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3 Quick and Easy Ways to Print Photos at Home

There’s nothing like browsing through a quality family photo album, with prints of all your best memories. A scroll through a photos folder on your phone just isn’t the same. 

Whether you’re turning the pages to view your holiday memories, creating a photo wall gallery at home, or showing the new in-law embarrassing baby shots of their chosen partner, printed photos provide the opportunity for a cherished ritual. 

Hand holding a polaroid photo print of a tree in a field against a backdrop of a lake.

Sure, times have changed. But that only means it’s easier than ever to create hard copies of your shots by printing your photos at home. Ever wondered how to print photos at home? 

How to print photos at home

1. Invest in a mini printer

These days, there are a variety of portable home printers you can choose from to print out your smartphone and camera photos, including the Canon SELPHY CP1300 and the Fujifilm Instax Mini Link. 

A portable mini printer printing out a Fujifilm instax photo that has the words 'I love you'.

The Canon SELPHY CP1300

With the Canon SELPHY CP1300, you can print from your camera’s memory card or USB, or via your WiFi network. The largest size you can print is a 4×6 inch photo – the standard postcard size – although you can print various smaller sizes if you prefer. 

Print quality is amazing, with the printer using ink cartridges that will need replacing. The CP1300 requires a power outlet, although you can buy an additional battery pack for on-the-go printing. 

Fujifilm Instax Mini Link

What’s not to love about the Fujifilm Instax Mini Link? It prints in just 12 seconds, can print about 100 photos per charge, and is ultra-lightweight, making it a portable companion for on-the-go adventures. 

You use the same film you would use for an Instax instant camera and connect it to your smartphone via the dedicated app, using Bluetooth. What’s more, you can even use the Link as a remote control to take pictures. 

2. Use your standard home printer

A standard inkjet home printer is an affordable way of printing photos at home. Plus you get the versatility of choosing the size of your photo prints – you can usually print up to A3 size without fuss. 

While you’ll need to buy individual ink cartridges and photo paper, you’ll have far greater control over the ultimate look and feel of your photo prints. 

A photo wall gallery of four black and white photos in white frames.

Modern inkjet printers can connect to your WiFi so you can print wirelessly. Many printer manufacturers have their own apps so you can edit, browse, and print your photos with total creative control.

Our favourite home printers?

The Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300 printer

The Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300 printer enables you to print huge A3 photos in professional-grade quality. This printer boasts high-speed printing and a whopping 10 pigment inks for vivid colour precision.   

The Canon Pixma PRO-200 printer

A slightly more affordable cousin to the PRO-300, the Pixma PRO-200 is equally capable of printing huge A3 photos with its 8 pigment inks. It only takes one and a half minutes to print a high-grade A3 photo. 

The Epson SureColor P706 printer

A home photo printer for the true professional photographer, the Epson SureColor P706 has high-capacity ink cartridges in a huge colour range. With 10 working ink cartridges and the ability to print up to A3+ size, the SureColor produces world-leading quality prints. 

Features aside, this printer prints the most astounding, almost unparalleled print quality, particularly when it comes to black and white prints. 

3. Use Camera House’s online print store

Leave the printing to the pros without ever leaving your home. With the Camera House online print store, you can upload, edit and submit your photos and we’ll have them ready to deliver to your home (or pick up from your nearest store) in a jiffy. 

The advantage of using our print shop services isn’t just that you’ll get high-quality prints. You can also choose how you’d like your photos to be presented. 

Sure, you can receive standard photo prints. But you can also create photo canvases, metal art or glass prints, photo books, and calendars. You can even create a range of custom photo gifts, such as photo mugs or personalised puzzles. 

Ready to transform your digital photos into quality prints?

At Camera House, we have every option to help you print your photos at home. Whether you’re looking for a done-for-you print service or a quality printer to enable at-home printing, we can help you out. 

Upload your photos to initiate our photo printing service or shop home printers and accessories online today for free delivery on orders over $49!

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