GALERIE Prestige Smooth Gloss paper features the very latest HDR (High Dynamic Range) optically clear nanoporous coating and coupled with recent advancements in nanoporous inkjet receiving layer design, makes this the reference media for producing images with superb clarity, high sharpness and excellent colour gamut.
The high-density heavyweight base and smooth gloss finish creates the look and feel of a superior photographic print. With the added benefit of being “touch dry” from the printer, this gloss media is the “choice of professionals”.
Smooth Gloss is compatible with all high quality dye and pigment based inkjet printers.
Making memories last a lifetime
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- Professional gloss finish
- Instant dry nanoporous surface
- Superb photographic image quality and consistency
- Heavyweight look and feel of a traditional photograph
- Excellent compatibility with all good quality pigment and dye based inkjet printers
- Superb colour gamut with dye ink printers
A number of elements can affect the life of an inkjet print. In addition to the type of ink and media used, factors including light, humidity, temperature, air pollutants, ozone levels and how and where the print is displayed, can all influence the permanence of a print. ILFORD media is manufactured using raw materials of the highest quality and purity that preserve the longevity of the image without contributing to colour degradation. In addition, rigorous internal and external tests are conducted to ensure the quality of the print is maintained. Before launching any new inkjet product, ILFORD tests the media with all major printer models and undertakes stringent scientific evaluation to measure the impact of light, ozone, humidity and sensitivity to temperature. It is not only the image’s permanence that is important for a photographer but also the physical integrity of the print. Therefore, ILFORD also undertake a series of physical tests to measure scratch, brittleness and delamination. Professional photographers expect the very best and ILFORD goes that step further to ensure their internal testing processes are not only meticulous but exhaustive so that the standards they set are the benchmark for others to follow.
In addition to internal testing, GALERIE inkjet photo media has also received high print permanence ratings in access of 200 years from Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc., the world’s leading independent permanence testing laboratory. Results show that ILFORD GALERIE Gold Fibre Silk, Smooth Pearl and Smooth Gloss media achieved a very high level of overall print permanence and dark storage stability ratings. When printed with HP Vivera pigment inks, the papers were found to withstand fading and yellowing for more than 250 years in archival album or dark storage conditions, and are stable for more than 200 years when displayed under glass. The Smooth papers also demonstrated a “very high” resistance to high humidity. For more information on permanence and the Wilhelm test data, visit www.ilford.com
|Weight ||310gsm ||Surface ||Gloss |
|Opacity ||99% ||Caliper ||310 micron (12mil) |
|Tint (CIE L*a*b*) ||95.1, 0.6, -4.6 |