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Opacity Tips & Tricks

Opacity settings on digital images may not be 3rd Coast Imaging's typical area of focus when it comes to editing images in Photoshop. However, once in a while, it’s exactly what the job calls for. When our client, restauranteur Amy Morton, asked us to modify original artwork to give it [...]

By |2020-04-13T19:45:58-05:00April 13th, 2020|

New Service: Electronic Discovery (eDiscovery)

Electronic Discovery (eDiscovery) is the process of collecting, reviewing, and producing electronically stored information (ESI) via the litigation discovery process.  ESI refers to any information held in a digital format, such as: E-mail messages Spreadsheets Documents Presentations Text messages Instant messages Social media Organizations may wonder whether or not it makes sense [...]

By |2018-05-17T14:49:01-05:00September 5th, 2017|

Raster vs Vector Graphics

Raster vs vector: you’ve probably heard both terms, so what’s the big difference? Raster graphics are made up of pixels, and vector graphics are composed of fewer points connected by lines. Raster graphics contain individual pixels, each being a solitary dot that is assigned a place and mix of colors. These [...]

By |2017-10-03T11:21:29-05:00October 15th, 2016|

What is a Digital Press?

A digital press is a machine that allows a commercial printer like 3rd Coast Imaging to print directly from a digital file to a variety of mediums. When compared with a traditional press, going digital has quite a few advantages. To begin with, a digital press is often less expensive [...]

By |2017-10-03T11:21:29-05:00October 15th, 2016|

A Guide to Paper Weights

There are so many different paper weights and classifications of paper weights that even printers can get confused. Below you will find the comparisons between different papers. Not all of the papers exist in the weights. They are shown for comparison purposes only. The most commonly available papers are bolded [...]

By |2017-10-03T11:21:29-05:00September 9th, 2016|

Business Envelope Sizes

What size is a #10 envelope? What size is a #9 reply envelope? What size enclosure can I put in a #10 envelope? At 3rd Coast Imaging, we get questions about envelope sizes all the time. Our printing services include envelopes and letterhead, event invitations, and other projects that require [...]

By |2017-10-03T11:21:29-05:00September 5th, 2016|

What is Dry Mounting?

We’ve received several inquiries about this process, so we decided to share more on what dry mounting is and how it could be advantageous for your next printing project. Dry Mounting is the process of sticking artwork or a print to a smooth, flat, sturdy surface for presentation. This is [...]

By |2017-10-03T11:21:29-05:00August 26th, 2016|

A Veteran Owned Small Business

3rd Coast Imaging is proud to be officially certified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as a Veteran Owned Small Business.  This program is administered by the VA’s Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization, whose mission is to enable Veterans to gain access to economic opportunity by leveraging [...]

By |2017-10-03T11:21:29-05:00July 10th, 2016|
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