CUSTOM DIGITAL PRINTING


Custom Printing is provided on your choice of five papers, each offering a specific surface, texture, and color:

Museo Silver Rag,  an ultra high quality heavy baryta rag paper with moderate gloss and slight surface texture. This warm white paper produces a similar look to traditional wet-lab prints on fibre paper, and features exceptionally good dMax (deep blacks). Ideal for both color and black-and-white prints of the highest quality.

Canson Baryta Photographique is another heavy baryta rag paper of the highest quality. Like Museo Silver Rag, it has moderate gloss (similar to a traditional wet-lab print), but smoother texture and cold tone rather than warm tone. Also ideal for both color and black-and-white prints, I'd suggest it as a great compliment to Silver Rag for those subjects that you may wish to have a less warm appearance, such as snow or ice, evening or night scenes, etc.

Epson Premium Luster, a lower-cost alternative to the rag papers above, yet also offering excellent blacks and saturated colors, with a somewhat higher gloss and cooler tone. Very slight surface texture, bright white, and again, great for both color and black-and-white images.

Hahnemuehle Photo Rag 308, the most popular matte finish rag paper. Bright white paper with very little texture. Beautiful for black-and-white or color, with the best dMax to be found on a matte paper. Keep in mind that any matte paper's dMax will not be as deep as that of glossy paper. This is a great choice for prints with soft pastel colors, or any images in which deepest blacks or dark saturated colors aren't necessary.

Epson Ultrasmooth is another matte finish rag paper, this one having a subtle ivory tone. Comments on Hahnemuehle PR will also apply to Ultrasmooth; dMax is slightly less in this case. A great choice if you prefer a slightly toned matte paper instead of bright white.

If demand warrants, I'll consider offering canvas in the future; please email me if you're interested in this option.

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Prints are made using a Canon 6400 printer and Lucia pigment inks, creating long-lasting prints of superb quality. I can print in-house on paper up to 24" wide and any reasonable length; minimum print size is 8x10 at a cost of $10.00 (smaller prints can be requested, but will be priced at 8x10 sizing). If you'd like to see an 8x10 proof print on one of the papers listed above before ordering a large version, this can be supplied at $10.00 plus $6.00 for Priority Mail shipping (see order form).

I do not provide matting or framing for these prints; these services are best obtained from your local framing shop.

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PREPARING YOUR IMAGES FOR CUSTOM PRINTING:

If I have optimized your image in my Custom Photoshop Work and Printing service, I will create file(s) with suitable sizing and image sharpening for printing. If you are sending files for which you've already done the necessary Photoshop work, you should provide these flattened, sized and sharpened as you wish. TIF or PSD format is preferred; either 8- or 16-bit is OK. In other words, your files should be ready to print when I receive them. If files arrive in need of minor adjustment, I will do so at no extra charge, but alterations requiring more time and effort will be charged for Custom Photoshop Work at $65/hour.

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PRICING FOR CUSTOM PRINTING:

Custom Printing prices are based on square footage of a print, with substantial discounts for multiples of the same image. Pricing vary depending on the paper that you choose. I've listed pricing for many standard sized prints below; for any not listed, such as intermediate sizes, panoramas, or other non-standard aspect ratios, use the "$xx per sq ft" figures for the appropriate paper and print quantity.

 

Museo Silver Rag and Hahnemuhle PR 308

Paper size up to:

  8x12

1-3 identical prints:

  13.00

4-9 identical prints:

  12.00

10+ identical prints:

10.00

11x14

  22.00

   20.00

16.50

12x18

  30.00

  27.00

22.50

16x20

  44.00

  40.00

33.00

16x24

  54.00

  48.00

41.00

20x24

  66.00

  60.00

50.00

20x30

  84.00

  75.00

63.00

24x30

100.00

  90.00

75.00

24x36

120.00

108.00

90.00

Sizes not listed

  20.00 per sq ft

  18.00 per sq ft

15.00 per sq ft

 

Epson Premium Luster

Paper size up to:

  8x12

1-3 identical prints:

11.00

4-9 identical prints:

  8.50

10+ identical prints:

  6.75

11x14

13.00

11.00

  9.00

12x18

18.00

15.00

13.00

16x20

27.00

22.50

19.00

16x24

32.00

27.00

23.00

20x24

40.00

33.50

28.50

20x30

50.00

42.00

36.00

24x30

60.00

50.00

42.50

24x36

72.00

60.00

51.00

Sizes not listed

12.00 per sq ft

  10.00 per sq ft

  8.50 per sq ft

 

Canson Baryta Photographique and Ultrasmooth Fine Art

Paper size up to:

  8x12

1-3 identical prints:

  12.00

4-9 identical prints:

11.00

10+ identical prints:

10.00

11x14

   20.00

18.00

15.00

12x18

  27.00

24.00

21.00

16x20

  40.00

36.00

32.00

16x24

  48.00

43.00

38.00

20x24

  60.00

54.00

47.00

20x30

  75.00

67.00

60.00

24x30

  90.00

80.00

70.00

24x36

108.00

96.00

84.00

Sizes not listed

  18.00 per sq ft

16.00 per sq ft

14.00 per sq ft

 

For sizes priced by square foot, multiply image's long side X short side (round up to nearest whole inch); then divide by 144. Round up to nearest 1/100 square foot.

A few examples:  11x22 print: 11x22 = 242;  242/144 = 1.68 square feet = $33.60 on Museo Silver Rag

                                16x32 print: 16x32 = 512;  512/144 = 3.56 square feet = $42.72 on Epson Premium Luster

                                20x60 print: 20x60 = 1200;  1200/144 = 8.33 square feet = $150.00 on Epson Ultrasmooth Fine Art

Cost of Custom Prints is not refundable; a print will only be reprinted without additional charge if it is physically defective.

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