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Photoshop Surprise for Unsuspecting People at the Bus Stop main image
Photoshop Surprise for Unsuspecting People at the Bus Stop
by Eric Von Lehmden | June 10, 2013

Photoshop played a little prank on some unsuspecting folks at a bus stop in Stockholm, Sweden.? This was part of Adobe's strategy to promote Adobe Creative Days which is coming up on June 11th.? Each person was photographed and then Photoshop artist Erik Johansson quickly retouches the image while the people watch.? Not only is this an interesting way for Adobe to market Photoshop and the Adobe Creative Days, but it is also a unique take ...

Save 25% off Photos on Canvas - A Perfect Father's Day Gift Idea main image
Save 25% off Photos on Canvas - A Perfect Father's Day Gift Idea
by Eric Von Lehmden | June 5, 2013

Have you been racking your brain for the perfect Father's Day gift idea?? It is time to honor our Dads for all that they have done for us.? We think that a perfect gift ideas for Father's Day are custom photos on canvas from Canvas Press.? When you head to the stores desperately looking for something good to give your dad you will likely run across the same run of the mill items.? Shirts, ties, socks ...

Get Your Print on Canvas With Our Memorial Day Sale - 30% Off main image
Get Your Print on Canvas With Our Memorial Day Sale - 30% Off
by Eric Von Lehmden | May 24, 2013

Hard to believe that school is just about finished for many happy kids (and teachers).? For a large part of the country Memorial Day marks the start of summer.? Pools will be opening, grills will be glowing hot with burgers and hot dogs, and the beaches will start to see more crowds. We are making our mark on this Memorial Day with a 30% off sale.? You can get that print on canvas you have been wanting ...

Confession of a Canvas Press Customer and His Photos on Canvas  main image
Confession of a Canvas Press Customer and His Photos on Canvas
by Eric Von Lehmden | May 22, 2013

Darrin has been a customer of ours dating back to a few years now.? He has ordered several photos on canvas and metal prints over the course of the couple of years so it was nice to get an email from him today.? What put a smile on our face was the story / confession he shared with us regarding his last go 'round with ordering some new canvas prints.? Darrin wrote, "I have a confession.? ...

Our Survey Results and Better Canvas Prints Go Hand in Hand main image
Our Survey Results and Better Canvas Prints Go Hand in Hand
by Eric Von Lehmden | May 21, 2013

Thank you to everyone who took the time to participate in our short survey.? We emailed it out late last week and got a fantastic response.? We feel that we are on the way to providing a better overall experience to you in part from the results of the survey.? As you know we strive to deliver the top quality in all of our products including canvas prints.? We also understand that we are not the ...

Unique and Empowering Child Portrait Session From Austin Photographer Jaime Moore main image
Unique and Empowering Child Portrait Session From Austin Photographer Jaime Moore
by Eric Von Lehmden | May 15, 2013

Let me start off this post by saying that we absolutely love new ideas and creativity that is outside the box.? That is exactly what we saw when we came across Austin based photographer Jaime Moore's idea for her? daughter's 5 year portraits.? Jaime had been doing a lot of research for creative portrait ideas for her daughter's (Emma) birthday.? What she found was, "95% of the ?ideas? were the ?How to?s? of? how to dress your ...

Take a Trip Around The World With Instagram main image
Take a Trip Around The World With Instagram
by Eric Von Lehmden | May 9, 2013

The folks over at Mashable.com have never failed to be on the forefront of what is up and coming.? If you haven't heard of Mashable.com the best way to describe it is a news source for the tech savvy.? Anything that is going on in the tech world and a little into pop culture they are on top of it.? One of their most recent posts caught my eye...a post entitled "Around the World

Photo Contest Winners Score Large Canvas Prints main image
Photo Contest Winners Score Large Canvas Prints
by Eric Von Lehmden | April 26, 2013

We had so much fun with our latest photo contest.? Babies always make fantastic subjects.? There are so many little things you can focus on with babies to make great photos.? You can get them while they are sleeping or diving into their first birthday cake.? You can take close ups of their hands, feet, nose, ears...folds.? It all makes for great "awww" moments.? And that is what we were hearing a lot ...

Save 25% Off Canvas Prints with our Early Bird Mother's Day Sale main image
Save 25% Off Canvas Prints with our Early Bird Mother's Day Sale
by Eric Von Lehmden | April 15, 2013

Our Mother's Day sale has officially started.? You may have received an email from us announcing the 25% off sale on any of our products...not just photos on canvas.? The sale will last through midnight Sunday, April 21st.? This is a great chance to get the moms in your life a thoughtful gift they will love and cherish for a long time.? If you are having trouble coming up with some ideas on what kind ...

Enter the Canvas Press Baby Photo Contest to Win Canvas Prints main image
Enter the Canvas Press Baby Photo Contest to Win Canvas Prints
by Eric Von Lehmden | April 11, 2013

If you follow the Canvas Press Facebook page you know that from time to time we run a fun photo contest and people can win some photos on canvas and discounts for a year.? Well, I just wanted to let you know that we have a new photo contest that started yesterday.? It is a baby photo contest...we thought that with Mother's Day being right around the corner that it was a good fit.? Plus, everyone ...

