Join Kelby Media's Larry Becker as he discusses Moab's Slickrock Metallic Silver 300 archival inkjet printing paper, and how it can be used to transform your photos into vivid prints, akin in effect to printing directly on aluminum.
Ilford has just refined its line of Galerie inkjet photo printing papers and incorporated a number of improvements for achieving an overall better-looking print. Among other changes, the Prestige Smooth Gloss and Smooth Pearl papers have been upgraded.
Predictions of the paperless office have been greatly exaggerated. Even with the explosion of email and texting, nothing is more portable, reliable and archival (free of a particular digital format becoming obsolete) as print on paper.
Compared to traditional photo paper, i.e. silver-based photographic paper, inkjet papers include an extremely broad variety of fiber-based (and non fiber-based) surfaces. What makes any given paper specifically an inkjet paper are the coatings found in the surface.
Making sharp, richly toned inkjet prints from digital image files couldn’t be easier, even with the simplest digital cameras and printers. According to everything you’ve read online about all those terrific desktop printers, your prints should last well into the lifetimes of your children’s grandchildren.