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Giclee Printing

Fine art Giclée prints are a high quality archival inkjet print on fine art watercolour paper. Favoured by galleries and professional artists and photographers worldwide. Our award winning Giclées are suitable for both photographs and illustrations in colour or black & white.

All our fine art Giclée prints are produced on Epson Stylus Pro 11880 and Epson 9900 printers, making use of UltraChromeHDR archival inks, resulting in stunning, high quality prints on the very best of papers.

At Metroprint we will only work with the finest art papers, that we have rigorously tested so you don't have to. Our professional fine art Giclée paper range covers cotton rag, baryta and Canson papers.
Print time: three working days.

Types of Giclee Fine Art paper

Hahnemühle German Etching Textured 310gsm Paper

Print time: three working days
This velvety heavyweight etching board has a fine surface texture. German Etching is one of the most popular media for artwork and photography. The paper is made of 100 % cotton or pure alpha cellulose presenting a textured surface that allows high quality printing.
Read more about Hahnemühle German Etching paper here.

Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308gsm

Print time: three working days
This is one of Hahnemühle’s genuine artist papers, mould made, 100% acid free paper with an exceptionally smooth surface. Photo Rag is the most popular paper chosen by photographers to create high quality fine art prints. The fine, smooth surface and feel of Photo Rag makes this paper very versatile. It is ideal for printing both black and white and colour photographs and art reproductions with impressive pictorial depth.
Read more about Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper here.

Somerset Enhanced 255gsm

Print time: three working days
This is a beautiful paper designed for inkjet printing and is ideal for fine art reproduction and photography. Made from 100% cotton fibre using a traditional mould machine this paper has an invisible coating on one side allowing the creation of superb prints with a wide colour gamut.
Read more about Somerset Enhanced paper here.

Somerset Photo 300gsm

Print time: three working days
This paper made from 100% cotton linters, has a high whiteness value that contains a high percentage of alpha cellulose, it produces a wide colour gamut and achieves high-density values. The paper is made on a mould machine using woollen felts which impart a delicate texture to the surface of the sheet. It will reproduce beautifully and the results are superb whether in colour or black and white.
Read more about Somerset Photo papers here.

Hahnemühle Fine Art Baryta 325gsm

Print time: three working days
Fine Art Baryta is a bright white paper with exceptionally high colour depth and large colour gamut and image definition. This paper gives the “wow” factor to black and white prints with an extremely high dmax and the finest grey tones. Using barium sulphate in the premium Giclée coating ensures the typical gloss that makes this paper a close match to traditional photographic Fibre Based papers.
Read more about Hahnemühle Fine Art Baryta paper here.

Canson Photo High Gloss Premium 315GSM

Print time: three working days
Photo High Gloss Premium RC consists of an ultra-smooth, alpha-cellulose, acid-free paper coated with polyethylene and multiple micro porous colour receiver layers. This ultra-white photo paper currently has the highest gloss level of the photographic resin-coated paper market. This paper offers vivid colours and deep blacks, coupled with excellent image sharpness.

Canson Infinity Photosatin Premium 270GSM

Print time: three working days
PhotoSatin Premium Resin Coated consists of an alpha cellulose acid-free art paper coated with a structured polyethylene and a micro porous receiver layer. This exceptional photographic paper has been designed to comply with the highest lifespan requirements. The surface aesthetic of PhotoSatin Premium RC is reminiscent of the original photochemical papers traditionally associated with the Baryta market.


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Fine Art Framing

We are able to frame your fine art photographs and illustrations with our bespoke high quality art framing service. While there is a limited range of classic frames available to order online. Offline we can frame your artwork in any number of styles and with a choice of thousands of different frame mouldings to complement your picture or illustration.

Fine Art Mounting

While it is more usual to frame fine art papers, whether for short term exhibitions, or to fit into your own picture frame, we can also mount your art papers on a variety of archival mounting materials.

Digital Photo Printing

Giclee papers are great for drawings and illustrations, and are on beautiful paper, for classic professional photos at very competitive prices, our C Type printing service is a great option.

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Large Photo Prints

We are the UK’s top professional printing lab, and we are able to guarantee to produce the largest and best professional C-type prints in the UK. Sizes go up to 2.74m x 1.22m / 108 x 48 inches, giving you a huge choice when it comes to producing large-scale billboard size prints.

Print Photos Online

Metro Print is the go-to-service for fast and easy online photo printing. If you feel confident in preparing your own files for print, simply upload the files and follow the guided steps, always with the option to upgrade and have an expert technician to review your file and make that lat tweak to ensure you get the perfect print. For your peace of mind, our online payment service is secure and guaranteed. Also, we do click and collect in lab or else, we can deliver worldwide. Whichever suits you better, we got you covered.