Groupon Deals for Photos on Canvas...You Get What You Pay For main image
Groupon Deals for Photos on Canvas...You Get What You Pay For
by Caroline Cohoon | March 26, 2013

By Caroline Cohoon In the widely becoming over-saturated photos on canvas market, we?ve always strived to maintain our quality and service above all else. There are a lot of companies out there that will beat our retail prices significantly, but we?ve seen their work, and it?s like comparing apples and oranges. There has been a brand we always knew to be on par with us in regards to quality has also maintained a retail price in the same range as ...

25% Off Canvas Prints - It's Our Spring Break Special main image
25% Off Canvas Prints - It's Our Spring Break Special
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 13, 2013

Remember the glory days of having that week of Spring Break to do whatever you wanted to do.? Road trip to the beach with your friends or hitting the slopes for the last time of the season.? Or if you were like me...stay home and do chores for Mom and Dad...ahhhh yes...those were the days.? Come to think of it...I really only had one year in my youth where I wasn't participating in ...

Canvas Press Highlights: Frank Beck main image
Canvas Press Highlights: Frank Beck
by Eric Von Lehmden | February 21, 2013

We have some of the most talented customers around.? The quality of the photos we see on a daily basis being ordered as canvas prints is one of the best parts of my job.? We don't take for granted that we get to see a tiny little slice of people's lives and we are so honored to be entrusted with that.? We see photos on canvas of everything from the wedding to the newborn photos to the ...

How To Care for Canvas Prints main image
How To Care for Canvas Prints
by Eric Von Lehmden | February 18, 2013

Canvas Prints you have had printed from your family photographs, vacation photos or even a child's artwork is probably something you want to hang on to for a long period of time.? These canvas prints may be something you plan on passing down to a younger generation, or maybe you like to rotate you photos on canvas out at different times of the year to change up your home's decor.? Whatever you end up doing we want ...

Four Popular Sizes of Canvas Prints Are On Sale main image
Four Popular Sizes of Canvas Prints Are On Sale
by Eric Von Lehmden | February 7, 2013

Just in case you haven't been over to our homepage and seen the sale graphic...we wanted to let you know that you can save over 50% on 4 of our most popular sizes of canvas prints.? The sale will end on February 12th to give everyone just a little more time to get that last minute Valentine's Day gift for their sweetheart.? Don't get me wrong...you can buy some for yourself too if you would like ...

Winter Landscape Photo Contest Winners get Photos on Canvas main image
Winter Landscape Photo Contest Winners get Photos on Canvas
by Eric Von Lehmden | January 25, 2013

Big congratulations to the 3 winners in our Winter Landscape Photo Contest.? Each of the winners have won a photo of their choice to be made into canvas prints plus they get a discount to use for the next year on any purchases they would like.? The truth is that this was the hardest photo contest for us to judge.? There were so many fantastic entries and I thought I would take the opportunity to show not ...

Photo on Canvas is 2012 Photo of the Year for ESPN and Atlantic Magazine main image
Photo on Canvas is 2012 Photo of the Year for ESPN and Atlantic Magazine
by Eric Von Lehmden | January 15, 2013

Congratulations to 3 year old Christian Haupt and his family.? A photo of Christian throwing out the first pitch at a Los Angeles Dodger's game was voted as one of the top photos of the year by both ESPN and Atlantic magazine.? We were given the opportunity to print this timeless photo of Christian as a canvas print for the family.? We couldn't agree more that this is one of the best images of last year.? ...

Photos on Canvas Are 20% Off Through Monday main image
Photos on Canvas Are 20% Off Through Monday
by Eric Von Lehmden | January 11, 2013

We decided to run a little Winter sale for you all.? You can save 20% on canvas prints, metal prints, growth charts, and custom wall murals.? Be sure to take advantage and turn some of those great memories you captured over Christmas and New Years into something fantastic for your wall.? If you want to order more than one we aren't going to tell you know.? Use the discount for as many prints on canvas as ...

Win Canvas Prints by Entering Our Winter Landscapes Photo Contest main image
Win Canvas Prints by Entering Our Winter Landscapes Photo Contest
by Eric Von Lehmden | January 10, 2013

It's a new year and time for a brand new photo contest.? Since we are in the midst of winter (well some people are) we decided to go with a winter landscape photo contest.? Now it doesn't have to be a snowy scene...just whatever Winter looks like in your neck of the woods.? It could be a balmy 80 degrees or it could be snow drifts and frozen lakes.? Whatever Winter looks like where you ...

There is No Wrong Way to Hold the New Canon PowerShot N main image
There is No Wrong Way to Hold the New Canon PowerShot N
by Eric Von Lehmden | January 9, 2013

Canon released several new camera models and the recent CES 2013 (Consumer Electronic Show).? One of the most interesting and notable was the Canon PowerShot N.? What makes it so unique is that there is no wrong way to hold the camera.? That is due to its interesting configuration.? First of all it is square so there is no top or bottom, left or right.? Those positions change based on how you hold and ...

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Tips-n-Tricks #405

Matting and framing a large photo yourself can be a chore. The key is to clean the inside of the glass and use compressed air to get any bits of debris off the inside of the glass. Also check your matte to make sure there is no dirt or smudges on it.


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