Services

Order direct from your Smartphone or Tablet

Arkaba Photos can turn your Smartphone and Tablet photos into real prints in the same way we did from your digital camera and film. Printed on high quality professional archival photo paper and using the latest in dry digital print technology your prints will not only look great but also last a lifetime. We can also turn them into Photo Books, Calenders, Personalised Greeting Cards, T-Shirts, Coffee Mugs and much more. Order in store or online direct from your device using our print app (no download needed as it just runs in your browser automatically when you click on “Digital Prints“ or “Prints From Mobile” on this website), Bluetooth (Android devices), Airdrop (Apple devices), wifi or direct plug in. If ordering in store you don`t even need to bring your cable as our kiosks are already setup with various cables to suit your device. Also make sure you don`t fall victim to device failure, we can backup your entire collection of photos and video files from your device before you lose those precious memories.

Prints from Slides

We can produce prints of all sizes from your slides. Our professional slide scanners produces fantastic results from mounted or unmounted slide film, removing dust and scratches from the image as it scans without loss of detail. Bring your slides into the store and see the results for yourself. We can also transfer them to CD or DVD, see the scanning section below.

The VIP Club (Very Important Pictures)

Become a VIP member and receive all the great benefits of being in the VIP club. Pay just $10 for 12 months membership, get a free 8” x 10” enlargement when you join and receive generous discounts on your prints, CD and DVD burns, photo frames, canvas prints, albums and much more. You will also be entitled to our specials sent to you by email or sms.

Custom Framing

We can custom frame your photo, artwork or sport shirt if it won’t fit a standard size frame or if you just want something unique. We can also make custom matts to fit any size print and any size frame. Talk to our friendly staff about the range of options available and pricing.

Memory Card Recovery

If you have accidentally deleted your photos from your memory card we can usually recover them even after the card has been formatted. Bring your card in to the store asap and avoid taking any more photos in the meantime.

Photo Gifts

Need that last minute personalised gift? Simply choose a favourite photo and add it to a coffee mug, T-shirt, mouse pad, calendar, coasters, stubby holders and more. Over 500 gift products available including many designer items tailored just for the occasion including Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day and many more. Most products are produced onsite for a quick turnaround, some in a little as 4 hours. Order instore or online and we will email or SMS you when your order is ready to collect. Join our VIP club for member discounts on most gift items (see above).  Click here to Print online

Photo Restoration

We can restore your old and faded or damaged photos to their original condition. Your original print will be scanned at high resolution and if you wish, returned to you while we work to restore and print your new copy. Bring your damaged photos into our store and our friendly staff will be happy to quote restoring your photo to it`s former glory.

Photo Books

You can place your Photo Book order instore through our self serve kiosks or online through our website and we can have your book ready to collect in as little as an hour (plain cover Photobooks only) of receiving your order (order downloaded in store ready for processing).  You can even leave your photos with us and we can put your book together for you (extra charges apply). You are not restricted to using photos from your phone or digital camera, we can digitise old slides, negatives and old prints to add to your book, even photos from your Facebook account. Online orders can be saved and completed at a later date so you can create your book in stages when convenient. When you have finalised your online order we will send you an email or SMS to let you know your book is ready. Pricing from $29.95 Click here to Print online

Film Processing

Yes, we still process the good old stuff. 35mm colour film (including Disposable Cameras), black and white,120 film and slide film. All printed and/or scanned instore to our high standards including colour, density, contrast, under and over exposure correction and even 
red-eye removal.

Home Movies to DVD

Do you have old video tapes or cine film hanging around? Video tape and cine film deteriorate with time. We can transfer them to DVD or USB to preserve them and make viewing and copying easy. All formats including VHS, VHS-C, Mini-DV, Standard & Super 8mm Cine Film, 16mm Cine, Betamax, Video 8 and Micro MV. Prices from $24.95. Call today for a quote and we are happy to price match.

