If you’re shooting traditional film for cameras, such as 35mm or 120 film, it is generally recommended NOT to put it through an X-ray machine at an airport. X-ray machines used for baggage screening can potentially damage undeveloped film or cause fogging, which can result in ruined or degraded images. To protect your film from […]
Why should you print vacation photos?
Printing vacation photos and displaying them on your walls can be a great way to preserve and enjoy your memories. Here are a few reasons why you might consider printing and hanging your vacation photos: When printing your vacation photos, consider choosing the high-quality printing services of Phoenix Photo Labs or using professional printing techniques […]
Color calibration of your monitor ensures that the colors you see on the screen are accurate and consistent with the final printed output. If your monitor is not calibrated, the colors on the screen may look different from what you see in print, which can result in disappointing or inaccurate results. By calibrating your monitor, […]
What is a sepia print?
Sepia photography is a monochrome photographic technique that produces a brownish, warm tone in images. This effect is achieved by treating the photographic print with a solution of sepia toner, which changes the silver particles in the emulsion to a compound of silver and sulfur, resulting in a unique and recognizable color. The use of […]
What is Film Developing? Film developing is the process of chemically processing photographic film to produce a visible image. It involves the use of developing chemicals to react with the light-sensitive emulsion on the film, which creates a negative or positive image that can then be printed or scanned. What is scanning used for? Scanning […]
Use the iPhone as your main camera!
To change your iPhone to shoot full resolution images, follow these steps: Your iPhone will now capture photos at the highest resolution available for your device. Keep in mind that higher resolutions may take up more storage space on your device. Apple ProRAW: Apple ProRAW captures and stores more image data than JPEG or HEIC, […]
What is DPI or PPI when printing
DPI (dots per inch) or PPI (pixels per inch) refers to the resolution of a digital image or printed photograph. In printing, the higher the DPI, the more detailed and sharp the image will appear. A resolution of 300 DPI is generally considered the minimum requirement for high-quality printing. We have printed as low as […]
Tucson’s Jones Photo Closes its Doors
Jones Photo, a photo store & film developing lab in Tucson, has closed its doors. The store had been in business since 1956 but cited the rise of digital photography as the reason for its closure. One of the store’s longtime employees was Gary Kittell, a film processor who had worked there for 61 years. […]
How to Duplicate my Paintings and Art
There are a few ways to copy a painting or art work, depending on the medium and surface the original painting is on. Some common methods include: It is important to note that it is illegal to reproduce copyrighted artworks without permission from the artist or copyright holder.