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PROFESSIONAL RESULTS & COMPETITIVE PRICING

Photo Shoot Assistance

Capture the exposures and assets needed to efficiently

and best achieve the perfect image in post retouching



   On site, in-studio photo consultation, digitech and preliminary retouching


   Digital mockups of plates with artwork for quick approvals


   Avoids reshoots and uneccesary post retouching expenses

   Finalized retouching at Pixel Ink Retouching

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RETOUCHING with BENEFITS: Complete photo and graphic service

from retouching, repair and production art to proof, print and web. Fast,

friendly and reliable. Wide gamut and colour calibrated workflow

supported by industry standard proofing with IDEAlliance SWOP,

GRACoL and SNAP certified proofs. Ensuring you get the best possible result no matter how it’s presented.


Servicing Creative/Ad Agencies, Food Photography, Fashion, Publishing, Prepress and Custom image work.


QUESTIONS and PRICING:  

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Improvements, Enhancements and Manipulation

Carefully crafted enriched commercial and consumer images

how you want them and when you need them


  • Compositing


   Refinement


   Realistic


   Surreal


   Stylistic  

  • Fashion and beauty

  • Portrait

  • Food

  • Scenic

  • Travel

  • Architectual

Scanning

Have your photo's professionally scanned and perfected for publishing, printing

or digital archiving.


Reflective

Transparency

   4 x 5", 8 x 10"

   Medium format 2 1/4", 120/220, 6 x 20 cm

   35mm slides, strips and negatives.

Hourly rates

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Photo Prints

Epson premium photo papers

  sizes up to 17" x 22"


Posters

Sheet sizes up to 17" x 22"

Banners 17"w x the length needed

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Final Files

Emailed, FTP transfer or burned

  to disc


Production Art

Layout

Typesetting

Vector and raster Illustration

Prepress

File/image preperation and colour correction

   for printing press and digital printing

Consultation

Preflighting

Dieline, varnish, emboss, deboss, foil

  and spot creation and setup

Proofs and press-ready files

Colour contract proofs

  (Idealliance G7) GRACoL, SWOP

  and SNAP certified

Laser mockups

Press ready final files

Press/print ready PDFs

   PDFx-1, PDFX-4

RETOUCHING & COLOUR CORRECTION

PRODUCTION ART & PREPRESS



Prepress Image Preparation and Colour Correction

Beautifully prepared images for books, magazines,

catalogues and other printed mediums



   Image profile, tone, ink density and bleed assesment

    and optimization to printer and paper specs


   Colour correction, consistancy and matching



   Neutral balance correction and consistancy


   Retouching and enhancement

Resolutions up to 6400 DPI

Retouching and repair

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Photo Repair

Restoration of old, dull or damaged photographs



   Scanning


   Cleanup, repair and restore


   Print for your frame, photo

    album or digital archive

Calibrated Studio

Reliable Colour Workflow

  Mark maintains a carefully calibrated monitor and printer

  profiled workflow for predictable colour correction and

  reproduction for both photography Adobe RGB profiles and

  Epson photo papers as well as commercial CMYK printing

  press SWOP, GRACoL and SNAP profiles.



GRACoL PROOF

Used for commercial offeset printing. This proof is based on the G7 process and is the accepted methodology in modern printing organizations in North America. If you deliver a certified proof that conforms to GRACoL 2006, you can expect to match on press.

SWOP PROOF

Used for magazine proofing. This printing standard is based on the G7 process and is designed to reproduce the printing charactoristics of a heat-set web press used in magazine production in North America.

SNAP PROOF

Used for newspaper colour ad submissions. Based on the G7 process and defined by the SNAP standards organization. Images for newsprint require a maximum total ink density of 220-240%. Pixel Ink Retouching can help with that as well. Note: Simulated newsprint on proofing paper - actual newsprint paper not available.

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Colour Capture

  Measure any surface and match to the nearest Pantone

  spot colour or it's values in sRGB, RGB, CMYK and HTML.


  A valuable service when critical colour identification is

  essential such as matching garments or products to be

  printed in catalogues or accurately identifing Pantone

  spot colours.


Retouching & Colour Correction Photo Repair Prepress File Preparation

Photo Shoot Assistance Certified Proofing Scanning Photo Printing

SWOP and GRACoL certified proofs.

Certified Proofing

Industry-standard IDEAlliance ISO certified SWOP, GRACoL and SNAP proofs

   Review and approve your designs and colour before going to press. Submit with

   final files to printer as approved colour reference. View under 5000k (D50) lighting

   conditions for optimal assesment.


   Used for:

       • Magazine covers, pages and ad submissions

       • Commercial printing and publication designs

       • Newspaper ad submissions

       • Colour selection tests

       • Spot colour proofing

       • Advertising designs

       • Colour correction and matching

PROOFING, SCANNING, PRINTS & POSTERS