North Bay Silver Lab

We are a custom commercial photo lab specializing in silver gelatin printing, digital scanning and custom framing. We offer archival pigment printing, photoshop services, tailored darkroom and capture workshops (digital & analog) for groups and individuals at all skill levels. 


Emanuel Dimitri Volakis is the sole proprietor of North Bay Silver Lab. His award winning black and white photographs can be found in private and corporate collections world wide.

Volakis has over two decades of darkroom experience working with traditional silver gelatin and other analog processes. In addition to his fine art work, Volakis has photographed commercially for dozens of wineries, restaurants, architects, interior designers, museums and other corporate clients. 

Trained as a traditional (analog) photographer, Volakis has consummate knowledge of both digital and analog photographic processes.