Print Shop in Concord

Half Off Film Digitization

Cinefone

Danville

$60 $30

Mail in or drop off film reels and video tapes from nearly any format, while specialists digitally restore and transfer footage to DVD

61% Off at Artistic Picture Framing

Artistic Expert Picture Framing

North Berkeley

$100 $39

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Staff consult on materials and colors to frame jerseys, portraits, and art with upgrades such as UV-conservation glass and acid-free matting

Up to 84% Off Media Transfers at Denevi Digital Imaging

Denevi Digital Imaging

Sunnyvale

$140 $22

Careful professionals convert home-video tapes, film, photos, and slides into DVD format and provide free editing software

75% Off Photo Printing

Suntech Prints

Hayward

$125 $31

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

45% Off Photo Printing

Le Boxy

San Francisco

$40 $22

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 61% Off Custom Framing

Paul Mahder Gallery

Presidio Heights

$125 $49

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Custom framers preserve a wide range of keepsakes and offer complementary onsite consultations

61% Off Framing at Back to the Picture

Back to the Picture

SoMa

$100 $39

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Framing experts set artwork within custom frames complete with mats and glass

$6.99 for a Customized Framed Canvas from FramedUp.com

FramedUp.com

Online Deal

$74.95 $6.99

Favorite snapshots printed on archival-quality mounted and framed canvas; a wall-ready work of art that can last for more than 75 years

Up to 70% Off Video-to-DVD Conversion

Memories on Media

Online Deal

$99.90 $39.99

Video-duplication experts transfer video onto DVD, updating the medium and making its content more accessible

80% Off Custom Printing

Copy Net

San Francisco

$295 $59

High-resolution, digital printing of your design on 100% recycled, 80-pound cover; same-day delivery

Up to 67% Off Canvas Print from GOphotobooks

GOphotobooks

Online Deal

$99.95 $35

Premium canvas showcases single photos or compilation of memories

60% Off Custom Picture Framing at Framed and Cornered

Framed and Cornered

San Francisco

$100 $40

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Custom picture framing

Up to 55% Off Photo Prints on Wood

Prints on Wood

Online Deal

$33 $16

Specialist print images on sustainable wood in three finish options: bright white, natural gloss or vintage matte

60% Off Video-Transfer Services in Novato

AMR Productions

Novato

$100 $40

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Footage from VHS, VHS-C, MiniDV, or Hi8 Digital8 formats makes its way onto long-lasting DVDs

50% Off Videotape-to-DVD Transfers

Media Fusion Studios

Stockton

$89.85 $45

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Technicians preserve memories on outmoded formats, such as VHS, 8mm, and MiniDV, by transferring them to DVD

67% Off VHS Conversion Services

YesVideo

Online Deal

$60 $19.99

Send in VHS tapes and film reels to access your memories from any computer, tablet, or smartphone, or order a personalized DVD

55% Off Studio Photography

Bay Graphics

Sunnyvale

$134 $60

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

45% Off Canvas Photo Printing

Sawyer Digital Design

Castlemont

$99 $54

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

61% Off Framing from Phoenix Gallery

Phoenix Gallery

Willow Glen

$100 $39

Skilled framers with years of experience preserve and beautify paintings, posters, and portraits

Select Local Merchants

Over the past 25 years, Cheap Pete’s framers have honed their technique to a science, creating high-quality framing for any type of artwork, document, or object. Four Bay Area locations stock a huge selection of ready-made frames, including environmentally friendly options crafted from sustainably harvested pine or bamboo. Collage frames display a multitude of photos, showcasing favorite family memories or charting the development of a tiny infant into an adult-size infant. Customers can also create DIY frames with a large selection of framing tools and supplies.

Cheap Pete’s custom-framing services give customers the choice of more than 300 styles of mouldings, five types of glass, and a rainbow of mat colors. Shadowboxes display three-dimensional objects such as sports jerseys, matchbox cars, or exhibitionistic human beings. The shop also stretches canvases onto canvas bars, readying them to be hung at home or on the walls of a gallery.

1666 Locust St
Walnut Creek,
CA
US

The dedicated framers at Artistic Expert Picture Framing protect artwork, personal photographs, and mementos with a vast array of shapes and moldings that prepare them for display. The framers walk customers through the creative, and often confusing, process, consulting with clients before custom-sizing the frame or shadow box to fit paintings or war medals of any size. Conservation grade materials, such as acid-free archival paper and UV-protecting glass, ensure timeless treasures keep guarded against fading and bleeding.

1975 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley,
CA
US

The Framer's Workshop is a family-owned business that has been servicing the San Francisco Bay area for more than 30 years. Their wide variety of framing services include archival methods to ensure your pictures pass the multiple-choice test of time, green techniques, which use sustainable and eco-friendly materials, and wizard computerized mat cutting to form your photos into any unusual or snazzy shape you fancy.

2439 Channing Way
Berkeley,
CA
US

Since the shop opened in 1974, Frame-O-Rama's team has mastered all sorts of techniques to preserve family photos, works of art, and other frame-able objects. "We've framed ceremonial objects such as christening gowns and shoes, and African walking sticks. My personal favorite was a signed Willie Mays baseball with a signed and mounted print of him playing stickball back in Brooklyn," Frame-O-Rama manager Matt Miller said in an interview with SFGate.

See below for more details on their various techniques.

  • Closed-Corner Handcrafted Frames: Closed-corner frames are Frame-O-Rama's specialty, as the staff makes the frame moulding out of hardwood or gold and silver. They do everything by hand, including carving wood or leafing metal.
  • Leather-Wrapped Moulding: These frames arrive from Peru—Frame-O-Rama's team adds custom touches, such as stitches or cowboy buckles.
  • Shadow Boxes: Pretty much anything that doesn't require refrigeration or frequent human contact can go in one of Frame-O-Rama's shadow boxes. Framing bugs, sports jerseys, and wedding bouquets are just a few possibilities
  • Matting and glass: Frame-O-Rama uses museum-quality materials, including UV-blocking glass and matting wrapped in all sorts of materials, such as linen or velvet.

2999 College Ave
Berkeley,
CA
US

Studio Seven Arts, voted Best Art Gallery of 2011 by Diablo magazine's readers, is bedecked in one-of-a-kind fine art, handcrafted jewelry, and eclectic crafts, fostering an inspiring backdrop to their custom-framing services. The staff members curate a collection of American art pieces, including locally made creations, displaying handcrafted fine jewelry and skillfully made crafts that can be both functional and decorative—much like a scarecrow in a sundress. The gallery’s in-house framing artisans draw upon 25 years of experience to build custom frames for such treasures as paintings, photos, diplomas, and mirrors of any shape or size. Frames can be outfitted with wood to match any room’s décor, and with a variety of glass options that can block the bleaching effects of sunlight and scribblings of pets who feel they ought to be in all the family photos.

400 Main St
Pleasanton,
CA
US

Since its inception in the early 1980s, Underglass Framing has crafted custom frames that have housed pictures, paintings, and even flags. Made up of artists and experienced framers alike, Underglass's staff uses their expert judgment to accent any artwork with custom woodwork, conservation acrylics, or museum-quality frames. Underglass makes decisions easy with mat-board samples and a wide selection of framed examples, and they strive to integrate the work of art into each client's home design, whether it's art deco or an art-deco-giraffe-print fusion.

524 Gough St
San Francisco,
CA
US