Gloss or Matt finish?

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  1. Rizza

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    I want to print some holiday pics in Matt finish but most places only do gloss. Do gloss prints last longer, am i missing something?

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    Moving to the Photography forum :smashin:
     
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    Supply and demand I'm afraid. Most of joe public I suspect like the glossy look they get with their holiday snaps.
    IMO I do find gloss is better for fine detail as well but if I'm printing to have framed especially behind glass then I go for Matt or Lustre.

    Try Photobox online as they give you the option of gloss or matt.
     
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    Photobox do a Matt finish if it's digital photos you're wanting?
     
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    Sat by the door waiting for my photobox order to arrive which was requested in matt. I will let you know what I think!

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  6. Sarah Nya

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    I was very happy with mine but then I've not much to compare them with !
     
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    How are you getting along with your Nikon in general? Please post some pics! :)
     
  8. Rizza

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    Thanks guys, I've got them done in Matt finish at Super Snaps. They threw in 2 free albums as well, so I might use them again.

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  9. mr jones

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    matt every time for me, i just like the finish, gloss looks too magazine shiney in my view, matt gives the photos some class and style.


    photobox for me as well :smashin:
     
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    I'm very happy with it thanks, I could do with a short course or something though to get the best out of it!

    I will post some pics when I get a chance, I hope you like Parrots as I've been practising on mine :D
     

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