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ORIGINAL LIMITED EDITION PRINTS are available in edition sizes of 3 - 20 depending on the specimen. Most print sizes
vary from 11x14 to 20x24. All originals are processed in a
RA-4 Kreonite Processor and are printed on Fuji Crystal
Archival photographic paper or Kodak Endura photographic paper. All originals are presented in bevel window cut
archival matt board and backing board. Framing is available.
DIGITAL REPRODUCTIONS are available for most of the Botanical & Insect Specimens. The Original11x14 prints are scanned on an 11x17 flatbed scanner. Those digital files are then printed as either a 5x7 or 8x10 Lightjet print on Fuji Crystal Archival Photographic Paper. The Lightjet print is presented in an archival bevel window cut matt board and backing board. Matt board sizes available: 8x10, 11x14, or 16x20. Framing is available.
a process of printing digital images to traditional color photographic paper.
Silver-halide photographic paper (i.e. Fuji Crystal Archival) is affixed on an internal drum within the processor, where
three digitally controlled lasers simultaneously expose the light-sensitive paper with red, green, and blue light. The print is
then processed using traditional photo chemicals.
ARCHIVAL PAPER (def.) that's alkaline and won't deteriorate over time. Archival papers must meet national standards for permanence: they must be acid-free and alkaline with a pH of 7.5 to 8.5; include 2% calcium carbonate as an alkaline reserve; and not contain any groundwood or unbleached wook fiber. The expected life of archival paper is more than 100 years. see also acid-free, alkaline papermaking, permanence, pH. ARCHIVAL PIGMENT PRINT (def.) Inkjet Printer operate by propelling variably-sized droplets of liquid or molten material (Archival Pigment or Ink) onto almost any sized page. ("The Butterfly Collection" is printed with an Epson Stylus Pro 9800 Printer, using Epson Premium Professional Glossy Paper, & UltraChrome K3 Pigment Inks)