Photography is the perfect media to capture the special occasions celebrated by friends and family. Beautiful photo reprints are the preferred medium for revisiting birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, graduations, and other special moments. Happy times deserve beautiful memories, and Hampton Photo Arts of Bridgehampton, New York has over twenty years of experience preserving the memories of its customers in beautiful and unique ways. Their line of photo gifts adds to the wonderful ways your memories can be preserved.
Photo Jigsaw Puzzles Imagine the delight on your children's faces as they find themselves featured in a family jigsaw puzzle. Photos from the beach, picnic or other family activities make wonderful puzzles and gifts. Memories are revisited each time the puzzle is assembled. Puzzles are available in two sizes. The smaller size contains 110 pieces and the larger size contains 220 pieces.
The LIAC has chosen Hampton Photo Arts in Bridgehampton to be the organizations sole art printer and art service provider. Hampton Photo Arts was also awarded the “LIAC’s Choice” in art supplies on Long Island.
“Because of the stores [Hampton Photo Arts] dependable service and high quality art printing along with they’re commitment to local art and helping local artists…..we feel that the LIAC should work with a company who works with us.” “they will be making all art prints and reproductions for the organization and its members.”
Visual artists have a unique creative vision to share with the world. Art comes from a special combination of a critical eye, an appreciation for creativity, an emotion that must be expressed, and a story that must be told. At Hampton Photo, Arts and Framing, we realize what makes fine art what it is—a timeless personal statement that speaks something different to everyone who views it—and we take pride in producing the finest prints available with our fine art printing 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.
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.
Kimberly Graphite Pencils are available in sets of six in either soft degrees for dark, rich lines, or in medium degrees for more versatile drawing. Both sets include a sharpener and a casino bonus layout pencil.
°We have updated the photographers Photo Gallery and have made it easier for photographers to sell their photographs through our website. We have also made the photo display easier for customers to view and sort images and have cut the image load time in half.
Photographers who use or Photo Gallery / Storefront
Time is transient and time spent with family and friends can create memories that you will want to keep forever. It isn’t possible to hold back time. You can never make permanent your special moments to relish the happy essence eternally. Thankfully, what you can do is capture your elated moments in life with a photograph and preserve it in a beautiful picture frame, to cherish the good memories. The picture frames help you to lock the precious moments of days gone by. Picture frames can also safeguard your photo from depreciation and offer a special look to the photographs held within. A wall photo frame acts as a showpiece to enhance the décor of your room and of course, enhance your heirloom or collectible.
Various types of picture frames are now available. You will be stunned to see the variety of colors, shapes, styles and textures that are up for grabs. It will be a tough job for you to choose one from the endless variety. Whatever picture frame you select, consider the one that synchronizes well with your picture at hand.
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.
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).
Watercolor 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.