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Canvas Prints

Create your best wall decor with our stunning photo display options.
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Preserve & Archive

In 50 years, will you be able to reminisce? We can help digitize your memories.
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Grad Cards

Congratulations
Class of 2024
Graduates!
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Photo Prints
Traditional prints that show off your memories and tell your story. Shop Now
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Film Processing
Expert service + quality results.
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Wall Decor
Elevate your walls with your own photos on metal!
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Photo Scanning
Your printed photographs are scanned into digital format for easy storage, sharing & digital viewing.
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Video Services
Relive that high school football video from the 80’s by having your tapes converted to digital format.
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Stationery
Graduation is right around the corner. Let us help you announce your open house party!
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Gifts & Keepsakes
Drinkware: Photo memories they'll treasure forever.
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Passport Photos
US passport photos as a walk-in service available daily.
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We print everything on anything!

Welcome to The Print Refinery®

The Print Refinery® of Vernon Hills, Illinois offers a full range of traditional photo lab services including film developing and prints from mobile devices. From canvas prints to custom keepsakes, our expert team is happy to help you create personalized wall décor, fine art prints and gifts with your pictures and graphics.

Some of our most popular services include the scanning, digitizing and restoration of family heirloom photos, as well as VHS and 8mm video transfer to preserve home movie memories.

Beyond that, we also help local artists, photographers, designers and businesses with their décor, printing and signage needs.
If you have a project, we’d be happy to collaborate!

Feature Product Spotlight

Canvas Prints

Canvas gallery wraps are a timeless way to showcase your favorite photos or artwork. With vibrant, premium quality inks and textured canvas material, your print will look stunning in any environment.

Versatile, lightweight, and easy to hang, canvas prints are one of the most popular print styles we offer. Shop Now
What buyers say

Customer Reviews

Samantha and staff did an awesome job on making banners of my daughter's pictures! The staff was over the top!! I need banners for my shop and will definitely be calling Samantha!! Thanks for everything you did! My daughter was so happy! This place is A++++!!

Ryan Micklevitz, January 2023

Nick and the staff did a wonderful job transferring old slide photos to digital images. They included the dates in the meta-data for each slide, so the images retained the original dates of when the pictures were taken. I would definitely recommend their services to anyone who has to do transfer media to a newer format or digitize it. Nick and the staff are a joy to work with. I'll be bringing them any future projects I have like this.

Rob Pento, August 2022

Nick not only does excellent work, he is friendly and very helpful. I would trust him with any of my photography. So nice to have some one this close who does great work.

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Our work. Our customers. Actual photos on a generational journey.

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Safe & Local

Locally owned and operated by true photo specialists (humans) in Vernon Hills, IL. Delivering nothing short of exceptional personalized service, premium print quality and attention to detail.
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Custom Creativity

No cookie-cutter solutions here! Our team can work magic by turning your creative ideas into reality. We are photographers, designers, and archivists who LOVE what we do!
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Quality Work

Quality and efficiency are always top priority! We take immense pride in our work and treat every project as if it were our own.
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Handled with Care

With decades of experience, we are the original rock stars of analog and digital photography services. Passion and love go in to every aspect of our work, ensuring that your memories receive the utmost care and attention.