How does dotPhoto free shipping work?

In addition to other benefits, members of the dotPhoto Club Plan -- or other paid plans -- receive free economy shipping on all orders over $9.98 including photo shipments. Even $9.99 specials ship free.

Free shipping is a significant benefit. 

We have had competitors that advertise "1 Cent Prints" whose shipping prices are so remarkably expensive that their orders are far more expensive than dotPhoto's 8 cent prints with free shipping. Shipping is often 50% of our competitors' orders, so dotphoto free shipping is a key benefit. 

Economy shipping is 3 to 10 business days, and we have also reduced shipping rates on Express with Tracking, 2-Day and Overnight shipping. (If you want a tracking number, please choose Express with Tracking 3-5 Days, 2-Day or Overnight. Economy is a US Postal Service function that is like a normal letter: there is no tracking between our shipment and your receipt.)

Free shipping applies to both photos and photo merchandise shipped to the United States.
Free shipping is based on the dollar amount of the cart, so print credits and bulk print purchases do not show up in the cart. However, you can still get free shipping on credits and bulk prints if you combine them with merchandise like a mug that is over $9.98. Anything that ships in the same order will ship free.

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Other dotPhoto Club Benefits

12 Insanely Great Things about Dotphoto

  1. Dotphoto is a straightforward photo service: share, archive, print and even make money selling prints or downloads. We don’t surround your photos with advertising, sell your personal data, or push you to buy anything.
  2. Dotphoto stores your whole image up to 30MB or 36 megapixels. Unlike most competitors, we don’t downsize your files, and you get unlimited storage.
  3. You control your stuff. You can download your photos from dotphoto at any time at no charge or share files with your friends – or order a backup of all your photos on an SD card.
  4. Dotphoto is easy, though it does a lot. You'll find commands in a menu in the upper left: upload, shop, organize, share. For information about your account, tap your account name and choose MyAccount.
  5. Easy to learn. Tap the question mark in the upper right for detailed procedures and videos.
  6. No app required. Dotphoto works great on iPhones, Android phones, tablets and other mobile devices – just sign into
  7. You can call or write us. If we don’t pick up immediately, we’ll usually respond within an hour. Contact info
  8. 8 cent prints with free shipping for any order of $10 or more, which makes dotphoto an even better deal than “free print” sites.
  9. Get a $79 photobook for just $30 including free shipping. Use coupon SAVE49. How to make a book
  10. Send a customized 5×7 folding card including First Class stamp for only $1.99. Add photos, write, add your signature, and mail right from your dotphoto account.
  11. Dotphoto’s Frame Shop is the best way to frame a picture. You can see customized frames, mats, and photos in any size up to 42” before you buy.
  12. Dotphoto has been in business since 1999 and is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau.

dotphoto is your boutique photo service. No ads. Great prices. Excellent support since 1999. 
Preserve, share, print and sell your photos.
At dotPhoto, you'll never have to wait for a sale: you'll get low prices, free shipping, unlimited storage, uploads of 20MB per image, photo editing, phone support, a personal photo website, the ability to earn money by selling your photos, video sharing and much more. dotPhoto members get free shipping on every order of just $9.99 or more, plus everyday low prices on prints, books, posters, frames, and every kind of custom photo merchandise. Here's what dotPhoto will NOT do: display advertising, harass you to "Buy, buy, buy!"  And we will never sell your personal data. Your membership fee supports a more pleasant and economical photography experience. dotphoto is a great way to save, share, print, and sell your photos.

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50 MORE dotphoto Benefits
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dotPhoto is your boutique photo service for preserving, printing, sharing and selling your photos.  

Only $1.67 a month paid $19.99 annually

  • Unlimited Photo Storage with your full-size images up to 30MB each (Our competitors down-size your photos)
  • Wholesale Pricing: 8¢ 4x6s, 49¢ 5x7s, and $1.49 8x10s
  • Wholesale pricing on hundreds of unique products
  • Free Shipping on every order of just $9.99 or more
  • Earn extra money for yourself or your organization
  • We safeguard your data. We don't sell your data unless you ask us to sell your photos, and then we send you money.
  • Priority FAQ, email, and phone support
  • Founded in 1999
  • A+ Rating from Better Business Bureau

Better Saving & Archiving

Better Sharing

Better Privacy

Better Printing

Better Selling

Better Support

Virtually everything you could want from a reliable, wholesale photo site.

dotPhoto provides a better photo experience because we help you organize, archive and share your photos. 

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