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Fiber Ink Studio on ILFORD GALERIE Photo Papers

Lesly Deschler Canossi and Andrew Buckland founded Fiber Ink Studio in New York as an alternative for high quality inkjet photo prints. They met while attending Graduate School at Maryland Institute College of Art. Both are artists and photographers with decades of printing experience who lead workshops on color management and digital printing. They are committed to sharing their expert knowledge while providing color accuracy, a fast turn around, and a collaborative environment that welcomes creativity rather than frustration. Lesly has graciously offered the guest blog below to talk about why they often use ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Gold Fibre Silk and Smooth Pearl for client work.

Creating Lasting Relationships | Fiber Ink Studio

Lesly Deschler Canossi at Fiber Ink Studio. Print by Marc Lemoine. Epson Stylus Pro 9900 on ILFORD GALERIE Smooth Pearl paper.

by Lesly Deschler Canossi

At Fiber Ink Studio we are interested in creating lasting relationships with the artists for whom we print. While many of our clients leave the printing decisions to us, we have a solid client base interested in a more collaborative approach. An initial meeting to discuss nuances of papers is really important. We talk about the tone and surface of papers as well as how it feels in hand and how it looks on the wall. The next step is to make proof prints on different paper surfaces. At this point it becomes very clear which paper works for the image and for the artist. (more…)

ILFORD GALERIE Rebate USA 25% On All Paper Until December 31, 2012

When you purchase ILFORD GALERIE inkjet paper products in the USA between November 26, 2012 and December 31, 2012 you may be eligible for a 25% mail in rebate. Take advantage of this amazing holiday purchase promotion to save big money on the entire line of  ILFORD GALERIE Prestige or Premium inkjet papers. Just purchase your ILFORD GALERIE inkjet paper at your photo dealer, download the rebate certificate, and follow the directions to claim your rebate. (more…)

ILFORD Photo Prints from Gotham Imaging | LIMITED TIME!

Gotham ImagingThere are at least two reasons why ILFORD Master Elinor Carucci uses Gotham Imaging for her fine art printing… they’re very good at what they do and they use ILFORD paper. Ryan Speth and Peter Berberian are committed to bringing the highest quality digital photo prints to every client on every order with their very own personal touch. Gotham Imaging uses ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Gold Fibre Silk and GALERIE Prestige Smooth Pearl and Smooth Gloss.  All of these photo papers provide a large gamut and excellent permanence ratings. That’s why professsionals  like Elinor Carucci choose Gotham and ILFORD for their gallery and curatable work. (more…)

ILFORD Innovation CEO Paul Willems with Vincent Oliver of photo-i

Paul Willems, CEO of ILFORD

ILFORD has been an innovator since 1879 in the earliest days of the photo industry.  Vincent Oliver of photo-i interviews Paul Willems, CEO of ILFORD in Marly, Switzerland. This video gives you and overview of how ILFORD keeps at the top of it’s game with a commitment to research and development and staying close to customers, responding to the needs of those who print their own photographs.

Oliver asks Willems what makes ILFORD special for the photographer.  “Well obviously ILFORD has always been associated with quality,” said Willems. “Anybody who is an ILFORD user expects to get that best quality ‘out of the box’ product. But also [they are] expecting ease of use.  Through our imaging science and coating technology … our media is totally compatible…. And last but not least permanence of the image… Our key products like our Gold Fibre Silk or Smooth …. products have been awarded by the Wilhelm Institute with a light permanence of over 200 years which clearly shows the tremendous quality.” Willems goes on to talk about the reality that inkjet printing can now equal or surpass analog prints. (more…)

A Night with ILFORD Master Eric Meola and The Boss

If you’re in New York city on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 head on down to Barnes & Noble at 105 5th Ave for an evening with books about The Boss, Bruce Springsteen.  ILFORD Master Eric Meola will be on hand with his new book Streets of Fire: Bruce Springsteen in Photographs and Lyrics 1977-1979.

ILFORD Master Eric Meola and Bruce Springsteen

Eric Meola uses ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Gold Fibre Silk for his fine art images. See more of Eric’s beautiful work on his website at There you’ll find links to all his books, beautiful photo galleries of his images, his wonderful blog called Seeing in Color, and more. Learn more about ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Gold Fibre Silk at And enjoy video, articles, and much more at

Paul McAlister on ILFORD GALERIE Quality

Paul McAlister is an interesting guy. He’s an Irishman who currently lives in Ontario, Canada.   He’s a second career photographer who shoots a wide variety of commercial work from portraiture to fine art reproduction. And like a lot of photographers I know, he enjoys landscape photography most of all.

One of Paul’s images was chosen in the August Website Photo Competition as Highly Recommended.  He wrote to us to say how much he enjoys quality of ILFORD GALERIE inkjet papers and we caught up with him recently by phone to learn more about his photography and why he prefers ILFORD inkjet media for his digital photo prints.  Enjoy the audio from the interview below.

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ILFORD GALERIE Prestige is showing up in lots of places these days. Here’s just a sampling of articles and notices you’ll find online and in print about ILFORD GALERIE Prestige photo paper for digital photographers.

The September “In Focus” in Outdoor Photographer Magazine features ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Smooth Gloss 310gsm and ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Smooth Pearl 310gsm. Here’s one quote from the listing: “With a high-density heavyweight base and smooth finish, the papers are designed to deliver the true look and feel of an old-school photograph.” (more…)

Mark Fisher of Fisher Creative on ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Gold Fibre Silk

Mark Fisher on ILFORD Gold Fibre SilkMark Fisher of Fisher Creative uses ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Gold Fibre Silk for his photographic printing. His digital darkroom allows him the kind of satisfaction he once got from working hours and hours in the darkroom. In this video he talks about his first encounter with Gold Fibre Silk. “After that first print, I was blown away by the quality,” said Fisher. “And I’ve been using ILFORD Gold Fibre Silk for my fine art black and white prints ever since.”


Luster and ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Gold Fibre Silk

Luster on ILFORD Inkjet Paper

Josh and Jodie Steen, owners of Luster and digital pioneers based in NYC.

Luster is the brainchild of Josh and Jodie Steen. It is an online photographic gallery and community. Luster uses ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Gold Fibre Silk for these collectable, exclusively curated photographs. The wide color gamut, deep black density, beautiful smooth texture, and permanence ratings all play a part in Luster’s choice of Gold Fibre Silk.

Luster’s grand arrival on the scene in NYC and online was celebrated at a wonderful evening at ROOT (Drive-In) where work from several of the Luster photographers was shown.  We were fortunate enough to attend and talk with some of the photographers about their work and about ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Gold Fibre Silk. Enjoy the short video (more…)

ILFORD Master Elinor Carucci on ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Gold Fibre Silk

Elinor Carucci talks about ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Gold Fibre SilkILFORD Master Elinor Carucci describing the first time she picked up her father’s camera loaded with B&W film says, “Something really significant happened in the way that I could see more… looking through the camera.” Born in Jerusalem, Israel Elinor served time in the Israeli army. She graduated from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design with a degree in photographyin 1995, and moved to New York that same year. “I think that looking at my own images I understand more about myself and my life and my family using photography to come with [my] life.” She says that pointing the camera directly at what causes pain helps to process and understand the pain and learn to deal with other aspects of life. (more…)