Perfect planning for your wedding with MailPix personalized photo gifts, cards and books

April 5, 2018

Wedding Etiquette With Your Own Personal Flair

Whether you’re in the midst of planning your wedding day or the nuptials have already passed, MailPix offers a wide variety of customized photo cards to help you celebrate your union in style. Choose from dozens of elegant card templates to accent your wedding photos and even add your own personalized text for a professional […]

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Read our quick and easy tips to get the best photos from your iPhone camera.

August 2, 2017

Five iPhone Photo Tips

1. Just like a real camera, the iPhone lets you easily adjust the exposure of your images. Simply tap the screen where you want your focal point to be, and a yellow box appears. On the right side of the yellow box is a sun icon. Move the sun up and down and watch the […]

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5 Photo Tips to Remember for Father’s Day

June 14, 2017

5 Photo Tips to Remember for Father’s Day

  Tip #1: Avoid harsh sunlight  Taking photos in harsh sunlight usually ends up being a bad experience for everyone. If you photograph dad in the sun, he will most likely end up squinting the whole time with the sun shining right at his face! You won’t be happy either with the harsh contrast in […]

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Smart phone photo tips to help you take better pictures

May 19, 2016

5 Tips to help you take better photos on your phone

Tip #1: Find the absolute BEST lighting you can for your photos. Smartphones are more than capable of taking great photos, but they cannot match the quality of larger cameras or DSLRs. Have you ever tried taking photos with your phone in dim lighting? Chances are that your photos did not turn out great. Although […]

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Use natural light to your advantage when photographing

February 24, 2016

Smartphone Photo Tips: How to use natural light

Natural light is a key element in photography that can instantly make your photos look better when used properly. This is especially important since your camera options are more limited on a smartphone when compared to the options available on a DSLR camera. Today, we’ll be teaching you how to make your photos look better […]

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Picking the Best Photo File Sizes for Photo Products: What Does MailPix Accept?

July 16, 2015

Picking the Best Photo File Sizes for Photo Products: What Does MailPix Accept?

Ready to make a photo gift? Did you know that MailPix accepts photo file formats JPG, JPEG, PNG & TIFF.  That means you can use photos from a cell phone that has a camera, a point and shoot camera, a DSLR, or your analog art that has been scanned and converted into a digital file. When […]

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July 9, 2015

3 Ideas to Make the Most out of a Lousy Photography Location, Part 2

Here’s part 2 of our two-part article on how to get more interesting photos when you’re stuck with an icky shooting environment. Keeping your focus on your subject is what counts–whether you are taking photographs of the kids, family or your pets. Size up the situation and take a few suggestions for making the most […]

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June 4, 2015

5 Pointers for Great Group Photos

School year graduations, family reunions, summer vacation time—you could say it’s family photo season.  Put your new smartphone or DSLR camera to use and prep your best photographs of the gang. To capture the spark of the moment within the frame, here are a few family photo tips: Start Here: Placing People You may be […]

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Taking photos is a fun hobby and these tips will help you take better pictures

May 14, 2015

Photo Tips for Beginners

1. Use the Rule of Thirds The rule of thirds can instantly improve your photography skills once applied. Look to the right for an example. Notice that grid on the photo? Essentially, the rule of thirds tells you to place your subject of interest where the lines intersect in the photo. Your natural tendency may […]

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Photo Tips for experts to help you take better photos

May 14, 2015

Photo Tips for Experts

1. Focus on the eyes for portrait photography The eyes are the first place most people look when viewing a portrait, so make sure they’re in focus. Also, keep the eyes in the upper third of the image for a more compelling composition. In the photo pictured on the right, the eyes are in focus […]

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