Color Services Blog
A Tribute to Former Owner of Color Services Shogo Yamamoto
It is with utmost respect and tremendous gratitude that I honor the life of Shogo Yamamoto, the former owner of Color Services, who passed away on January 3, 2021.
Covid-19 Update: Walk-in Hours are Now 10am – 4pm
Our COVID precautions are still in place but we have increased our walk-in hours to 6 hours each business day.
Santa Barbara Locals Collaborate on Photo Fundraiser for Black Lives Matter
In support of the Black Lives Matter protests against racial injustice, a photo fundraiser sprang from the efforts of Blake Bronstad, Chris Ragland and Color Services.
COVID-19 Update: Walk-In Hours are Now Available
Walk-In Hours are Now AvailableJune 24, 2020 To Our Valued Customers,We’ve been busy implementing enhanced safety measures in preparation to re-open our front door! The health and safety of our employees, customers and community are our top priority. As of June 24,...
Color Services Update: We’ve “Reopened”
We've "Reopened"May 5, 2020 To Our Valued Customers, We have great news! Our staff will be returning next week, and as of this morning, we’ve started accepting online orders and film drop-offs again. Through the end of June, we’re offering FREE Shipping on all online...
Color Services Update: Stay at Home
Stay at HomeMarch 20, 2020 To Our Valued Customers, As a result of the California statewide mandated orders to stay “Safer at Home”, we are temporarily closing our lab to follow the state’s guidelines. For the time being, we're no longer taking any online orders or...
COVID-19 Update: We Remain Open for Business
We Remain Open for Business March 16, 2020 To Our Valued Customers, Color Services remains open for business. Just as everyone else, we’re concerned about the spread of the COVID-19 virus and want to do what we can to help keep our community and our families safe and...
Photo Wall Clings Add Meaningful Decor to Direct Relief Headquarters
Our installation of 50 larger-than-life Photo Wall Clings at the Direct Relief headquarters in Santa Barbara transformed the bare walls of their new facility into stunning reminders of their mission.
Luke Funicella Captures Slices of Life with Film Photography
Luke Funicella uses his film camera and well-trained eye for photography that breathes new life into everyday scenes.
The Photography of Kate Bildsten: Beauty Created from Film
Kate Bildsten loves documenting her adventures with photography. Learn why she favors film and simple equipment to capture her images.
Mikaela Hamilton on Photography as a Winding Road of Life Exploration
Mikaela Hamilton is a lifestyle, portrait and wedding photographer based in Santa Barbara, CA inspired to do good with her work. Learn more about Mikaela in this candid interview.
The Photography of Kristina Loughery: From Film to iPhone
Southern California photographer, Kristina Loughery, talks about the gear and technology she uses to capture her favorite subject matter including fog, abstracts and architecture.
Choosing Fine Art Paper for Your Prints
Explore the differences between our digital Fine Art papers and learn how they can enhance fine art pigment prints made from your photos.
Photographer Jackson Compean: Giving a Voice to the Voiceless
Photographer Jackson Compean talks about gear, shooting style, and the photographers who have had the biggest influence on his photojournalism.
Cade Overton: Photography as Exploration with a Purpose
New Hampshire photographer Cade Overton talks about film, gear and inspiration.