Independent Photo Processing & Much More

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Order direct from your Smartphone or Tablet

Arkaba Photos can now turn your Smartphone and Tablet photos into real photo prints in the same way we did from your digital camera or film on high quality long life archival photo paper. 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 our website.. If ordering in store you don`t even need your cable as our kiosks are already setup with various cables ready for you and make sure you don`t fall victim to device failure, we can backup your entire collection of photos and video files from your device to CD or DVD before you lose those precious memories.

Prints from Slides

We can produce 6” x 4” prints and enlargements from your slides. Our professional slide scanner 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. Pay just $10 for 12 months membership and receive all the great benefits of being in the VIP club. Get a free 8” x 10” enlargement when you join and receive 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 in timber or aluminium 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

Transform your photos into personalised gifts. 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, many produced onsite for a quick turn around. Order instore or online. 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.

Photo Books

You can order your Photo Book instore through our self serve kiosks or online and we will have it ready to collect in just one hour of receiving your order.  You don’t have to just use photos from your digital camera, we can digitise slides, negatives and prints to cd for you to use as well as your iPhone or directly 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 print and bind your Photo Book in store and send you an email to let you know your book is ready. 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 video tapes or cine film hanging around? Video tape and cine film deteriorate with time. We can transfer them to DVD 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.

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 of your print.
Bring your print into our store for sizing and a quote.

Digital Prints and Enlargements

Real photo paper! All of our prints come on high quality 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 and colour balanced daily to give suburb print results from your photos.
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, 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.
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 instore giving you a fast turnaround and us complete control over quality and a range of options available to make your canvas print unique. We can produce standard or custom sizes with the option of white, colour or image mirroring on the canvas wrap with a range of depths to suit your personal taste. Please call us or see instore for details and pricing. Click here to Print online

Prints from prints

Lost those negatives? We can copy your prints without negatives, resize as required, 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


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.