Working within a studio environment with Giclée fine art printing opens up a world of possibilities for artists and photographers to explore the vast range of print capabilities. The qualitative approach to print profiles, media selection, and image processing techniques becomes an integral part of the creative process, allowing for nuanced expression and fidelity to the original artwork.

Print profiles play a crucial role in achieving accurate color reproduction and maintaining consistency across different media types. By meticulously calibrating these profiles, artists can ensure that their prints faithfully represent the colors and tones of their original work. This attention to detail enhances the overall quality and impact of the final print, elevating it to a level that meets the highest standards of fine art reproduction.

Media selection is another aspect that artists can experiment with in a studio environment. Different papers and substrates can impart unique textures and qualities to the final print, allowing artists to tailor the aesthetic of their work to suit their vision. Whether it’s the smooth finish of a satin paper or the textured surface of a canvas, each medium offers its own possibilities for artistic expression.

Furthermore, the rich image processing and post-production techniques available in a studio setting empower artists to fine-tune every aspect of their prints. From adjusting contrast and brightness to enhancing sharpness and detail, these tools allow for precise control over the final output. This level of customization ensures that artists can achieve the desired look and feel for their prints, bringing their creative vision to life in stunning detail.

In essence, working with Giclée fine art printing in a studio environment enables artists to push the boundaries of printmaking, exploring the full range of possibilities in terms of color, texture, and detail. Through a qualitative approach to print profiles, media selection, and image processing, artists can create prints that not only faithfully represent their original artwork but also convey the depth and emotion behind it.

 Services

Frame

Frame your prints with Lightfarm, come in and view frame examples and samples and get your project printed and framed all in one space with Lightfarm

Scan

Scan your transparencies and negatives at Lightfarm, using a virtual drum scanner that offers maximal input so that you can get the most of analogue to digital conversion

Artwork Reproductions

High fidelity digitisation of artwork in house, with focus on colour and surface proximity to source as well as multiple size reproducibility using pigment print in house at Lightfarm

Large format metalic printing by Lightfarm Johannesburg

Pigment Prints

Print with Lightfarm using large format and colour range 12 colour machines, on curated media that has been individually calibrated and profiled for maximal accuracy and range.

About

Lightfarm specialises in the digital capture, editing and printing of fine art and photographic material.

We offer a creative studio environment where photographers, artists and creative professionals can enhance their work with extra support.

Our aim is to support the act of creation, translating between the digital image and its resolution, from inception to final output.

Lightfarm is extremely proud to have worked closely with local and international artists, photographers and galleries
including Zanele Muholi, Mary Sibande, Ayana Jackson, Terry Kurgan, William Kentridge, Gerhard Marx, Mikhael Subotzky, Kristin-Lee Moolman, Michael Meyersfeld, Fourthwall Books, Market Photo Workshop, Photo, Stevenson Gallery, Goodman Gallery, Gallery Momo and Afronova.

Director, Founder

Andreas Vlachakis

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Director, founder

Amichai Tahor

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Print Manager, Retoucher

Moss Moeng

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