Image courtesy of Andy Fenton
Mahakala Thangka, courtesy Marian Bond
Image courtesy of Feilding Public Library
Home » Services » Printing » Paper Types

Paper Types

Epsom Premium Lustre.

A quality glossy photographic paper.

This instant drying paper produces vivid, lifelike images that rival those of traditional silver halide prints. Premium Luster Photo Paper delivers highly saturated prints by offering maximum ink coverage. Ideal for greyscale and colour photographs.  Gives wonderful effects to water images such as waterfalls and lake scenes.

Doubleweight Matt Paper

A quality matt heavy weight paper.

Ideal for fine art, photographs, certificates, textiles and posters. Double Weight Matt has a  high-resolution output, the paper is compatible with both dye and pigment ink. Ideal for greyscale and colour photographs and art work.  Give wonderful effects with sepia tones.  Our most popular paper for framed works.

Sihl Quadrasorb Paper

A medium weight matt graphic art paper.  Quadrasorb has a  multi layer coated barrier and a  FastDry surface.  Quadrasorb offers perfect performance for aqueous dye and pigmented inks as well as mild and eco-solvent inks.

It allows prints in vibrant colours even with reduced ink, thus saving expensive ink. Ideal for posters, displays and educational resources which might be handled often.

Sihl Luna Artist Canvas Satin

Luna Artist Canvas Satin  is a single side satin coated double strand Artistic Canvas for high quality graphic art applications. Instant dry, water fast and scratch resistant with excellent dimensional stability. Suitable for stretching over frames. For long term applications NZMS uses of pigment inks and protective sealant.  Canvas does create stunning works.  Ideal for art works and also for large items which need to be scrolled and stored in between display such as Whakapapa and Family Tree scrolls.

Hanhemuhle Photo Rag

A heavy weight matt archival paper.  Hanhemuhle Photo Rag is chosen by photographers to create high quality fine art prints. The fine, smooth surface and feel of Photo Rag make this paper very versatile and it is ideal for printing both black and white and colour photographs and art reproductions with impressive pictorial depth.  Suitable for  Photographic and fine art reproduction complying with highest archival standards, digital art, black & white and colour photography, limited edition prints, presentation prints for display purposes and exhibitions, textiles etc.  Hanhemuhle Photo Rag is a luxury paper.