Christmas Gift Idea #52 – Photo Restoration By Ric Wallace – The Photo Doctor

Old, torn and sometimes photos in two or more pieces can be restored to their original state or better. Ric Wallace does a high resolution scan from your original image and electronically uses a computer to do the retouching and corrections. High quality photographic prints can be obtained from the computer file. The computer file can be supplied on CD/ DVD, USB, or downloaded from the internet to ensure exact copies can be made for years to come, with no loss in quality like prints made from negatives which will degrade over time.

Photo Restoration By

Ric WallaceThe Photo Doctor



UPATE ON THIS VIDEO: The customer went to Walmart with the large digital file and got some posters made for display at places where they were playing. They were looking for T-Shirts with this image and another one I scanned. I referred them to one of my Greeting Card Retailers who prints on T shirts and other clothing. Need T-Shirts, or other clothing with a photo, name logo, etc  - contact Will  @ Ethical Addiction Apparel and mention the The Photo Doctor / AKA Ric Wallace referred you.

Ethical Addiction Apparel  (Ocean Park)- 1558 128th Street, Surrey, BC V4A 3T7

Ric Wallace has been restoring photos for years first by using an airbrush and fine tip brushes. With the mainstream use of computers, Ric has disposed of the darkroom equipment and chemicals, and instead uses  computers, digital cameras, high res scanners, and various computer programs, photo printers, mat cutter, etc.

Computers have changed the way things are now done, but the basics or old way things were done gives Ric a Virtual Edge over other people offering Photo Restoration.

Many stores may offer photo restoration as they get someone else to do the work and markup the price. When you hire Ric Wallace you are talking to the organ grinder and not the monkey like at retail stores.

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Ric works his magic and has even taken passport photographs, restored them to a better than original state, and produced quality photographic enlargements for wall display. This service is invaluable for genealogy enthusiasts trying to put together family albums.retouch-03

Old, faded, and cracked photographs can be brought back to life with our expert digital restoration techniques.

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Consider purchasing a DIGITAL EXACT copy of the FINAL HI-RES photo at 300 DPI (JPG) – for an additional fee. (not included with standard packages)
Digital files maybe kept on our storage devices for a limited time and may be deleted without notice after services are rendered and paid in full. Customers who purchased digital files are recommended to have many copies on disk, USB and/or cloud based storage. Digital computer files do not fade or disappear like old negatives or prints. Making prints from-the high res digital files will allow the highest quality image to be printed. Sharing this file means family or friends can look after getting their own prints with their own money, saving you $$$. Using output services such as Walmart, drug stores or home printers will vary in quality.
PLEASE NOTE: We are NOT allowed to copy photographs that have a copyright stamp or symbol on them, such as school photos, team photos, magazines, newspapers, etc. If you have a photo with a stamp on the back please contact the listed person or company for reprints. If the photographer has passed away or the company is out of business we would have to review the situation. Anyone with an original negative film will be considered the lawful owner of the image. Any prints or digital files are your property to do with as you wish, once paid in full. Any future reprints would have to be ordered by you or have your approval in writing.
We need the photo supplied loose -- not framed or behind glass. Photos larger than 8.5" x 11" will have to copied using a camera on a tripod as opposed to scanning on a high resolution flatbed scanner. These will have a higher cost to digitize the image as it is considered a photography service, not a scanning service.
We reserve the right to refuse to copy obscene, offensive, unlawful or objectionable materials. Please contact us for any concerns you may have.

Not sure how to email a photo? NO PROBLEM – you can call by voice on the phone.

White Rock Pier Amazing Acrylic Prints By ARTographer Ric Wallace

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Want something more than just another run of the mill photo print? If you need a print that’s modern, sleek and vibrant, you’ve landed in the right place and more importantly the right product:

  • Stunning SwissQ print technology, printed direct to acrylic glass
  • Premium ¼-inch thick, optically clear acrylic glass, finished with an opaque white backing sheet
  • These are supplied with a float mount frame and ready to hang on the wall.

 

IN STOCK WALL ART

 

 

 

 

Happy CANADA DAY White Rock Beach 2021

The White Rock Beach Gallery has plans to be setup in our usual spot. We have some special deals you will have to come to find out what they are.

