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The day to day at AC COOPER N&P Ltd studio is varied,challenging and exciting in equal quantities. Generally we have a good idea of schedules and what work is on the horizon but every so often during the day and week the situation can rapidly change. All of a sudden a job comes up they […]

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   The London Underground and it’s stations lend itself to the art-scene.  It has always had a rich heritage in patterns/designs and continues to do so now. Travelling in from a variety of stations I can’t help but notice the beauty around me if you look up/down/left/right, not only designs, also the buildings/architecture is of […]

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Whisky Blues

 

  As with all aspects of the Photography we undertake at AC COOPER N&P Ltd. Drinks Photography is a challenge and a joy in equal “measures” no pun intended! We are fortunate to Photograph many different types of bottles, different shapes/colours/tones and textures. All with their own unique differences to give you something to think […]

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Black & White Hand Printing

Traditional Black and White enlargements from our experienced team of printing technicians. Using darkroom technique including burning and shading. Black and White Silver gelatine prints offer a warmth and tone that can only be achieved in the dark-room. Warmtone and Sepia tone using the Ilford Black and White/Harmon Technology range provide quality results every time. Darkroom Black and White hand printing has been a mainstay of our services. We also offer Black and White film processing whether it be 35mm, 120 or other film ranges. Hand printing is a technique which has seen an upturn amongst many people, photographers who are quite happy using digital are now rediscovering the qualities of a true black and print hand print from AC Cooper.

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Framing Service

Photo or Artwork quality framing, with an on-site facility. We offer consultations on your bespoke frame with catalogues, stock mouldings and samples available for viewing. Exhibition & Gallery framing service. UK & Worldwide delivery. Wood frames and Painted frames are also available including a wide range of black frames which are extremely popular with Photographers and Galleries alike. Art framing is a service which has various options in finish. With so many frames available we invite you to choose from our catalogues and in house moulds. Should this not be possible we can email a link which features 1000’s of mouldings from our suppliers.

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Mounting & Laminating

At AC Cooper our Mounting & Laminating service offers a range of options to complete your order. Using our in house Dry Mounting facility we are capable of mounting onto a range of substrates each sourced for quality and durability. Laminating/Heat sealing offers further opportunities to complete your order. Satin, Matt and Gloss laminates are available, enquire with any bespoke finish requirements, the range includes UV protected Laminate. Enhance the finish of your photo print by mounting onto Diabond or Archival quality Foamboards. Aliminium mounting is very popular for exhibitions and displays, it has a very appealable clean cut finish. There are a number of materials we can mount onto including wood and various plastics. Whether it be large format mounting, display mounting or Photographic mounting our team are on hand to offer advice and guidance for your project.

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