Tips & How To's

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Looking for tips on how to get started on the Photo Center, or just want some inspiration for your latest photo project?

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  • Baby Shower Gift Ideas

    When you receive a baby shower invitation, you know you’re in for a day of excitement, treats and fun ways to spoil the momma-to-be. While your presence and support already mean so much to the..

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  • Winter Wedding Planning Essentials

    Every spring and summer, like clockwork, weekends begin to flutter with weddings. The weather, the light, the sun-kissed skin – it’s easy to see the appeal of opting for the traditional wedding..

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Baby Shower Gift Ideas

When you receive a baby shower invitation, you know you’re in for a day of excitement, treats and fun ways to spoil the momma-to-be. While your presence and support already mean so much to the...

Read More

Winter Wedding Planning Essentials

Every spring and summer, like clockwork, weekends begin to flutter with weddings. The weather, the light, the sun-kissed skin – it’s easy to see the appeal of opting for the traditional wedding...

Read More

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Ah – the season of love. If you’re fortunate enough to share this Valentine’s Day with a loved one this year, you may be faced with the all-important question. What to get for a Valentine’s Day...

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Snow Photography Tips & Ideas

If you live in an area with a white winter, many will envy you, and many more will be glad that they aren’t you. And while snow does pose a hurdle to drivers and pedestrians, it’s a welcome treat...

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New Year Photo Challenge

Want to take on a fun challenge in 2017? Capture your 365. The idea is simple: choose a theme and take a new photo every day that follows that theme. When you’re done, you’re left with an awesome...

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Making Christmas Memories Last

The holiday season may be over – but you’ll cherish the memories for years to come. If you thought to have a camera handy during Christmas day and the events leading up to it, you likely have an...

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Black and White or Color

Shooting in black and white or in color can dramatically change the look and feel of the photograph. Here are a few general rules of thumb from the Costco Photo Center to guide your decisions and...

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Custom Art for Kids

Costco Photo Center has a wide range of art to choose from to make kids rooms and nurseries come to life. Bring color and joy to the little ones in your life with something personal, unique and...

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Baby's First Year

Baby’s first year is an incredibly adorable time of giggles, spills, firsts and surprises. Scrapbooking and photo albums are often used to commemorate these moments but an easy and unique...

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Be Inspired

We live in an exciting world of possibilities. It's particularly exciting when tackling something new. Whether you need a creative boost or some extra motivation, the Costco Photo Center is a...

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Are you new to the Costco Photo Center or looking to discover more about what the Costco Photo Center has to offer? The Tips & How To’s Section has something for everyone! Learn about great new photo gift products like Cluster Canvas Prints, featuring a beautiful mosaic of photo canvas prints, or the new premium Stationery & Invitations by Greetings by Costco, available in unique card designs for every special event or occasion. Find inspiration for home decorating ideas and holiday shopping with our How To’s about the Costco Photo Center’s Image Galleries, Canvas Prints, Framed Prints and the winter inspired Holiday Gift Guide. Are you an avid smartphone user? Learn about the Costco Mobile App, available now for download on iPhone and Android devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S5 to order digital prints from your mobile.