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Piezography® is new, in relative terms, to the Toronto area and to its photo printing industry
“A fine Piezography print should draw the viewer in, making them want to inspect the beauty of the surface and the detail and the tonal separation.” Jon Cone of Cone Editions Press, Ltd
Piezography uses archival 100% cotton rag paper, and enables all shadow details from 0-255. The seven shades of black carbon ink produce “tens of thousands of gray values on the print”.
Piezography exceeds what OEM systems can do, rivals analog printing, and takes fine-art printing to another level. It has a dynamic range that extends beyond all other print processes, and its prints have a longer print life than fiber-based prints
Piezography ink is pure 100% pigment, either from carbon, or a modified carbon pigment. Jon Cone writes,
“The reason we do not use dye in Piezography inks is because we wanted to make an ink to a much higher standard than is common today. By example, the fade conditions for the two most established institutes that give longevity ratings to inks, use an approximate 35% density loss as their accepted end point during the accelerated testing. In other words, if an OEM ink is rated at 90 years, it will have faded 35% density by then. Piezography inks are designed to fade less than 5% because that is the threshold at which the average human perceives “fade.””
Piezography, processed through a rip, adheres to a Gamma 2.2 workspace, competes with platinum printing, and outperforms any digital and traditional print process.
Loys. Milton, Ontario