Fine art Giclée prints

Compare our paper types

Giclée and C Type prints are two very different printing processes, one is a digital photographic print and the other is an inkjet print. Choosing the right paper for your image is very important.  
Below is a handy guide to help make your choice easier. Don't forget, you can always order a paper sample pack from us as well to help you decide.

Feature C Type Papers Giclée/Inkjet Papers Black and White Papers
Good All Rounder
Good for Warm Tones
Good for Muted Blacks
Good for Illustration Prints
Good for Black and White Photography
Tendency to Damage    
Can be Mounted
Can be Framed
Can be Sealed

C Type papers
Ideal for exhibition printing and the perfect 'all rounder' paper type.
All Metroprints are produced on laser printers, giving optimum results for your images for colour accuracy, light fastness and archival quality.
Good for: all photographic work
Can be: mounted and framed

Giclée/Inkjet Papers
Ranging from German etching to Hahnemühle papers, our Giclée papers create the perfect finish to any fine art print. These textured papers give warmth to colour prints and tonal depth to black and white prints.
Good for: warm tones, muted blacks, illustrations
Can be: mounted and framed

Black and White photographic prints
Metro is the only lab in the UK where you can order true black and white prints. If you want a colour cast free, genuine black and white print then our resin coated paper is for you.
Good for: all black and white photography
Can be: mounted, sealed and framed

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