The true test of a good quality print is over time. The prints below have all been chosen to be long-lasting, with great detail and brilliant color. All prints have a 100% satisfaction guarantee through SmugMug, which also provides a secure shopping experience. Other finishes and sizes are available by contacting me directly.
Lustre offers the bold colors of glossy prints with a matte finish, resistant to fingerprints.
Giclée prints offer the highest quality and are the most long-lasting. Printed on fine art papers and canvas with archival quality inks, these prints are as good as they get. Colors are rich, tones smooth and they produce remarkable details. Made to stay in the family for generations.
Giclée prints come on two papers, watercolor and canvas.
The Giclée process allows printing to be done directly on canvas, without priming, which is often the source of separation over time. Adding to the durability, these prints are applied to museum quality canvas, and a protective coating helps prevent scratching and similar damage.
The canvas is then stretched over a wooden, 3/4″ frame, with the full-image displayed on the front, so it’s ideal for framing.
A strong, thick 310 acid-free stock for permanence, finished with a water-based protective skills, the matte finish produces stunning colors and gives the print a look somewhat reminiscent of a watercolor painting.
Dyes are applied directly to aluminum sheets, specially coated to create archival prints. Prints are incredibly durable, water and weatherproof as well as resistant to scratching. Prints have a 3/4″ thick backing and aluminum plate with drilled holes for easy framing. Corners are rounded for safety and the print is coated with a high gloss sheen, easily cleaned with any commercial glass cleaner.4 x 6 postcardsPrinted using HP Indigo 5000 digital offset presses on heavy card stock. On the image side, there is a glossy, UV and water resistant coating. The back side is a standard template with address and stamp areas.
- A Web Size image is roughly 640×480 pixels in size, or 0.3 megapixels. It’s great for sharing on social sites like Facebook.
- A 1Mpix image is roughly 1 megapixel in size. In English, that means a square 1 megapixel image would be about 1000 pixels wide and 1000 pixels high.
- A 4Mpix image is 4 megapixels. This is a size that allows for quality printing at most reasonable sizes. If you want to print at really large poster sizes, you would probably want a larger image.
- An Original image is the exact image that the photographer has put online. It is the original size of the image, identical in every way.