Fine Art Photographs on Canvas

Image# 222 Rays of sunlight streaming through trees with glowing beams falling on the dew soaked grass

One of the fastest growing trends in the art photography world has been printing fine art photography on canvas. Photographs on canvas have a luxurious look and feel and offer some interesting options for displaying. For example, stretching the canvas and applying a gallery wrap has become extremely popular. The gallery wrap image is mirrored, extended and folded around the edges of the stretcher bars, thus doing away with the need for a frame. This gives a modern look which is sometimes less expensive than traditional framing.

We have been reproducing my fine art photographs on canvas for many years now with great success. We have learned a few things that are important in getting the best quality and greatest longevity possible from a canvas print. We use a special canvas that is designed to be coated after the image is applied to protect the image from fading, scratching and scuffing. The canvas is then machine coated with a UV protectant sealant. It is applied by a machine rather than being hand rolled or hand sprayed. The machine removes residual dust as the coating is applied and can do a much more uniform job of application than a human can. Photographs on canvas produced in this way are projected to be fade free for 100+ years.

About Byron Jorjorian

Fine art nature photographer - loves life and having an office in the outdoors! Loves nature, art, photography & my family. Over 22,000 prints installed worldwide. More than 12,000 photographs published in books magazines and other print media
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2 Responses to Fine Art Photographs on Canvas

  1. Paula Grace says:

    Great post! Thank you for the information on the better way ~ finer points of canvas wrap. Imporatnt information!

    Thanks for joining Timeless Tuesday!

    I’m going to tweet this post.

    Paula Grace ~

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  2. Pingback: Byron Jorjorian » Blog Archive » Is Gallery Wrapped Canvas an Alternative to Frames?

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