I consider myself an expert on digital images from the perspective of using them for print. At Spitting Images, we have a wide range of customers, from professional photographers to enthusiasts, to smartphone shutterbugs.
Our job is to take the photos our customers love and turn them into pieces of art.
Our specialty is in printing photos to canvas, and most of the time, this means we’re going large format.
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I was fortunate enough to be able to test drive a brand new HTC One courtesy of Virgin Mobile Canada. My daily driver smartphone has been a BlackBerry Bold 9790. I have thoroughly enjoyed the camera on the Bold even though other phones feature a technically better camera. As it’s been said, the best camera is the one that you have with you. Continue reading ›
This weekend, take Mom for a road trip on the Rolling Hills Studio Tour. If you go, make sure you don’t miss out on Barb Callanders’ Photo Studio in Pontypool. Barb has been busy taking amazing wildlife and nature photos around Kawartha Lakes and her work will be on display this weekend.
For a list of all the artists and to map your route, visit the Rolling Hills Studio Tour Website.
This morning we randomly chose a winner in our Share and Win Contest. Last month, fans of our Facebook page had the chance to win a 16″ x 20″ canvas print of a photo they posted to our Facebook page. The winner of the Share and Win Contest is.. Continue reading ›
This article is the second in a series of tutorials which are designed to help photographers and designers set up their files for printing on canvas.
Canvas prints allow for more creative design options than flat prints because there are 5 sides to a canvas which can be considered when designing your file. These extra sides can be used for artist and studio branding, creative borders or can simply allow the image to continue around the side of the canvas frame.
In this edition, we’ll show you how we setup canvas prints with a mirror wrap.
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Until now, our best kept secret was this valuable little promo code. The secret is out and everyone can have $25 off their order placed online. This discount can be used to purchase canvas prints, photo paper prints, fine art prints or fine art cards! Just enter the following promo code at the checkout:
Mention this blog in store and receive the same $25 off orders placed at Spitting Images Canvas Studio in downtown Bobcaygeon.
Limit 1 promo code per customer, code expires at the end of the year.
One of the great things about making canvas prints and shipping them all over Canada is that we have some REALLY BIG shipping boxes. When the kids need a large area to vent their creativity and get messy with paint, we can provide the cardboard canvas they need! Continue reading ›
An old family recipe book might have some tasty visuals for vintage inspired kitchen decorations. Continue reading ›