Most of my work is available for purchase and/or digital download. Click on the individual image that you like and look for the "BUY" bottom on the top right of the gallery or the bottom right of the image.
Prints and Framing
Many different print sizes, print types, and framing options are available through the professional print labs I use when you purchase images from my site. Glossy, matte, lustre, even metallic photographic prints are available. In 2017, I added prints on wood and acrylic metal. See my guide to print types at the bottom of the page if you have questions.
You can buy framed prints or, for something more contemporary, have your image printed on borderless metal. The ink is literally fused onto the metal. They look GREAT! SmugMug handles all aspects of order fulfillment for me including printing, framing, payment processing and shipping. I do not personally have access to any credit card information. All of your information, including your email address, will be kept private.
All printing, framing and mounting orders are filled by a professional labs known for color accuracy and consistency. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. If you are unhappy with your prints, gifts, or downloads, SmugMug will reprint or refund your order, whichever you prefer. Simply email SmugMug within 30 days of receiving your order. If you don't see the piece you are looking for in one of the galleries, please send me an email.
Most of my images can be made into greeting cards. Select the image you like, click the "BUY" button and click on "CREATE A CARD."
You can order all of the above and more from my professional print labs. Click on the image you want and click on the "BUY" button. Then click on "KEEPSAKES" and you will see all kinds of fun options for photo printing. If you have any questions, email me and I'll walk you through it.
What is the difference between a glossy, matte, lustre or metallic print?
Glossy prints are smooth and shiny and have a reflective surface. Glossy prints usually have bright colors and more saturation. Glossy prints may stick to glass so caution must be taken to frame the prints appropriately. Glossy prints will show fingerprints and smudges. Depending on the lighting where the print will be displayed you may or may not want a reflective print.
Matte prints are smooth and non-glare. Matte prints tend to have lower contrast but more texture and fingerprints are less visible. Matte prints are often used for portrait and wedding photos, and they are an excellent choice for black and white photography.
Lustre prints have a slight gloss and deeper saturation than matte prints. Lustre is less reflective than glossy, making it an excellent choice for wall display when printed on professional grade paper.
Metallic prints are a personal favorite of mine. I use them in many of my black and white prints when I want the details of my images to really pop. Metallic prints really catch the eye when properly framed and displayed with good lighting. Metal prints are quite durable, provide excellent sharpness, and have an almost chrome-like appearance to the eye. Many people also like metal prints to show deep rich colors.
Printing on metal - Not to be confused with printing a metallic image on paper, images can also be printed and fused literally onto metal. This is a durable, contemporary look. I have several images printed on metal hanging in my home. I like them because they are so durable, they are scratch resistant, I've even gotten water on them and just wiped them off. This makes them especially good choices for images you might hang in bathrooms or other places where moisture is a potential problem. The prints are very thin and float on the wall. If you have never tried one, I highly recommend them.
Professional print labs make a huge difference in the quality of your images. All prints are definitely NOT created equal. If you order the identical print from different labs you will see differences in saturation and sharpness. If you want a great image order from one of my professional print labs, not the lowest price chain store. Your eyes will thank you.
If you have any questions or would like some help selecting a print, please send an email to me and I'll get back to you as soon as possible. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
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