Epson Metallic Photo Paper Glossy (8.5 x 11", 25 Sheets)

Epson Metallic Photo Paper Glossy (8.5 x 11", 25 Sheets)

Epson Metallic Photo Paper Glossy (8.5 x 11", 25 Sheets)

B&H # EPMGP851125 MFR # S045589
In Stock

Product Highlights

  • Resin-Coated Base Material
  • Basis Weight: 257 gsm
  • Thickness: 10.5 mil
  • Brightness: 81%
  • Whiteness: 95%
  • Surface Finish: Metallic Glossy
Show moreShow less

Surface Finish: Glossy

Glossy Luster

B&H $500 Gift Card Dash

Share for a chance to win a $500 B&H Gift Card!

Share on Twitter

Share a favorite product for chances to win one of eight $500 B&H Gift Cards!
1 new winner announced every Monday starting Nov 5th!
Limit 1 entry per day: Come back every day to increase your chance of winning.

Be sure to mention #BHWishList when you share!

Congrats to our winners so far:

Next winner: Dec 17th

James Z. (Wk 1)

Ralph H. (Wk 2)

Arturo M. (Wk 3)

Rich P. (Wk 4)

Valeria A. (Wk 5)

Sabrina B. (Wk 6)

Official Rules

OFFICIAL B&H $500.00 GIFT CARD DASH SWEEPSTAKE RULES

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash (the "Sweepstakes") is void where prohibited by law and is sponsored by B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 ("Sponsor"). It is not sponsored or endorsed by Facebook or Twitter in any way.

Entry Period/Methods of Entry. The Sweepstakes will run from on or about October 28, 2018 until on or about December 23, 2018 (the "Entry Period"). Entries received outside the Entry Period are void. Enter the Sweepstakes via either one of the following methods. (1) Share any product found on the B&H website (the "Website") on Facebook or Twitter via the dedicated links contained on the website using the hashtag #BHWishlist; or (2) Mail a postcard (postmarked during the Entry Period) containing your name, address, phone number, and email address, and indicate the subject(s), if any, about which you are interested in receiving future emails from B&H (e.g. photo, video, audio, computers, home theater, portable entertainment ) (optional) to: B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, c/o B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 (either option, an "Entry"). Entries must not, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. Entries deemed by Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Entries owned by a third party, or the use of any trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, or products owned by a third party are not acceptable for entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit 1 entry per person, per day.

Winner Selection/Prizes/Odds. The B&H Social Team will randomly select a winner from among all eligible entries every Monday during the Entry Period, for a total eight (8) winners (each a "Winner"). Each Winner will receive a B&H Gift Card pre-valued in the amount of $500.00. No cash or other substitutions will be offered. Winner selection is in the sole and absolute discretion of the B&H Social Team. Any taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners will be notified and receive their prize at the email address associated with the account to which their Entry was posted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Identity of Winners/Eligible Participants. Winners will be identified by the email account associated with the Facebook or Twitter account from which their Entry was submitted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. An email account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such email account by the internet access or online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with such email account. Any issues regarding the identity of a Winner shall be resolved by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sweepstakes is only open to residents of the United States that are at least eighteen (18) years of age on their entry date and is not open to employees of Sponsor, their immediate family, any person domiciled with such employees, or any affiliates or subsidiaries of Sponsor.

Entry Ownership/Entrant Agreements. Entrants retain full ownership and copyrights to their Submission. However, by entering the Sweepstakes entrants grant Sponsor permission to use their Entries for promotional purposes on their respective social media channels with proper credit. Entrants also agree: (a) to be bound by these Official B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes Rules; (b) that any claims related to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action and that awards, shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering the Sweepstakes, and shall not include incidental or consequential damages or attorneys fees; and (c) that any actual or perceived ambiguities in these rules shall be interpreted by Sponsor in their sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability/Sponsor Modification/Cancellation Rights/ Choice of Law/ Venue/ Winners List. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete entries or for failure to receive entries due to technical failures or human error of any kind. Winners agree that Sponsor will have no responsibility for losses or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of the prizes. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's consent to the publication of his or her name by Sponsor in any media for commercial or promotional purposes without limitation or further compensation subject to Sponsor's respective Privacy Policies. Sponsor may modify or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time and may disqualify from the Sweepstakes any person it determines, in its sole discretion, to have attempted to or actually tampered with or otherwise abused any aspect of the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that in the unlikely event a dispute arises in connection with this Sweepstakes, it will be governed by the laws of the State of New York and heard exclusively in a court of applicable jurisdiction in the County and State of New York irrespective of any choice of law provisions to the contrary. To receive names of the winners by U.S. mail, please mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., Attn: B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Any Winners List request must be received by B&H within one (1) year of the date the Sweepstakes is conducted.

