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Main Production Space

The main production space is where the main action happens in the lab; whether we’re completing work for your Service Bureau order or you’re taking advantage of our multifaceted lab space, we have a range of equipment and amenities available.

Amenities:

  • 48" x 18" GTI CVX Viewing Booth

  • Flat files for print storage - Available for rental

  • Shelving for paper storage - Available for rental

  • Production tables for viewing, trimming, matting, sequencing, bookbinding, etc.

  • 36 inch uni-directional trimmer

  • 44 inch bi-directional roto-trimmer

  • 90 inch bi-directional trimmer

  • Gallery area (Filter Space) operated by Filter Photo


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Large Format Printers

Our large format printers can take media up to 44” wide in both sheet and roll stock, and can accommodate a variety of tasks depending on your needs.


Epson SureColor P-9000
UltraChrome HDX Inkset | Outstanding color range and rich blacks

Epson 9900 Piezography Printer
K10 PiezographyPro Ink Set | Only prints grayscale images though with the full tonal range intact and the deepest blacks in the world

Epson 9890
UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta Inkset | Excellent gradients and handles experimental media

Canon ImagePROGRAF PRO-4000
LUCIA-PRO Ink Set | Excellent for vibrant colors and handles thin media well

 


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Small Format Printers

Our small format printers can take media from 8” up to 17” wide in both sheet and roll stock, and are the most affordable option of our offerings.


Epson 4900 (3)
UltraChrome HDR Inkset | Our most affordable and versatile option


Basic Scanners

Our DIY lab access fee includes usage of our flatbed scanners.


Epson V850 PRO (2)
9.5"x11" scanning bed | 6400DPI Max Optical Resolution

Each Epson V850 scanning station is equipped with:

  • 24” general purpose workstation monitor

  • USB 3.0 connectors for hard drives and thumb drives

  • EpsonScan

  • Adobe Photoshop CC | Adobe Lightroom | Adobe Bridge

  • CF Systems Color Perfect

  • Print-Tool RIP

While it isn’t recommended because of unreliable color accuracy, you may print from the scanning stations if your files are RTP.


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High Resolution Scanners

Our dedicated scanning room houses our second-tier flatbed scanner, drum scanners, and amenities to prep your film for digitization.


Kodak Creoscan iQsmart3 (Flatbed Scanner)
12"x18" scanning bed | 5,500 DPI Max Optical Resolution | Pressurized Anti-Newton Glass

Scanmate 11000 (Drum Scanner)
11000 DPI Max Optical Resolution | Wet Mounted PMT Linear Scan | Suited for 35MM and Medium Format

Scanmate 4000 Drum Scanner (Drum Scanner)
4000 DPI Max Optical Resolution | Wet Mounted PMT Linear Scan | Suited for 4x5 and 8x10 Large Format

Amenities:

  • Bi-Angular Lightbox for viewing negatives

  • Matin guillotine film cutter for 35MM and Medium Format films

  • Scissors and Loupes

  • Kinetronics Anti-Static film brush


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Paper Stock

We maintain a regular supply of papers available for Service Bureau and DIY use in the lab.

Below is a selection from our standard inventory, along with sizing and pre-tax pricing for DIY printing. If you have questions or are looking for something specific, please contact us.

Note for Service Bureau projects: Service Bureau clients have access to all of the following papers and many more that are available in the lab on a rotating basis. Have a large project that needs a particular surface? We'll help you with your selection and source the perfect paper for your needs! Get in touch with adam@latitudechicago.org to discuss your project.

Standard Papers


16-17" roll
$.10 per LINEAR INCH
44" roll
$.25 per LINEAR INCH
Epson Premium Luster X (16" roll) X
Epson Premium Glossy X (16" roll) X
Moab Lasal Photo Matte X (17" roll) X

Fine Art Papers

X
17"
$.35 per LINEAR INCH
44"
$.85 per LINEAR INCH
Canson Edition Etching Rag X X
Canson Platine Fibre Rag X X
Canson Rag Photographique 310 X X
Hahnemühle Fine Art Baryta Satin X X
Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308 X X
Hahnemühle Photo Rag Metallic X X
Hahnemühle Photo Gloss Baryta X X
Moab Entrada Rag Bright X X
UNIQUE SURFACES
Hahnemühle Art Canvas Smooth - X
Jacquard Habotai 10mm Silk - X (42" roll)
Photo Tex Adhesive Fabric X X (42" roll)
Pictorico Ultra Premium OHP X -