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How to Color Correct and Balance Your Images for Printing

When you order through most photo print labs, you will sometimes be presented with the option to "color correct" or "color balance" your files. Most do not know what this means but if it's a cheap option that will improve their prints, most won't mind the small added cost. Color correcting simply means to balance ou ...

Soft proofing Guide and Best Practices

Soft proofing is the process of viewing your image in a simulation that will show you if your colors will be within the gamut of that particular printer. The misconception is that by soft-proofing, you will see exactly how your print will turn out, and the print you will receive will look exactly like the photo shows ...

How to place an order on shiny prints

To get started in placing an order on our website, you first need to click on the "Upload & Create" button found at the top of our website menu which can be seen in the above images highlighted in red.  This will initiate the ordering process. Next, you will need to select the you would like to purcha ...

How To Properly Hang Your Metal Prints

There are several ways to hang your metal prints.  We will only cover the box mount and the frame mount hanging options. Prints 20" x 30" and smaller, will come with a box mount at no extra charge.  The box mounts are the easiest to hang and require any lightweight nail.  A screw can be used but is stro ...

Cleaning and Caring for your Shiny Prints

Our Metal Prints are the most resilient prints in the world and can be hung outdoors due to their rust resistant properties, in high moisture environments such as bathrooms, spas, and kitchens. While many labs like to claim the Chromaluxe HD Metal prints are scratch resistant we do not label them as such as they can sc ...

The Ideal Resolution for Metal Prints

We often get asked how much resolution (or pixels) is required for printing on metal.  In the printing world, .  The more pixels, the more resolution it has.  it sounds pretty simple, but its just a bit more complicated than that and we are going to explain how much resolution you need depending on your ...

Why your prints don't match your monitor

The number one complaint that we receive is from new customers who are disappointed that their .  We try to be proactive about this, especially with professional customers who are reselling their prints and make a living from it.  We want all of our customers to be happy and satisfied with their purchase, and ...