Dot Dotson's can transfer your 8mm and 16mm movie reels, VHS and Hi-8 cassettes to DVD so they're playable in a standard DVD player. If you're ambitious and want to edit the video file created, we can transfer from those media to a USB drive in an editable format. Please call for pricing.
Want us to create a slideshow from your slides, prints and/or digital files? We can do that, too. Just ask us how…
We stock a wide selection of the best photographic products from many renowned brands. Come in and have a look! We're always available to help you find that special item you're looking for and to guide you in finding the perfect product for your needs. Here are some of the product lines that we carry:
Picture frames - digital picture frames - photo albums - scrapbooks - scrapbooking supplies and darkroom supplies
We continuously invest to provide our customers with the best tools, more information and best service so you can enjoy to the maximum everything related to photography. You can now get product information, compare products, create a short list and see related accessories all from the comfort of your home. Visit our online store and browse around.
In-store photo service
Digital photo prints Our photo lab is equipped with the finest photo finishing equipment and we print your pictures on high quality photo paper. On top of this, our technicians will make sure that every photo print turns out just the way you want it by adjusting the color, the brightness and even cropping them if necessary. Come in with your memory device and we will transform your memories into fabulous photos.
Self-service photo kiosk If you prefer the convenience of our self-service photo kiosks, come and visit our store where we have digital photo kiosks set up for your convenience. Want to add a creative touch to your pictures, you can easily fix red-eyes, crop and add effects to your pictures before printing them on high quality photo paper.
Digital device drop-box Do you have a busy schedule? Drop off your memory device in our digital device drop-box and we'll have your pictures ready for you in no time. Memory devices deposited in our drop-box will be processed with the same quality care and diligence as always.
Film processing We are well equipped to serve customers that prefer traditional film. Our photo lab is equipped with the finest photo finishing equipment and we print your pictures on high quality photo paper. On top of this, our technicians will make sure that every photo print turns out just the way you want it. Come in with your films and we will transform your memories into fabulous photos.
Here is the list of films that we accept:
Film processing drop-box
Do you have a busy schedule? Drop off your film in our film drop-box and we'll have your pictures ready for you in no time. Films deposited in our drop-box will be processed with the same quality care and diligence as always.
Custom framing We stock a large variety of finished and unfinished frames that can be customized to fit your pictures, portraits, certificates or awards. Our framing experts will help you choose materials to create your perfect frame. We can even assemble the frame for you.
Mounting We carry a variety of mounting foams and boards to help you protect your pictures. Highlight your best memories to decorate your home or office. A mounted photo also makes a great gift for a loved one.
Passport, firearms and citizenship photos Our photographer can take your picture for local or federal documents such as passports, firearm licenses and more. We use recognized standards for size, lighting and print paper so that your photos meet the standards of the document you are applying for.
Large format printing
Large format printing An image is worth a thousand words. We are equipped to print in very large sizes. For a tradeshow or for a presentation, your work will be produced with stunning colors. We can meet your need in large format printing.
Canvas digital prints We can reproduce classic or original photographs and artwork. The printed image will have the exact same color and detail as the original with a similar finish to real oil paintings. Canvas digital prints are a great way to transform your favourite pictures into a stunning piece of art.
Photo retouching and restoration You love the memory of the moment, but you aren't so fond of the picture? Bring your pictures in and our expert technicians will adjust them to your liking. We will correct the exposure, the color, sharpness or add a friend or family member that was absent. We can even remove that ever present stranger in the background making a face at the camera.
Pictures are easily damaged and tend to fade with the passing of time. Our digital experts can help restore their original beauty. We can repair water damage from flooding, minor singes from fire and fading from sunlight exposure. We work on a copy of the original so there is no risk to your photographs.
Graphic design Our graphic designers can help you create that perfect corporate image, professional looking presentations and the documentation you need. Let us help you build more business by creating professional, interesting and eye-catching marketing material. Here is a short list of some of the work that we can do:
Marketing material (brochures, handouts and other documents)
Charts and graphs
Poster and banner design
Image scanning Our flatbed scanners can be used to digitize any flat image. We can help you preserve your photographs, your child's drawings, your diplomas, contracts or anything else you would like to have in a digital format. If it's flat, bring it in and we'll scan it for you.
You don't own a digital camera but want to reap the benefits of digital manipulation on your photographs or movies? We can help you by scanning and digitizing your prints and movies. Once transferred to digital format, you'll be able to easily manipulate and transmit your photographs and movies.
Enlargements and reprints
Photo enlargements Bring in any image or document and we can enlarge it for you in color or black & white. We offer this service from negative, print or file for photographs and for any other type of document.
Reprint from prints No negative, no problem! Bring in your photographs and we can make copies of them without having the negative. This isn't a copy service! The reprints will be on high quality photo paper and have the same color quality as the originals. Reprint from slides Tired of having to bring out the slide projector to view your pictures? We can quickly and easily print your slide collection on high quality photo paper.
Reprint from negatives Did you come across negatives that brought back memories? Are you celebrating an anniversary or a special occasion? Bring in your negatives and get a new set of prints.
Prints from video Captured your child's first steps on home movie but you realized that you want a picture of the occasion to hang on a wall? No problem, we can print out a still frame from many types of video format.
Archiving and video
Archiving photographs and files to CD or DVD Worried about losing your photographs or digital files? We can help you stop worrying by copying your digital files to CD or DVD. We can even digitize your photographs or negatives and save those to CD or DVD. Home movies from various types of cameras can also be transferred to CD or DVD to be played back on a computer or a DVD player.
Duplication from CD/DVD to CD/DVD Do you wish to upgrade your CDs to DVDs or simply want to make a duplicate? We can make a duplicate with ease.
Video duplication and transcription Want to share your videos? We can create excellent quality duplicates in no time. We can work with almost any video format.
Want to transfer your videos to another format since you've upgraded all your equipment? We can transfer form Hi8, VHS, BETA, DVD and more to any format of your choice. We can also transfer NTSC and PAL formats if you are coming from, or moving abroad.
Corrupt file recovery from memory devices Don't panic! If you are having difficulties with your memory device, there is still hope that you can recover the content. When you think those precious memories are lost for good, it's time to come and see us so we can help you recover them.
We have a rotating selection of used camera equipment and camera accessories. Come into check out what we have in stock.
We buy used film photographic equipment, which is clean and in good, functioning condition. Call ahead to schedule an appointment for equipment evaluation, and for more information on our used equipment purchasing procedure.