android devices.

The video below shows you how to do this.  Please note that this video was made on an iPhone in Safari, your exact experience may differ slightly.  Your phone should be updated to the most recent version to operate wit the least likely chance of problems.


*D&R Photo is not able to offer support for how to use mobile devices.  Please consult your device documentation or service provider for information on how to use your device.

** Ordering photos involves the transmission of data – data charges from your mobile service provider may apply depending on the service/account plan that you are paying fro from your mobile provider.  Please consult your mobile plan for more information or, better yet – order in wifi where there are no data charges.  D&R Photo & SIMPL Photos does not compensate for data charges incurred by customers during the ordering process.

Ordering photographic prints** from your smart phone or tablet device is done from the browser in your mobile device – no app necessary!*  This applies to iPhone, iPad, & Android devices.

The video below shows you how to do this.  Please note that this video was made on an iPhone in Safari, your exact experience may differ slightly.  Your phone should be updated to the most recent version to operate wit the least likely chance of problems.


*D&R Photo is not able to offer support for how to use mobile devices.  Please consult your device documentation or service provider for information on how to use your device.

** Ordering photos involves the transmission of data – data charges from your mobile service provider may apply depending on the service/account plan that you are paying fro from your mobile provider.  Please consult your mobile plan for more information or, better yet – order in wifi where there are no data charges.  D&R Photo & SIMPL Photos does not compensate for data charges incurred by customers during the ordering process.

Yes! SIMPL photos by D&R Photo makes it easy to print your own headshots.  We’ve changed to a system that is a Do-It-YOurself system.  This saves you the previous set-up fees that we charged to setup your headshot prints.

To get started, click on the ORDER a HEADSHOT button on the home page.  YOu’ll be taken the shopping cart site where you can order a headshot as shown in the video below.

Ordering online is fairly easy.  You can use any browser on any computer.  Please note that we do recommend that your software is up to date to give you the best experience.  We have found that Chrome, Firefox & Safari work best.

The video below shows you how to order online with us.


Click the buttons below to order prints or to see our print & poster prices:

Let's Get Printing!           Photographic Print & Poster Prices

 

No, sorry we are not headshot photographers and we do not take headshots.  As such, we are unable to provide headshot photography services or recommend them.

We do however print headshots in our new DYI headshot printing system. Learn more about that here.

Watch this video to learn how to crop your photos.

 

You add borders to your prints from the shopping cart.  Use a dropdown button to select the WHITE BORDER option and save it.  You have to do this on a per-print basis right now.  The video below will show you how to do this.

 

No sorry, we are no longer able to offer photo Christmas cards.

YES!  SIMPL Photos is the new retail brand for all our retail photo books and printing services.

Photo Books

In this post we’ll show you how to order a photo book.  It’s not that bad, really!

Here’s how to do it, step by step:

  1. Choose the type of book you want (mod, folio, pix or lux)
  2. Then choose your size
  3. Click CREATE NOW
  4. In the editor that opens up you then:
    1. Choose where you are getting your images from (from your computer, Facebook, Dropbox, etc.)
    2. Add the images to your book
    3. Rearrange the designs if you want
    4. Then Order IT!
  5. In the shopping cart you confirm the order
  6. Choose Pick Up or Ship
  7. Choose Pay Online or In-Store
  8. Then Check Out!

We do not design a photo book for you.  SIMPL Photo Books can all be designed and ordered online by you.  Watch the video below for a quick overview of how to design a book for yourself.

You can visit our youtube channel for more tutorial videos.  We’ll be adding in videos with more advanced photo book design features soon so check back often!


 

Canadian Shipping

Yes, we do ship photo books.  Standard shipping is $15 anywhere in Canada.  Larger orders may be slightly higher.  Standard shipping is with Canada Post and takes 4-5 business days.

Expedited & International Shipping

If you are interested in expedited or international shipping, please contact us.  Expedited & international shipping rates are by quote only.

Prints

Yes, you can order prints with SIMPL photos by D&R Photo.  We offer a selection of standard photographic prints.  Sizes range from wallets to poster size prints.  The video below shows you how to order online with us.  Scroll down for buttons to get you started ordering now!

All SIMPL photo prints are on premium lustre photo paper.  This is a professional grade paper that gives excellent colour and archivability (it lasts a long time if you take care of it).

Click the buttons below to order prints or to see our print & poster prices:

Let's Get Printing!       Photographic Print & Poster Prices

 

Ordering photographic prints** from your smart phone or tablet device is done from the browser in your mobile device – no app necessary!*  This applies to iPhone, iPad, & Android devices.

The video below shows you how to do this.  Please note that this video was made on an iPhone in Safari, your exact experience may differ slightly.  Your phone should be updated to the most recent version to operate wit the least likely chance of problems.


*D&R Photo is not able to offer support for how to use mobile devices.  Please consult your device documentation or service provider for information on how to use your device.

** Ordering photos involves the transmission of data – data charges from your mobile service provider may apply depending on the service/account plan that you are paying fro from your mobile provider.  Please consult your mobile plan for more information or, better yet – order in wifi where there are no data charges.  D&R Photo & SIMPL Photos does not compensate for data charges incurred by customers during the ordering process.

Ordering photographic prints** from your smart phone or tablet device is done from the browser in your mobile device – no app necessary!*  This applies to iPhone, iPad, & Android devices.

The video below shows you how to do this.  Please note that this video was made on an iPhone in Safari, your exact experience may differ slightly.  Your phone should be updated to the most recent version to operate wit the least likely chance of problems.


*D&R Photo is not able to offer support for how to use mobile devices.  Please consult your device documentation or service provider for information on how to use your device.

** Ordering photos involves the transmission of data – data charges from your mobile service provider may apply depending on the service/account plan that you are paying fro from your mobile provider.  Please consult your mobile plan for more information or, better yet – order in wifi where there are no data charges.  D&R Photo & SIMPL Photos does not compensate for data charges incurred by customers during the ordering process.

Ordering online is fairly easy.  You can use any browser on any computer.  Please note that we do recommend that your software is up to date to give you the best experience.  We have found that Chrome, Firefox & Safari work best.

The video below shows you how to order online with us.


Click the buttons below to order prints or to see our print & poster prices:

Let's Get Printing!           Photographic Print & Poster Prices

 

Yes! SIMPL photos by D&R Photo makes it easy to print your own headshots.  We’ve changed to a system that is a Do-It-YOurself system.  This saves you the previous set-up fees that we charged to setup your headshot prints.

To get started, click on the ORDER a HEADSHOT button on the home page.  YOu’ll be taken the shopping cart site where you can order a headshot as shown in the video below.

No, sorry we are not headshot photographers and we do not take headshots.  As such, we are unable to provide headshot photography services or recommend them.

We do however print headshots in our new DYI headshot printing system. Learn more about that here.

With SIMPL Photos, it is very easy to make a black & white photo and to apply a couple other common edits such as cropping & sepia.  Changes are made by clicking the EDIT PRODUCT button below product thumbnails in the shopping cart page.  Watch the video below to learn how.

Watch this video to learn how to crop your photos.

 

You add borders to your prints from the shopping cart.  Use a dropdown button to select the WHITE BORDER option and save it.  You have to do this on a per-print basis right now.  The video below will show you how to do this.

 

No sorry, we are no longer able to offer photo Christmas cards.


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