ILFORD, a leading developer and manufacturer of professional quality media for both inkjet printing and color photographic processes, today introduced five new products into its award-winning GALERIE Prestige and Premium product lines. Created to further expand on its professional inkjet photo ranges, the new additions complement existing ILFORD media as well as introduce niche products for the creative professional.
“At ILFORD, we are not just a paper company, rather we are a highly skilled coating manufacturer and it’s our expertise in this field that allows us to continually expand our offerings for professional photographers and printers alike,” said Jane Dixon, Director of Global Marketing for ILFORD. “After rolling out an entirely new lineup of fine art media, these five new products will expand that effort with a series of media options that fit the diverse output demands of today’s photographic professionals who are looking to print a wide range of deliverables from photo books and albums, to invitations and display prints.”
GALERIE Prestige Raster Pearl 290gsm
Designed to complement the existing ILFORD Prestige range, Raster Pearl offers a natural base tint that allows for great contrast and tonal range. With an advanced coating layer to ensure a broad color gamut, the “no-glare” pearl media is ideal for displaying strong studio portraits and special images such as weddings. In addition, its structured raster surface gives protection against scanning or duplication of the original image. Raster Pearl is available in both sheets and rolls, and is compatible with both dye and pigment based inkjet printers.
GALERIE Prestige Heavyweight Matt 310gsm
Heavyweight Matt is a double-sided paper with a smooth bright white finish that gives color extra vibrancy and text strong definition. With 99.9% opacity, the media is well-suited for creating professional quality photo albums, portfolios and display prints. In addition, its ink loading capacity allows the media to dry instantly so prints can be handled immediately. Heavyweight Matt is available in a range of sheet sizes and is compatible with both dye and pigment based inkjet printers.
GALERIE Prestige Metallic Gloss 260gsm
Metallic Gloss offers a platinum-like iridium finish that gives images a three-dimensional look, allowing prints to come to life. The resin coated media adds a creative angle to all types of photography, allowing each image to “come to life,” thus making it ideal for portrait and studio prints as well as mechanical, industrial or architectural images. Metallic Gloss is available in a range of sheets and rolls and is compatible with both dye and pigment based inkjet printers.
GALERIE Premium Fine Art Bright White 200gsm
A cost effective solution for fine art enthusiasts, the Fine Art Bright White is a lightweight, acid-free, matt media that allows for great contrast and tonal range. As a double-sided media with 98% opacity, the Fine Art Bright White is ideal for portfolios, photo albums or quality presentations. In addition, its matt surface enhances the depths of blacks and brings out the vibrancy in colors. Fine Art Bright White is available in a range of sheet sizes and is universally compatible with all inkjet printers.
GALERIE Premium Matt Duo 200gsm
With a double-sided coating and matt surface to prevent glare or fingerprints, Matt Duo is well-matched for displaying event invitations, greeting cards or personalized calendars. With an advanced coating layer to absorb ink quickly, the media is extremely versatile, ensuring its use in a wide range of applications. In addition, the bright white tint provides definition to text and delivers vibrant colors. Matt Duo is available in a range of sheet sizes and is compatible with all inkjet printers.