We stock a wide selection of the best photographic products from many renowned brands. Come in and have a look! We're always available to help you find that special item you're looking for and to guide you in finding the perfect product for your needs. Here are some of the product lines that we carry:
Digital cameras - camcorders - printers - scanners - binoculars and related accessories
Picture frames - digital picture frames - photo albums - scrapbooks - scrapbooking supplies and darkroom supplies.
We continuously invest to provide our customers with the best tools, more information and best service so you can enjoy to the maximum everything related to photography. You can now get product information, compare products, create a short list and see related accessories all from the comfort of your home. Visit our online store and browse around.
In-store photo services
Digital photo prints
Our photo lab is equipped with the finest photo finishing equipment and we print your pictures on high quality photo paper. On top of this, our technicians will make sure that every photo print turns out just the way you want it by adjusting the color, the brightness and even cropping them if necessary. Come in with your memory device and we will transform your memories into fabulous photos.
Self-service photo kiosk
If you prefer the convenience of our self-service photo kiosks, come and visit our store where we have digital photo kiosks set up for your convenience. Want to add a creative touch to your pictures, you can easily fix red-eyes, crop and add effects to your pictures before printing them on high quality photo paper.
We are well equipped to serve customers that prefer traditional film. Our photo lab is equipped with the finest photo finishing equipment and we print your pictures on high quality photo paper. On top of this, our technicians will make sure that every photo print turns out just the way you want it. Come in with your films and we will transform your memories into fabulous photos.
Here is the list of films that we accept:
Film processing drop-box
Do you have a busy schedule? Drop off your film in our film drop-box and we'll have your pictures ready for you in no time. Films deposited in our drop-box will be processed with the same quality care and diligence as always.
Slide film processing
Our lab is equipped with all the necessary equipment to help you save and share your most precious memories. Here is a list of the types of slides that we can print:
Prints from slides (Type R prints) Are you seeking a better format to share your pictures? We can quickly and easily print your slide collection on quality photo paper thanks to Type R printing.
Prints from slides (Ilfochrome/CibaCopy prints) Are you seeking a better format to share your pictures? We can quickly and easily print your slide collection on quality photo paper thanks to Ilfochrome printing. We can also handle other formats of transparencies.
Passport, firearms and citizenship photos Our photographer can take your picture for local or federal documents such as passports, firearm licenses and more. We use recognized standards for size, lighting and print paper so that your photos meet the standards of the document you are applying for.
Photo retouching and restoration You love the memory of the moment, but you aren't so fond of the picture? Bring your pictures in and our expert technicians will adjust them to your liking. We will correct the exposure, the color, sharpness or add a friend or family member that was absent. We can even remove that ever present stranger in the background making a face at the camera.
Pictures are easily damaged and tend to fade with the passing of time. Our digital experts can help restore their original beauty. We can repair water damage from flooding, minor singes from fire and fading from sunlight exposure. We work on a copy of the original so there is no risk to your photographs.
Image scanning Our flatbed scanners can be used to digitize any flat image. We can help you preserve your photographs, your child's drawings, your diplomas, contracts or anything else you would like to have in a digital format. If it's flat, bring it in and we'll scan it for you.
You don't own a digital camera but want to reap the benefits of digital manipulation on your photographs or movies? We can help you by scanning and digitizing your prints and movies. Once transferred to digital format, you'll be able to easily manipulate and transmit your photographs and movies.
Enlargements and reprints
Photo enlargements Bring in any image or document and we can enlarge it for you in color or black & white. We offer this service from negative, print or file for photographs and for any other type of document.
Reprint from prints No negative, no problem! Bring in your photographs and we can make copies of them without having the negative. This isn't a copy service! The reprints will be on high quality photo paper and have the same color quality as the originals.
Reprint from slides Tired of having to bring out the slide projector to view your pictures? We can quickly and easily print your slide collection on high quality photo paper.
Reprint from negatives Did you come across negatives that brought back memories? Are you celebrating an anniversary or a special occasion? Bring in your negatives and get a new set of prints.
Prints from video Captured your child's first steps on home movie but you realized that you want a picture of the occasion to hang on a wall? No problem, we can print out a still frame from many types of video format.
Slide duplication Relatives or friends want a copy of the slides from an event? No problem, bring your slide in and we can duplicate them for you in no time. The copies will have the same sharp and vibrant colors as the original.
