Archived News and Awards

2004
SMILE AND SAY “EASE!”
Noah Rothbaum, December 2004

Shutterfly is one of the “best and easiest online photomats. … The site walks you through uploading your shots and selecting the ones you want, which will arrive in your mailbox as early as the next day.”

 
PICTURE PERFECT
James Oppenheim, December 2004

“Whether you want to share photos in online albums, order high-quality prints, or use your images for special print projects like note cards, calendars, mugs, t-shirts or mouse pads, no site has a broader selection of customizable options than Shutterfly.com.”

 
THIS HOLIDAY SEASON, GIVE THE GIFT OF COOL—YULE HAUL
Ronaleen Roha, December 2004

“At online photo service Shutterfly (www.shutterfly.com), you can upload your photos and photo captions, and in as little as four days get back an 8.75 by 11.25 book that puts the standard photo album to shame.”

 
50 UNDER $50 — GREAT GIFTS THEY WON’T RETURN
December 2004

“Shutterfly.com — This online photo-printing service turns your digital pics into gorgeous bound photo journals of your cherished events.”

 
YOU PICK PICTURES, IT PRODUCES BOOKS
Allan Hoffman, November 28, 2004

“Digital shutterbugs seeking a showcase for their photographic skills this holiday season should consider creating a truly special gift: a photo book. … I recently ordered a book from Shutterfly, a gift for my wife’s birthday, and it was a bona fide hit. … The paper quality is excellent and the photo reproduction impressive. Black borders around the photographs, one of the options available through Shutterfly, gives the book an elegant, professional look.”

 
HOME FRONT
Rebecca Swain, November 21, 2004

“Family pictures are fun, but not when they’re sitting in a box in some closet. Favorite photos can make creative holiday gifts such as calendars or mugs. Shutterfly (shutterfly.com) also has a way to turn digital photos into holiday cards and photo books.”

 
PATHS TO PICTURE-PERFECT FUTURE
Jaime Spangrude, November 12, 2004

In a section on “Customized Creation,” reporter Jaime Spangrude says, “You can enjoy your pictures all year long with Shutterfly’s Photo Calendars. (They’re) easy to create — just follow the steps.”

 
IMAGE SHARING
November 2004

Shutterfly’s uploading methods are described as “quite easy. … Shutterfly offers one of the best selections of photo gifts we’ve seen.”

 
TOP 100 TECH PRODUCTS OF THE YEAR
November 2004

Shutterfly was selected as “Best Online Photofinisher.” “We’ve always preferred Shutterfly as the online service to go to for digital-image printing, as the site is brimming with cool features. Print quality is also among the best we’ve seen.”

 
SMART SEASON’S GREETINGS
Callie Jenschke
November 2004

“Create you holiday cards online in just ten minutes. (With) Shutterfly.com crop your photo, eliminate red eye, add any effects (including soft focus and color saturation), and then choose from more than 85 holiday borders for your 5”×7” glossy- or matte-finish photo greeting cards.”

 
FRESH PRINTS
October 2004

Shutterfly “a top online provider of Internet photo services. … Shutterfly.com lets you upload your pictures to an online photo album and order prints. Big plus: Friends can view online and order their own 4×6s.”

 
NEWS U CAN USE
Sue Price, October 2004

Shutterfly offers “digital shutterbugs a one-stop shopping experience. … Our favorite items include a customized Hardcover Photo Book that allows you to transform a wedding album or baby’s first year into a work of original published art.”

 
COFFEE TABLE CAN NOW SHOWCASE CUSTOM PHOTO BOOK: SEVERAL SITES OFFER CREATIONS
Jefferson Graham, July 19, 2004

Shutterfly received the highest score, 3.5 stars, for its newest product, custom Photo Books, on “best print quality and overall presentation.” According to Jefferson Graham: “The final product looks fantastic, with images that are bright, uniform and colorful. The software lets you add cool effects to pictures, such as black lines on edges or sepia tones.”

 
OREDERING PHOTO CALENDARS ONLINE
Rob Turner, June 22, 2004

According to The Wall Street Journal, Shutterfly is “the Top Choice” among online photo services for ordering a personal photo calendar.

“[Shutterfly offers the] best combination of speed, options and results. [The] site is well-designed and comes with lots of extras, like attractive borders and fun fonts.”

