The gelatin silver prints are made with old formula Eastern European chlorobromide papers, toned in combinations of selenium, sulfides, and gold. If stored and displayed properly they should last hundreds of years. Because of the complexitiy of the toning process I limit the editions to ten or fewer. The papers are no longer made, so there will be no future editions.
Some black and white images are only available as ink prints. I print all new black and white work with a digital multi-ink inkjet process called Piezography. This process, invented by Jon Cone of Cone Editions, uses several separate carbon pigment inks applied to matte-finish art papers. The image on these prints is made of carbon, and the paper base is a 100% cotton fiber stock, made by a German mill that has been producing artist’s papers since the Renaissance. These prints should have longevity at least equal to the silver prints. If an ink print fades or discolors for any reason I will replace it.
For many of my images, the ink process is the best I've ever used. Because I can make these prints in larger editions (I limit them to 20) I can sell them for less. The price difference between these and the silver prints is a reflection of rarity, not quality.
The Lost Spaces work is printed on the same cotton fiber papers, using an eight-color pigment ink process. This is among the most lightfast color printing processes available. Editions are limited to 20.
The Sub-Culture and Domino work is printed on subtle, gloss-finish, baryta-coated paper s made by Europe's oldest art paper mills. They produce the most beatiful gloss-finished color prints I've seen.
Please contact me with a detailed description of your project and the images you'd like to use. I'll reply with a quote or with questions as soon as possible.
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