About Us – 100 Years of GK Vale

aboutusOn May 23rd 1910 A.D. a small but significant event changed the course of photography history in these parts. It was the year that GK Vale threw open its doors for business on Bangalore’s finest address – South Parade (now known as MG Road).Nothing was every the same again for the photography domain, its benefactors, detractors, doubters and lovers. Soon word spread and people came from far and near to witness this historic event. GK Vale soon became a household name in Bangalore.

This event unfolded in an era of sheer grandeur, pomp and show. An era when royalty ruled the roost, Maharajas and Viceroys lorded over destinies. These were the times of intricate, painstaking hand-painted portraits. Photography was still just being talked about in hushed tones in the confines of the homes of the rich and famous.

Over the next 100 wonderful years, generations of Bangaloreans were thrilled to have their cherished moments imprinted in emulsion for eternity. The uncompromising quality, unmatched service and customer care offered by GK Vale soon made it the last word in photography in these parts.

The Photography Experts

photographyOver the years, GK Vale grew from a single Photo Lab Store to 22 Photo Lab Stores and diversifying into Retail by launching 8 Exclusive Cannon Image Square Stores, 3 Multi Brand Camera stores spanning Bangalore, Mangalore and Mysore and an online e-commerce web portal to facilitate customers across the globe for services to be rendered pan India and continuously working on the forefront of technology to empower customers with the finest photography services and equipment of the times.

From restoring an old and cherished photograph that didn’t withstand the ravages of time or converting a Black and White picture to color at G K Vale. It was not just a matter of using our skill or technology to enliven a colloid moment but, a re-creation of a long lost moment in time.

GK Vale is truly a one-stop solution for all your photography needs. Thousands of married couples swear by our impeccable wedding photography services. From printing that one important photo, to creating a portfolio, to designing the perfect wedding photo album or a collage spanning ones entire lifespan, GK Vale understands the importance of everyone’s photo needs!

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