{"_id":"5b7ece5bd0ace400039889d0","project":"555105adf4ce2d0d008301a7","initVersion":{"_id":"555105adf4ce2d0d008301aa","version":"1.0"},"user":{"_id":"5550ff60359f410d000355f6","username":"","name":"Rhian Arvidson"},"__v":0,"createdAt":"2018-08-23T15:10:19.645Z","changelog":[],"body":"[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/8563d5c-smartphone-1445489.jpg\",\n        \"smartphone-1445489.jpg\",\n        4200,\n        1871,\n        \"#c28c76\"\n      ]\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\nAn increasing number of photo retailers are opting out of the wet lab business and going dry. Advances in print technology have made it possible for retailers to offer web-enabled printing letting customers order prints from the comfort of their home at a lower cost without losing print quality. Dry Lab allows retailers to save floor space and dispose of the maintenance-heavy equipment of traditional wet lab technology. The trend of consumers printing photos at home is also declining, while ordering online for professional, high-quality prints is increasing, opening a huge market opportunity for Large Format Media providers. The average smartphone photographer has about 1,200 digital pictures stored on their hard drive and the printed photograph is still the fool-proof backup method. Those who love taking photographs will always turn to hard prints to enjoy for years to come.\n\nA crucial component in successful dry lab printing is the media used to create the finished print. KODAK PROFESSIONAL Dry Lab products carry the Kodak brand assurance of quality and consistency. **[KODAK PROFESSIONAL Dry Lab](https://kodak.globalbmg.com/en/professional-dry-lab?utm_term=KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Dry%20Lab&utm_campaign=Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email&cm_mmc=Act-On%20Software-_-email-_-Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry-_-KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Dry%20Lab)** media features a true photographic resin-coated base paper with a bright white point for clean, details producing high-end photographs, fine art reproductions, photo albums, greeting cards, photo books and more.\n\n•\t**[KODAK PROFESSIONAL Inkjet Photo Paper, Lustre / 255g – DL](https://kodak.globalbmg.com/en/professional-dry-lab?specs=449&utm_term=KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Inkjet%20Photo%20Paper%2C%20Lustre%20%2F%20255g%20%5Cu2013%20DL&utm_campaign=Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email&cm_mmc=Act-On%20Software-_-email-_-Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry-_-KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Inkjet%20Photo%20Paper%2C%20Lustre%20%2F%20255g%20%5Cu2013%20DL)**\n•\t**[KODAK PROFESSIONAL Inkjet Photo Paper, Glossy / 255g - DL](https://kodak.globalbmg.com/en/professional-dry-lab?specs=448&utm_term=KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Inkjet%20Photo%20Paper%2C%20Glossy%20%2F%20255g%20-%20DL%2526nbsp%3B&utm_campaign=Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email&cm_mmc=Act-On%20Software-_-email-_-Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry-_-KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Inkjet%20Photo%20Paper%2C%20Glossy%20%2F%20255g%20-%20DL%2526nbsp%3B)** \n•\t**[KODAK PROFESSIONAL Inkjet Photo Paper, Metallic / 255g - DL](https://kodak.globalbmg.com/en/professional-dry-lab?specs=451&utm_term=KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Inkjet%20Photo%20Paper%2C%20Metallic%20%2F%20255g%20-%20DL&utm_campaign=Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email&cm_mmc=Act-On%20Software-_-email-_-Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry-_-KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Inkjet%20Photo%20Paper%2C%20Metallic%20%2F%20255g%20-%20DL)**\n\nFind new market opportunities with **[Kodak Dry Lab products](https://kodak.globalbmg.com/en/professional-dry-lab?specs=451&utm_term=Kodak%20Dry%20Lab&utm_campaign=Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email&cm_mmc=Act-On%20Software-_-email-_-Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry-_-Kodak%20Dry%20Lab)**.","slug":"dry-lab-photo-print-market-is-growingdont-get-left-high-and-dry","title":"Dry Lab Photo Print Market is Growing—Don't Get Left High and Dry"}

Dry Lab Photo Print Market is Growing—Don't Get Left High and Dry


[block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/8563d5c-smartphone-1445489.jpg", "smartphone-1445489.jpg", 4200, 1871, "#c28c76" ] } ] } [/block] An increasing number of photo retailers are opting out of the wet lab business and going dry. Advances in print technology have made it possible for retailers to offer web-enabled printing letting customers order prints from the comfort of their home at a lower cost without losing print quality. Dry Lab allows retailers to save floor space and dispose of the maintenance-heavy equipment of traditional wet lab technology. The trend of consumers printing photos at home is also declining, while ordering online for professional, high-quality prints is increasing, opening a huge market opportunity for Large Format Media providers. The average smartphone photographer has about 1,200 digital pictures stored on their hard drive and the printed photograph is still the fool-proof backup method. Those who love taking photographs will always turn to hard prints to enjoy for years to come. A crucial component in successful dry lab printing is the media used to create the finished print. KODAK PROFESSIONAL Dry Lab products carry the Kodak brand assurance of quality and consistency. **[KODAK PROFESSIONAL Dry Lab](https://kodak.globalbmg.com/en/professional-dry-lab?utm_term=KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Dry%20Lab&utm_campaign=Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email&cm_mmc=Act-On%20Software-_-email-_-Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry-_-KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Dry%20Lab)** media features a true photographic resin-coated base paper with a bright white point for clean, details producing high-end photographs, fine art reproductions, photo albums, greeting cards, photo books and more. • **[KODAK PROFESSIONAL Inkjet Photo Paper, Lustre / 255g – DL](https://kodak.globalbmg.com/en/professional-dry-lab?specs=449&utm_term=KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Inkjet%20Photo%20Paper%2C%20Lustre%20%2F%20255g%20%5Cu2013%20DL&utm_campaign=Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email&cm_mmc=Act-On%20Software-_-email-_-Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry-_-KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Inkjet%20Photo%20Paper%2C%20Lustre%20%2F%20255g%20%5Cu2013%20DL)** • **[KODAK PROFESSIONAL Inkjet Photo Paper, Glossy / 255g - DL](https://kodak.globalbmg.com/en/professional-dry-lab?specs=448&utm_term=KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Inkjet%20Photo%20Paper%2C%20Glossy%20%2F%20255g%20-%20DL%2526nbsp%3B&utm_campaign=Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email&cm_mmc=Act-On%20Software-_-email-_-Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry-_-KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Inkjet%20Photo%20Paper%2C%20Glossy%20%2F%20255g%20-%20DL%2526nbsp%3B)** • **[KODAK PROFESSIONAL Inkjet Photo Paper, Metallic / 255g - DL](https://kodak.globalbmg.com/en/professional-dry-lab?specs=451&utm_term=KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Inkjet%20Photo%20Paper%2C%20Metallic%20%2F%20255g%20-%20DL&utm_campaign=Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email&cm_mmc=Act-On%20Software-_-email-_-Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry-_-KODAK%20PROFESSIONAL%20Inkjet%20Photo%20Paper%2C%20Metallic%20%2F%20255g%20-%20DL)** Find new market opportunities with **[Kodak Dry Lab products](https://kodak.globalbmg.com/en/professional-dry-lab?specs=451&utm_term=Kodak%20Dry%20Lab&utm_campaign=Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email&cm_mmc=Act-On%20Software-_-email-_-Dry%20Lab%20Photo%20Printing%20Market%20Growing%20-%20Don%5Cu2019t%20Get%20Left%20High%20and%20Dry-_-Kodak%20Dry%20Lab)**.