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Hampton Photo Arts Products and Services

Whether you want to bring your prints into the modern age, find a unique gift or need some new scrapbooking supplies, look no further than Hampton Photo Arts in Bridgehampton, NY. Have a budding artist in the family? We offer plenty of children’s non-toxic art supplies too! Read on to find out more about Hampton Photo Arts and what we can do for you.

Scanning

If you’re looking to take old photos, slides & artwork out of the shoebox and into a modern format, Hampton Photo Arts offers scanning services for that purpose. Bring in printed photographs, color and black & white negatives, APS films, slides & artwork and we’ll provide the high-resolution scan. We will also correct any fading or color damage in the original prints & artwork and apply dust and scratch removal to color negatives and slides. You’ll receive the completed scans on a CD or DVD you can view on your home computer. Upload them to your favorite social networking site or email them to family and friends.

Photo Frame Cards

Hampton Photo Arts presents our Strathmore photo frame cards. They are the perfect way to add a personal touch to greeting cards. Simply insert a 3.5" x 5" or a 4" x 6" photo or piece of art at the folded edge of the photo greeting card and personalize the frame. Send them out as birthday, holiday or anytime cards!

Custom Mirrors

Here at Hampton Photo Arts, we also offer custom framed mirrors. Bring in a frame or select one of our custom frames and we’ll have it ready in 7 days. Custom mirrors are available with or without a bevel.

Scrapbooking Supplies

If scrapbooking supplies are what you’re looking for, we have everything you need here at Hampton Photo Arts. We offer a variety of scrapbooks in various designs such as embroidered, safari print, fabric ribbon, leather and more. Our colored scrapbook paper is superior to construction paper because it’s heavier, acid free and photo-safe. Complete your scrapbooking kit with our scrapbooking tape (both removable and permanent), mounting tape and photo memory cleaning cloths. When you’re finished, store everything in one of our photo & craft storage boxes. 

Children’s Art

Hampton Photo Arts has lots for the artist-in-training! Our Sargent art collection offers dustless chalk perfect for playing school, non-toxic crayons, art glitter glue for crafts and washable glue. We have jumbo brushes for painting, non-hardening model clays, washable markers and watercolor pencils that can be used either wet or dry. We also carry childrens art kits, kids sticker books and so much more.

Archival Framing

Archival framing is designed to preserve antique maps & documents, vintage concert posters, heirloom photos and unique artwork that cannot be easily replaced. Whether you have a piece you’d like to display over your mantelpiece for a lifetime or a nostalgic one-of-a-kind concert poster you’d like to grow in value, Hampton Photo Arts can assist you in making the best archival framing choice.

Digital Recovery and Rescue

If you’ve accidentally deleted video or photographs or your files have become corrupt, Hampton Photo Arts can recover lost items from most all camera manufacturers. Simply bring in the memory card & fill out the digital recovery form and we’ll get started.

Hampton Photo Arts in Bridgehampton, NY ensures quality and expertise in our work and we guarantee the very best for every customer’s needs.

Visit us at the Bridgehampton Commons in Bridgehampton or give us a call at 1-631-537-7373. We are open Monday through Saturday 10am to 6pm and 10am to 2pm on Sundays.

 
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Photo Services

Canvas Printing

Printing on canvas is incredibly versatile and a great way to create a ready-to-hang image or artwork. Every canvas that we print  is protected with a UV coated acrylic finish to guard the print from dust, moisture and fading. Do you want your canvas stretched on bars or non-stretched? Framed or unframed? Customize the work to make it truly your own.

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Photography Information

Photography Art Prints – How are they made?

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Photography by Laurie Barone-Shafer
Nowadays just about anyone can take a good quality photographs with a digital camera. Or take a few hundred pictures and the chances are few will be good, and even one or two outstanding.

Here are a few tips, tricks and techniques on how to make art print poster ready photographs and print ready digital files. Don’t get overwhelmed, there is a lot of information here, but a lot of it is just intuitive. Well, a bit of patience will always help.

First thing – Photo Size

If you taking a digital photo of you family or friend the largest size you would print is usually 5 by 7 inches, maybe 8 by 10 at the most. Even small size digital photographs (2MB or less) are ‘good enough’ to create a decent print. But if you want to create prints that are 16 by 20, 20 by 24 inches or larger you need more pixels (in pixels 20 by 24 inches photo is actually about 40 times larger than 3 by 4 inches photo assuming they have the same resolution).

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Art Information

Learning to Paint with Watercolors

By Cindy Tabacchi

ImageWatercolor is an easy, fun medium for creating art.  Color theory, composition and design can be explored freely with watercolor paint, paper, and brushes.  Several techniques may be used with watercolors for varying effects including painting wet on wet, wet on dry, layering washes, and more.

Watercolor paper comes in cold press, hot press, and rough.  Rough paper has the most texture, and its hills and valleys can result in interesting effects when paint is added.  Hot press is the smoothest and has the finest texture.  Cold press has a moderate amount of texture and is the paper most commonly chosen by watercolor artists.

Watercolor paper comes in several weights ranging from 90 lb. to 300 lb. based on the pounds per ream of paper.  Most artists prefer to use at least 140 lb. paper.  Papers vary somewhat between manufacturers, so sampling different papers is advisable.  Paper can be purchased in pads, in blocks or in large sheets.  The large sheets are usually the most economical and can be torn into whatever size is desired.

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