Image Size and Resolution

Image SizeImage Size is the size of your original digital photo file, measured in pixels and DPI (Dots Per Inch). What is a pixel? A pixel is a small square dot. DPI refers to the number of dots (pixels) per inch. Why is this important? Well, if an image is too small, you might not […]

Persnickety Prints Photo Paper: water survival

Our chemical and light process is the highest quality way to print digital photographs.  Persnickety Prints uses the old technology of light sensitive archival papers and adds new technical procedures of converting a digital image into a negative light form.  Our software reads your sRGB color profile. Because we do not process with ink, we […]

We still use a Darkroom

True, photographic paper is still far superior to the digital printing process which use inks or other press printing processes.  What is a “Real Photograph”? The word photograph comes from the Greek words phot, or light and graphia, or writing. A real photograph is exposed with light on light sensitive paper. That’s right – light. […]

Bleed

For single page photographic prints: most machines allow for a slight difference in print sizes and alignments by overlaying your image over the paper to avoid having a white border. The problem with this is you can lose a good portion of the edge of your layouts. If your layout has a thin border, the […]

Photography Tip: Manual Mode

Manual Mode Most people take pictures using Auto mode, especially on point and shoot cameras. While there is certainly nothing wrong with that, it is a good idea to understand the basics of using Manual mode. Essentially, all Auto mode does is set the Manual mode settings automatically. But, sometimes Auto mode gets it wrong, […]

Who are we?

We are not a Camera Store. Persnickety Prints is a professional photo lab & studio. We are persnickety about every detail & have been printing for over 20 years. We specialize in printing full bleed (no white borders) digital scrapbook pages. Because we use state of the art technology that sends us the embedded color […]