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Von Thomas of Thomas Editions Master Printer & Fine Art Print Shop Owner

THOMAS EDITIONS CREATES MUSEUM QUALITY CUSTOM COLOR, AND BLACK AND WHITE INKJET PRINTS ON THE BEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL PAPERS AND SUBSTRATES AVAILABLE ON THE MARKET.

Starting with Epson Photographic Ink Technology and Epson extraordinary ULTRA Chrome HDR pigment inks, coupled with Canson’s and Hahnemühle 100% acid free cotton archival papers to achieve the best print possible. Thomas Editions’ processes all start and end in a color managed environment. Since 2001, I have been using Eizo CG monitors, regarded as the top monitor in the photo and pre-press industry. To obtain that best possible print, each paper and substrate has been carefully and expertly profiled. Paper Profiling allows the full potential of your images to come through on paper, in color accuracy, overall color gamut, maximum black and shadow detail. I run a boutique printing shop, personalized, and dedicated to your satisfaction. This type of service is not available at large commercial labs. They may have the same equipment, but they do not have my passion and experience for making beautiful prints. At Thomas Editions perfection, exact color rendition, color fidelity and tonally balanced black and white prints are what my clients have come to expect. This is NOT a “do everything” lab, I only have one service, making prints. Education is another way I help you deliver the best image to me for printing. I will work with you to achieve optimal quality from your digital file or scan.

His Services Include:

FINE ART
noun

  1. a technology for fine art or photographic reproduction using a high-quality inkjet printer to make individual copies.

Thomas Editions has been making fine art giclée prints for a select and small group of photographers since 2006, We start creating your fine art edition from your digital file. We consult with you on paper selection in order to convey your vision through our selection of high-quality fine art and photographic papers. We then PREP your image, and make any exposure or COLOR adjustments if needed.

We MATCH using a test print, to ensure continuity, then we PRINT, and achieve the desired RESULTS.

SCANNING
We can create digital files from original artwork, slides, negatives, transparencies. We use a high-end film scanner that can accommodate sizes up to 4″ x 5″. Our high-quality scanning is done in-house and by an experienced technician.

RETOUCHING
Whether working with our retoucher, we can transform your digital image to your specifications. Anything from cropping to removing imagery and color adjustments can be done before your image becomes a fine art digital print.

DIGITAL FILE HANDLING
Additional services include file retrieval and conversion, file preparation, emailing/uploading of files, transfer of digital files to media or hard drives, phone and online consultation.

PROOFING
A proof is made for your approval before your image is printed. Our standard proofing size is a proportionate full image at 8″ x 10″ size. Please call us to discuss proofing at full size or other special needs.

SHIPPING
Your prints will be shipped in a heavy-duty shipping tube. Domestic & International shipping is available and custom quoted. We recommend FedEx or UPS.
We will ship according to client specifications. Insurance carriage and flat shipping will incur extra charges.

CONSULTATION
Thomas Editions can provide phone support for both Mac and PC software and/or hardware issues. We can help you achieve the maximum result from your PC or Mac-based digital equipment. Please call 213.258.5274 for an appointment.

GICLEE PRINTING
There are a few differences between art prints and giclee prints. A good giclee print will always be on archival-quality paper. In order to make the best print possible, the paper must be 100% cotton or rag base. A poor-quality Giclee print will fade and yellow quickly over time.

Von Thomas of Thomas Editions
Master Printer & Fine Art Print Shop Owner
phone: 2132585274
email: von@thomaseditions.com
site: www.thomaseditions.com

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