Paper Types

We offer a number of different papers that you can choose from. Most of our prints are well-suited for all types of framing including the low cost frames from Ikea and other stores. Our panoramic photos may require custom framing.

HIGH QUALITY, BUDGET PRINTS - Quality prints in gloss or matte finishes

A. Premium Ultra Matte - 250gsm The paper that looks great in a frame.

Premium Ultra Matte paper is the perfect choice for producing stunning prints with exceptional image reproduction. Using the industry benchmark Epson printer and Epson UltraChrome archival inks this paper prints to perfection. This sturdy paper is our best seller. 

B. Photo Gloss - 200gsm Ideal for professional framing and mounting

This paper gives you a smooth, glossy finish for all types of photos with the look of true photographic prints.

C. Ilford Smooth Pearl – 310gsm A classic photographic look and one of the world’s most popular photo papers.

Ilford Smooth Pearl paper features the very latest HDR optically clear coating, coupled with recent advancements in inkjet receiving layer design. The high-density, resin coated heavyweight base and smooth pearl finish not only eliminate glare and finger prints but, with its natural photographic white tint, produces the true look and feel of a photograph.

GICLEE FINE ART PRINTS - Museum quality paper and inks

Wanting prints that still look good after a number of decades? For a number of our products you should consider our Giclée fine art prints in 2 varieties of paper stock. Giclée prints use the highest quality cotton rag materials, such as Canson and Ilford. We use the same papers that are used in artworks and museums around the globe. Only Epson and Canon colour pigment printers are used, and these devices have a reputation for producing unsurpassed colour depth using inks that meet the most stringent archival standards. 

D. Ilford Galerie Textured Cotton Rag - 310gsm A textured archival producing crisp details

The most affordable Giclée option is Ilford Galerie Textured Cotton Rag 310gsm, which is 100% Cotton Rag Matt paper for the very best in fine art printing. The textured surface grain becomes an integral part of the image, adding dimension and enhancing lighter printed areas. This is an archival paper that will give lasting image stability for many years and produce crisp detail. This is not a smooth surface, but has a slight texture to it that enhances certain prints.

E. Canson Infinity Rag Photographique 310gsm A smooth archival paper offering beautiful depth to your images.

The most expensive Giclée paper that we offer is Canson Infinity Rag Photographique 310gsm, which is designed to meet the longevity requirements of galleries and museums. This acid free fine art paper will resist gas fading and maximise the conservation of your prints. This paper offers a unique extra smooth surface with a sensual feel.

Comparative Prices for each of the Paper Types by Size

 Paper Type | Size | Price (in $) A4 A3 A2 A1 A0
Premium Ultra Matte - 250gsm 12 18 34 46 62
Photo Gloss - 200gsm 16 32 42 55 82
Ilford Smooth Pearl – 310gsm 22 37 50 83 117
Ilford Galerie Textured Cotton Rag - 310gsm 25 42 63 103 188
Canson Infinity Rag Photographique 310gsm 34 46 69 116 211