How it works

1. Send us your work

Upload, email or hand-deliver… however you do it, we’ll make sure you get the best results. We choose the best materials, workflow and equipment for each and every project.

2. Perfect it together

Every print, scan, and capture is manually adjusted and checked for perfection. We take great pride in crafting our work, and it shows.

3. Rinse and repeat 

We are artists too, so we understand your high standards of perfection. You won’t pay a thing until you’re completely satisfied with your order.

Our team of experts

Sam Hoffman

Owner & Director of Sales

AKA Head Honcho, Sam has worked in the art industry since 1980. He knows what it takes to get the job done right.

Stephen Shearer

Production Manager

With 10 years’ experience in the business, and 20 years’ experience using Photoshop, Steve makes it happen all day every day.

Ward Long

Printing & Color Expert

Ward is a digital imaging specialist and California native notorious for his positive attitude. He’s service with a smile.

Sarah Christianson

Imaging & Printing Expert

You may be surprised when I tell you that this is not your painting, this is Sarah’s reproduction of your painting.

Caleb Statser

Imaging & Printing Expert

The newest member of the team, Caleb brings a sharp eye to the craft.

Jeff Young

Imaging & Printing Expert

From scans and captures to prints, the only thing Jeff does with greater speed and precision is ride his motorcycle.

Our team of experts

Image of Sam Hoffman

Sam Hoffman

Owner & Director of Sales

AKA Head Honcho, Sam has worked in the art industry since 1980. He knows what it takes to get the job done right.

Image of Stephen Shearer

Stephen Shearer

Production Manager

With 10 years’ experience in the business, and 20 years’ experience using Photoshop, Steve makes it happen all day every day.

Image of Ward Long

Ward Long

Printing & Color Expert

Ward is a digital imaging specialist and California native notorious for his positive attitude. He’s service with a smile.

Image of Sarah Christianson

Sarah Christianson

Imaging & Printing Expert

You may be surprised when I tell you that this is not your painting, this is Sarah’s reproduction of your painting.

Image of Caleb Statser

Caleb Statser

Imaging & Printing Expert

The newest member of the team, Caleb brings a sharp eye to the craft.

Image of Jeff Young

Jeff Young

Imaging & Printing Expert

From scans and captures to prints, the only thing Jeff does with greater speed and precision is ride his motorcycle.

What we’ve been up to

Image of Christopher Stark

Feature on Photographer Chris Stark

Recently, we sat down with San Francisco based architecture and interior photographer Christopher Stark and talked inspiration, SF and under-the-radar art. Read below to hear what Chris had to say!
June 12, 2017/by Fontaine McFadden
Light Source SF Paper

Top 4 printing papers

Our team here at LightSource SF, has compiled a list of our favorite papers for printing because we firmly believe that quality matters. The paper you use to print your artwork matters. Our experts spill the glossy – and often matte – details on their top paper picks!
June 12, 2017/by Fontaine McFadden
Light Source SF's June Special

June Special

Have you ever wanted to sell your work but didn’t want to part with the original? That’s why LightSource offers edition printing! What better way to show off your art work to the world than by making copies of it?
June 12, 2017/by Fontaine McFadden
25% Off Coupon

25% off your first order

We know you'll love the results!
May 24, 2017/by Fontaine McFadden
Valery Yershov work

Ready for my close up!

Yesterday we posted about Valery Yershov’s stretched canvas piece. Here it is all stretched and ready to go to the gallery!
May 11, 2017/by Fontaine McFadden
A Mocas Group Art Consultants project

A fresh look for Crossover Health

Recently Lightsource worked with the Mocas Group Art Consultants and Crossover Health, a Bay Area primary care medical group, to create these Atari style canvases for their new office in Sunnyvale. The pieces were commissioned and developed by Album Agency. Here are some of the pieces hanging above the couch in their lobby.
May 11, 2017/by Fontaine McFadden

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