Paper Info

Five Fine Art Photo Papers are in stock, each with a different personality:


- soft gloss paper
- smooth matte paper
- textured matte paper
- a beautiful Metallic paper
- Japanese paper that has visible fibers.
 

CLASSIC LUSTER - EPSON EXHIBITION FIBER

Replicating the appearance and feel of a traditional Fiber-surface darkroom paper, Epson Exhibition Fiber Paper has a beautiful soft gloss finish for Fine Art digital prints. A fiber base offers a professional feel with a weight of 325 gsm and thickness of 13 mil, making it an excellent choice for galleries and exhibitions. Also, by utilizing some optical brightening agents the paper is able to reach a whiteness of 147% and a brightness of 111%. This makes it possible to create prints with deep blacks and subtle tonal gradations, suitable for advanced black-and-white printing as well as long-lasting color prints. 

  • Traditional Wood Fiber Base
  • Basis Weight: 325 gsm
  • Thickness: 13 mil
  • Brightness: 111%
  • Whiteness: 147%
  • Contains Optical Brightening Agents
  • Instant Drying
  • Surface Finish: Soft Gloss

SMOOTH MATTE - EPSON HOT PRESS BRIGHT 

A velvety matte paper that delivers a wide color gamut and high brightness, it is made from 100% cotton rag using a hot press production technique. This paper features a smooth matte finish. The heavy weight of 330 gsm, thickness of 17 mil, and opacity of 98% further give this paper the look and feel of a true fine art paper. Also, through the use of optical brightening agents, this media will help deliver bright whites, deep blacks, and a wide color gamut. Designed for longevity, Hot Press Bright is free of acid, lignin, and chlorine and is pH buffered.

  • 100% Cotton Fiber Base Material
  • Basis Weight: 330 gsm
  • Thickness: 17 mil
  • Opacity: 98%
  • Brightness: 96%
  • Utilizes Optical Brightening Agents
  • Acid and Lignin Free; pH Buffered
  • Surface Finish: Smooth Matte

TEXTURED MATTE - EPSON LEGACY ETCHING

Emulating the touch and feel of classic artist etching pads and handmade paper, Legacy Etching offers a slightly textured matte surface with all the advantages of modern paper-making technology. This 100% cotton fiber paper has a heavy basis weight of 314 gsm and a thickness of 20 mil. It also manages an excellent 96% brightness and 99% whiteness without the use of any optical brightening agents. Furthering longevity, the paper is acid and lignin free and pH buffered.

  • 100% Cotton Fiber Base
  • Basis Weight: 314 gsm
  • Thickness: 20 mil
  • Brightness: 96%
  • Whiteness: 99%
  • No Optical Brightening Agents
  • Acid & Lignin Free
  • pH Buffered
  • Surface Finish: Textured Matte

METALLIC -  HAHNEMUHLE PHOTO RAG METALLIC

Mixing the fine art qualities of a 100% cotton rag baryta paper with the dynamic appearance of a metallic paper, this Photo Rag Metallic from Hahnemuhle is a unique medium for pigment and dye-based inkjet printing. The paper itself has a natural white color, with no optical brighteners, and a barium sulphate coating yields immense color depth and detail. Complementing this is a shimmering, silvery gloss metallic finish that benefits imagery with metallic elements, high contrast, reflections, or other striking visual elements. The heavyweight paper has a basis weight of 340 gsm, a thickness of 18.5 mil, and is acid-free, lignin-free, calcium carbonate buffered, and ISO 9706-compliant to suit archival printing applications and long-term exhibiting or storage.

  • 100% Cotton Rag Base Material
  • Barium Sulphate Coating
  • Basis Weight: 340 gsm
  • Thickness: 18.5 mil
  • Opacity: 99%
  • Whiteness: 88%
  • No OBA Content
  • Acid Free & Calcium Carbonate Buffered
  • Surface Finish: High-Gloss Metallic

JAPANESE  UNRYU - MOAB MOENKOPI UNRYU

Literally translated as "cloud dragon paper", Moab Moenkopi Unryu paper is made by adding long course fibers to a wet layer of Kozo (mulberry) fiber on the mould. It is a highly decorative paper which is perfect for adding depth to a print. Moenkopi Unryu paper is a natural white with a basis weight of 55gsm.

  • 55 gsm
  • Natural White
  • Decorative Textured paper
  • Handmade in Japan