If you’d like to see these images in print, head on down to my first exhibition at The Front Climbing Gym, in Ogden, Utah!
I have spent many hours researching the most sustainable choices for photographic printing. Like many things, there is no perfect solution.
Photographic papers are more economical, but usually come with a plastic coating. Whilst this is not ideal, it makes my work affordable, and I hope that it would spend many years adorning your wall rather than ending up in landfill!
For the Fine Art Prints I choose to use Hahnemuele bamboo paper, which is a natural white (no optical brighterners), acid free paper made with 90% bamboo fibers and 10% cotton (paper making uses a by-product from the textile industry). This paper is museum grade in quality, which makes for a beautiful print, and has the price tag to match!
I’m still learning and figuring out the best ways to make my prints as environmentally friendly as possible. If you are a printing expert, I’d love to talk to you about this. Click the ‘Contact’ button to the left to start the conversation.
I have made the prints to fit right into two of the more common frame sizes.
You can choose between an 11×14 or 16×20 on your preferred paper. The images are printed to 8×12 or 12×18 respectively, with a white border. This allows you the opportunity to choose your perfect print, mat (if you want one), and frame combination, matching your personal taste and home decor.
My top tips for finding the perfect and most sustainable framing options are:
- Find your local framer (as local as you can, anyways!) and support a small, local business.
- Purchase a frame that uses reclaimed wood, or wood that comes from FSC certified suppliers.
- If you’re based in Utah, Signed and Numbered make the most beautiful reclaimed wood frames.
- If you’re based elsewhere, then Etsy is a great place to find beautiful, handmade frames (in filters, limit the shop location to your the country you’re in to avoid international delivery).