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ILILFORD GALERIE Prestige Papers Review on Luminous Landscape

Luminous LandscapeLuminious Landscape editors Mark D. Segal and Michael Reichmann posed the question “What’s the gold standard of inkjet papers?” in their recent review of new ILFORD GALERIE fine art papers at www.luminous-landscape.com. While the answer to this question clearly depends on what each individual likes and has as a vision for the print, having choices is essential for attaining one’s own vision for how the final print will express the photographer’s image. (more…)

ILFORD and Hunt’s Photo and Video offer Free Webinar

Join ILFORD and Hunt’s Photo and Video for this free webinar on Friday, March 29, 2013 at 1pm EDT.
Click the “Join Us Live” button and see instructions for registering and bookmarking the page to return for the webinar. We hope to see you there!

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Friday, March 29th at 1pm EDT

What are the aspects and qualities that make for a Gallery-Quality Fine Art Print? This Live Video Webinar will give you the answers. Exacting color, smooth tonal transitions, a well-balanced contrast range and the best paper choice for the image all come together to make a print worthy of hanging in any venue or location. Join us for this free live video webinar sponsored by Ilford and see what it takes to make prints that qualify as “Gallery Quality”.

Color workflow, soft-proofing and what fine edits to make will all go a long way towards making your results both accurate and repeatable. In this presentation, we’ll explore the process, tools and techniques from edit to output that allow you to produce a print both you and your customers will be proud of.

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FREE Webinar New ILFORD GALERIE Fine Art Papers

030813-imgJoin a free webinar featuring the new ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Fine Art Papers on Friday, March 8, 2013 at 1:00pm EST. Joe Brady will introduce ILFORD’s new Fine Art Papers and tell you how to get the best print results possible. Three new paper categories are presented is this line up including 100% Cotton Rag, High Quality Alpha-Cellulose, and ILFORD’s Gold Mono Silk, specifically created for black and white printing.

Learn about what properties make each new paper unique and see how to download and implement ILFORD’s free paper profiles for great color accuracy. After installing the profiles, Joe will take us through print settings from both Adobe® Photoshop® CS6 and Lightroom® 4 to ensure consistent and reproducible results.

Join us for this free live video webinar sponsored by ILFORD and see how these new photo papers can add to the beauty and longevity of your fine art prints.

ILFORDRegisterClick REGISTER and bookmark the webinar page. Join us this Friday and give your images the fine art finish of ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Fine Art Papers.

 

New ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Fine Art Papers

Five new ILFORD GALERIE Prestige fine art papers for  photo printing are introduced in the US on March 1, 2013. Four of these new papers are designed for both color and black and white printing. The fifth new fine art paper is a monochromatic paper for printing black and white  images on inkjet printers.

GALERIE Gold Mono Silk 270gsm

2001426_IG-generic-A4-17mm-lid_F12One of these new papers is revolutionary in its design exclusively for black and white inkjet printing. GALERIE Prestige Gold Mono Silk is a true black and white media for inkjet printers allowing photographers specializing in monochrome photography to achieve stunning images reminiscent of darkroom prints. Fans of traditional black & white products no longer need a darkroom to bring to life their black and white prints.

  • Dedicated black and white product
  • Acid-free and lignin-free fibre base
  • Reminiscent of darkroom prints
  • Seamless transition between shadows and highlights
  • High Dmax and low Dmin

Gold Mono Silk is available in sheets and rolls and compatible with both pigment and dye based printers

GALERIE Prestige Gold Cotton Smooth 330gsm

Prestige-Gold-cotton-Smooth-330_U4_J12GALERIE Prestige Gold Cotton papers lead the way for professional fine art printing. GALERIE Prestige Gold Cotton Smooth is the smooth surface version of these fine art papers.

  • Mould made, 100% cotton rag papers
  • No optical brighteners
  • Smooth version
  • Base manufactured in a traditional paper mill

This smooth offering that is the perfect choice for crisp detail and have been crafted specifically to meet the needs of fine art photographers who want the confidence that the media they use will deliver accurate and dynamic results time after time. With no optical brighteners and the longevity and image stability required for the very best in fine art printing.

Gold Cotton Smooth is available in sheets and rolls and is compatible with pigment based printers.

GALERIE Prestige Gold Cotton Textured 330gsm

Prestige-Gold-cotton-Smooth-330_U4_J12This is the textured version of the Gold Cotton offerings.

  • Mould made, 100% cotton rag papers
  • No optical brighteners
  • Textured version
  • Base manufactured in a traditional paper mill

With a textured offering that features a contoured surface for a more creative expression, these mould made, 100% cotton rag papers have been crafted specifically to meet the needs of fine art photographers who want the confidence that the media they use will deliver accurate and dynamic results time after time.

These additions to the Prestige line-up meet the exacting standards required to receive the ‘Gold’ moniker and feature surfaces that can stand up to any artistic vision while ensuring vivid, archival-quality image rendition for portfolios, prints for-sale, as well as gallery and museum-quality prints.

Gold Cotton Textured is available in sheets and rolls and is compatible with pigment based printers.

GALERIE Prestige Fine Art Smooth 220gsm

Prestige-Fine-Art-Smooth-220_U4_J12GALERIE Prestige Fine Art Smooth paper offers a double-sided alphacellulose alternative capable of delivering stunning contrast and sharpness.

  • Bright white, double-sided media
  • Ideal for wedding albums
  • Mould made, alpha-cellulose base, manufactured in a traditional paper mill
  • High cellulose content for ‘cotton’ paper quality
  • Smooth version

With a very high cellulose content, upwards of 93%, these fine art papers have many of the same properties as a cotton paper including a luxurious feel, excellent durability and longevity.

Fine Art Smooth is available in sheets and rolls and is compatible with both pigment and dye based printers.

GALERIE Prestige Fine Art Textured 220gsm

Prestige-Fine-Art-Textured-220_U4_J12GALERIE Prestige Fine Art Textured paper is also a double-sided alpha-cellulose paper.

  • Bright white, double-sided media
  • Ideal for wedding albums
  • Mould made, alpha-cellulose base, manufactured in a traditional paper mill
  • High cellulose content for ‘cotton’ paper quality
  • Textured version

With the addition of a textured look and feel to the final print, professional and enthusiast fine art photographers and printers can preserve the integrity of their creative vision.

Fine Art Textured is available in sheets and rolls and are compatible with both pigment and dye based printers.

Learn about all the papers in the ILFORD GALERIE Prestige line and ILFORD GALERIE Premium papers at www.ILFORD.com.