Ronmartblog Reviews ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Fine Art Papers

RonMartinsenRon Martinsen has established himself as a trusted source for reviews of all kinds of products in the photo industry with his popular RonMartBlog.  He was one of the very first people in the US to test four of the new fine art papers introduced by ILFORD in the GALERIE Prestige line. Read his post REVIEW: ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Gold Cotton 330gsm & Fine Art 220gsm Papers at

Ron tested these new papers and gives us a  rundown of his thoughts on each one.  Here are a few excerpts of what he had to say:

Screen Shot 2013-03-04 at 2.00.30 PMGold Cotton Smooth

This is a great high end paper that with a wonderful warm tone that is well suited for fine art prints sold in high end galleries.

Gold Cotton Textured

I’d put this Ilford Gold Cotton Textured at the top of my list of papers to use when I want to impress a client.


Screen Shot 2013-03-04 at 2.00.49 PMFine Art Textured

A bright and easy to use paper that would be well suited for your best glacier images.

Fine Art Smooth

Its silky smooth surface is sure to please those looking for something with less sheen than resin coated papers.

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