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Hahnem?hleMatte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets)
 
4.8

(based on 19 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Sharp tones & colors (9)
  • Durable (7)
  • Professional weight (7)
  • Good value (6)
  • Professional finish/quality (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Color photos (10)
  • Black & white documents (6)
  • Black & white photos (3)
  • Portraits (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Frequent user (5), Professional (3), Semi professional (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (10), Business (3)

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5.0

Hahnemuhle Heaven

By Riebel

from Louisville, Kentucky

Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

My first experience with Hahnemuhle papers was purchasing four sample packs to see the range of what they had to offer. I was amazed and enraptured with each turn of a sheet. They are all wonderful and unique to themselves. It has taken me a little time to narrow it down to my favourites. But, I am glad to know that whatever my envisioned project may be Hahnemuhle can make it a reality. And, the fact that they have been practicing their craft for so long puts one in touch with the wisdom of the ancients.

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5.0

My favorite paper company!

By Usman Hayat

from Lahore, Pakistan

About Me Heavy Duty User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Bright
  • Durable
  • Good Value
  • Professional Weight
  • Sharp Tones & Colors

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Black & White documents
    • Color Photos

    Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

    Excellent way to decide before you buy. Fantastic papers, now I'm even more confused as to which ones to get, love most of them!

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    • Personal

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    5.0

    Excellent way to try before spending big.

    By Usman Hayat

    from Lahore, Pakistan

    About Me Heavy Duty User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Value
    • Professional Weight
    • Sharp Tones & Colors

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Black & White documents
      • Color Photos
      • Graphics & Charts
      • Professional Documents

      Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

      I have always loved Hahnemuhle fine art papers and this sampler is an excellent way to try a few sheets and see how they perform in order to figure out which works best for you.

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      • Personal

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      5.0

      excited to try out-have heard wonderful things- Hahnemuhe

      By febesfotos

      from Hartford, CT

      About Me Frequent User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Value
      • Professional Weight
      • Sharp Tones & Colors

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Black & White documents
        • Color Photos

        Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

        the different grades and types of paper for $12 a no-brainer! ive been reviewing papers and printers til im blind-almost. I read many good things on this paper. I finally settled on an Epson semi-pro pigment based foto printer. I fed paper in front tray of the Epson P600 and tested every pc! I used b/w protraiture when i was a news photographer-it rendered deep blacks and very nice blending of colored inks for action shots. I was excited to try the rice papers and the more exotic materials-ive never used anything but Epson paper with my older R200 which did a nice job on 5x7, 8x10 and 4x6. Id print still if i could get it working again, i hadnt used in five yrs and didnt realize i needed to do quarterly cleaning of inkjets or i sure would have, its like new! If only we could order new head like some for ex Canon printer. Long and short, its a very nice mix of papers and does a great job for cheap prince! Less than $1 per page. Its fun to discover what materials work best with what type of fotos and getting used to my new printer. im currently just teaching myself about profiles and such and so this pack of different materialed papers was perfect for my needs.

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        • Personal

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        5.0

        Just the best!

        By Peyo

        from Austin, TX

        About Me Frequent User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Bright
        • Doesn't Jam
        • Durable
        • Good Value
        • Professional Weight
        • Sharp Tones & Colors

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Black & White documents
          • Color Photos

          Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

          Great selection of fine art papers to make a decision about which type suits your art best!

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          • Personal

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          5.0

          Highly Recommended

          By Photography Student

          from New Jersey

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

          My photography professor uses this paper for all of his work, and he highly recommended it to all of his students.

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          5.0

          Holy Papyrus!

          By Rockstar

          from Annapolis, MD

          About Me Frequent User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Bright
          • Doesn't Jam
          • Durable
          • Good Value
          • Professional Weight
          • Sharp Tones & Colors

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Color Photos

            Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

            There is something really special about printing your own photos. Since updating/upgrading my printer, I have been gradually experimenting with a number of "fine art" papers and found this Hahnemuhle sample pack to contain some fine product. I love experimenting with the different colors, textures, etc. and discovering which papers give me the best results with my printers.

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            • Personal

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            4.0

            Must try

            By CarterCE

            from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

            About Me Frequent User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Professional Weight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Color Photos

              Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

              I have been a professional photographer for sometime. Now I am starting to print my work more for sale than I have in the past. I'm glad that I've tried this sample pack to see the different surface types.

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              • Business

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              5.0

              Great paper samples

              By Cp

              from Lancaster, pa

              About Me Infrequent User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Black & White documents
                  • Color Photos

                  Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

                  I wanted to see what the different kinds of paper are like before buying packs of one kind. The Hahnemule sample packs are a great buy to be able to test out different kinds of paper. Love that there are 2 pieces of each so you can test it out with a color print and black/white. Very nice fine art papers.

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                  • Personal

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                  5.0

                  A beautiful selection of papers!

