A&P anyone have an example of a poster with a metallic finish?

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  1. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    or what kinds of things look good in metallic?

    tia
     
  2. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    I have a 20x30 B&W with a metallic print, looks really good.
     
  3. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    when i was ordering a family picture i took, i ordered a 4x6 copy in all the finishes, including metallic. i can say that a color family photo doesn't look right in metallic. :rofl: not sure why i thought it might, but i had to try.
     
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    someonenew He's Dangerous

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    I've had great luck with metallic prints.

    some great stuff has come from it. love the paper

    did some sunrise beach shots from a bikini shoot in metallic and the sunrise colors were beautiful.
     
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    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    any "landscape" high in saturation, or contrast should look good on metallic print... Not really a fan of it with portraits.
     
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    I've printed a bunch of high color/contrast landscape photos on metallic and they look great.
     
  7. mojito

    mojito New Member

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    There is no right or wrong thing to print on it. I did an entire sample wedding album on it. Order a couple different types of images, color and B/W and see how you like it.

    It is highly reflective, so how you light it will matter, and likewise you will have to take the utmost caution in handling it
     
  8. isaac86hatch

    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    Check out Wired or Print magazine from the last few months and you'll see it plenty. Pantone Metallics are hawt lately.
     

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