All METROPRINT Giclées are produced on our new Epson Stylus Pro 11880
and Epson 9900
printers, making use of UltraChromeHDR archival inks: a ten colour ink set including orange and greens. For colour images these printers produce a wider colour gamut and vivid, long-lasting results. For black and white prints this system uses three levels of black ink density. Highlight and shadow detail is fantastic on these papers with denser blacks up to a DMax of 2.3.
Cotton Rag papers
Hahnemühle German Etching Textured 310gsm paper
This velvety heavyweight etching board has a fine surface texture. German Etching is one of the most popular media for artwork and photography. The paper is made of 100 % cotton or pure alpha cellulose presenting a textured surface that allows high quality printing.
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Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308gsm
This is one of Hahnemühle’s genuine artist papers, mould made, 100% acid free paper with an exceptionally smooth surface. Photo Rag is the most popular paper chosen by photographers to create high quality fine art prints. The fine, smooth surface and feel of Photo Rag make this paper very versatile and it is ideal for printing both black and white and colour photographs and art reproductions with impressive pictorial depth.
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Somerset Enhanced 255gsm
This is a beautiful paper designed for inkjet printing and is ideal for fine art reproduction and photography. Made from 100% cotton fibre using a traditional mould machine this paper has an invisible coating on one side allowing the creation of superb prints with a wide colour gamut.
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Somerset Photo 300gsm
This paper made from 100% cotton linters, has a high whiteness value that contains a high percentage of alpha cellulose, it produces a wide colour gamut and achieves high-density values. The paper is made on a mould machine using woollen felts which impart a delicate texture tothe surface of the sheet. It will reproduce beautifully and the results are superb whether in colour or black and white.
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Hahnemühle Fine Art Baryta 325gsm
Fine Art Baryta is a bright white high gloss paper with exceptionally high colour depth and large colour gamut and image definition. This paper gives the "wow" factor to black and white prints with an extremely high dmax and the finest grey tones. Using barium sulphate in the premium Giclée coating ensures the typical gloss that makes this paper a close match to traditional photographic Fibre Based papers.
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Economy Coated Papers
Permajet Gloss 271gsm
This paper is a superior, heavyweight high gloss media and possibly the whitest paper on the market. It is an instant-dry resin coated paper finished with a UV protective microporous supercoat giving it a high degree of water and fade resistance.
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Permajet Oyster 271gsm
This is semi-matt, instant-dry resin coated paper finished with a UV protected microporous supercoat giving it a high degree of water and fade resistance. Vibrant colour properties, wide gamut and low metamerism index makes this product suitable for both colour and monochrome images and a perfect "everyday" inkjet paper.
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