Let us know how to reach you if you win!

Privacy 100% guaranteed; email address for contact purposes only

Email

Already have a B&H account? Just log in tomorrow to enter again!

$0 VA Sales Tax Collected on This Item
$24.00
Add to Wish List Item in Wish List

Epson S045589 overview

  • 1Description

Using a smooth, high gloss metallic surface, Epson's Metallic Photo Paper Glossy will deliver sharp imagery with a large dynamic range and rich colors. Available here as a 25-pack of 8.5 x 11" sheets, this resin-coated paper will help photographers produce prints with depth. Also, it features a basis weight of 257 gsm as well as a thickness of 10.5 mil. Additionally, it has a rated brightness of 81% and a whiteness of 95%.

UPC: 010343913486
Table of Contents
  • 1Description

Epson S045589 specs

Coating Resin
Basis Weight 257 gsm
Thickness 10.5 mil / 0.27 mm
Brightness 81%
Whiteness 95%
Single/Double-Sided Single
Surface Finish Glossy
Storage Temperature 68 to 77°F / 20 to 25°C
Storage Humidity 40 to 60%
Quantity 25 Sheets
Sheet Size (W x L) 8.5 x 11" / 21.6 x 27.94 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.417 x 8.898 x 0.472"

Epson S045589 reviews

Metallic Photo Paper Glossy (8.5 x 11", 25 Sheets) is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 19.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent metallic photo paper I feel I have to write this review for two audiences. The first audience is those of you who have never tried a metallic inkjet paper before and are curious about them in general, and the second audience of course is those who have used other brands of metallic inkjet paper before and are interested in how this Epson version is. I've been doing some test printing with this paper in a few sizes including 17x22 and as a comparison, I've been printing on Moab Slickrock Metallic Pearl for over a year now with excellent results, so I am familiar with the metallic inkjet papers. I print on an Epson 3880 and prior to that, an Epson 3800. So, for those who have never printed on a metallic injket paper, a few words of advice. The surface is quite glossy and of course that means if you angle the print around it will react differently to light. Old school photographers used to the Cibachrome/Ilfochrome glossy color darkroom papers will see this paper as roughly in the same category of shiny. From a structure point of view, it is of reasonable weight and curl resistance, but is not as heavy/solid as, say, Epsons Exhibition Fiber and thus requires some care when handling the larger sizes. Metallic papers are one of those things that are either going to really sing with some subject matter - or they won't. Some people will really like them, and some won't, and it may be a somewhat hot or cold reaction. I think more than whether they are good or bad that it is more of whether the subject matter fits well with the glossy, bright, shiny characteristics of the paper. I tend to use the paper for two things: First, black and white studio work involving human skin. This paper works extremely well when there is a fair amount of skin, particularly if it's lit with a bit more contrast involving shadow and light interplay. B&W human figure work rocks with this paper, as does B&W fashion in a more european sensuality style. I'm not sure it is what I would use for headshots or bridal portraits lit in flat light, but customers who I photograph in the human figure, dance and movement, and B&W sensual fashion genres absolutely love this paper. The other thing this paper is great for is the bold, strong landscape. Think the American Southwest, the waterfalls of the Pacific Northwest, and certainly night/dusk shots, particulary if water is involved. THIS is your night cityscape or Big Sur at sunset paper. A few technical notes: If you do try it, be aware that you need to soft proof this in photoshop - there is more of a difference (IMO) between the perceptual and relative colormetric rendering with this paper than most, and the paper will tend to print a slight bit darker and the slightest bit more blue in general tone than others. Proper soft proofing with the excellent Epson profiles that you can download will help you quite a bit, but I still would recommend some test prints at smaller size before doing your first, say, 17x22 or 13x19 print. So it takes a bit of skill, but it's not horribly difficult either. For those who have worked with the Moab Slickrock Metallic Pearl paper, this is very, very similar and differences between them are subtle in nature. I would say if you are printing on the photo Epsons in ABW mode that might (and I emphasize the word might) find the Epson paper just a hair less contrasty and just a hair cooler in tone; but this is subtle, as you would expect given the similarities in surface. Still, it is worth testing yourself. The surface texture is extremely similar; the Epson might have just the very slightest bit more texture. These are very close. Weight and curl resistance are similar. For B&W printing, I