IN STOCK WALL ART

 


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 ~ Ric Wallace Postcard King / Mr White Rock / CROWtographer / Webmaster for WhiteRockBeach.ca / AKA LUCKY, has created more White Rock Beach / South Surrey postcards & greeting cards (300+ in total). This is a record which no one has ever achieved in the past. With more postcards planned and the NEW POSTCARD PACKS for 2020 , this record will only be beaten by Ric Wallace himself. He also has a Wildlife of Canada series, and has created other postcards exceeding 300 postcards in total. Ric’s wife said if he makes any more postcards she will CROWN him, so he took the title of POSTCARD KING and even picked up a crown.
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In Stock Framed Prints, Canvas Prints & Acrylic Prints

HD Amazing Acrylic Prints

Want something more than just another run of the mill photo print? If you need a print that’s modern, sleek and vibrant, you’ve landed in the right place and more importantly the right product:

  • Stunning SwissQ print technology, printed direct to acrylic glass
  • Premium ¼-inch thick, optically clear acrylic glass, finished with an opaque white backing sheet
  • These are supplied with a float mount frame and ready to hang on the wall.

 

BULK and/or Custom Greeting Cards are now OFFERED by ARTographer Ric Wallace

Ric Wallace offers BULK SALES of his greeting cards (non retail packaging – cards supplied with mounted postcard & envelope in a brown box – NO cellophane bag or UPS price sticker) or custom made greeting cards and larger quantities to suit your needs.

Ideal for businesses wanting to communicate with customers during Christmas, holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, etc. Families can impress friends and relatives with a custom made card.

Gift shops or stores can have their own line of CUSTOM CARDS (see pages 7 & 8) to sell or for giveaways for their business.

CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION




Old, torn and sometimes photos in two or more pieces can be restored to their original state or better. Ric Wallace does a high resolution scan from your original image and electronically uses a computer to do the retouching and corrections. High quality photographic prints can be obtained from the computer file. The computer file can be supplied on CD/ DVD, USB, or downloaded from the internet to ensure exact copies can be made for years to come, with no loss in quality like prints made from negatives which will degrade over time.



Old, torn and sometimes photos in two or more pieces can be restored to their original state or better. Ric Wallace does a high resolution scan from your original image and electronically uses a computer to do the retouching and corrections. High quality photographic prints can be obtained from the computer file. The computer file can be supplied on CD/ DVD, USB, or downloaded from the internet to ensure exact copies can be made for years to come, with no loss in quality like prints made from negatives which will degrade over time.

Santa CROW & Santa Eagle Greeting Cards NOW ON SALE Online

Purchase Online – CLICK HERE

https://whiterockbeach.ca/greeting-cards/

 

 
 
 
 
 
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White Rock BC Photo Restoration  Ric Wallace can bring FADED or partially lost PHOTOS back to LIFE
Old, torn and sometimes photos in two or more pieces can be restored to their original state or better. Ric Wallace does a high resolution scan from your original image and electronically uses a computer to do the retouching and corrections. High quality photographic prints can be obtained from the computer file. The computer file can be supplied on CD/ DVD, USB, or downloaded from the internet to ensure exact copies can be made for years to come, with no loss in quality like prints made from negatives which will degrade over time.

SAVE $100 if you buy both of these 20″ x 28″ Acrylic Prints by ARTographer Ric Wallace


Get the WOW-Factor with these 20″ x 28″ Acrylic Prints by ARTographer Ric Wallace
Seeing these photos as Acrylic Prints is an eye-popping experience. The combination of super-vivid printing, professional-quality materials, and the depth and details of these photos creates a truly magical effect.  We have one of each of these in stock for $500 each (tax included). The above is a sunset and the photo below is a sunrise. 

Buy both for $900  (tax included).


White Rock BC Photo Restoration  Ric Wallace can bring FADED or partially lost PHOTOS back to LIFE
Old, torn and sometimes photos in two or more pieces can be restored to their original state or better. Ric Wallace does a high resolution scan from your original image and electronically uses a computer to do the retouching and corrections. High quality photographic prints can be obtained from the computer file. The computer file can be supplied on CD/ DVD, USB, or downloaded from the internet to ensure exact copies can be made for years to come, with no loss in quality like prints made from negatives which will degrade over time.

Look for Ric Wallace at the White Rock Elementary‘s Annual Winter Craft Fair

We will have a single table similar to the above setup at the White Rock Elementary‘s Annual Winter Craft Fair. Below is our waterfront setup.

WINTER CRAFT FAIR – WHITE ROCK, BC 

It’s almost that time of year again… Get a jump start on your Christmas shopping at White Rock Elementary‘s Annual Winter Craft Fair. Beautiful crafts and handmade items by over 30 local artisans, vendors and students. Games, cake walk, food, prizes, 50/50, Brewnetti cafe mobile coffee truck, and professional family & children portraits by Jennifer Findlay Photography. Proceeds from the event will go towards funding for a new playground. 

