Our Printing Tools and services
Thurston Print Lab is committed to printing excellence by using an end-to end Color Managed System to help achieve your creative vision with affordable print materials of unrivaled quality.
We specialize in custom printing of photographer’s portfolios, from archival fine art exhibition prints, to custom book publishing.
Wide Format Printer
Canon’s LUCIA PRO 11-color pigment ink set with a Chroma Optimizer, enables an expanded color gamut achieving stunning color reproduction and image clarity.
COLOR MANAGED WORKFLOW
Custom Printer Profiles
What sets us apart is we create Custom ICC Printer Profiles for you to Soft Proof your print orders, insuring the most accurate and consistent color prints possible.
Fine Art Media
Our Fine Art Media Prints for Exhibitions and Reviews, use 100% Cotton Rag Archivable or Baryta media and are Optical Brightner Agent free and pH balanced for long lasting prints of exceptional quality.
High quality economically priced non-archivable Photograde media for Production quantities, Student project work, proof prints, visualizing of sequences or narrative projects, and confirming layouts and designs.
Online Chat, Display Calibration Hardware and Software, Paper Selection and Custom Printer Profiling and Setup, we offer complete Color Management Solutions, Support, and Training for our Clients.
Reprographic Printing of affordable CAD/CAM Arch Sheets either Loose or Bound, Bond or Transparent “Vellum” Bond for Architects, Designers and Engineers.
Delivered Locally Only
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Canson Loves our print lab
Becoming a Canson Certified Print Lab assures you that we use the finest materials from Canson to produce consistent high quality prints on their Media, and that we have met their stringent Print Audit criteria and Inspection Process.
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Media Types and Prices
Our pricing is very simple, the first 12 Prints, either Individual images OR Duplicate images are all the SAME PRICE.
Get a 20% Discount when ordering a total of 12 or more Prints.
Unlike our competitors, we do not charge a high price for each First print and only discount copies of it.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Answers to all your Questions about our Products and Services can be found here.
We offer Bordered and Borderless Photographic Prints in the following sizes:
8″ x 8″, 8.5″ x 8.5″, 8.5″ x 11″, 8″ x 12″, 10″x15″, 12″ x 12″, 11″ x 17″, 12″ x 18″, 13″ x 19″, 17″ x 17″, 17″ x 22″,
16″ x 24″, 24″ x 24″, 20″ x 30″ and 24″ x 36″.
For Reprographic Services we offer standard 24″ x 36″ ARCH D Sheets
Contact Us for Custom Sizes
Fine Art Media
- Canson Baryta Prestige Glossy
- Canson Platine Fiber Rag Satin
- Canson Edition Etching Rag Textured Matte
- Ilford Cotton Smooth Rag Matte
- Hahnemühle Metallic Rag Glossy
- Hahnemühle William Turner Watercolor
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- Arista-II RC Lustre Paper
- Arista-II Double Weight Matte Paper
- HP Universal 20 lb. Bond Paper
Download our Custom Media Profiles
All Image Files submitted for Inkjet Printing whether Color or Black & White/Grayscale images need to prepared as:
- Adobe98 RGB Colorspace
- 16-Bit TIFF File Format
- ZIP Compressed (Optional)
- Pixel dimensions of Print Size and Type
Visit our Image Preparations and File Naming Guidelines on our Products Info page.
You must view and edit your Image on a Properly Calibrated Monitor in order to get accurate Screen to Print Matching for Photographic Prints.
Without a Properly Calibrated Monitor, your Prints will appear too Dark because your Monitor is too Bright.
Visit our Monitor Calibration Tutorial in our
Tutorials for How-To Details.
- Order Prints Online* Sign In to your Account, click on the Shop Menu and select your:
- Media Type
- Print Type
- Print Size
- Rendering Intent
- Upload your image(s) to print
- Click Add to Cart
- Choose your Delivery Method
- Pay for your Order
*Using Chrome Desktop Browser is recommended
We Accept Payments Online or In Person:
- American Express
- We do not accept Checks
All Print Orders need to be paid for when Order Placed.
Once your paid order is received we will process it within a day or two for shipping.
- FREE SHIPPING on orders over $100
- USPS Retail Ground 5-7 Days $15.95
- USPS Priority Mail 2 Day $19.95
Contact Us for more shipping information.
We are located in the Central San Diego Metro region.
You can come to us for Image File delivery and Print Pickup, Image Editing Services, and Color Management Services.
Use the form on our Contact Us Page to schedule a meeting.
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