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Light Work Lab is a state-of-the-art, affordable photography and digital imaging facility supporting both beginning and professional artists since 1972.

Our artist-oriented space offers members a digital lab with the highest quality DIY printing and scanning equipment, an affordable digital service lab, private reserve studios, black-and-white darkrooms, a lighting studio, and a lounge and library where artists from all over the world converge. Our facility has been used by over 350 of Light Work’s Artists-in-Residence, photographers, and designers needing professionally calibrated large-format digital output. Artists have printed for international exhibitions and collections, including Amy Elkins, Jen Davis, Christian Patterson, Shane Lavalette, Dawoud Bey, Deborah Willis, Lonnie Graham, Scott Conarroe, Tony Gleaton, Michael Tummings, and many more.

Our services include professional scanning and digital printing, as well as the area’s best workshops. Our knowledgeable and creative staff are on duty to answer all your questions and help you make the most of our space. Our facility is the only one of its kind in Central New York.


Museum quality printing, scanning, and retouching at affordable prices.

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Access to a state-of-the-art facility, member discounts, and community.

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Engage in conversations, develop ideas, and learn about photography.

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Current Summer Hours

Monday–Thursday: 10am-6pm
Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday–Sunday: 1pm–6pm

Closed all major holidays.

View our Calendar for more details on specific closing days and other Lab events.

General Contact

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