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The choice of paper for black & white printing is subjective and personal. While there are guidelines for what "looks good" with grayscales, in the end the choice depends on your likes and needs.
Red River's line of Premium Photographic inkjet media includes a number of papers popular for black & white printing. While there are no black & white specific inkjet media on the market, some are better than others at the task.
Inkjet papers can be classified as either warm or cool tone. Cool denotes more blue cast and warm papers are yellowish. All paper is warm tone until chemical brighteners and whiteners are added to make them bluer, which the human eye perceives as bright white.
UltraPro will capture the true depth and range of colors in your photography, and lets your inkjet printer perform to its maximum potential.
68lb. UltraPro Gloss prints vibrant colors and deep blacks with any inkjet printer. 10.4mil thickness gives your prints true photo lab quality. Compatible with any inkjet printer, this paper dries instantly for immediate quality and resistance to smears.
Arctic Polar papers are the highest performance photo inkjet papers you can buy. Arctic Polar Luster is, by far, the finest luster texture paper on the market today. Its extra weight, extra thickness, and splendid "E-surface" photo texture will set your prints apart from the rest.
Aurora White offers the look and feel of fine art paper. This Aurora features a brighter white shade for crisp color tones, semi-smooth surface, an acid-free base stock and coating.
This Archival Matte paper brings you professional quality in every sense of the meaning - from the coating to the base stock, Polar is the go-to photo matte when you want the best.
88lb. Polar Matte Magna Card Stock is the heaviest and thickest photo matte stock on the market. Polar features a beautiful soft white printing surface with outstanding ink holdout capabilities.
Warmer Tone Satin Paper
The warmer tone cousin of Arctic Polar Satin, Palo Duro is a wonderful choice for landscapes, portraits, and more.
Polar Gloss Metallic 255 is a truly unique inkjet paper that closely matches the look of photo lab metallic prints.
Made using refined 100% cotton, Aurora Art Natural brings elegance, warmth, and nuance to your photography and art prints.
San Gabriel Baryta SemiGloss 2.0 offers all of the rich tonality, depth, and feel of a traditional darkroom print. The paper has a lightly textured surface, similar to a fine satin.
Blanco Matte Canvas is a fine woven canvas specially coated for inkjet printing. The results are simply stunning with rich colors and deep blacks.
Made from 100% cotton rag and featuring a lightly textured soft gloss surface, Palo Duro SoftGloss Rag gives you the classic look of a darkroom photographic print with the performance of modern inkjet technology.