What are your paper and canvas options for printing?

We offer the following paper types. Click on the links below to jump straight to a preferred paper type.

To request a paper sample kit, please contact hello@simplyframed.com.

Epson Premium Luster 260 Photographic Paper

  • Heavy bright white resin coated photographic paper with a luster E finish
  • Engineered to offer an extremely wide color gamut, with maximum ink coverage, and a high D-Max, for a true photographic reproduction
  • Produces vivid, life-like images that rival those of traditional silver halide prints, making it favored among photographers. Traditionally used for wedding, portrait, and school photography. Also excellent for general purpose photography and art reproduction
  • 260 gsm weight, 10 mil thickness
  • Durable, photographic feel, with 97% Opacity
  • Epson archival rating: Over 40 years with UltraChrome inks

Epson Premium Glossy 250 Photographic Paper

  • Heavy, bright-white resin coated photographic paper with a high-gloss finish
  • Engineered to offer an extremely wide color gamut, with maximum ink coverage, and a high D-Max, for a true photographic reproduction
  • Produces vivid life-like images that rival those of traditional silver halide prints. Favored by photographers for black-and-white as well as color photography, and artists for fine art reproduction
  • 252 gsm weight, 10.4 mil thickness
  • Smudge and water resistant, with 97% Opacity
  • Epson archival rating: Over 40 years with UltraChrome inks

Moab Slickrock Metallic Pearl 260 Paper

  • 100% Alpha Cellulose paper with an ultra smooth pearlescent finish and metallic sheen
  • Reminiscent of the ultra-smooth and slick sandstone surface of the famous bike trail in the desert plains of Moab, the paper’s high gloss and unique sheen make this ideal for everyday prints with a twist
  • The scratch-resistant coating produces vivid color reproductions as it captures the original beauty of an image with its metallic pearl enhancement. Black and white images shine as well, producing deep dark blacks and ultra-bright highlights. Designed for photographers seeking to enhance their images with a metallic look, transforming an image into a life-like, almost 3-D quality
  • 260gsm, 12mil thickness
  • Acid free, water resistant, resin coated, neutral PH, with OBA content present, >97% Opacity
  • Archival rating not available

Canson Baryta Photographique 310 Paper

  • A true baryta paper developed for inkjet technology, with a smooth satin surface
  • Replicates the aesthetic of a darkroom lab photo-chemical paper, by featuring a pure white, premium quality, alpha-cellulose paper, with a true baryta (barium sulphate) coating
  • Produces images with an extended tonal range, exceptional gamut for vivid color reproduction, as well as creamy whites and deep velvety blacks for the unique look of traditional silver halide photo paper
  • Creates sharp high definition images with exceptional black density and excellent archival properties making it a must for exhibition and museum quality prints.
  • Ideal for producing a sympathetic re-creation of traditional black and white images, but also fantastic for color images with vibrancy and depth
  • 310gsm, 13mil thickness
  • Acid-free, water-resistant, OBA-free, and optimized for pigmented inks
  • Internally buffered to resist gas fading while respecting the ISO 9706 standard to guarantee maximum conservation of your print

Moab Lasal Photo Matte 230 Paper

  • Professional grade of photo paper with a bright white, smooth matte surface
  • Featuring the highest possible D-max and color holdout with excellent image sharpness and vivid color density
  • A beautiful all-purpose photo paper, perfect for photography, portraiture, gallery and exhibition prints, fine art, portfolio pieces, presentations, posters, graphic art reproduction, as well as signage and professional layouts
  • 230 gsm weight, 11 mil thickness
  • Acid and lignin-free pulp, 86% Opacity
  • Archival rating not available

Fine Art Papers:

Epson Hot Press Bright Paper

  • Heavy, bright white base, with a hot press smooth matte surface
  • Acid and lignin free, pH buffered. High D-max and extremely wide color gamut and black density, perfect for artists and photographers looking for a smooth fine art finish
  • Ideal for color photographs with high detail, or prints with varying contrast. Excellent for black and white photographs, fine art reproductions, limited edition prints, presentation prints for display purposes and exhibitions, albums, greeting cards, digital art
  • 300 gsm, 17 mil thickness
  • 100% cotton hot press, 98% Opacity
  • Epson archival rating: Over 60 years with UltraChrome inks

Hahnemuele Photo Rag 308 Paper

  • Heavy, bright white, smooth matte surface
  • Meets the highest industry standards regarding density, color gamut, color graduation and image sharpness
  • Ideal for archival printing of black and white (best) and color photographs, fine-art reproductions, limited-edition prints, presentation prints for display purposes and exhibitions, albums, greeting cards, and digital art
  • 308 gsm weight, 19 mil thickness
  • 100% rag, 98% Opacity
  • Acid-free, lightfast and extremely resistant to aging (100+ years)

Epson Somerset Velvet Paper

  • Heavy, velvet-textured paper, with a radiant white surface
  • Acid-free, providing vivid color reproduction with high black density and the highest resolution output
  • Produces prints with a museum quality appearance, good for fine art reproduction and stylized artwork including pastels, acrylic, watercolors, oil, colored pencil, chalk, and charcoal
  • 255 gsm weight, 19 mil thickness
  • 100% cotton rag, 95% Opacity
  • Epson archival rating: Over 62 years with UltraChrome inks

Canson Infinity Arches Aquarelle 310 Paper

  • Heavyweight, natural white, highly textured watercolor paper, with a distinct mould-made cloud-like surface
  • Specifically coated to be water and scuff resistant, this genuine 100% cotton rag watercolor paper delivers an excellent color gamut, saturation, and precise detail, for a stellar inkjet printing performance
  • The warm white tone lends subtly to photographic reproductions and renders art reproductions accurately and beautifully
  • Ideal for all wet painting techniques: watercolor (especially for effects with hard-edged colors and smooth washes), gouache, tempera acrylic, and pastels
  • 310 gsm weight, 23.4 mil thickness
  • Internally buffered, acid-free, and OBA-free
  • Epson archival rating: Over 67 years with UltraChrome inks

Canvas:

Epson Exhibition Canvas Matte Paper

  • Smooth, bright white, fine art matte-finished canvas
  • Exceptionally vibrant, with deep blacks and a wide color spectrum that can be used for any type of art including giclée fine art and photo printing. The elastic polymer coating resists cracking, making it great for gallery wrapped stretching
  • 395gsm, 23mil Cotton-Poly Blend
  • Acid-free, Lignin-free, non-reflective surface with high tensile strength
  • Laminating or coating is highly recommended for maximum UV protection and scratch resistance. Laminate choices are UV Matte for a soft finish or UV Luster for a higher sheen look. Protection is required for stretched or dry-mounted canvases
  • Printed canvas can be shipped stretched or rolled. Stretching requires lamination. Rolled canvases can be shipped uncoated
  • Archival rating not available

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