Technology / Digital Cameras / Archival
Archival: The ability of a material, including some printing papers and compact discs, to last for many years.
Archival Paper: Archival watercolor paper is any pure 100% rag , cotton, or linen watercolor paper of neutral or slightly low ph, alkaline (base) vs. Acidic, and pure ingredients. Some synthetic papers are . . . View Full Definition
Archival Permanence Treatments: Various treatments given to prints to make them fade-resistant.
Peer-Reviewed Journal: Also called a refereed journal, a juried publication, a scholarly journal, or a critical journal, a peer-reviewed journal is a periodical publication with strict standards for accuracy and c . . . View Full Definition
Protective Toning: Toning process used to protect black and white prints from fading and give archival permanence. Usually used selenium or gold toners.
Giclees: Editioned prints made with high resolution ink jet printers using pigmented inks and archival, artist-grade papers. Lightfast ratings close to original paintings. Go to Giclee Art Links Page.
Wove Paper: A paper showing even texture and thickness when held to light. Created with a very fine netting, a uniform, smooth texture results. Often used in fine writing and calligraphy, archival quali . . . View Full Definition
Fiber Based Paper: Photographic paper without a resin coating. Processing times are longer than for other papers, but the paper is more archivally permanent.
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