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Ron Martinsen Reviews ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Smooth Pearl

Lots of folks are beginning to talk about the new ILFORD GALERIE Prestige inkjet papers.  Last week Ron Martinsen published an in depth review of Prestige Smooth Pearl. Noting that this new version of the tried and true Smooth Pearl is heavier (310 gsm vs. 290 gsm previously) he talks about the feeling of substance he experienced using Prestige Smooth Pearl. “[W]hen your charging a premium price for your work, the customer expects to hold a paper that feels substantial,” says Martinsen. “This product accomplishes that fine art paper feel which helps it to really earn the name Prestige.”

ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Smooth Pearl Inkjet Photo Paper

New ILFORD GALERIE Prestige packaging easily recognizable from your photo supplier

Ron includes gamut maps and other analysis of the new Prestige Smooth Pearl paper. He details his testing model and provides screen shots showing all his settings. Settings for Photoshop and Lightroom 4 to utilize the appropriate profile for the paper are also included. So be sure to read the entire review.

Ron Martinsen’s popular is a wealth of information on all things photography. Ron’s ebook “Printing 101Notebook: An Introduction to Fine Art Photography Printing”would be a great addition to your printing library.  It passes along all the things he learned as he was perfecting his printing skills.  Ron Martinsen REVIEW: ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Smooth Pearl Photo PaperClick on the title of the book to learn more. CLICK HERE read Ron Martinsen’s REVIEW: Ilford Galerie Prestige Smooth Pearl Photo Paper.

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