The Winter Fair takes place:
Friday Nov. 17th 2017
White Rock Elementary 
1273 Fir Street, White Rock, BC
2:30 pm – 7 pm

Please help us promote this event by sharing it With others!

 

Ric Wallace / The White Rock Beach Gallery will be set up at the White Rock Elementary 

WINTER CRAFT FAIR  –  Friday Nov. 17th 2017

I will have a single table setup (no tents) and all
postcards and greeting cards will be for sale.

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White Rock BC Photo Restoration  Ric Wallace can bring FADED or partially lost PHOTOS back to LIFE
Old, torn and sometimes photos in two or more pieces can be restored to their original state or better. Ric Wallace does a high resolution scan from your original image and electronically uses a computer to do the retouching and corrections. High quality photographic prints can be obtained from the computer file. The computer file can be supplied on CD/ DVD, USB, or downloaded from the internet to ensure exact copies can be made for years to come, with no loss in quality like prints made from negatives which will degrade over time.

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WhiteRockBeach.ca Postcards, Greeting Cards & Magnets

These are some of the White Rock Beach / South Surrey APPROVED gift shops:

  1. The White Rock Beach ONLINE STORE OPEN 24 -7
  2. The White Rock Beach Gallery - Waterfront Promenade Gallery – Artist Walk Outside (weather permitting)
  3. White Rock Pharmacy, 102 – 1440 George St., White Rock BC V4B 4A3
  4. Beaches Swimwear 14885 Marine Drive, White Rock BC V4B 1C2
  5. Mr White Rock - Ric Wallace 604-259-0105 - VISA, MasterCard & CASH
  6. Sunnyside Evergreen Pharmacy - 2397 King George Blvd. Surrey BC V4A 5A4
  7. Pier Souvenirs  - 14969 Marine Drive, White Rock BC V4B 1C3
  8. Ethical Addiction Apparel  (Ocean Park)- 1558 128th Street, Surrey, British Columbia V4A 3T7
8″x 8″ acid-free matted print of Edgar Allen Crow in a 12.25″ x 12.25″ black aluminum frame  (ABOVE)
$135 all taxes included
8″x 8″ acid-free matted print of Edgar Allen Crow in a 14″ x 14″ black MDF frame (BELOW)
$125 all taxes included

Just the 8"x 8" print – $19 all taxes included.

Both of these ready-to-hang framed prints are in stock and ready to purchase from

8″x 8″ acid-free matted print of Edgar Allen Crow in a 14″ x 14″ black MDF frame (ABOVE)
$125 all taxes included
Just the 8"x 8" print – $19 all taxes included.

This ready-to-hang framed print is in stock and ready to purchase from


White Rock BC Photo Restoration  Ric Wallace can bring FADED or partially lost PHOTOS back to LIFE
Old, torn and sometimes photos in two or more pieces can be restored to their original state or better. Ric Wallace does a high resolution scan from your original image and electronically uses a computer to do the retouching and corrections. High quality photographic prints can be obtained from the computer file. The computer file can be supplied on CD/ DVD, USB, or downloaded from the internet to ensure exact copies can be made for years to come, with no loss in quality like prints made from negatives which will degrade over time.

Promote White Rock Beach and your name / business / website to the WORLD. Ideal for hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, real estate agents, restaurants, gift shops, dentists, or any business catering to tourists or newcomers to British Columbia. Using the White Rock name in your business name - get the goodwill of investing in your local neighborhood.

Our premium sponsored postcards are printed on a thicker whiter stock, standing out from other postcards on the market. Want to sponsor a custom postcard with colour theme, subject, view, etc? Contact Ric Wallace and he will come up with an idea. Below are samples sponsored postcards with text printed on 5,000 postcards. CLICK HERE to see all current postcards.

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New postcard designs (to be printed) are listed with a Read more button.

Sponsor and receive postcards to sell* for $1.50 or give away:

