Unlike Other Photography Print Making Piezography on Japanese Washi
Most photographer and artist are familiar with papers like Baryta and Smooth Cotton, using with Piezography is an excellent choice for monochrome photography. In additional to these common paper on the market, we extend the beauty of monochorme prints with Japanese Washi paper with Piezo inks.
We understand each paper has its own characteristic, and that require a series of calibration procedures to bring out the best quality from the paper and inks combination. We carefully select extraordinary Japanese Washi papers, which created for the highest quality digital inkjet prints with Piezography. The papers (suitable for photographers, artists & designers) are crafted from natural fibers + pure mountain water thus insuring museum quality archival prints. Of course they are 100% acid-free, to meet museum grade archival quality.
Choice of Fine Art Paper
- ILFORD Smooth Cotton Rag
- ILFORD Texture Cotton Rag
- Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Bright White
- Fine Art Smooth
- Epson Velvet Fine Art
- Epson Edition Etching
- Epson Cold Press
- Epson Enhanced Matte
Choice of Washi
- Awagami Mitumata Double Layered
- Awagami Bizan Handmade with deckle edge
- Awagami Murakumo Kozo Select White or Natural
- Awagami Inbe Thick White
- Awagami Kozo White
- Awagami Bamboo
- Awagami Unyru White
- ILFORD Torinoko
- ILFORD ECHIZEN
Each paper is calibrated by our print specialist. Ink patches are measured and ink limits are set for each individual paper. That ensure only the right amount of inks will lay down on paper. Obtain maximum black without exceeding the ink limit that each paper can absorb.
Piezo inks consists multiple shades of gray inks, determine overlapping between maximum black to the lightest shade of gray is critical. We carefully set the highlight and shadow of each gray channels, allow each print to achieve highest monochrome image quality on full serious of washi paper.
Instead of using the conventional 3-step gray inks to output continuous gray tones, Piezography use 7 gray inks (100% pigment inks) to make monochrome prints. All prints are able to realize very high sharpness and extraordinary smooth gradation, highly descriptive shadows and highlights. It is excellent preservation further enhance the value of the work, especially on Matt paper faithfully reproduces the texture with excellent details of the subject.
Special printing technique gives you extremely high resolution
The finest details you can never get from normal inkjet printing
As Piezography prints using 7 grey inks (100% pigment ink) not only extend your Monochrome gradation on your prints, the ink set can print to extreme fine detail. Unlike normal inkjet printing technology, super high resolution images can be printed on smaller paper. Piezography ensures your fine art prints will have more details and reflects high sharpness elements in your photo.
PIEZOGRAPHY IS AN USA & EU REGISTERED TRADEMARK OF CONE EDITIONS PRESS, LTD