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High-quality digital photo prints in Singapore

Postby jpatokal » Tue, 01 Mar 2005 12:47 am

Time for me to ask a question for change --

Where can I get high-quality prints of digital photos in Singapore? Max size A4 (but mostly smaller), archival quality suitable for framing, both color and B&W. Smallish quantities, quality matters more than price.

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Postby Photog » Wed, 02 Mar 2005 12:24 pm

Hotprint @ China Square

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Postby Bafana » Thu, 03 Mar 2005 11:11 pm

Also a couple of places in the Basement of Parkway Parade Shopping Centre near Watsons...

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Postby wong26 » Tue, 08 Mar 2005 6:33 pm

Bafana wrote:Also a couple of places in the Basement of Parkway Parade Shopping Centre near Watsons...


yes, i jus know yesterday from my sister, more than 100 pcs only$0.20 p.p, less than 100 $0.25p.p.

i think consider very cheap,where i come accross.

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Postby jpatokal » Wed, 09 Mar 2005 11:06 pm

Thanks for the suggestions, but let's try that again: up to A4-size archival-quality prints suitable for framing. Not crappy-ass $0.20 vacation snapshots. No other digital photographers around...?
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Postby Photog » Thu, 10 Mar 2005 6:39 pm

Once again, Hotprint @ China Square. Can do exactly what u r looking for.

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Postby Bafana » Thu, 10 Mar 2005 10:27 pm

Nice picture. 8)

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Postby jpatokal » Thu, 10 Mar 2005 11:40 pm

Photog wrote:Once again, Hotprint @ China Square. Can do exactly what u r looking for.

Thanks, will give them a shot (pun alert! har har!).

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Postby Bafana » Fri, 11 Mar 2005 1:11 pm

Have you got anymore.

Maybe we should open a section of the Forum for sharing photos to do with life and times in Singapore lah???

(And no I will not be includeing any of myself 8) )

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Postby PhantomX » Fri, 11 Mar 2005 4:25 pm

jpatokal wrote:
Photog wrote:Once again, Hotprint @ China Square. Can do exactly what u r looking for.

Thanks, will give them a shot (pun alert! har har!).



Yah got me choking all over.....you PunDick!

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Postby passerby » Tue, 15 Mar 2005 12:49 pm

well, i print my pics at basement of Lot1 (choa chu kang), at Candid Photos. the shop uses Fujifilm paper and i normally ony print in 4R size, so dunno abt the quality of the A4 sizes.

1 4R pic cost $0.40 which is alright for me, and i'm happy with the quality.
think u try printing ur pics frm any fujifilm, konica or kodak shop. but think u have to specify the paper used to be dunno wat royal paper at the Kodak shop for the printouts to be good.

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Re: High-quality digital photo prints in Singapore

Postby printpic » Wed, 06 Jul 2005 10:11 am

jpatokal wrote:Time for me to ask a question for change --

Where can I get high-quality prints of digital photos in Singapore? Max size A4 (but mostly smaller), archival quality suitable for framing, both color and B&W. Smallish quantities, quality matters more than price.


Hi There is two that you can try out.

1) @ Capital Tower next to Star bucks... this shop won a couple of awards from Kodak
2) Try UOB Centre on the 4th Floor (it is quite a big shop u cannot miss it) they print B&W etc...

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Postby jpatokal » Sun, 16 Apr 2006 2:35 pm

jpatokal wrote:
Photog wrote:Once again, Hotprint @ China Square. Can do exactly what u r looking for.

Thanks, will give them a shot (pun alert! har har!).

Finally got around to trying them out and, indeed, I was quite positively impressed! I did a few S8R (8x12") prints as a test (S$8 a pop) and the quality was excellent, next I think I'll try my luck with a S$20 S12R (12x16") and see how it turns out...

Up next, recommendations for framing shops, both do-it-yourself and professional? Merlin at Takashimaya (4th fl.) looks good but seems rather pricy, while Art Friend right next door and IKEA have an OK range of ready-to-go frames.
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Postby Bremen » Sun, 16 Apr 2006 7:37 pm

you can also go to John 3:16 at Funan. They can hook you up with all you need, or tell you exactly where to go for prints, framing, etc.
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Postby ksl » Sat, 22 Apr 2006 2:10 am

jpatokal wrote:
jpatokal wrote:
Photog wrote:Once again, Hotprint @ China Square. Can do exactly what u r looking for.

Thanks, will give them a shot (pun alert! har har!).

Finally got around to trying them out and, indeed, I was quite positively impressed! I did a few S8R (8x12") prints as a test (S$8 a pop) and the quality was excellent, next I think I'll try my luck with a S$20 S12R (12x16") and see how it turns out...

Up next, recommendations for framing shops, both do-it-yourself and professional? Merlin at Takashimaya (4th fl.) looks good but seems rather pricy, while Art Friend right next door and IKEA have an OK range of ready-to-go frames.


I found a place next to Sim Lim, where the water fountain is and the burger bar, i think its called Burlington sq, there is a string of shops inside, at the far end from the fountain side, the guy does A4 for 6$. Also in Raffles Place there is the National Art shop, ask them to give you the address of their frame supplier. I have the address someplace, he his a bit of a specialist in fine art, but quite reasonable on price, the main point is to have the pictures done correctly, due to the humidity, which can get into the back of them, if not sealed with the correct materials.

None of the frames in Ikea will protect your photo's if you hang them on the wall, the moisture will eventually get to them from the concrete, without the proper backing materials. My posters are done with wood backing sealed with, I presume tin foil, no idea if its specially made for the job or not. But it does keep the moisture out.


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