  • 5,000 postcards OPTION A for $750* 
    • You get 1,000 postcards
      • Sell for $1.75 (cost 75 cents each for the ones you receive) and make a profit of $1,000 ($1.00 each) directly from your advertising. 
      • 4,000 postcards will be sold online & though various retailers and at the beach* with your name on the back of the postcards.
  • 5,000 postcards OPTION B for $650* 
    • You get 500 postcards - giving you more exposure through the WhiteRockBeach.ca postcard network and saving $100 over OPTION A.
      • Sell for $1.75 (cost $1.30 each for the ones you receive) break even and netting FREE advertising & $225 Profit for your business.
      • 4,500 postcards will be sold online &  though various retailers and at the beach* with your name on the back of the postcards.
  • 5,000 postcards OPTION B for $550* 
    • You get 250 postcards - giving you more exposure through the WhiteRockBeach.ca postcard network and saving $200 over OPTION A.
      • 4,750 postcards will be sold online &  though various retailers and at the beach* with your name on the back of the postcards.
  •  10,000 postcards for $1,400*
    • You get 4,000 postcards
      • Sell for $1.75 (cost 35 cents each) and make a profit of $5,600 (1.40 each) directly from your advertising.
      • 6,000 postcards will be sold online & though various retailers and at the beach* with your name on the back of the postcards.
    • NOTE: Sponsored postcards sold through retailers, online or at the beach are non profit sharing; sponsors benefit by having their name on our products. Reprints have a minimum order of 5,000 as they have proven to be a good seller. There are other conditions that apply to sponsor a WhiteRockBeach.ca postcard. Contact Ric Wallace for details. Interested in postcards not under the WhiteRockBeach.ca brand? Ric Wallace can create one for you. Sponsored postcards can also be sold as WhiteRockBeach.ca greeting cards.

White Rock photographer Ric Wallace has produced over 300 White Rock Beach (more planned for 2018) and 50+ Wildlife of Canada postcard and greeting card designs. Due to increases in production costs and not wanting to raise prices in stores, he is seeking sponsors to help offset production and printing costs. Ideal for individuals and families wanting to have a memorial keepsake or businesses wanting a unique opportunity to maybe gain more recognition by having their business name and website purchased by local residents and tourists as keepsakes or to be mailed around the world.

You can sponsor a current postcard in need of a reprint or a new design. Interested sponsors with the highest sponsoring level will be given first choice.

Want to see and receive some samples or more info? Contact Ric Wallace.

The White Rock Beach Gallery has a NEW LOOK!

Looking for the COOLEST White Rock Beach & Wildlife Of Canada Postcards, Greeting Cards, magnets, Panoramic Prints, Wall ART and more?

Think the White Rock Beach Gallery located along the White Rock Beach promenade west of the White Rock Beach Pier & train station.

 

 

The #WhiteRockBeachGallery version 4.0 #supersize #ricco #virtualedge #ricwallace #artographer #explorewhiterockbc #explorewhiterock #virtualedge

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The NEW and IMPROVED White Rock Beach Gallery

mr-whiterock-620White Rock Beach Gallery founder ARTographer Ric Wallace shares some photos of how his galleries have evolved since spring 2015.

wr-gallery-waterfrontThis was an early setup of the Now Famous White Rock Beach Gallery 2015. I had never set up one of these tents before. Things learned since then, dealing with wind from the ocean and trains. Noise of the trains, I NOW bring hearing protection. The above display stands are not practical for waterfront display use. The above setup has only one 24″ x 48″ table.

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The above setup summer of 2016, FIVE – 24″ x 48″ tables are used, with rubber top mats to stop things from being blown away. Tables are leveled using customized hockey pucks and wood spacers. Custom-made postcard and greeting card pockets are mounted to tables and the poles of the tent. The tent was modified to allow it to support horizontal poles on the back and left side. Sixty pounds of ankle weights on the front poles help stabilize the tent in windy conditions. On display are postcards, greeting cards, magnets, 6″ x 8″ and 8″ x 10″ prints, 16″ x 20″ canvas prints, 20″ x 28″ acrylic prints, framed prints and magnets. Magnet boards are placed on the table to help create a wall of products. Many of the products are also online for sale on WhiteRockBeach.ca.

JUNE 2017 above and August 2017 below.

You can see an archive of some of my Instagram post photos here (BEST displayed on a computer):

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Get the WOW-Factor with these 20″ x 28″ Acrylic Prints by ARTographer Ric Wallace
Seeing these photos as Acrylic Prints is an eye-popping experience. The combination of super-vivid printing, professional-quality materials, and the depth and details of these photos creates a truly magical effect.

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Shown here is a THREE- 24″ x 48″ table setup in front of the White Rock Museum AUGUST 2015.

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Below is early spring 2016 with FOUR – 24″ x 48″ tables making a perfect 6-foot square, with a hole in the center allowing 4 picture easels. Postcard and greeting card pockets mount to tables, allowing boxes and other items to be stored below neatly. People can walk completely around the display. An industrial designer visiting White Rock Beach was very impressed with the display setup; he stopped by to talk and see how it was set up.

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Shown above is a 30″ x 60″ canvas print.

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Above is a FOUR – 24″ x 48″ table setup (ONE & THREE) July 2016 – trying a new concept.

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Above is a THREE – 24″ x 48″ table setup Jun 25th, 2016 – trying a reduced setup to hasten set up and take down time.

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Some of the nice people I have met at the White Rock Beach Gallery..

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