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Best Print Shops In Los Angeles

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You only get one chance to make a first impression, and in Los Angeles, you’re not always present to make it. Out here you'll only get a call if people like your headshot. The same goes for business cards, fliers, banners and any kind of signage, really. To ensure you give a positive first look, you need a great printer. Fortunately, there are no shortages of exceptional print shops in Los Angeles, but prices and capabilities do range greatly. Here’s a list of top L.A. printers that can fulfill your printing needs.

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Guru Printing Services
700 S. Flower St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 612-4451

Guru Printing pretty much does it all. From stickers to banners to 3D printing and color copies, you can get your printing job done at Guru. No order is too big or small and print size is not an issue. They can also put your image or logo on anything like mugs, water bottles, feather flags, tote bags and pretty much anything you can think of. Friendly and knowledgeable staff is a plus, but everything can be done online as well.

Related: 5 Top Photographers In Los Angeles

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Pixels Digital Imaging
6907 1/2 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 954-1582

For truly stunning headshots and cards, you must go to a print shop that understands the art of photography. Pixels Digital Imaging knows how to make a good headshot into a great one by helping to create the image the photographer intended to create. By working with a number of top photographers, Pixels Digital Imaging continues the artistic brilliance when retouching, enhancing and printing what could possibly be an actor’s golden ticket to a major role.    

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Photo Center
7961 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 653-6688

There’s another type of headshot that also needs to be flattering as it will represent you for the next ten years: a passport photo. Photo Center is the place to go for fast and cheap passport photos that you’ll love. Unlike the wham-bam-thank-you-ma’am jobs at the post office, Photo Center provides flattering lighting and a relaxed photo session that will have you looking great.  They also provide wonderful photo restorations, photo finishing, digital printing and camera repairs.

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Copymat Hollywood
6501 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 461-1222

There’s another type of printing essential to the up-and-coming Hollywood mover and shaker, and that’s script printing. Pounding away on a keyboard, pouring your hopes and dreams into what could very well be your "Good Will Hunting" shouldn’t have to cost you your arm and leg to be printed. Copymat Hollywood charges 2.9 cents per page for overnight script printing. Simply email your script to them (indicating overnight) and pick it up the next day, hole punched and everything. Same day jobs are a little pricey at 4.9 cents a page, but they’re pretty quick about it.   

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Aardvark Letterpress
2500 W. 7th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057
(213) 388-2271

Weddings, birthday parties, birth announcements and anniversary celebrations are all momentous occasions to be gloriously celebrated with family and friends. Aardvark Letterpress has taken the idea of industrial printing and transformed it into elegant and stunning products. The business also does holiday cards and stationery, whether it’s personal or business. 

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Kristine G. Bottone is a freelance writer living in Los Angeles. Her work can be found at

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