Why Choose a Professional Photo Lab?
There are several reasons why someone might choose to use a professional photo lab instead of a cheaper option. Some of the main reasons include: Ultimately, the choice to use a professional photo lab versus a cheaper option depends on your specific needs and budget. If high-quality, long-lasting prints are important to you, and you […]
Fine art printing generally refers to the printing of artwork or photographic prints that are meant to be displayed as pieces of art, rather than just as documents or images. In this case, the best paper to print on will depend on the specific medium of the artwork, as well as your personal preferences and […]
Why should I pickup my film negatives?
There are several reasons why you might want to keep your film negatives: In general, it is a good idea to keep your film negatives as they can be a valuable resource for both personal and backup purposes.
How is Film Developed?
Film development is the process of creating a visible image from the latent image recorded on film. It involves a series of chemical and physical steps that convert the invisible latent image captured by the camera into a visible image. Here is a general overview of the film development process: There are many variations on […]
When you crop a photo, you are essentially removing a portion of the original image. This means that you are reducing the total number of pixels in the image, which can lead to a loss of quality. The amount of quality loss will depend on the size of the crop and the resolution of the […]
Preparing my Images for Printing at a Lab
There are several steps you can take to prepare an image for printing at a Photo Lab: Following these steps should help you prepare an image for printing that looks professional and high-quality.
Luster (sometimes Lustre) photo paper is a type of photographic printing paper that has a semi-gloss finish, which means it has a slightly glossy finish that is not as shiny as a high gloss paper but not as matte as a flat finish paper. This type of finish is popular for printing photographs because it […]
Why Would I want a Giclée Print?
What is it? Giclée (pronounced “zhee-klay”) is a term used to describe a high-quality, fine art digital printing process. It involves spraying microscopic droplets of ink onto fine art paper or canvas to produce prints with excellent color accuracy and fidelity, as well as a high level of detail and resolution. Giclée prints are often […]
Archival Art Sleeves
NEW at Phoenix Photo Lab we have some Archival self sealing clear art & photo sleeves and cardboard backers for art shows! Save time and money! How? One trip to Phoenix Photo Lab no other stores to wait in line at! Also save shipping and waiting for online orders to arrive! Sizes of clear bags […]