According to an Epson press release today
"Epson America today introduced the newest additions to its award-winning portfolio of photography media – Metallic Photo Paper Luster and Metallic Photo Paper Glossy. Designed over several years in collaboration with many of the industry’s leading professional photographers and fine artists, this new Metallic paper provides rich color gamut, sharpness and depth for wedding photographers, portrait studios and event photographers.
These new Metallic media offerings give our customers incredible versatility, while upholding Epson’s legacy of high-quality, display-worthy output,” said Jeff Smith, product manager, Epson America, Inc. “Engineered with leading class technology to exceed the most demanding requirements, Epson’s Metallic Photo Paper Glossy and Metallic Photo Paper Luster provide extreme sharpness and exceptional depth for true-to-life images that literally pop off of the page.
Made with a resin-coated base ideal for long-lasting prints, and offering a unique surface that adds a sophisticated degree of intensity to images, the Metallic Photo Paper Glossy produces vibrant, high-quality output for professionals with a dramatic flair, while the pearl-like quality of Metallic Photo Paper Luster yields an elegant combination of color contrast and saturation.
Epson Metallic Photo Paper Luster and Epson Metallic Photo Paper Glossy will be available through Authorized Epson Professional Imaging resellers at the end of March for rolls and May for cut sheets. Pricing information (MSRP) is available in the following table. For more information about Epson professional media, visit www.proimaging.epson.com."
If you print your own medium format images and want to deliver a product to your client that is truly “eye popping,” you owe it to yourself to take a look at Epson's new line of Metallic papers. As a former magazine publisher, editor, and now Pro Photographer, I have reviewed countless numbers of prints and images. The quality of the Epson’s new metallic papers is the perfect spark for the imagining arena and will definitely make waves in the photographic community!
Pricing for the paper as follows:
8.5” x 11” 25-sheets $24
13” x 19” 25-sheets $64
17” x 22” 25-sheets $97
16” x 100’ roll $159
24” x 100’ roll $239
36” x 100’ $359
Keith B Dixon is a Professional Freelance Photographer in the San Francisco Bay Area. Keith specializes in corporate event photography, executive portraits, and editorial assignment work in the health care, computer technology, biotech, and real estate. Keith’s work regularly published in print ads, various magazines in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Nationally, Internationally.
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