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Black Mountain Photo Arts
Digital Services for Artists & Photographers

Papers We Currently Use

We are willing to add other papers to this list if there is sufficient demand. If you don't see you favorite paper call Mac at (828) 412-5002 or (505) 699-4340 to discuss adding it.

Breathing Color Lyve Matte Canvas (Canvas)Code:  Breathing Color Lyve
Utilizing additive-free Chromata White optical brightener technology and a high resolution surface, Lyve Matte Canvas from Breathing Color is made of a 65% polyester and 35% cotton and features a bright white finish with 93.37% brightness. The 19-mil thick paper uses an acid-free, neutral pH coating to ensure longevity and has a heavy basis weight of 450 gsm. Also, it has a rated opacity of 98% along with a textured, water-resistant surface.

Canson-Infinity Photo HighGloss, 315 gsm (Fine Art Gloss)Code:  cifa Photo HighGloss *
Canson-infinity's Photo HighGloss Premium RC Paper is an ultra-smooth, alpha-cellulose, acid-free paper. It is coated with polyethylene and multiple micro porous color receiver layers to maximize color absorption. Photo High Gloss Premium RC offers a high Dmax and a wide color gamut as well as a high gloss level. The paper yields prints with vivid color and deep blacks.

Décor Smooth Art, 210gsm by Innova (Fine Art Matte)Code:  Decor Smooth Art *
The velvet smooth finish and appealing natural white tone of this paper make it ideal if you are producing open edition prints for the mass market.

This lightweight alpha cellulose paper is great for print shops as the smooth surface ensures that even the finest details in your artwork are preserved. The aqueous (water based) pigment compatible matte coating ensures superb print quality and meets international archival standards.

Décor Watercolor Art, 245gsm from Innova (Fine Art Matte)Code:  Decor Watercolor Art*
The generous watercolour type texturing and lightweight of this archival digital fine art paper make it ideal for producing open editions of art prints aimed at the décor art market. Compatible with both pigment and dye aqueous inkjet printers, this paper is the perfect addition to the range available from your print shop. The rough textured surface gives a level of substance to your finished prints and is still lightweight enough to be easily mounted and framed.

Innova Fabriano Artistico Watercolour Rag (Fine Art Matte)Code:  Fabriano Artistico Watercolour Rag *
Fabriano Artistico Watercolour Rag 310gsm features a mould made base created using techniques dating back to the late 13th Century. Fabriano Artistico is arguably the world's number one mould made watercolour paper and this inkjet coated version means your print editions can match the paper used to produce your original artwork. This traditional and unique paper provides unsurpassed white tones and enables you to print digitally on the paper used by the masters over the centuries. Prints on Artistico look and feel beautiful. Our customers love it.

Hahnemühle Photo Rag, 300 gsm (Fine Art Matte)Code:  Hahnemuhle Photo Rag
Hahnemühle Photo Rag uses a 100% cotton rag base. The paper is of archival quality and can be used for display, digital art, photography (both black and white as well as color), limited edition prints, and exhibitions.

Moab Entrada Natural, 300 gsm (Fine Art Matte)Code:  Moab Entrada Natural 300
Entrada is a 100% cotton-based paper that is ideal for many subjects. It is lightly textured. The natural version contains no OBAs, and it is slightly warm. In sheets the weight is 300 gsm and is printable on both sides. We use the otherwise identical, single-sided, 290 gsm paper for larger prints.

Canson-Infinity Platine Fiber Rag, 310 gsm (Fine Art Semigloss)Code:  Canson-Infinity Platine *
Platine Fiber Rag is built like its baryta cousin, but the paper base is 100% cotton rag. The cotton gives images a slight warmth tone. As with all Canson-Infinity papers, no OBAs are used. The surface has a hint of texture. Prints on Platine are slightly richer in appearance than those on Baryta.

Innova Exhibition Photo Baryta, 310 gsm (Fine Art Semigloss)Code:  Innova Exhibition Photo Baryta *
Exhibition Photo Baryta, 310 gsm is a pure white 100% Barium Sulphate surface coated Fourdrinier photographic base paper. This, combined with Innova's Crystal Layer inkjet coating technology, ensures your photographic artwork can be reproduced exactly the same as it was with traditional Silver Halide printing.

Moab Lasal Photo Mattte, 235 gsm (Photo Matte)Code:  Moab Lasal Photo Matte *
Moab Lasal Photo Matte features an alpha-cellulose base and ink-receptive layers that ensure optimum ink control and absorption. It has smooth matte surface and is designed for the photographer wishing to use a traditional photographic surface. The weigt is 235 gsm.

Moab Lasal Exhibition Luster, 300 gsm (Photo Semigloss)Code:  Moab Lasal Exhibition Luster
Moab Lasal Exhibition Luster features a resin-coated base with a 300 gsm basis weight and a 11 mil thickness for a heavyweight, exhibition-quality feel. It is coated to produce an extra-wide color gamut and offers a brightness of 145% and an opacity of 86%. The paper is water resistant, acid free, and has a luster surface finish.

Satin Photographic Paper, 190 gsm (Specialty)Code:  LexJet Satine (Posters)*
This light-weight, 190gsm satin photopaper is very economical. It produces outstanding prints that are easily rolled. It is ideal for posters.