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Website: http://www.phanfare.com

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24 April 2011
Reviewer: Photolover from Cincinnati

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Two years ago my wife and I wanted to share our wedding photos with friends and family and wished we could create a beautiful, professional looking slide show with panning and zooming just like on her Mac. Phanfare did all of this and much more. It allowed us to build a slideshow with our own music and to this date no other photosharing site comes close to looking as professional.

Smugmug is the closest but the slideshows and quality of the service do not compare with Phanfare.

The price of the service has dropped to $29 and I'm surprised more people don't know about this service.

Now for the bad: Phanfare did attempt a large subscription price increase last year to $99. They said it was done cover the high cost of server space to archive original photos. A lot of pro photographers discovered this site. I wrote a long email to them protesting as did many other subscribers. Now, for $29 you get all the great photosharing but those who need photo archiving pay a bit more. I hope they succeed with this new business model because NOTHING comes close to this great photo site.

In summary, I would recommend Phanfare to a friend.

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