There are many benefits to having a digital camera is that you have access to online digital photo services. If you are a novice to the world of photography you may wish to check out such services, as you may be able to get your hands on a number of free digital photos. There are so many companies online offering digital photo printing services. Many of these company offer up to so many free digital photos and this allows you to easily compare the quality of their prints. Bear in mind that the colors you see on your monitor screen may vary from the actual colors in real life on the prints. However for just the cost of post and packing you are able to sign up with various companies and for just a couple of pounds compare the quality first hand. When comparing digital photo printing companies you may wish to take into account how much the post and packing is and how much their prints cost for future ordering. Also check out the turnaround time from when you order to the moment you receive your prints. Some companies may offer next day delivery while with others it could be a week or so. Some digital photo printing services allow you to download software to your computer that allows easy access and uploading of your photos. The software requires you to put in your user name and password at the options screen and then when you insert your SD card from your camera, it will automatically upload your photos to your photo album online. This is one of the easiest ways of transferring your photos as everything is done in the background while you use your computer for other things. When you are ready you can go to your account, choose the photos you want to print out and get them ready for printing. If you don't want software running on your computer then you will have to manually log into your chosen service and upload the photos yourself. One of the hardest things to do is take a close up shot of a loved one with a flash without getting the dreaded demon eyes. If you have a treasured photo of a loved one with red eyes you may wish to check that the online digital photo printing you choose provides you with free editing software. Look for a company that provides the software online as opposed to downloading it and installing it to your computer. All you have to do then is log into your account upload the photo you want to change and then add it to your basket for printing. Editing software allows you to easily change any photograph, you can usually crop, change size, alter colors, and many other things that might otherwise spoil a good photo.