could see picking one or the other of these based upon price, availability, or size. Again, I think the Epson is just a touch cooler, but not significantly so. For color work, I find the Epson color profiles are much better than the ones provided by Moab. So those of you who roll your own profiles need read no further. For those who will download the profiles from the manufacturers websites, I think for color work in most cases I have a distinct preference for the Epson profile and the Epson paper combination. Personally, I've decided to stock the 8x10, 13x19 and 17x22 sizes of the Epson Metallic Glossy and continue to stock also the A2 size of the Moab Slickrock Metallic Pearl, since A2 is different in terms of ratio than the Epson and I often like to produce borderless prints. In color I do have a preference for the Epson, but in B&W I would be happy using either. I hope this helps those who are considering this paper.
Date published: 2014-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent I'm using this in an Epson 3880. I find this an excellent medium for some of my favorite image types: extreme macros of insects, detailed portraits of raptors and other birds, colorful landscapes and similar things. It would also be superb for B&W images. I wouldn't call this a general purpose paper, but once you learn where it works, it's really terrific. I've used other brands of metallic paper, and Epson's produces the most predictable metallic paper I've used and gamut is very good.
Date published: 2015-05-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Disappointing because of the base. I have been using Inkpress Metallic Glossy for a certain photo series (it's definitely not a general-purpose paper). Decided to try the Epson equivalent. I was much disappointed because the paper is decidedly less bright and less white than the Inkpress and carries a slight yellow cast, a bit like a very out-of-date silver paper (for those who remember those things). I will return to the Inkpress paper.
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Very sharp, but white is dull This is a very nice paper if you like to examine your print details closely because the resolution is much higher than non-metallic paper. However, the downside is that whites look more like steel than white, causing the overall image to look grayish. The gloss isn't as smooth and glasslike as Cibachrome, but it is pretty decent.
Date published: 2016-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Paper Makes Sales for Me I'm stuck on this paper. I've never seen my prints look so nice. Anyone who sees them is very impressed. This paper is making sales for me. My use is for very highly saturated colors. They do pop off the paper like people state. There is a 3D-ish effect in the prints. I highly recommend this paper.
Date published: 2017-01-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from New experiment I use metallic papers for some type of photos. The results are great but the papers are difficult to handle. This is my first try with Epson metallic papers. So far the handling is difficult but I guess it is the nature of the paper. I need to set-up the printer differently. The colors, etc, are excellent.
Date published: 2017-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Prints This paper is extraordinary with the right subject matter. The images seem 3 dimensional and really pop just like commercially printed metallic prints. But it's effect isn't apparent on all images. It's difficult to explain which images work best but you'll get the hang of it after a few tries. I am using the paper on an Epson XP-15000 which has the T312/T314 Claria Dye cartridges. With that combination I am getting dry prints in less than 30 minutes. I'm still experimenting with the drying because I don't want to smudge a print but I think they might even be dry in 10 minutes with the Claria T312/T314 Dyes. I am pretty sure your results will vary depending on your Printer, Ink or Dye combinations and drying times will vary as well but the combination I stated above works great! (But you're probably pretty safe with most Epson Ink/Dye products on this Epson paper)
Date published: 2018-09-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for black & white prints! I still shoot a lot of film and the metallic photo glossy paper is best for fine details and excellent contrast for zone system style photos from scans of black & white film. It closely resembles silver prints made in a traditional darkroom. Unfortunately it does not do as well with color, therefore just 4 stars.
Date published: 2016-09-29
  • y_2018, m_12, d_4, h_18
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_2.0.9
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_19
  • loc_en_US, sid_1048608, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=RELEVANCE, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_bhphotovideo
Be the first to review this item
Customer Photos

Epson S045589 Q&A

Epson S045589 accessories