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Tim Grey on The Importance of Paper Attributes

TimGrey Noted color expert Tim Grey regularly posts interesting and informative articles on his popular Tim Grey’s Blog. One very interesting article begins the discussion of the importance of paper attributes when considering what paper to choose for a particular image.

“One of the first things I look at when evaluating a paper is the surface texture and color,” says Tim. “Texture can really make a huge difference. I like something that is more organic, and that doesn’t even remotely resemble a repetitive pattern.” Tim goes on to discuss paper color and talk specifically about ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Gold Cotton Textured.

IlfordPrintSamplesTake some time and go on over and check out this article The Importance of Paper Attributes and check out more articles on his blog. You’ll be glad you did!

Learn more about ILFORD GALERIE Prestige inkjet photo papers at www.ILFORD.com.

Turning Prints Into Revenue | Sell Wallspace

There are lots of great articles archived here on the ILFORD blog just waiting for you to discover them. Find them all on the “Articles” tab above! Here’s an excerpt from just one of them helping you turn prints into revenue.

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So how do you give yourself the best chance of making money from your prints in a fiercely competitive market? Firstly, think about your attitude when you’re talking to potential customers. Resist the urge to tell customers about the quality of the photographic tools you use. Materials including paper, while very important, are of the least concern to your client. Instead, adopt the approach of selling a carefully-crafted visual memory that lives in their home on their wall. Sell framed “moments” to your customers and they will not only come back for more, their friends and family will call you get the same experience. (more…)

ILFORD GALERIE Photo Paper for Back to School

It’s that time again when the leaves begin to turn and there’s a little fall breeze in the air here in the northeast United States. This is the time when students go back to school and this year they’re taking ILFORD GALERIE photo papers back with them.

Lawrence Atienza of Photography SILO just published his list called “Five Tools for Fall for you Student Photogs.” Number one on his list is ILFORD GALERIE Premium papers. Here’s what he has to say about these affordable high quality photo papers, ” This line of inkjet photo papers offers ardent amateurs and photography students an array of inkjet papers. Perfect for printing an A+ shot, the PREMIUM line combines ILFORD’s well-known high quality printing results with an affordable price tag that makes fine art prints  attainable for student printing projects.” (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…)

Professional Photographer Online Features ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Smooth Pearl and Smooth Gloss

ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Smooth Pearl and Smooth GlossProfessional Photographer’s July online exclusives include ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Smooth Pearl and Smooth Gloss. To read the entire article click here: Ilford Introduces Improved Smooth Gloss and Pearl Papers.

“The surfaces of these papers show gorgeous detail and a very deep DMAX,” says Mark Levesque of Studio Mark Emile.

Professional Photographer features web-exclusives each month. You’ll find all kinds of informative short features on lots of topics.  CLICK HERE to read more web-exlusives from Professional Photographer.

Learn about new ILFORD GALERIE Prestige and GALERIE Premium papers at FutureNow.ILFORD.com. Take your time and enjoy the articles, features, videos, and complete product info we’ve gathered for you there. Photographers need inkjet paper that looks and feels like a photograph.  ILFORD GALERIE Prestige and Premium inkjet photo papers give your images the presentation they deserve. Check out Future Now for more information.

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