18 Picture-Perfect Photo Presentation Products

May 21, 2018

By Greg Scoblete

Global Image Products Sample Collection Pack

The sample pack includes a 14 x 11-inch portrait box, acrylic mat block, a deluxe USB box in both black-and-white linen, small frames, easels, mats, plastic sleeves, acrylics and more. When you spring for the box, you’ll automatically get 30 percent off and free shipping on the next order.

Price: $150

Richmond Photo Lab Press Printed Proof Books

Produced on an uncoated, heavyweight matte paper with a smooth finish, Richmond’s Proof Books feature black plastic spiral binding in up to 100 double-sided pages. The frosted vellum front cover can be machine-textured in several finishes including canvas, pebble and linen weave.

Prices: start at $5.52

Amber Concept’s Big Book

If you’ve ever felt like telling your clients to go big or go home, Amber Concept’s mammoth (and aptly named) Big Book album is for you. This beast measures 20 x 28 inches (those dimensions can be reversed, too) with magazine binding and room for 45 spreads. It can be created with any of the cover options that Amber offers for its smaller-sized albums.

Prices: starts at $1,500

Graphistudio Wall Art

Graphistudio used WPPI 2018 to introduce a new line of wall art, featuring solid frames, finished corners and a back panel that features a certificate of authenticity, allowing photographers to sign the print like the finished piece of art it is. The wall art collection will include prints made on canvas, acrylic (glossy and satin) and other materials.

Prices: start at $150 (20 x 20 inches)

Nations Photo Lab Wood Photo Magnets

Bring the natural beauty of wood to any metallic surface with Nations’ Wood Photo Magnets. These 3 x 3-inch wood prints have a ¼-inch inset magnet on the back. The printing process doesn’t use white ink, so any white on your image will show the natural wood grain.

Price: $9

Richards Photo Lab Fine Art Prints + Film Reports

Richards’ fine-art prints are sold in seven paper options, including high-end papers from Moab, Hanhemühle, Canson and Innova. You can produce a fine-art print from 8 x 8 to 60 x 120 inches in size. You can choose from several border options as well as a spray coating for added UV protection and scratch resistance. If you scan film with Richards, you’ll also be receiving a free film report. The report breaks down your film, highlighting issues such as over or underexposure and light leaks, plus suggestions on how to fix the issues.

Prices: start at $24

ChromaLuxe EXT

We all know that ChromaLuxe metal prints look great indoors, but the new EXT line can hold up equally well outdoors. The EXT panels can endure direct sunlight, wind and the elements. They’re scratch- and graffiti-resistant and easy to clean. The panels are .045-inch thick aluminum with a gloss white finish. They’re sold in sizes ranging from 5 x 7 to 48 x 96 inches.

Price: set by chromaluxe dealers

Bay Photo Dream Prints

With a wide color gamut and smooth tonal gradations, Bay Photo’s Dream Prints are made with a seven-color, dye-based inkset on a choice of four papers: lustre, high gloss, deep matte or fine art. The prints can be mounted on 2mm styrene, a sustainably harvested Bamboo panel or a ¾-inch backing with a black, white, brushed stainless or maple finished edges. Dream Print-based calendars are also available. Sold in 22 sizes, Dream Prints range from wallet size to 12 x 24 inches.

Prices: start at $1.95

Artsy Couture Perfect Package

This customized box is the ideal vessel for your customized USB drive and photo prints, up to 5 x 7 inches in size. The 8GB or 16GB USB drive is sold in standard white, wood or acrylic. The USB drive is about the size of a business card, while the box itself measures is 5 x 7 inches. Images can be printed in either landscape or portrait aspect ratios on the box’s cover. It’s deep enough to hold about 100 photo prints.

