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Fine Art & Photo Paper Info

We are proud to offer a wide range of papers at the lowest prices on the market, we are able to do so by purchasing manufacturer's overstock and passing the savings on to you. Many of the paper rolls we offer are from the biggest names in printing (check the codes for the product) and are more then happy to answer any questions about our paper rolls at 1-805-747-4611. For our total listings of fine art and photo papers, click on the link above to view our full listings. Our papers are compatible with a wide range of ink and printing systems and we guarantee your satisfaction. If you are interested in canvas rolls, please click HERE, for our complete listing of canvases.

Fine Art Paper: Fine art paper is typically the highest quality of paper you can print on. Its surface tends to be matte and is usually made out of 100% cotton rag. Used by professionals when the highest quality photos and images need to printed. Many of these papers have instant dry capabilities, water resistance, 100% velvet cotton rag composition, high levels of dimensional stability and an excellent color gamut.

Photo Paper: Photo papers tend to be cheaper than fine art paper and are offered in a variety of different surface finishes. We offer gloss, semi-gloss, semi-matte and luster photo papers, which gives the photographer or printer a range of different options to represent an image.

Other Important Qualities in Selecting a Paper:

1) Water Resistance: Papers that have water resistant properties will help them resistant environmental damage to the print. Many papers have this property, when looking at the product it will always be listed if it does.
2)Acid Free: Acid speeds up the degradation of the paper, acid free paper means that the pH level is 6.5 or above. This significantly extends the lifespan of a paper and is an important characteristic to look for.
3)Weight and Thickness: The weight and thickness of a paper determines how much ink that paper can hold and also effects the durability. Thicker and heavier papers tend to be more durable and hold more ink.