“Of the five sites we tested, Shutterfly came out on top in ease of ordering and overall look. Navigating the Web pages and uploading pictures was straightforward, and the site had some nice extra features, like the ability to convert color pictures to black and white.”

 
BABY LOOK AT YOU NOW
June 2004

“Shutterfly creates an online album that allows you to show photos at no charge. It’s easy to use, even for the non-techie types. … Once uploaded to Shutterfly, you can enhance color, reduce redeye and crop images. You can also add personalized messages and your choice of borders. Photos can be viewed at no charge to friends… If Grandma wants a set, she can order a DVD or prints from Shutterfly. She can even order a picture of junior on a T-shirt!”

 
PRESERVING KID ART
June 2004

“‘At the end of the school year, I scan or photograph my children’s artwork with a digital camera. I pick 12 pieces of art — one for every month — to make calendars. There are lots of photo-service websites. I use Shutterfly. After the year is over, I save these calendars as souvenirs. They also make great holiday gifts,’ said Amy T; Littleton, CO”

 
SHOOTOUT AT THE PRINTING CORRAL: ONLINE PHOTO PROCESSING REVIEWED HEAD TO HEAD
Kevin & Beth Remhof, June 18, 2004

Shutterfly is chosen as the favorite among digital photo printing services.

“For this review, editors chose three online photo processors and sent off the same set of 10 prints to each. When it comes right down to it, what matters most in the end is photo quality. We came up with one winner — Shutterfly…”

 
DIGITAL PHOTOS COME DOWN TO QUALITY BEFORE PRICE
June 10, 2004

“NBC5 conducted a study to find the highest quality digital prints at the best prices. … The photo processed by Shutterfly.com was voted the highest quality photo. The panelists agreed that one thing counts more when it comes to preserving memories. ‘Quality,’ one judge said. ‘Probably more than price.’”

 
LOG ON
Natalie Walker Whitlock, June 15, 2004

“… Share your treasured photographs with friends and family around the world or just around the block. … Edit and archive photos with simple software … you can also order reprints for a small fee. … Try shutterfly…”

 
USE NET TO LIMIT HASSLES
Paul Gilster, April 29, 2004

“… I’m a total believer in digital cameras — by letting you print only the pictures you want, you save all kinds of money on prints you would otherwise discard. But why not combine the beauty of digital cameras with the ease of the Net, uploading your photos for processing, editing them with online tools, and having them delivered to your door? Shutterfly does all this…”

 
PRESERVE YOUR FAMILY MEMORIES
Robert Moritz, April 25, 2004

“What’s the point of restoring and organizing family memories if you don’t spread the love? … A great place to start is with an online photo-printing service like Shutterfly.com — my favorite in terms of pricing, quality and service…”

 
WEDDING-PHOTO PROJECT BAFFLES EXPERT
Glenn Fleishman, April 10, 2004

Shutterfly offers the simplest tools for wedding photo sharing project.

“My wife and I have used … Shutterfly extensively … Shutterfly allows those you share your albums with to view images without creating an account…”

 
READERS’ CHOICE AWARD
April 2004

Shutterfly won the Readers’ Choice Award for best photo service in Creating Keepsakes, a magazine for scrapbook enthusiasts and those with a box of photos high in the closet.

 
TECHNOLOGY: SELF DEVELOPMENT
Malcolm Beith, March 1, 2004

“… Shutterfly.com allows amateurs to post their shots on the Internet and then leave developing and delivery in the hands of the experts.”

 
WEB SITES FOCUS ON MANAGING CONSUMERS’ PHOTOS
Jefferson Graham, February 29, 2004

“For the past few years, the dominant places to store and share pictures have been sites set up to sell reprints, such as … Shutterfly.”

 
GOING DIGITAL
Jayme S Ganey, February 1, 2004

“If you’re not tech-savvy, you can send your film or photos to an online service that will organize and archive them for you. …Try shutterfly.com…”

 
WHY DIGITAL CAMERAS SHINE
Heather Morgan Shott, January 26, 2004

“You can create an online album using … www.shutterfly.com … Store your images for free, and you can send links to family and friends, who can pick out their favorites and order their own prints.”

 
SHUTTERBUGS CAN SHARE ON WEB
Eric Gwinn, January 15, 2004

“… Even though digital photo printers are getting cheaper and easier to use, shutterbugs are using online print services to share photos with friends for free and even make prints. … Independently owned Shutterfly will give you 15 free 4×6 prints…”

 
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