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   latest news

2010/01 - PR Imaging sponsor Wedding Photojournalism Society Photographer of the Year 2009:

Winner: Jerry Ghionis


2010/01 - PR Imaging attend SWPP London Photographic Convention:

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2009/08 - PR chosen to produce book of award winners for Photographer of the Year Awards 2009::

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2009/01 - PR Imaging expands their state of the art studio in central London.

consultation area digital editing suite seminar room

 

   photographer enquiry

If you are a photographer and are interested in finding out more about how PR Imaging can help your business please submit an enquiry by clicking here.

Shortly after we will send you our media pack, and if you are interested in visiting, we invite you for a meeting at our central London studio to see our range of books, albums, frames, canvases and of course us!

 

   photographer sample set

We can produce a single sample book for you to present to your clients but we would recommend getting an additional replica as this generate copy sales. Two popular sample sets are:

  1. One 24cm x 36cm (10"x14") & One 15cm x 25cm (6"x8") Album.
  2. One 30cm x 40cm (12"x16") & One 20cm x 30cm (8"x10") Album.

Each book can be created from your own photos, printed with a mixture of paper types and designed in different layout styles to give you carefully selected options to offer your clients. You can also choose any cover you wish for each.

To apply for a PR Imaging account and receive our full pricelist please click here.

 

   print package quote

PR Imaging is dedicated to personal relationships with all our photographers. We also understand that you know your clients better than us - we let you design the packages. Then we quote. Simple.

To receive a quote for a print package you have in mind please click here to submit the details.

 

   photographer training

We have produced a range of seminars to help you take better photography, promote your business and sell more albums & prints.

To access our online training resources please click here to login to your account

 

   one stop shop

PR Imaging aims to offer you fast and effective service, enabling you to turnaround your products in a matter of weeks, not months. Services include:

  1. Photo editing.
  2. Album design (completed approx. 1 week after receiving your images).
  3. Online hosting of your web galleries with the look and feel of your own website. Complete with automated ordering systems and payment processing.
  4. Image library picture management and sales.

Why undermine your images by presenting them in the same albums as everyone else? Check out our Album section for an innovative range of bespoke wedding albums. We offer something mainstream suppliers can’t - differentiation. We’ll turn your images into art.

 

5th-4th Centuries B.C.
Chinese and Greek philosophers describe the basic principles of optics and the camera.

1664-1666
Isaac Newton discovers that white light is composed of different colors.

1727
Johann Heinrich Schulze discovered that silver nitrate darkened upon exposure to light.

1794
First Panorama opens, the forerunner of the movie house invented by Robert Barker.

1814
Joseph Nicéphore Niépce achieves first photographic image with camera obscura - however, the image required eight hours of light exposure and later faded.

1837
Daguerre’s first daguerreotype - the first image that was fixed and did not fade and needed under thirty minutes of light exposure.

1840
First American patent issued in photography to Alexander Wolcott for his camera.

1841
William Henry Talbot patents the Calotype process - the first negative-positive process making possible the first multiple copies.

1843
First advertisement with a photograph made in Philadelphia.

1851
Frederick Scott Archer invented the Collodion process - images required only two or three seconds of light exposure.

1859
Panoramic camera patented - the Sutton.

1861
Oliver Wendell Holmes invents stereoscope viewer.

1865
Photographs and photographic negatives are added to protected works under copyright.

1871
Richard Leach Maddox invented the gelatin dry plate silver bromide process - negatives no longer had to be developed immediately.

1880
Eastman Dry Plate Company founded.

1884
George Eastman invents flexible, paper-based photographic film.

1888
Eastman patents Kodak roll-film camera.

1898
Reverend Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film.

1900
First mass-marketed camera—the Brownie.


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