                  By TheRobHaney

                  from Rockford, IL

                  About Me Frequent User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Awesome Rag Bright White
                  • Bright
                  • Doesn't Jam
                  • Durable
                  • Good Value
                  • Professional Weight
                  • Sharp Tones & Colors

                  Cons

                  • Rice Paper A Bit Too Dull

                  Best Uses

                  • Black & White documents
                  • Color Photos
                  • Landscapes
                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

                  I thought I would give the Hahnemuhle FineArt paper a shot on my new Canon Pixma Pro-10 and I am sure glad I did. This sample pack is a great way to try out the different kinds of paper Hahnemuhle offers, before spending a lot of money on a full package of paper. The PhotoRag Bright White is slick looking and probably my favorite one of the bunch. Color photos really "pop" on it. The rice paper is probably my least favorite, but I think it has more to do with finding the right type of photo to print on it than the paper itself. The photos I tried on rice paper came out a little flatter than I would have liked. That said, I'm sure with some more playing I could find a way to make it work for certain photos. Also try the other Matte & Glossy sample packs from Hahnemuhle as well. Equally great papers!

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                  • Personal

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                  5.0

                  good way to sample these fine papers

                  By docente di ottoni

                  from New Hampshire

                  About Me Semi Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

                  This is a great way to sample these fine papers. Don't forget to install the correct color profiles before you evaluate these papers.

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                  • Business

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                  5.0

                  Different flavors, same quality !!

                  By Enrique Vizcarra

                  from Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico

                  About Me Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Professional Finish/Quality
                  • Vivid Images

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Portraits

                    Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

                    I did the tests on an Epson 9890 printer

                    I did print one of my pictures in different samples of the package and I really liked the result

                    I'm sure it's more a matter of personal taste, as all samples seemed very good

                    Still, for my personal taste, the presentations ones I liked:
                    Photo Rag Ultra Smooth,
                    Photo Rag Bright White,
                    Bamboo,
                    Photo Rag

                    I hope to use this material for printing photo portrait ...

                    In landscape photography I am using the "Hahnemuhle Monet Canvas"

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                    5.0

                    Great selection of excellent paper

                    By Me

                    from San Francisco Bay Area

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Professional Finish/Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Black & White Photos
                      • Color Photos

                      Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

                      This is a great selection of excellent paper, and an affordable way to sample a specific type of paper without buying a box.

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                      • Personal

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                      4.0

                      Nice Sample

                      By Ci~Ci

                      from Lebanon, NH

                      About Me Semi Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Professional Finish/Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

                          I really liked all the different papers in this sample pack it gave me enough to work with to see which I wanted to really try.

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                          • Personal

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                          4.0

                          Wide variety of papers to test

                          By Arigato

                          from San Mateo

                          Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

                          I bought this pack to start testing which paper should I use for my prints. Decent price for a good amount of paper to test on. I just miss that Hahnemuhle doesn't have all kinds of their papers in these packs.

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                          5.0

                          GREAT Sample pack!

                          By MAZPhoto

                          from Cape Cod, MA

                          About Me Professional

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Professional Finish/Quality
                          • Sharp Tones & Colors
                          • Vivid Images

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Black & White Photos
                            • Portraits

                            Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

                            So far I have tried 3 prints on 3 separate types of paper in this sample pack and have been blown away.
                            I worked on some fine art portraits that were well suited to the natural fibers of the paper and they are stunning.
                            The Rice paper is very thin, almost like a typing paper. At first I was apprehensive thinking that the ink would ripple the paper, but after 2 days it has proven to lay flat. I'm not sure what type of framing treatment would work best with the look, but the print itself is SHARP and very detailed.
                            The Bamboo holds incredible and is very rigid paper. The feel and texture are a dream for people who appreciate tactile qualities of real prints. The Book paper is whiter than the Rice and Bamboo but still has a firm feel with a nice tooth. Looking forward to trying the rest. Not disappointed so far. (I did download the ICC profiles from Hahnemuhle. Worked perfectly.)

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                            5.0

                            Great Sampling

                            By Michelle

                            from Santa Fe, NM

                            About Me Semi Professional

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Professional Finish/Quality
                            • Sharp Tones & Colors
                            • Vivid Images

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Black & White Photos
                              • Color Photos

                              Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

                              In trying to decide what type of paper I would use for my final project, I ordered this sample pack. I printed the same photo (in color and black and white) on each type of paper to compare. This will not only be valuable to me this semester but also for future references to what paper will work for the photo I'm printing. A good investment!

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                              • Personal

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                              5.0

                              Excellent value

                              By robmaci

                              from Brooklyn New York

                              About Me Professional

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Professional Finish/Quality
                              • Sharp Tones & Colors

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

                                  Pretty great and cheap way to find out which paper is your preference. Beautiful papers.

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                                  • Business

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                                  5.0

                                  Hahnemuhle is pricey but great quality

                                  By James

                                  from Orange County, Ca

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Comments about Hahnem?hle Matte Fine Art Smooth Archival Inkjet Paper Sample Pack (8.5 x 11", 14 Sheets):

                                  A must if you plan to sell prints

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