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Susannah Robbins

Labs Which will Print Nudes

Hi -- I shoot a lot of nudes - whether it's a pregnant naked woman, or a woman doing boudoir photos for a significant other. I currently use ACI Lab for my printing, and I love them, but I always have to be sure there is no pubic hair in my shot or they will not print it. My photos are not pornographic in any sense, and despite that, if there is any pubic area showing, I can't print them for my client (I don't want to spend the time doing my own printing -- too time consuming). Does anyone know of a professional lab which does top quality work that doesn't have this issue?
If so, please let me know. Thank you,
Susannah Robbins

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2/24/2008 5:08:07 PM

Samuel Smith
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/21/2004
  boy if you could post a few photos.i am so teasing.
the laws have reached all of us.morality is legislated that works now is we're all thrown in with the sick and the ped's.
I hope if it's still available someone contacts you personally,not post as a general source.
to give this sick bunch one more source?
please be careful,i am not judging.
but even with a developer I trust,will copies be made?
I agree that it's such a beauty,the request is real and they so trust you.
please be careful,sam

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2/24/2008 8:17:48 PM

doug Nelson   Check out the ads in the back of Shutterbug. Consider also buying a good printer, doing the monitor and printer calibration song and dance and do your own. Consider also shooting medium format black-and-white, developing the film yourself, and either print using the old wet darkroom method, or scan your medium format negs using a reasonably priced photo flatbed scanner.

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2/25/2008 9:06:55 AM

Todd Bennett
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/8/2004
  Susannah, you might try contacting Miller's and see what their policy is. They are the parent company to

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2/25/2008 1:31:46 PM

Jessica  A. Eiss
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/6/2006
  Mpix will print nudes, you don't have to go through Miller's.

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2/25/2008 7:02:44 PM

Susannah Robbins   Thank you all for your input. I did call Miller's and they said they would print them as long as they were "artistic" and not pornoraphic. Do you all know if there's a quality difference between Miller's and MPIX if they are part of the same company? I'll probably do a test with both, but any input is welcome.

Thanks again,
Susannah Robbins

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2/25/2008 8:57:07 PM

Samuel Smith
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/21/2004
  as far as morality and the guideline as to pornographic,could I be furnished a guideline?i know this in some eyes is art.
someone makes a decision.please respect that.even prejudice has a place within reason?
anyway you must guarantee your clint...
not a chance their photo will ever appear anywhere else.
then your going to sublet my photos??
tell me again it will be ok.

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2/25/2008 10:17:07 PM

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