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I'm looking for a reliable photo book printing service that allows the option of uploading a high quality PDF or Indesign file, but also prints using high quality photo prints.

I've used Blurb, but their print quality, even on the higher quality paper, is on par with a high quality magazine print. While I'm not disappointed with the quality for the prices I've paid, I'm wanting to use a higher quality printer for my next project.

Has anyone found a service that does actual photo quality prints for their books, and still allows for completely custom books without using their custom software? The other requirement is that they allow for small print runs. I'm only wanting to have one or two books printed.

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See also: photo.stackexchange.com/q/7556/21 –  Rowland Shaw Jan 29 '11 at 16:39
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While I don't believe that they take PDF or InDesign files, it still might be worth looking at the Apple iPhoto photo books.

Small print runs aren't a problem, and the photos I've seen in them look pretty darn amazing.

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Yeah, I don't want to use iPhoto. I already have a couple of books done. –  Benjamin Anderson Jan 24 '11 at 16:54
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I asked the question on photo.stackexchange.com here.

There answers there are very good.

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It was asked there first - seems a few people thought this site was a better fit –  Rowland Shaw Jan 29 '11 at 16:41
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