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faq about traditional photo papers

Color Photographic Paper

Eastman Kodak ProductsWe use Kodak Supra Endura Papers, photographic papers with an extraordinary color gamut that can last over 200 years -- a new standard for image longevity. Their improved light keeping is equivalent to 100+ years before noticeable fading occurs under typical home display conditions. Significantly improved keeping in dark storage measures over 200 years. Prints that will last more than a lifetime... for multiple generations.

Fuji Crystal Archive PaperFuji Crystal DP II is Fujicolor’s leading photo paper for gallery prints. This photo paper has an extremely wide color gamut, and is non-fade for at least 75 years. It is available with a matte, glossy, silk, or velvet surface.

State-of-the-art image stability 100 years in home display; 200 years in dark storage

Brighter colors and accurate skin tones.

Digital and optical print capability in a single paper for a consistent look

We print on Glossy, Semi-glossy and metallic Endura.

B & W Photographic Paper

Ilford Photo Paper
We use Ilford Multigrade Resin Coated and Fiber based photo papers. Made in England, Ilford RC paper is a premium quality paper with a bright base tint and medium weight. The image color remains cool to neutral whether viewed in daylight or fluorescent light. Available in Glossy or Pearl surface

Ilford Photo ProductsThe Ilford Fiber Based paper is a premium quality, variable contrast black and white paper on a 255g/m? fiber base. Fiber based papers have an appearance, weight and quality of their own... a 'hand crafted' look which immediately appeals to skilled printers and discriminating collectors, and artists alike, the exhibitor's paper for exhibition prints; found in museums world wide.

examples of print borders


White border

Keyline Border

Sloppy Border

Black Border

Full Frame - uneven border

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