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Top-notch 3rd-party post-production services are baked right into PhotoChute, so ordering services for batches or individual photos is easy. This way, you have 100% control over your costs and aren't paying for what you don't use. Our post-production services include color-matching, color-correction, culling, RAW conversion, retouching and even album design.
Customizable Fulfillment Options
Control every part of the process that's important to your business model, including fulfillment options. Send directly to clients or bring everything to your studio.
Make the album process quick and easy with Album Image Selection, Album Design Services and Album Proofing (via AlbumExposure) built right in. Use only the pieces that fit with your workflow. Sell beautiful custom albums quickly and easily while letting PhotoChute handle the parts you don't want to.
Sell at Cost
If you prefer to shoot and share, we give you the ability to provide professionally retouched and color corrected products, printed at professional labs, without additional costs or work on your part! This makes sure your clients receive top notch products at the best prices. Our post production services and professional labs can make your work look its best even for clients who already have the digital files. Plus, by providing a print credit, you can ensure tangible and professional items from their special event.
We make it easy to present images to your clients with customizable event galleries. Build and organize your events with multiple galleries and set passwords or special promotions for guests. Your clients win with beautiful image presentation, comparison features, and sales options built right in.
Single System = Sweet!
Tired of moving between multiple systems and companies to get the right mix of services? We created our software so you can keep everything after the shoot in one place. You determine the right set of vendors, products, prices, and processes, to build the most efficient after-shoot workflow possible.
We know how important it is to be able to show the products you sell. Clients often need to see, touch, and experience items in person before they purchase. You can order anything at cost to have genuine product samples to show your clients.
100% Branded Client Storefront
Your brand is important and the experience that you provide your customers needs to be consistent. Customize your storefront with built in background colors and logo placement or for extra impact, upload a custom background.
Great Client Experience
Your clients, along with their friends and family, will love the easy to use interface and beautiful presentation of their images. Our responsive design makes sure that the experience stays sharp on all of your client's devices.
Archiving & Storage
Each event's settings, sales and full-resolution photos are automatically stored and backed up on our secure servers. Archive an entire event with a click and restore it to its original state at any time. You're always in control of managing storage space to fit your needs.
Set your own Pricing
They're your clients and your products, so you should be able to set the pricing. Along with our multiple price list feature, you can make sure that all of your pricing is dialed in exactly the way it needs to be.
Unlimited Price Lists
Multiple vendors and extensive product options let you assemble your perfect set of product offerings into different price lists. Segment your lists and manage pricing exactly the way you need to for different client types. Each price list has its own storefront with those products available.
Choose your Currency
Let your customers purchase in their local currency. Have customers in different places, no problem, customize your storefront to work for you and maximize sales.
Build Product Packages
Like the bundle approach? Strategically build packages of products to increases sales and make it easy for clients to buy a complementary set of products with one selection.
We've made uploading your images easy. Upload seamlessly in the event setup process and see every step as they progress. Our powerful servers are waiting for your events, so start uploading now!
Streamlined Studio Ordering
Manage all of your purchasing and sales in one spot. Don't spend time re-uploading files for orders taken offline in a client meeting. Upload high resolution files from the start and you can complete the entire process without uploading a second time! Let our post production suppliers do the heavy lifting, ensuring your works looks its best, and even drop ship directly to your customer if you prefer. One workflow means consistent results and easier management!
Album Image Selection
Your clients can login to their events and easily select photos for their album design. Know what they want and what they don't before working on the design, making it easier for you to get the design right the first time. Download the image list or files saving you time, or if you prefer to use one of our 3rd party designers, no need to supply the images again, they’re managed for you.
Album Proofing via AlbumExposure
Easily connect to your AlbumExposure account for the full album process. Choose from their top notch design service, proofing software, and stunning album selections. Don't have an account yet, no problem, sign up in PhotoChute and link directly in.
Let your client identify the products they want as a gift, by building a gift registry for their event. This makes it incredibly easy for friends and family to shop for their loved ones, knowing that what they buy is going to be exactly what they wanted all along.
It's not just fun to look at viewing statistics, it's strategic as well. Track customer behaviors and see what events or products get the most love.
Live Phone Support
Need to talk to a real, live human being? We are here for you and care deeply about your success…so, we offer live phone support in addition to standard email support. Give us a call!
Accounting made simple with monthly reconciliations. That way, you'll get one report each month along with an invoice or payment. Nobody wants to get buried in doing the books, so let's keep it simple.
Control your Storage
Control your monthly costs by managing your storage. With PhotoChute, you pay for the space you need and have the flexibility to use the system the way you need to. Pay for what you use, rather than what you might need some day…it's just good business.
Order Image Proofs
With your choice of labs built right in, quickly and easily order proof prints or other proof products for any event. You can even select proof products during event setup to save you time and bandwidth. It's literally a few clicks when setting up the event and then presto, great proof products are on their way!
Easily capture guests' email addresses to promote each event to keep everyone informed and drive sales. Activate the guestbook before the photos are even uploaded to make sure that everyone who is looking for the pictures knows when they are posted. You can even upload a guest list, provided by your client, making it simple to let everyone know the pictures are ready for viewing in your storefront.
Clients often need reminders in order to move the process along, so we've built in features that allow you to control the timing and messaging you need to send to clients to remind them of important milestones along the way.
Client Saved Orders
We all know that clients want to take their time viewing their event and picking their products. With client saved orders, they can easily save what they've got to that point and come back to finish at a later time. Never loose a sale when they can save for later!
Customers can see exactly what they want with our cool crop tool and preview. Fun for the client and presents to them exactly what they're planning to buy, so expectations are always met.
Color, B&W, or Sepia
No need to post different versions of the same image, let your clients explore the differences between color, black & white, or sepia directly in the image viewer.
Let's face it, several images can be close in composition and expression, so give your client the ability to make easy comparisons as they browse.
Social Media Integration
It's all the rage and it's built right in. Connect to your social media sites and let clients share to their friends and families. Let those happy clients share the love all over the place and get you some more referrals.
Your clients will have no trouble finding their event and locating their images. The faster you get them into the galleries with our slick search function, the more they're experiencing what they really came for.
Less Steps = More Shooting
Efficient workflow means more time for the things you're passionate about. No need to fragment your after-shoot management…by merging everything into one smooth process, with less steps, you'll save time and money.