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Collector Edition Prints (Orignials)
- Collector Edtion prints are featured in a run of 20 prints or less. Prints 1-20 are printed on Fuji Flex archival paper. These come signed, Numbered & framed with a Certificate of Authenticity that is signed and dated after purchase.
About the Prints
- Fuji Flex LightJet printing is a silver halide, true photographic printing method using lasers to precisely expose material on a polyester base. Exposed paper is then processed in traditional photographic chemistry. With an apparent resolution in excess of 4000 dpi, LightJet prints are arguably the sharpest, highest fidelity prints obtainable anywhere, exhibiting the continuous tone, look and feel of traditional photographs but without the limitations of traditional optical printing. The material has an extremely glossy, almost glass like surface resulting in high color saturation, fidelity and depth. Images appear three dimensional, similar in visual characteristic to Ilfochrome (Cibachrome). FujiFlex and Fuji Crystal Archive RC prints are the standard worldwide for photographic fine art printing.
Open Edition Metal Prints (Reproductions)
Open Edition - I offer my work printed on Metal as open edition pieces as well.
Dye-sublimation printing is a technology using full color artwork that works with aluminum metal. Also referred to as digital sublimation, the process uses the science of sublimation, in which heat and pressure are applied to a solid, turning it into a gas through an endothermic reaction without passing through the liquid phase.
After the image is printed onto sublimation transfer sheets, it is placed on a heat press along with the metal sheet. In order to transfer the image from the paper to the substrate, it requires a heat press process that is a combination of time, temperature and pressure. The most common dyes used for sublimation activate at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. The end result of the sublimation process is a nearly permanent, high resolution, full color print with an archival rating of 75-100 years.
Prints come with a 1/2 inch float mount and ready to hang on the wall. Sizes start at 8x10 and can be printed up to 48x72 full frame and 50x150 panoramic.