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FINE ART PHOTO PRINTING

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Global Image Products offers 3 different services for Fine Art Photographic Printing.

Starting with Individual Photographic Prints on your choice of Fine Art Paper, Assembled Matted Prints to save to you time allowing you to focus on what you do best – taking beautiful images to our all inclusive start to finish BUILD-A-BOX folio box customiser.

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OUR FINE ART PAPERS

Global Image Products offers 4 beautifully curated Fine Art Photographic Papers for your stunning images.

Please scroll down to find more information on each specific paper and see which one is the best suited to you.

CANSON LUSTRE PREMIUM RC

CANSON LUSTRE PREMIUM RC

Paper weight:  310gsm

This paper consists of an alpha cellulose acid-free paper coated with a structured polyethylene and a microporous receiver layer. 

This finish gives a stunning lustre effect which meets the industry requirements and demands of our customers. 

This exceptional photographic paper has been designed to comply with the highest lifespan requirements. It is the perfect choice for black & white and colour photographic reproductions.

EPSON ENHANCED MATTE

EPSON ENHANCED MATTE

Paper weight:  189gsm

This quality heavyweight media is extremely flexible. It has been designed to suit a wide range of applications including fine art photographs prints, proofs and posters.

It supports Epson UltraChrome and DuraBrite aqueous ink (pigment and dye based) and enables images with sharp detail, high colour saturation and a high gamut.

It is quick drying with a flat matte finish and a bright white base that accentuates highlights and tones.

ILFORD GALERIE METALLIC GLOSS

ILFORD GALERIE METALLIC GLOSS

Paper weight:  260gsm

GALERIE Metallic Gloss offers photographers the ability to print images with a true ‘wow’ factor. The iridium finish gives every image a three-dimensional look ensuring that each print truly comes to life.

The resin coated paper is 260gsm and is suitable for creating display and exhibition prints or alternatively prints can be added to photo albums or portfolio work to create additional impact.

Although the media adds an additional creative angle to portrait and studio photography, it also lends itself perfectly to enhancing mechanical, industrial or architectural images.

HAHNEMÜHLE PHOTO RAG

HAHNEMÜHLE PHOTO RAG

Paper weight:  308gsm

Hahnemühle Photo Rag® is one of the world’s most popular acid-free & lignin-free papers and the valued all-rounder for high-quality FineArt inkjet printing. The white cotton artist’s paper, with its characteristic, wonderfully soft feel, boasts a lightly defined felt structure, lending each artwork a three-dimensional appearance and impressive pictorial depth.

Combined with the matt premium inkjet coating, this paper produces outstanding prints that feature brilliant colours, deep blacks, striking contrasts and perfect reproduction of detail.

As a special highlight, the Photo Rag paper is also available with hand-torn deckle edges on all four sides.

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HAHNEMÜHLE PHOTO RAG PAPER DECKLED EDGE OPTIONS

Global Image Products offers 3 different edge options for HAHNEMÜHLE Photo Rag Fine Art Paper.

Please see below the different edge options available and how to prepare your print files for them.

If you are uncertain as to how to setup your print files for Deckled Edge prints feel free to contact us.

Standard Edge

File Preparation: for Standard Edge

Prepare and size your print file as per a normal photographic print. 

Resolution: 300dpi

Sizing: As per finished print size

Colour Space: Adobe1998 or sRGB

Please choose Standard Edge if you want the print matted under the top mat opening as below:

Hand Torn Deckled Edge

File Preparation:  for Hand Torn Deckled Edge

Resolution: 300dpi

Sizing: As per finished print size. However the final size after the print is hand torn to produce the deckled edge will be 1/2 inch (12mm) smaller on all 4 sides.

ie. an 8×10 inch print will end up 7×9 inches. 

Alternatively, if you would like to end up with a finished 8×10 inch deckled edge print, you will need to supply a canvased 9×11 inch print on the next size up print. 

Colour Space: Adobe1998 or sRGB

Please choose Hand Torn Deckled Edge if you want to float the print within the mat opening as below:

Deckled Edge with White Border

File Preparation:  for Deckled Edge with White Border

Resolution: 300dpi

Sizing: As per finished print size with at least 1inch white border on all 4 sides. Remembering the final size after the print is hand torn to produce the deckled edge will be 1/2inch (12mm) smaller on all 4 sides leaving only a 1/2 inch (12mm) white border. If you want a larger white border simply add more than 1 inch on all 4 sides when preparing the print file.

Colour Space: Adobe1998 or sRGB

Please choose Deckled Edge with White Border if you want to float the print within the mat opening as below:

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IMAGE FILE PREPARATION

When uploading image files for Global Image Printing Services, please make sure the image files are sized correctly and the resolution is 300dpi. For best results we also recommend the colour space to be Adobe RGB (1998) or sRGB.

To ensure the best printing results it’s very important to prepare your files according to our instructions.

The best way to calibrate your monitor to match our printing profiles is to order a set of FREE TEST PRINTS. Included with your test print order we will also supply a Lustre GIP colour correction print for your reference. Below you can download the corresponding file to the GIP colour correction print. 

Once you have received your physical test prints and GIP colour correction print from Global Image Products, open the GIP colour correction file downloaded above in your chosen photo editing software and make monitor adjustments to match the print.

Please note that we have matched our printer to paper profiles across the 4 available fine art papers to produce almost matching colours regardless of your paper preference.

If you need any further assistance please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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