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  • Black & White vs Color Photography

    The Costco Photo Center is here with helpful hints and guidance when deciding between black and white or color photo printing.

    To achieve the overall tone and visual impact you’re looking for when..

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  • 7 Unique Family Portrait Ideas

    When it comes to home décor, the family portrait is a household staple. But they don’t have to be cookie-cutter. The carefully coordinated outfits and white studio backdrop aren’t for everyone.

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6 Great Graduation Gift Ideas

Like any major milestone in life – graduation brings a mix of excitement and nerves. Some parents are all smiles at the grad party or the commencement ceremony, while others are trying to keep it...

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How to Organize Digital Photos

It’s all too easy to take photos these days. With a quick swipe and a few taps on your smartphone you’ve created an entire photo gallery. That speediness results in quantity over quality.  

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Bridal Shower Invitations for Every Theme: Tips from a Wedding Planner

Another day, another engagement! Costco Photo Center partnered with San Diego event planning company Serendipity Events to get trends and tips from the pros to make bridal shower planning a...

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5 Wedding Invitations and Design Suites to Match Your Theme

Your friends and family will no doubt be delighted to find out the finer details of your big day. To further their excitement, why not hint at the wedding-to-be with mail to match your theme? 

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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

The season of love often inspires the all-important question – what to get for a Valentine’s Day gift?

Every relationship is different, and the types of gifts that are right for you will differ as...

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A Guide to Taking Engagement Photos: Settings, Poses and More

Congratulations, lovebirds! Engagements are one of the most exciting moments life has to offer. The ring on your finger makes you feel lighter somehow, filled with butterflies and uplifting wishes...

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New Year Photo Challenge: Photo Ideas to Improve Your Skills Daily

Want to take on a fun photo challenge in 2019? Capture every day in photos. 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...

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Wall Décor Guide: Decorating with Wedding Photos

Your wedding is a day you’ll remember forever. From the “I do” moment at the altar to heartwarming toasts made during the reception, turn your favorite memories into wall décor that adds...

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Tips and Ideas for Newborn Photo Shoots at Home

Every parent’s life changes the moment they welcome their newborn into the world. Their heart is overflowing with love—a feeling that most have never experienced until this milestone. 

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How High to Hang Pictures and Artwork

Ready to hang your new pictures and artwork? Don’t go rogue! Get that tape measure and follow our guidelines for how high to hang pictures to give your home a balanced and professionally decorated...

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Are you new to the Costco Photo Center or looking to learn more about the customizable photo gifts and wall décor products we offer? Our Inspiration Blog has something for everyone – including gift ideas for holidays and special occasions, photography tips to help you improve your skills, and home décor inspiration. We regularly add fresh content to our blog to feature new ideas, products and designs. Note: The product offering, designs and artwork available from costcophotocenter.com are subject to change without notice. Due to these changes, some products, sizes, designs or other product options featured in the Inspiration Blog may not currently be available for purchase. When you're ready to shop, refer to costcophotocenter.com for the up-to-date product offering.