Resources / Lab
Lab hours: 10:00AM–2:00PM Tuesday-Friday.
Supervisors are available during open hours to provide guidance as needed.
Download this Supervisors Reference listing their names, time slots, and contact information.
Clubhouse 4 Map w/ Photo Lab (JPG, 175 KB)
The Digital Photo Lab
The Lab is equipped with three computers loaded with several versions of Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, and other software for editing images, as well as scanning slides and photos.Our three printers can be accessed from any of these three computers.
Slide and negative scanners, and a flat bed scanner are available.
Be sure to bring your images to the Digital Photo Lab on a removable Flash Disk, and store all your work onto this removable media when you end your session; images and files left on the computers will be deleted periodically.
Film Dark Room
There is a Film Dark Room available, equipped with an enlarger/lens for printing, and a wet area for developing. Various essential dark room tools are provided to help with both processes.Scheduling required to use this lab resource.
Email the Photo Lab at email@example.com
Printing on our professional printers is available to Camera Club members during open hours.Print sizes range from 4″x6″ up to 44″ wide, as supplies are available.
Guidance for using the printers is available from the Supervisor on duty.
Our “CelCamLab” program is intended for printing cell phone photos from Laguna Woods Village Resident’s cell phone. These prints can be any size from 4″ x 6″ up to 8″ x 10″, at $1.00 per print, payable by cash to the Camera Club.
Laguna Woods Village Residents are encouraged to send their images by email to the Lab for printing, or come into the Lab with their phone and have the supervisor help them to participate in the capture, downloading and printing (on the 4550) of their images.
Please note that this service is only available to Laguna Woods Village Residents.
Click to download CelCam Printing Instructions (PDF, 1.1 MB)
Send your CelCam photos to CelCamLab@gmail.com
The Mat Cutting Room is equipped with tools and supplies for cutting Mats and mounting prints.
All users pay a small fee for any supplies used.Print fees are dependant on the print size, but are very reasonable.
For example, “CelCamLab” prints , available for all Laguna Woods Residents, are only $1.00 each, up to 8″ x 10″ size.
Payments can be cash or personal check, at the time of usage. Returned checks will be subject to standard banking charges.
The Club has some informative guidelines on using the facility and resources.
All documents are PDFs, ranging from 1/2 MB – 3 MB file size.
- MAC COMPUTERS
3 Macs that have printing capability by ethernet
- DIGITAL PRINTING – LARGE FORMAT
Epson 4800 printer ill handle up to 16” wide roll and sheet.
The Epson 9000 will do a 44” wide roll.
- ADOBE PHOTOSHOP / LIGHTROOM / BRIDGE
We use Photoshop as our primary print engine and use Lightroom and Bridgefor bulk image review.
- 35MM BULK SLIDE SCANNER
This Braun 35mm scanner will hold 50 slides at a time to scan at any resolution you need for social media or large format printing.
- PHOTO SCANNING (MULTI FORMATS)
We have Epson flatbed print scanners that will handle 10″ X 12”.
And a new Epson 680 multi format print scanner that handles 2” to 8” prints.
- MATT CUTTING
Bainbridge Studio Matt cutter will handle 20 X 32 Matt board.
Limited color stock or bring your own. Prices are approximate $1.00/sq ft.
- COPY STAND
Bring your own camera to mount on our lighted copy stand and photograph your artwork.
Bring your own card reader and memory stick.
8X10 is our max size. Bring in your passport photos and we can laminate them for you.
- PORTRAIT STUDIO WITH LIGHTING
We have temperature corrected lighting for your next glamour shot.
Schedule in advance.
Bring your own camera, card reader and memory stick.
- PRIVATE CLASSES – FRED GRANGER LEARNING CENTER
Smaller group class size (6-10).
Photoshop and Lightroom classes are usually conducted several times a year.
Check the Workshps & Classes section of the Education page.
- COMPLETE FILM DARKROOM
2 enlargers, so bing your own chemicals, papers and film to process and print.
Scheduling in advance is required.
A wide range of photography instructional books for both analog and digital processes, creative and conceptual writings, and many “photo” books covering a wide range of styles and photographers.
If you need any assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org