Printmaking

Top-Quality Archival Prints
At Prices You Can Afford

When you activate your camera’s shutter to make a picture, it’s only the beginning. The RAW file must be digitally processed with skill and the resulting image file tweaked for color correction and detail. And it doesn’t end there, for to make a superior fine art or museum quality print takes experience, careful attention to detail and the best printers, inks and papers.

We are photographers ourselves, with many years of experience preparing digital files and making prints. We both sell our own custom fine art prints. Now we are ready to place those resources in your service, to give you exhibition prints of the finest quality, whether in full glowing color or stunning black-and-white.

Our Promise to you: We will make your prints with the same care we apply to our own work.

We can print straight from your worked-up files, or apply our post-processing skills to give your final prints that special something that makes them stand out. These are not mass-produced “machine prints” such as you might get from bulk sources. We are a small custom shop where each print is made with care and attention to detail.

We use the finest available papers to produce prints of unusual quality. By special arrangement we can provide your prints on the paper of your choice. Our favorites include Epson Premium Luster, Hahnemuehle Photo Rag Bayreta and Epson Glossy Metallic.

We use Epson printers with Ultrachrome K3 archival pigment inks, including “The Beast,” an Epson P8000 that can print up to 44 inches wide by however long you want. The Ultrachrome inks are capable of producing extraordinary color saturation and detail. Here is what Epson says of these inks:

“UltraChrome K3™ ink can produce archival prints with amazing color fidelity, gloss level, and scratch resistance, while providing consistently stable colors that significantly outperform lesser ink technologies. This breakthrough pigment ink technology also makes it the perfect choice for professional neutral and toned black and white prints with higher density levels and virtually no metamerism.”

Because our overhead is low, our prices are surprisingly reasonable for exhibition quality prints. We will work with you to meet your needs, sharing our years of experience in the digital world of photography. If you are shooting with film, or have an archive of film images, we can scan them for you.

Post Processing Services

To help you get the most from your images when made into prints, we can help you. Through our post processing services we can tweak your files to get the most from the picture as you envisioned it. We use a toolbox of software to achieve the best color, whether you want a low key effect or colors that scream. Tastes vary, and there is no right or wrong way to process a file. We will supply on-line digital proofs for your approval before printing. The choice of media also has a strong effect on the final result, and we are glad to advise you. We stock a variety of papers, including museum-quality cotton rag media from top mills.

We also offer Photo Restoration services to bring precious faded or damaged pictures back to life. We have a high quality digital scanner to create image files from transparencies or flat art. To learn more, go here.

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Call us at 435-355-0121 or send an email to moabprintworks@gmail.com to let us know how we can help you.