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The PhotoGlow Backlit Frame

GlowmasterThe PhotoGlow backlit frame represents the ultimate coalescence of progressive science and artistic expression. Using a technology derived from his work with lasers for medicine, optical physicist Ed Sinofsky has created line of backlit picture frames that bring unprecedented vibrancy, energy and resonance to traditional digital photographs. Some people may have seen the backlit photograph display boxes found in theatres, lobbies and airports. These bulky, low tech devices work by placing fluorescent bulbs behind the image, providing spotty, inconsistent lighting.

PhotoGlow backlit frames incorporate a proprietary “edgelighting” technology which allows for even, uniformed illumination without the need for a cumbersome casing. In fact, at less than one inch thick, the profile of a PhotoGlow frame is virtually indistinguishable from any other desktop or wall-mount picture frame!

PhotoGlow backlit frames can be found providing a unique aesthetic to art installations, restaurants, trade shows, corporate lobbies, retail stores and homes around the United States and beyond.

How to Order PhotoGlow Products

PhotoGlowTo order a PhotoGlow frame:

  • Select the frame/mat size you want on the Wall Hung PhotoGlows page and click “more”
  • Select your frame finish and mat color
  • Add a dimmer if you want to be able to control the brightness on your frame
  • Enter quantity and click “add to basket” then click “check-out” to complete the order

How to get your image printed on PhotoGlow paper:

  • Select the size image you want from the Backlit Film Prints page and click “more”
  • Click “add to basket” and click “checkout” to complete your order
  • Email your high-resolution digital image to ed@photoglow.com or call 508-273-2298 if you want to have your image scanned or it is too large to email.

How to print your image on your inkjet printer:

  • Select the size backlit film that you want on the Backlit Film page and click “more”
  • Each film package contains 5 sheets. Enter the quantity and click “add to basket” then click “check-out” to complete the order

Custom sizes as well as matless frames are also available. Mats are precut for standard image sizes and come in three colors. And all frames include a power supply with at least a 12′ super-thin cord.

About Ed Sinofsky, the Glowmaster

Ed Sinofsky has made a career out of the manipulation of light. After earning a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona Optical Science Center, he designed and developed a fiber-optic cylindrical light distributor (the “Lightstic”) widely used in a diversity of medical procedures. He also founded CardioFocus, a company utilizing photonic energy for the treatment of cardiovascular disorders.

Sinofsky’s mastery of “sculpting” light into desired shapes for various medical applications enabled him to uniformly and efficiently light a flat plate of any size; and PhotoGlow was born.

Dr Sinofsky is a named inventor on almost 60 US Patents, including the PhotoGlow patent.