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Turn to Giclée printing for archival prints

Added on Wednesday 2nd of November 2011 05:12 am EST

by T.N. Tumbusch
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My client has a number of photographs that he wants retouched in Photoshop and printed with Giclée printing. Can you explain what that is and what it’s useful for?


Giclée is a multi-color, archival-quality printing process developed for fine art reproductions. In recent years, its popularity has also grown among photographers and digital artists. A typical Giclée printer uses eight colors of ink: three shades of cyan, three shades of magenta, plus the standard yellow and black. The additional shades of cyan and magenta allow the reproduction of a much broader spectrum of colors than traditional four-color printing. Many Giclée printers ...