Prices: start at $28.45

H&H Color Lab Mini Leather Wrap Albums

Preserve your client’s images in one of three press paper choices: watercolor, art matte and recycled. All three paper options have a heavyweight feel, and the albums are handcrafted with pages stitched into the soft leather grain cover. They’re 4 x 5 inches in size and can be ordered with 8 to 24 pages. The page edges are straight cut and can be ordered with or without a border. There are several cover styles, including Charmed, with a charm strap closure, Diamond, Hearts and Primitive, which features a tied leather strap and horn button closure.

Prices: start at $49

ACI Corrugated Plastic

These durable print products are sold in pre-cut shapes (megaphone, football or circle) or in custom shapes, including life-sized cut-outs to celebrate (and/or embarrass) that special someone. They’re durable enough to be used as lawn signs. Sold in 12 x 18, 18 x 24 and 24 x 36-inch sizes, they are 4mm thick.

Prices: start at $18.25

Finao Lab Prints

Well known for their albums, Finao also produces prints using both photographic and fine-art papers from all the names you love (Fuji, Kodak, Hahnemühle, Moab, etc.). Your images can be produced on a choice of four photo papers (Fuji Crystal Archive, Kodak Endura Pro, Kodak Metallic or Fuji Deep Matte) or three fine-art papers in sizes ranging from wallets to 20 x 40 inches for photographic prints and from 8 x 8 inches for fine-art prints.

Prices: start at $2.25

WhiteWall Direct Wood

With a wood print, the happy accidents of nature—swirly wood grain, knots and the like—become one with your photographic work. WhiteWall’s wood prints are made on ¾-inch thick birch and arrive ready to hang. They’re produced with a seven-color ink process that excludes white, so the wood grain can show through on the lighter portions of your photo. Sizes start at 4 x 4 with custom options and several aspect ratios available.

Prices: start at $7.95

Simply Color Heritage Wood Prints

Unlike a traditional wood print that reveals the grain through your image, Simply Color’s Heritage prints are first produced on a fine-art paper and then mounted directly to ¾-inch wood with hand-sanded corners. No wood color or grain shows through these prints so you get the look of a wood print with the color and clarity of a printed image. It’s sold in an Heirloom finish, that’s sprayed with a UV coating and has beveled front edges, or a Legacy finish, with straight edges, available in circle, oval or hexagon shapes.

Prices: start at $37

Acrylic Press Non-Glare Prints

Acrylic Press has recently expanded its offering of photos under acrylic with a new, non-glare surface option. Available in ¹∕8- or ¼-inch thick sizes, the non-glare acrylic prints feature hand-polished clear edges with an optional aluminum backing and bezel. You can select a French Cleat hanger or a ½-inch standoff in chrome or brushed aluminum finishes. Non-glare acrylics are available up to 43 x 96 inches in size.

Prices: start at $87

White House Custom Colour Metal Prints

This aluminum print gives your images a modern feel. Sizes range from 4 x 6 to 30 x 40 inches. The panels, sold in several printing surfaces, including a white base metal with a high-gloss finish, a white base with a matte finish, a clear base surface with a high-gloss finish and a clear base with a matte finish. There are a variety of hanging options depending on print size.

Prices: start at $12

Millers Lab Fine Art Wood Prints

Your photos are reproduced on a 1.5-inch thick wood board with a hanging/mount system included. The wood can have a wood base, where any white in your image will appear as the natural wood grain. Alternatively, you can have a White Base where the whites in your photo will appear “on the yellow side.” Fine Art Wood prints are sold in sizes ranging from 5 x 7 to
30 x 40 inches.

Prices: start at $50

AdoramaPix Fine Softcover Books

These lay-flat photo books will look right at home on your client’s coffee table. The Softcover Book uses an uncoated matte paper that’s flush cut for a cleaner look. It uses 100 percent recycled papers so you won’t be despoiling the Earth. The softcover is made from the same archival paper as the pages, though you can opt for hardcover, leather or fabric covers too. The books can be ordered in portrait, landscape or square orientations.

Prices: start at $30

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