Archival pigment printing is an ideal way to print your photographs and fine art reproductions. An increasing number of photographers and painters are adopting this process for it’s versatility and high archival rating. Discover it’s potential and find out how it can help you succeed.
Print pricing is based on the total square inches of your order, which is determined by the quantity, final output dimensions, and border width. Keep in mind that the price is calculated from the trim size, not the image size.
It doesn’t matter whether you mix quantities, sizes, or media, the pricing is based on the total sqin of your order. All testing is included in the cost of printing. Please understand that the price lists are for estimating only. If you require a firm quote, please call or email.
For anyone needing a higher level of support, we are always here to help you. Below is a list of additional services that we offer and how they are calculated.
Photoshop System Time – $120 per hour, min $30 for 15 minutes of retouching or image corrections.
File Preparation – $5 per image for cropping and resizing. All files should be supplied at the exact size requested at 300 dpi in RGB.
Excess Testing – $10 per image / $5 for each additional tests required from the same image.
To avoid production delays and/or additional surcharges, please follow the guidelines below before you bring in or send files.
Resolution – Optimal resolution for output is 300 dots per inch at your final print size. Do not send in multiple files with mixed resolutions.
Aspect Ratio – Be sure to confirm that cropped or resized accordingly. Your image dimensions must match the print sizes requested.
Colour Space – We recommend AdobeRGB as it has the widest gamut. sRGB is ok, though it is primarily used online for social media and websites.
Bit Depth – Convert all RAW files from 16-bit to 8-bit colour depth before sending. Higher bit depths do not provide significant benefits.
File Format – For digitally supplied files. set JPEGs to a Max 12 setting in Photoshop. Also, make sure that all PSD and TIFF files are flattened accordingly.
If your size is not listed here, please try the Print Calculator for exact sizing.
Special quotes are still available on larger volume or mixed size orders, so please call 604-872-0088 or email for more details.
Standard Options – Starting at $0.14/sqin
All media in this category are regularly stocked items, so we will always have some of it on-hand for your next project. Please consult on larger volume orders, to confirm that we have enough media available.
Moab Lasal Photo Matte
Epson Premium Photo Gloss, Lustre and Semimatte
Epson Hot Press or Cold Press
Premium Options – Starting at $0.16/sqin
All media in this category are considered premium products from our suppliers as most of them require special ordering. The higher price per sqin is based solely on the additional cost for the product as well as extra shipping and handling.
Epson Exhibition Matte and Satin Canvas
Epson Exhibition Fibre
Hahnemuhle Photo Rag
Hahnemuhle Museum Etching
Hahnemuhle Fine Art Baryta
Ilford Galerie Fibre Silk