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Metallic Paper

Posted by: Roger Reeves and Terrie Heslop on 12/02/2013 - 7:30 PM

It has come to our attention that Metallic Paper is now available when looking at paper print options. Not sure when this came available but is a pleasant surprise.


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Posted by: Roy Erickson on 12/02/2013 - 7:34 PM

When I was looking for alternative acrylic printing - there was a company that printed on metallic paper and adhered it to the acrylic - their claim was the image was brighter.


Posted by: Loree Johnson on 12/02/2013 - 7:36 PM

Wow! That's fantastic news! I wonder why there wasn't an announcement. Some of us have been asking for this option for a long time. :-)


Posted by: Mike Savad on 12/02/2013 - 7:55 PM

i've been asking for it for a while now, it's good that it's there now. i've always used that paper for my things as it creates a deeper look and shiny brass. though i kind of wish the paper question page showed what the paper looks like because i know it doesn't look like paper rag - they all look the same on that page.

---Mike Savad


Posted by: Roger Reeves and Terrie Heslop on 12/02/2013 - 8:02 PM

I am thinking that it must be a combination in the paper and the ink used....I know Ritz Pix offers metallic prints and they talk about the metallic ink they use.....Regardless it is good news.


Posted by: Isabella F Abbie Shores on 12/02/2013 - 8:08 PM

It is BRAND new....literally just on

Another suggestion list item crossed off


Posted by: Melissa Bittinger on 12/02/2013 - 8:31 PM


Posted by: Marilyn Giannuzzi on 12/02/2013 - 9:03 PM

Oh wow ,Good to know. I will be ordering some of my photos on that after the holidays.


Posted by: Andee Photography on 12/02/2013 - 9:26 PM

All new items are exposed on the forum before the announcements because the

new item shows up before that.......all members here need to work as PI'


Posted by: David Patterson on 01/17/2014 - 10:14 AM

I, and I'm sure others, suggested having this option over a year ago...this is wonderful news! I used to order all my HDR prints from White House Custom Colour, because they had metallic paper. My HDR photos really "pop" on it. Thanks, Sean!

P.S. - I believe metallic paper is exposed paper, not inkjet.


Posted by: Charles Cannone on 01/17/2014 - 1:03 PM


Posted by: Metro DC Photography on 01/17/2014 - 3:28 PM

@Mike Savad - I tried to point out to support that the paper type images were wrong back in Oct of 2012, didn't get very far:


Posted by: John Haldane on 01/17/2014 - 3:42 PM

Very cool. I use metallic paper when I print my own here (up to 18x12).


Posted by: Karen Joslin on 02/14/2014 - 1:45 PM

Is this Kodak Endura, Fuji Pearl, or some other type of metallic paper?


Posted by: Marlene Burns on 02/14/2014 - 1:49 PM

I just had an order fulfilled on metallic....of metallics....the silvers are silver!!


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