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About the fine art prints
All fine art prints are created utilizing the highest quality professional materials using professional printing methods.
FINE ART PRINTS
Fine Art Prints are never printed by a budget printing service such as Costco, WalMart, Walgreens. Nor are they printed at a professional photo print lab or camera store. The quality produced by professional labs is good, but not good enough.
Each fine art giclee print is individually hand-printed as opposed to being printed on automated, batch equipment. Each print is closely monitored and if it does not meet very strict requirements, it is reprinted.
The fine art giclee prints are printed on the highest quality museum grade photographic materials using professional grade pigment inks.
This ensures accurate color, excuisite detail, realistic saturation, and brighter colors. Don't worry about the fine art giclee prints fading. The standard archival rating of the paper and inks used have been tested by rating labs and will last more than a lifetime.
FINE ART BLACK & WHITE PRINTS
Are printed with the same museum-grade materials on professional equipment and inks as the color giclee prints for the same reason: I have not found a professional lab that is capable of producing the quality I demand.
ABOUT FINE ART GICLEE PRINTS
The term giclee derives from the French for "spurt." So technically, this means that any inkjet printer that sprays ink on paper - even cheap desktop printers - can be called "giclee."
For years the term giclee had been abused. So in the fine art world, unofficially the term has been changed to be defined as an inkjet print printed by a printer with 8 or more color inkjet tanks. In other words, a "professional grade" printer.
My fine art giclee prints are museum-quality prints, true to the definition of what giclee was meant to be - high quality prints.
If you have additional questions about the papers, inks or printing methods, please ask.
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