Luster Photo Paper
Our selection of premium luster paper for inkjet photo printing includes sheets and rolls of products from Kodak Professional,Magic,Moab,Canon,Innova,Hahnemuhle,HP, and Sihl. Most are designed for use with wide format photo, graphics, CAD, or general-use inkjet printers that use aqueous dye and/or pigment inks. Some production-grade luster photo papers are optimized for higher-speed printers that use eco-solvent, latex, or UV-cure inks.
A lustre finish paper features a luminous shine that falls somewhere between a no-glare matte paper and a highly reflective glossy photo paper. Luster photo paper is popular choice for wedding and portrait photography because the sheen doesn’t look unnatural. View More
Plus, the luster finish produces softer contrasts that can blur skin imperfections. Prints on a premium luster photo paper aren’t as likely to show fingerprints when each print is passed around or viewed in a book or album. Luster photo papers are commonly used for inkjet photo prints that will be framed behind glass or mounted for retail displays.
Some suppliers may use the terms luster photo paper and satin photo paper interchangeably, but others will tell you that the sheen of a luster paper is more visible than that on a satin paper. The best way to find the perfect gloss level for your photo prints is to experiment with inkjet photo paper sample packs. Over time, most photographers, artists, and print-service providers settle on a few favorite paper for the types of photo prints they make most often.
For expert help in choosing the luster photo paper that will produce the results you require without exceeding your budget, call us at 866-310-3335. Our customer service reps are happy to help you. View Less