Video transfer and archiving
Archiving photographs and files to CD or DVD Worried about losing your photographs or digital files? We can help you stop worrying by copying your digital files to CD or DVD. We can even digitize your photographs or negatives and save those to CD or DVD. Home movies from various types of cameras can also be transferred to CD or DVD to be played back on a computer or a DVD player.
Duplication from CD/DVD to CD/DVD Do you wish to upgrade your CDs to DVDs or simply want to make a duplicate? We can make a duplicate with ease.
Video duplication and transcription Want to share your videos? We can create excellent quality duplicates in no time. We can work with almost any video format.
Want to transfer your videos to another format since you've upgraded all your equipment? We can transfer form Hi8, VHS, BETA, DVD and more to any format of your choice. We can also transfer NTSC and PAL formats if you are coming from, or moving abroad.
Corrupt file recovery from memory devices Don't panic! If you are having difficulties with your memory device, there is still hope that you can recover the content. When you think those precious memories are lost for good, it's time to come and see us so we can help you recover them.
Photo Equipment Repair
Photographic equipment repair Your film camera or digital camera isn't performing to its usual standards, or it's not functioning at all? Bring it to our store and our technicians will take a look at it. They're trained and experienced in repairing and refurbishing cameras and other photographic equipment of every make and model. If it can be fixed, these guys can do it!
Courses and seminars
Sign up for
Ra-lins Digital Camera Class
free when you purchase a digital point and shoot camera from Ra-Lin
Saturday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ra-Lin’s Private Digital SLR Class
Thursday | Friday | Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Private Digital SLR Class
Semi-Private Digital SLR Class
Friday 5:00 - 6:30 PM
*For a 90 minute session or FREE with the purchase of a new DSLR Camera
To learn about how to send us your photos over the internet, click here.
SLR Classes & Field Trips
We offer single session classes on digital SLR photography. Topics covered are sports, wedding, portrait, close-up, electronic flash, NYS Fair, getting to know your SLR and more. Classes are taught by professional photographers, and you will be able to use lenses from our large inventory. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers.
$150.00 per three hour class/field trip
Contact us at (315) 472-7872 for more information.
Ask for Wesley or Dan.
Ra-Lin Discounters is now offering audio, video and camera surveillance solutions to businesses and residences in the Syracuse area. We carry a large selection of high quality camera surveillance systems and provide free estimates and professional installation and service by a licensed installer, and of course we offer great prices! For your convenience, we have a full display of all our systems in the showroom and one of our expert staff would be glad to assist you in evaluating the options and choosing what product is best for your specific needs.
Three of our most popular surveillance cameras are listed below:
PTZ security cameras are perfect for scanning large areas, zooming in on a specific object, and are great for tracking movement across the scanning area.
Infrared Bullet Cameras
Our infrared cameras are equipped with IR illuminators that can see in virtually complete darkness, and provide superb video performance in the worst lighting conditions.
Our most versatile and unobtrusive dome cameras come in all shapes and sizes, and are available in day/night infrared, wide dynamic, weatherproof, and vandal-proof models.
4 Channel DVR
4 channel, fully integrated, real time, and hardware based standalone digital video recorder. This standalone DVR is based on an embedded Linux operating system and includes a remote control for easy setup and operation. With the alarm input/output, Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) camera control, network access, and USB2.0 backup, this DVR is perfect for the home or small business. The DVR uses the latest in compression technology, H.264, to be able to record amazing quality video without using up a large amount of storage space. The H.264 compression allows crisper, cleaner images to be recorded and still be capable of weeks of recording on motion detection mode. A variety of recording modes are supported by this DVR. These include scheduled recording, motion detected recording, continuous recording,alarm triggered recording or a combination of any modes. In addition, this DVR supports the remote preview Live! display via Smartphone and 3G mobile technology!
8 Channel DVR
8 channel, fully integrated, real time, and hardware based standalone digital video recorder. This standalone DVR is based on an embedded Linux operating system and includes a remote control for easy setup and operation. With the alarm input/output, Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) camera control, network access, and USB2.0 backup, this DVR is perfect for the home or small business. The DVR uses the latest in compression technology, H.264, to be able to record amazing quality video without using up a large amount of storage space. The H.264 compression allows crisper, cleaner images to be recorded and still be capable of weeks of recording on motion detection mode. A variety of recording modes are supported by this DVR. These include scheduled recording, motion detected recording, alarm triggered recording, continuous recording, or a combination of any modes. In addition, this DVR supports the remote preview Live! Display via Smartphone and 3G mobile technology!