Types of Prints

When it's time to order a print of your new effect, the type of print you order can make a huge difference, do you you want a poster or a print, what's the difference, what are my choices?

Graphic vs Photo - The chart below gives you a good idea of the different characteristics different types of prints tend to display. A deeper explanation of the chart is found in the video further below. Also review the variety of paper you can choose from when you order giclee prints under the video.

Types of Prints - When it's time to order a print of your new effect, the type of print you order can make a huge difference, do you you want a poster or a print, what's the difference, what are my choices?

  • Lithograph - When it's time to order a print of your new effect, the type of print you order can make a huge difference, do you you want a poster or a print, what's the difference, what are my choices?
  • Giclee Print - Giclee are In fact used by professional photographers and artists, they're even found in galleries, museums and art auctions When it's time to order a print of your new effect, the type of print you order can make a huge difference, do you you want a poster or a print, what's the difference, what are my choices?
  • Canvas Print - When it's time to order a print of your new effect, the type of print you order can make a huge difference, do you you want a poster or a print, what's the difference, what are my choices?
  • Photograph - Photographic prints are best used for photographs, not images with effects unless they are photo effect Photogrphic prints are always a little out of focus, have a limited color range, don't produce deep crisp blacks and always look like a photo, not a print Photographic prints are, however, cheap. That said photo prints can turn out well, they're just not ideal
  • Poster Print - When it's time to order a print of your new effect, the type of print you order can make a huge difference, do you you want a poster or a print, what's the difference, what are my choices?

The chart below gives you a good idea of the different characteristics different types of prints tend to display. A deeper explanation of the chart is found in the video further below. Also review the variety of paper you can choose from when you order giclee prints under the video.

Resolution & Print Size Chart
Image Size\Print Size Lithograph Giclee Print Canvas Print Photograph Poster Print Home Printer
Color Range Great Great Great Okay Poor Okay
Color Accuracy Great Great Great Poor Poor Okay
Blacks Great Great Great Okay Poor Okay
Gradients/Blends Great Great Great Great Okay Okay
Sharpness/Focus Great Great Great Poor Poor Okay
Photos Great Great Great Great Okay Okay
Graphics Great Great Great Poor Okay Okay
Paper Choice Great Great Poor Okay Poor Great
Archive Quality Great Great Great Great Poor Okay
Cost High Affordable Affordable Affordable Cheap Cheap
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