6770 NW Century Blvd Hillsboro, OR 97124
6770 NW Century Blvd Hillsboro, OR 97124

Powerful Print Solutions

Pristine offset printing, and quick turn-around digital printing ensures your project looks good and arrives on time – even under the tightest deadlines.
Powerful Web portal Solutions

Combine personalization, innovative ordering, integrated marketing, with customizable 24-hour / world-wide ordering access right from your desktop! Now connecting users and assisting in managing brand assets is just a click away!
Powerful Project Management

We will manage complex projects from direct mail, content data management, mailing lists, variable assembly, packaging and delivery. We do it all!
Powerful and Effective Direct Mail

We will print, fold, bind and mail. Being a qualified supplier to the US Postal Service, we will connect your marketing with your customer list. These are complex tasks we do to take the worry off of you.
Powerful branding through Self Promotion

We can apply your brand to all kinds of surfaces. From t-shirts and jackets to vehicles, pens, frisbees, cups and.. well, pretty much anything. We do much more than just apply ink to paper.
Powerful On Demand Fulfillment

We can reduce your overhead, track your items and maintain a tight inventory. Whatever time or day, we can process your orders with our automated online ordering, allowing you to meet your client’s and dealer’s expectations.
Powerful Packaging

The world is 3-D. And we have the technology to design, construct, die-cut and deliver a full range of packages created to your exact specifications in all kinds of materials.
Powerfully Easy

Our tech savvy and obsession over print never gets in the way of our most important business practices: being honest, doing the right thing and being approachable and accommodating. Being friendly, knowledgeable professionals has always been key to keeping our customers happy.

Come visit. Take the tour. We’d love to have the opportunity to show you just how powerful a printing partner can be.

  • Stacy Henderson, President, Kmotion, Inc.
    Stacy Henderson, President, Kmotion, Inc.

    Having worked with Lithtex for several years, we rely heavily on their expertise and proactive problem solving. We have worked with multiple printers and print reps, and always feel confident using Lithtex as our go-to, as their knowledge and expertise are clearly superior in a very competitive industry.

Getting the Shot—Product Photos You Can Brag About

You’ve probably heard that a photo is worth more than words. That’s certainly the case when it comes to marketing your products. Your prospects want to see what you have to offer, especially when they’re perusing your website or when you’re trying to grab their attention with that direct mail piece.

Product photography can be challenging to get appealing shots, especially if you sell food. So it’s great if you can spare some budget for a professional photographer. But if you can’t, don’t let that stop you from getting product shots for your marketing efforts—even if photography isn’t your forte.

Maybe you don’t have studio lights or a high-quality camera, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take product photos worth bragging about. Follow these tips for a successful product photo shoot, no matter your level of expertise. You’re sure to win over customers with the sleek photos that showcase the potential of your products.

Ready, Aim, Shoot
Product photos used to depend on the quality of camera you could afford. Now, award-winning photos have been captured with the click of a button on a smartphone. And SLR cameras have become relatively more affordable and accessible to the average shutterbug. So make use of what you have, and don’t let a lack of a high-tech camera stop you. Borrow one if you must, or snap pictures with your phone. Clients will never know the difference if you set up a good shot.

Under the Bright Lights
The right lighting can make a world of difference. It’s one of the most important concepts to grasp before a photo shoot. If photos are too dark, your products aren’t going to sell. Make sure you’re taking the photos during the daytime. That way, you’ll have natural light flowing in, and you’d be surprised at the difference in how the photos look. And if you need a little extra light, set up some desk lamps around the product. It’s a great makeshift lighting system, and you can experiment to get the light how you want.

Keeping It Consistent
On a website or your marketing materials, branding is always important. Consider that in setting up your product photo shoot. You don’t have to pay big money for studio backdrops to get professional results. Instead, head to a local office supply store and pick up some Bristol board. The board is a heavy and high quality paper that is relatively inexpensive and comes in a variety of colors. Remember to pick a color that is consistent with your website and marketing materials. That way, the photos will match your brand and won’t confuse customers.

Getting the Brag-Worthy Shot
If you’ve ever observed a photographer, you’ve seen the lengths that they go through to get the right shot. Crawling on the ground, scaling walls and improvising are all in a days work. You probably haven’t seen a photographer look straight at the subject, take one shot and move on. That’s because it’s all about different angles. So think about which angles would help you best display a product, and don’t be afraid to experiment. You’ll need to take multiple shots before you get the right one.