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This would be the 7th canvas photo I have ordered from Big W Photos and unfortunately this one is a bit of a disappointment. The canvas isn't as tight to the frame as the others and there is part of the end of a staple sticking out of the wooden frame. It was ordered as a portrait but the hanging strap is for a horizontal picture. I will be using velcro strips to hang it, so I can get around that problem. I am just disappointed in their quality control, I hope the canvas wont sag over time. Please don't let your standards slip.
I Have been trying to order for half hour. Not giving right info to allow order. Can't get a password to sign in. Not easy although have done ordering before.
Very convenient but the last 2 sets of photos I have had did have lines through them I was disappointed with photos quality was good colour was also good it was just the lines
The online photo order platform is very disappointing. I placed one order, I was charged but the order didn't process. Had to contact support and manually get it processed ( it was not an easy task to get help from support for that). Then one of the print in that order was not what I expected ( the portal didn't show a correct preview). The photo came out landscape when I wanted it in portraited. Placed another order for that and that too got stuck!!!
No borders or embellishments anymore so not as great to do album's etc. Was much better before the site upgrade a few years ago. Can't make new projects from albums downloaded awhile ago. Had to add them all over again.
Great if you want to collect from a store (free). Specials are great value and easy enough to use but postage was more than $40 - about 40% more than my total order and that was standard delivery. In excess of $1200 for express. You can't see delivery fee before you order, different to Big W usual order rates, and can't use Everyday Rewards. Of course it takes a bit of work to compile an order so you are going to pay the postage rather than repeat the whole process on another app. Will be wiser next time.
Photo Book options of backgrounds etc. unsuitable
I have ordered possibly 40 photo book with BIg W in the past, and I was always more than happy with the result and recommended their service to others. Imagine my horror last year when a new software programme was introduced and the background options or page patterns had been replaced by what is not suitable on which to place photos. The patterns are bold and unsuitable for a Photo Book, and I found the new site no longer user friendly. I phoned Big W Help Desk to voice my opinion, and as I was hoping to create 100 page Book for an overseas re...lative, and I was told to use the old website which was still accessible. I did and I was very happy with the result. During my phone call I was advised that Big W acknowledged the teething problems and complaints they were receiving and it was to be rectified in early 2021. Today early June I thought I would create another Photo Book and was amazed to see nothing had changed! Obviously I will now be seeking an alternative company who listens to feedback and acts upon it! Sandy
Very disappointed with the new site, I have completed many photo books over the past few years and they have been great. I’m So angry and disappointed that I am unable to reorder previous projects and the lack of features in the new site, no frames, borders or embellishments. Will have to look elsewhere.
New web update crazy.
I have been using the Big W Photo site for at least 7 years to make Photo Books for clients that I take on holidays and I am very disappointed with the new site. Really NO BORDERS for the photos. No little embellishments to add. Very boring, I may look else where.
Before 2021 I completed 4 family history books and they have been fabulous. I have just started no 5 and am devastated to find how boring its going to look!!! What's happened to the photo frames and embellishments that make you want to turn each page? I feel like cancelling my progress, despite having paid upfront. I have put so much work into this and am going to be disappointed with the result!! Does anyone from bigw read this??
New Version of Online Photos is Terrible
Not user friendly. Missing embellishments and borders/frames. Always used Big W Photos for photobooks and calendars. Hadn’t noticed the missing items until I had uploaded all my pics into book
NEW SETUP IS TERRIBLE!!
New updated software is absolutely terrible. Not user friendly at all. Not flexible when using personal dates. Less backgrounds. No embelishments or boarders. Found all this out after uploading alot of photos. I have been a long time maker of calendars for the family for over 10 years. Will start looking elsewhere. This is not a software improvement but a software catastrophy Big W. Looked for other sites where I can pick up in store but they are all owned by Fuji Film with same database. Very, very disappointing.
Disappointed in my photo tile and key ring -too dark
The photo tiles and key rings are too dark and not sharp - poor quality. The price and ease of ordering online was good but the result was so disappointing. Emailed customer service and their response was “bare in mind that when viewing images on a computer / phone screen they will always appear lighter/ brighter as the screen is back lit”. This is a copout
excuse especially as you are ordering the items online, how else are you to view/review the items if not on a computer/phone screen? Won’t be using again.
Long time user now going elsewhere
I've created over 75 photobooks over the years and have previously given a rave review but I'm now one very disappointed ex-customer who has found a new alternative provider. Please bring back the features of the old website and the previous 'ease-of-use'.
Have done many photobook s calendars and other things with Big W....I am waiting for the site improvement as stated...can you advise when this will be please.
I want to continue to support Big W but at present without borders...embellishments..
And many other previous features...and paying the same price...the decision to stay loyal is becoming more difficult...look forward to the added changes...many thanks
Questions & Answers
Why do my photos always print out of order no matter what order I put them in? It's very frustrating when I have to reorder hundreds of photos everytime after they print
Is this for the books? That is very odd. Are you saving them when you choose what photo you want on a particular page? I would contact customer service as ask for help. All mine were printed exactly how I ordered them.
can you get a photo off an old negative film?
I've never seen that facility at Big W. I have my own scanner that I scan old negatives from.
Does big w print documents
I've never had the need, and don't recall ever seeing anybody there doing so.
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