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The Best Digital Photo Labs

Updated July 20, 2017

You took the perfect photograph; you may even compare it to a masterpiece. The last thing you want is your prints to look mediocre compared to what you captured. When working with a professional photo lab, your prints should be reproduced with superior colour representation, high quality detail and a wide array of print media. Look for a professional photo lab that offers high quality print fulfilment.

White House Custom Color

White House Custom Color is full service professional lab with production locations in Minnesota, Texas and California. WHCC uses Kodak Professional Supra Endura paper with the choice of lustre, glossy, metallic and pearl finishes. With extraordinary customer service and high quality printing, White House Custom Color has been noted for their array of services. The photography printer offers more than 30 unique print and finishing services, including printing on fine art velvet, canvas, greeting cards, print fulfilment, press printed albums, and finally packaging. WHCC also offers photographers an online proofing gallery host with Pickpic.

WHCC.com

Mpix

Mpix is a professional lab offering high quality media printing, such as archival Kodak Supra Endura paper and metallic paper with a brilliant pearlescent surface. Mpix also offers true black and white printing on black and white resin coated paper. Mpix is noted for its Archival digital printing technology on canvas and card stock. Its services include mounting and framing, retouching services and traditional film printing. Finally, Mpix offers photographers a storefront option with Zenfolio. Mpix works with wedding photographers, portrait and fashion photographers who wish to offer their clients the highest quality prints and customer service.

www.mpix.com

Printroom

Based in Santa Clara, California, Printroom is a private lab specialising in sales, high quality printing and colour management services. Printroom uses the latest silver halide printers, Fuji Crystal Archival and Kodak Professional Endura Metallic paper. Printroom prides itself on its true black and white printing, printed on Ilford black and white paper, using traditional black and white chemistry. The company provides predictable print output with its custom colour services and hand edited print enhancements.

Printroom.com

Pro DPI

Pro DPI is a professional lab specialising in products for wedding and portrait photographers. Pro DPI ranges from press printing, Fuji crystal archival pearl and lustre paper. The lab provides accurate and consistent colour with its high quality prints. Pro DPI prides itself on its environmental concerns and offers print fulfilment, packaging and press printed products on recycled media.

Prodpi.com

Bay Photo

Bay Photo, based in Santa Cruz, California, is a professional photographic lab providing high quality print fulfilment for more than 35 years. With a wide range of printing services in both digital and traditional mediums, Bay Photo offers printing on canvas, watercolour, press printed albums and cards, and photographic prints. Bay Photo uses Kodak Endura Luster, Metallic and Fuji Pearl papers.

Bayphoto.com

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Based in New York, Dawn Marie West has been a freelance writer since 2009, specializing in topics on fine art, fashion and design. Her work has been published by Vivvva and various other websites. West is pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography at the Academy of Art University.