Digital Labs



Our digital labs are located in rooms A-06, D-03, D-07, and E-08 and feature Apple computers equipped with the latest version of Adobe Creative Cloud and other professional imaging software. Our digital labs have Epson professional inkjet printers ranging from 17in to 44in wide, Xerox laser printers, as well as Hasselblad Flextight film scanners, Versascan and Epson flatbed scanners. Also available are calibrated print viewing stations and a 40x60in vacuum mounting press for mounting photographs. Please click the links to the labs below to see a detailed list of what they feature and make a reservation.

In order to use the Photography Department’s digital labs you must first agree to and submit the Equipment and Facilities Use Agreement. This form can be found at the link below.

Pratt Photography Department Equipment and Facilities Use Agreement

Reservations
A reservation is required in order to access any of the digital labs within the Photography Department. In order to reserve time in a lab, visit the links to each lab below which describe what is in each lab and the prerequisites for making a reservation. It also contains a link to a booking form which will allow you to choose the date and time period you would like to reserve as well as choose which type of activity you will be doing in the lab (ex. Scanning on Flextight, or Printing on Charlie the Epson P9000). Time is reserved in the digital labs in 3 hour blocks, and reservations can be made between 2 weeks to 3 hours prior to your planned reservation. After making a reservation, you will receive a confirmation email and you may come to the lab and utilize the equipment while following all Institutional and Departmental safety protocol.

A-06 Digital Lab
D-03 Digital Lab
E-08 Digital Lab

Please note that only one reservation for a given activity can be made at a time. Once this session is complete, you may sign up for a second session for a totally of up to 3 sessions per week. You may sign up for different activities simultaneously if needed. For example, you may simultanesouly make a reservation for the lighting studio as well as a digital lab, but you cannot simultaneously make 2 digital lab reservations.

For faculty wishing to reserve an entire digital lab for face to face demonstrations that haven’t done so already, please utilize the contact form in the upper right hand corner (envelope symbol) or email techoffice@pratt.edu stating which lab you would like to reserve as well as the date and time.

Cleaning
All common touch points in digital labs such as keyboards, mice, and printers will be cleaned and disinfected by Photography staff on a regular schedule. Along with this hand sanitizer and cleaning wipes will be provided in each lab. Anyone using the labs will need to utilize hand sanitizer before and after your time in the lab. Along with this all common touch points at the station at which you worked must be wiped before and after your work session. This includes, but isn’t limited to, keyboard, mouse, printer controls, table top. Gloves should be worn while working within any digital lab.