Tesco Photo is one of the many low-key Tesco subsidiary businesses. It offers a place to upload images from your digital camera and order prints and novelty items.
It is not run directly by Tesco. It is operated by Max Spielmann which runs over 300 photo processing stores across the UK, many of them inside Tesco stores.
In Summer 2015, it suffered a major data breach. The site was immediately taken offline and remained closed for a number of months, losing a huge amount of customer goodwill.
The good news is that Tesco Photo reopened for business about 18 months ago. You will earn Clubcard points at the standard rate of 1 per £1 spent on all of your orders.
If you have not registered with them before, you will receive 150 bonus Clubcard points if you sign up and spend £15 within 14 days. Full details are here.
If you currently use a competing photo site, there is no need to move across to Tesco permanently. You could upload just one batch of images to Tesco – enough to reach the £15 target when printed – and then forget about them. You can upload the same images to your regular photo service to keep all your online images in one place.
To be honest, it remains to be seen if Tesco Photo can regain its momentum following the lengthy closure in 2015 – but there is no harm in taking advantage of this offer on a one-off transaction.
You can learn more about the various products available at the Tesco Photo home page here.