Products, Printing & Other Information
Metal Prints infuse dyes directly into specially coated aluminum sheets, creating truly archival works of art with an incredible luminescence, detail, and durability. Metal Prints showcase a revolutionary new medium that is highly durable, waterproof, weatherproof, and ultra scratch-resistant. The high-gloss sheen gives your photos a vibrant luminescence with incredible detail and resolution. Metal Print come backed with 3/4" thick lightweight foam blocks and an aluminum plate with drilled holes for easy hanging. When hung, these stunning prints will float off the wall. Each print has rounded corners for your safety and the surface can be easily cleaned with any commercial glass cleaner.
Metal Prints can be grouped into a cluster using the same image for a stunning presentation. Several images may also be grouped to gather to create a large statement art piece.
I recommend that you purchase metal prints directly from me. I will work with you to select the right options that best fit your style and decor. Additionally, Limited Edition Metal Prints are only available via direct purchase as each is signed and number and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
Metal Prints are available in a High Gloss finish directly from the "Buy This Photo" part of my website. Other finishes, mounting options and corner styles are available, however, they cannot be directly ordered though my website.
For additional details and pricing options, please contact me from the link at the bottom of this page or the Info & Contact menu above. More information, including videos can be found on the SmugMug website. Here is a link for more information on Metal Prints. This information can also be found on the "Buy this Photo" product selection screen.
Gallery Wrapped Canvas Prints
Gallery Wrapped Canvas Prints are only available via direct purchase and are not available for purchase via my this website. Contact me using the button below to start the purchase process.
Canvas Prints use inks are designed to hold up over time without fading and are printed to preserve as much fine detail as possible with no over-saturation or color shifting. Each canvas print is printed on artist-grade and OBA-free canvas for a high quality look. Canvas prints have a perfect fit and finish and are built like no other and feature a full-frame inside so that they stay taut and flat over time and have a sealed backing that's ready to hang.
Gallery Wrapped Canvas prints are a stylish, low-cost alternative to traditional framing. The print is wrapped around a stretcher frame so that 1 1/4" of the photo's edges are visible on the sides of the frame. They're delivered display-ready with hanging hardware attached. This style is not typically framed, however, they are also available framed.
Standard Prints are available in three finishes. Standard Prints are all printed on professional, archival quality photographic paper, designed to last a 100 years when stored under the proper conditions. Below is a brief description of each photo finish:
Glossy is a shiny finish and prints appear brighter than a matte finish. Printed on Kodak ENDURA professional photo paper with a glossy finish.
Lustre is a premium finish on a heavier paper. It offers the vibrant colors of glossy with the fingerprint-resistant finish of matte. Printed on Kodak ENDURA professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture.
Metalic is a rich, distinctive metallic look with a huge WOW! factor. Metallic paper has a glossy finish and metallic appearance that creates images with exceptional visual interest and depth with rich, vibrant colors and flattering skin tones. Printed on Kodak ENDURA Professional Metallic paper.
More information, including a video on each paper type can be found on the "Buy this Photo" product selection screen.
Thin Wraps are a beautiful metallic print with smooth satin laminate neatly wrapped around sturdy, 3/16" Gatorboard. Each ThinWrap comes backed with two 3/4" thick lightweight foam blocks with holes drilled for easy hanging. The mounting blocks hold the print away from the wall for a contemporary float effect.
More information, including videos can be found on the SmugMug website. Here is a link for more information on Thin Wrap Prints. This information can also be found on the "Buy this Photo" product selection screen.
Framing Your Photos
Most of my customers prefer to frame Standard Photo Prints and Giclée Prints on canvas. Conversely, most customers prefer to not frame Gallery Wrapped Giclée Prints on canvas, Metal Prints and Thin Wraps. Framing depends on personal taste and the decorating look one is trying to achieve.
I have offered many print sizes that are available in standard frame sizes available at most framing shops (such as Aaron Brothers). For example, customers can purchase an 11x14 print and frame it in a 16x20 frame. Both the frame and pre-cut mats are readily available in many sizes at and good frame shop. Customers also purchase frames that are the same size as the photo for framing without a mat. Lastly, custom framing is also available at any good frame shop, however, pricing is usually much higher for custom framing.
If you prefer to purchase a finished image, framed and matted ready for hanging, please contact me by e-mail from the link at the bottom of this page or the Info & Contact menu above for a quote and we can discuss options and pricing.
Photo Needs Cropping at Checkout?
You will notice that once you click on the "Buy This Photo" option under the "Buy" button that many of the photo purchase sizes indicate that the photo "Needs Cropping in Checkout". This note occurs because the photo can be ordered in many different sizes to suit individual preferences. The different size options often have a different aspect ratio (ratio between the length and width of the photo) than the original photo I posted in the gallery. During the checkout process you will be able to see and adjust how you want the final printed image to look and just how much of the image you are cropping out with a particular size choice.
If you would like assistance in cropping an image, I can certainly provide you with a custom crop that suits your needs, free of charge. If you are interested in framing and matting services, see the "Framing Your Photos" section above. If you have any questions, please contact me from link at the bottom of this page or the Info & Contact menu above.