Berkeley Giclée

Digital Fine Art Capture

     The Betterlight scanback is the cornerstone of the large format digital system. The Betterlight scanback creates an uniterpolated file up to 275 megabytes in 16 bit color space. Our photography studio offers a variety of set ups far beyond “copy stand” lighting that helps bring your original art to life. We invite you to see for yourself the sharpness, clarity and expert lighting techniques that combine to make Berkeley Giclée the choice of professionals artists and publishers..

Digital capture for web and screen 16x20 or smaller original
     8 bit 30 mb file tiff and jpeg format                                                         $25

Digital capture for web and screen 30x40 or smaller original
     8 bit 60 mb file tiff and jpeg format                                                         $35

Digital capture for reproduction 40x60 or smaller original
     16 bit 275 mb file High res tiff, and jpeg format                                    $45


Desktop Scanning

Desktop scanning of slides, negatives, prints and transparencies
for web and competition entry                                                                      $1-5

File Preparation

All files require preparation before printing.
Create and apply ICC profile, crop, global color adjustment,
crop and clean up image with 8x10 artist proof on fine art paper or canvas               $25

Additional file preparation per 15 minutes with 8x10 artist’s proof          $25

Giclee Printing

     The Epson 9800 printer utilizes the eight color K3 Ultrachrome inkset which produces a wide color gamut, excellent color saturation and incredible sharpness. The giclee prints are produced on your choice of three high quality archival materials: velvet textured cold mould watercolor paper, smooth photo rag (both papers are acid free 100 percent cotton 310 gsm) and cotton-poly blend matte artist stretch canvas 21m weight
     For best results files should be 300 ppi at 100% Adobe RGB 1998 colorspace. Flat tiff or max quality jpeg. Largest print size is 44”x”96. Berkeley Giclee will provide a free test print from your files. You may make modifications based on the test, or we can make adjustments for a fee.