Laminating and Blockmounting

These can be a good alternative to framing your print or poster. Blockmounting your print to an MDF board with the option of a square or bevel edge gives your photo a neat finish with the option of laminating first to protect the surface.
Bring your print into our store for sizing and a quote.

Digital Prints and Enlargements

Using the latest in digital print technology, all of our photo prints come on high quality, professional, long lasting archival photo paper that will actually last a lifetime! Don`t be fooled by cheap alternatives that can start to change colour in just a few months, our printers are colour profiled to give suburb print results from your photos whether taken with a camera or smartphone (see above).
Order prints online, instore through our photo kiosks or just leave your memory cards or discs with us and we will do the rest. From locket size prints to poster size, collage and specialty prints all produced onsite. 
If you want well priced, high quality prints you have found the right place. Click here to Print online

Passport and ID Photos

At Arkaba Photos we can produce professional high quality passport photos quickly while you wait, no need to book.
We have access to worldwide passport regulations with software that checks your photo in accordance with standards of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and will ensure your passport or visa photo meet all necessary requirements.
You are welcome to use your own image and print your passport photo through one of our Photo Kiosks but please be aware that passport photo requirements are very strict and your own image may not meet all the necessary guidelines. Pricing from $11.95
For baby passports please call us first to ensure you arrive during our quieter periods as baby photos can sometimes take longer.

Canvas Prints

All of our most popular sizes in canvas are printed onsite giving you a quick turnaround and us complete control over quality and the range of options available to make your canvas print unique. Printed on real artist grade cotton canvas imported from the US (not cheap Chinese material), we can produce standard or custom sizes with the option of white, colour or image mirroring on the canvas wrap to bring out the best in your photo. Call today for details and pricing or take a look at the various sizes and prices on this website. Join the VIP club and receive generous discounts on selected sizes. Click here to Print online

Prints from prints

Lost those negatives? We can copy your prints without negatives and enlarge or reduce them to suit your requirements if necessary , usually with no loss of quality.

Poster Prints

Supersize your photos! We can enlarge your photo to any size up to 24″x 36″ as a single image or collage, printed instore for home or business advertising. Click here to Print online

Scanning

Do you have boxes of prints, negatives or slides hidden away and never seen? Why not have us scan them to CD or DVD? Our professional scanners produce fantastic results and we adjust your scanned images for colour, contrast, density and saturation to bring out the best in them (except our shoe box scan service). Make extra copies to share with friends and family or print them through our self serve kiosks. You can edit and email from CD or DVD and we can even convert your photos into a slideshow so you can watch them on your television through a DVD player. Our Shoe Box Scan Service is great value, just purchase the kit for a low $99 and fill it with up to 400 prints and drop the box back to our store. We will carefully scan your prints to DVD for the one inclusive price. See store for details. 

Digital Cameras and Accessories.

We carry a selection of compact digital cameras and accessories. If we haven`t got the product you need in store we can order it in for you at no extra cost.

Document Printing

We can print your PDF or Word documents from file up to A3 in Colour or Black & White while you wait.

Document Scanning

We can scan documents up to A3 to PDF or jpg format and transfer them to disc or your USB device.

Audio Cassette to CD/MP3

Do you have old Audio Cassettes you can`t play anymore? We can transfer them to CD or convert them to mp3 to preserve them and make them easily playable on modern devices such as smart phones and tablets or your computer

Phone Repairs

Arkaba Photos now provides a professional repair service for all mobile phone makes and models sold in Australia.
Products serviced include Apple iPhone, iPod and iPads, Asus tablets, Blackberry handsets, HTC phones, LG phones, Motorola phones, Nokia phones, Samsung phones and tablets, Sony phones, ZTE phones.
We cater for all hardware repairs including damaged display and touch screen replacement, audio faults, charging issues and all manner of mechanical failure. Our repair services also include water damage repairs, software related faults, network unlocking, data recovery and complete refurbishment.