Posted on May 30, 2020 by Photo Direct in Uncategorized with Comments Disabled Last Modified May 30, 2020
Finding it hard to find the right inkjet media ? We can help
During these uncertain times of turbulence and insecurity there are many anxieties around stock supply from overseas vendors. Some of the currents supply chains may be leaner that you may like, sea freight still on the docks overseas with major delays and air freight significantly impacted with additional costs.
At Photo Direct we are here to help and source media from both domestic and global markets supporting your print business to keep printing, whether you require large volumes in container lots, pallets, or singles rolls.
Aqueous – Latex & UV and Eco Solvent Media
Hahnemühle Fine Art Paper
YouTac Repositionable Textile
Bauhaus Fine Art, Posters and Photo Papers
DGI Canvas & Photo Stocks
Centurion Photo and Metallics
DGI Repositionable Wall Fabric
Fotospeed Fine Art and Photo Papers
Innovart Fine Art
HP Wide Format Media
We have just received a new shipment of our DGI Photo-Tac Wall Fabric , brilliant repositionable fabric for custom wall papers door skins or a multitude of applications details here
Posted on July 6, 2016 by Photo Direct in Uncategorized with Comments Disabled Last Modified July 6, 2016
Tracy Lints will retire at the end of July to focus on her golf handicap amongst other things.
Tracy is a founding partner, Director and driving force of Photo Direct which has been operating for almost 11 years , Tracy joined the photographic industry with Agfa in 2002 and was heavily involved with the independent retail channel including as a member of the Victorian PMA committee for many years.
When asked about her retirement Tracy said “It’s been a fun (nearly) 11 years but now I want to spend more time on my golf game and less time on the photo and printing games. Whilst I say it has been fun, it has also been challenging – just as it has been for most people in the industry – but I still believe there are significant areas of upside for the print and photo industry if we keep reinventing ourselves to match the changing demands of the customer.”
Tracy will continue her role with Photo Direct NZ and will remain a Director there.
Tracy has made a significant contribution to Photo Direct and to the industry at large and we wish Tracy well for the future.
Posted on January 20, 2016 by Photo Direct in Uncategorized with Comments Disabled Last Modified January 20, 2016
Diland Kiosk software allows you to make calendars in any size or format .
The Kiosk Software template scales to any size your output device is capable of automatically. It allows the production of Duplex Calendars , single sided multi page calendars and single sided single page calendars.
The start month and year can be selected by the customer and you don’t need to wait for templates to be released every year as future years are already loaded.
The customer can choose to show holidays from a variety of countries.
If you printer can produce a 4″x8″ print you can start offering desk calendars right away, we can even provide the backing boards and binding materials if you need them.
The great thing about the Diland Kiosk Software is that all products are determined by the output capability of your equipment, creating a new product takes minutes and it can either be sent directly to your printer or to a folder.
Diland Kiosk Software is easy to use touch screen software to create print orders and creative orders from digital images.
Print products and channels are easily customizable: passport, borders, contact sheet, cluster, gifts, Photobooks, CDs and DVDs.
Automatically send print orders to dye-sub printers, minilabs, networked PCs, photofinishers via ftp or removable storage media.
It is possible to load third party frames and graphics to enable creative products like cards, calendars etc.
Event photography ordering system with dedicated image sources and price list.
Digital signage feature with customizable text, video and images for high impact promotional messages.
The traditional sectors that drive demand of the $8 billion Australian print industry are still experiencing sluggish growth due to ever-changing market forces. New markets need to be explored and developed using printers that offer high quality, durable applications delivered with speed, productivity and efficiency. Meet the HP Designjet printer range. Read more →
Industry demand for superior value canvas keeps growing everyday as families and business owners feed their appetite for eye-catching decor featuring their favourite images. Photo Direct has responded by developing and introducing its own range called DGI Premium Canvas. Read more →
Posted on October 3, 2014 by Photo Direct in Uncategorized with Comments Disabled Last Modified October 3, 2014
Go with the best brands in Production Binding Equipment
If you’re looking for a range of quality, branded production calendar equipment backed with a reputation for dependability and durability including Genuine Original Wire-O® Binding Wire, James Burn International and Spiral James Burn, you should take a closer look at the range we now have on offer including:
· Entry-level automatic and semi-automatic punch and bind machines for On-Demand printers, to fully automated in-line production units for the largest binderies in the world.
· A complete selection of all the Document Finishing Equipment (Perfect Binders, Case Makers, Single-Sided Laminators) required to assemble books.
· All the wire binding supplies your business will ever need.
Posted on September 29, 2014 by Photo Direct in Uncategorized with Comments Disabled Last Modified September 29, 2014
Add more value for your customers and more margin for your business with Silver Linings™ Mounting Frames
Following on from Friday’s blog, Silver Linings Mounting Frames are the first of many products we’d like to bring to your attention. We all know that smaller print sizes generate very little in the way of margin but these amazing and very affordable mounts provide the ideal answer to letting your customers do much more with their smaller, standard size photos.
Posted on April 22, 2014 by Photo Direct in Uncategorized with Comments Disabled Last Modified April 22, 2014
HP Artist Matte Canvas Q8704A is being replaced by B5E92A and is a longer 15M roll
HP B5E92A Artist Matte Canvas is a mid-grade canvas that delivers vivid, true colors and sharp detail on the bright white finish. The stretchable canvas has a slightly textured, matte surface for true artistic quality.