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Stan Rogers and floqui covered problems of framing without glass - but I want to offer another alternative - frame without glass anyway, let me explain. If those prints are one-of-a-kind or in any way can't be reproduced (or can't be reproduced without a lot of darkroom work) than this is irrelevant but if those can just be re-printed than you can trade ...


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Water does not harm photographic paper. After all, it is soaked in different waterbased chemicals during developing and washed in clean water in the end. So you'll be quite safe removing the glass along with the photo from the frame and sinking them in good clean lukewarm water with a couple of drops of liquid soap. Do not try to pry the photo off the glass ...


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Glass framing will protect your print from various effect First of all UV (which are present in the sunlight but also in smaller amount in most of the modern lightning). with time UV alter the print color but they are also aging the paper itself Stain from the environment (You know this black spot from the fly or the little drop of saliva when your old ...


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The best and most common form of protection from fading would be the selection of UV glass or acrylic. Any framing store will have these options available at multiple price points with trade offs such as glare or less glare, scratch resistant or scratch prone, and tint(green) or no tint. Specifically you are asking for a form of UV protection that is spray ...


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Most canvas prints use inks similar to (or actually are) big name inkjet inks like Epson and Canon. Such inks are susceptible to moisture and gaseous toxins and the like. Its kind of tough to generalize the print so much...all of the print houses you've listed use different kinds of canvas and different kinds of inks, and none of them really clearly specify ...


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I work for http://www.canvaspop.com I can't speak for the other companies but I believe they use a spray varnish and I'm not sure how spray varnish holds up. We use a matte laminate (by Drytac) which would completely hold up in a bathroom for a long time. Our laminate seals the art piece from moisture making it waterproof. We've tested it in such extreme ...


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The usual coating of photographic paper consists of (hardened) gelatin, together with a lot of other chemicals. Unless it has some extra protectional coating as described on this wikipedia image the gelatin is directly exposed to the environment, and if you ever have used gelatin for baking or cooking, it gets a bit sticky when wet, and dissolves ...


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my parents stored our baby photos in shoeboxes in the bottom of the bookshelves and in the attic, they were still quite good when we found it again some 30 years later when they sold the house and moved into town (from living out in the woods). Not saying it's perfect (some of them were damaged by moisture and mice), but it's not as bad as the sellers of ...


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Yes, the LR/Mogrify 2 plugin does exactly what you want. Once you've followed the installation instructions, do the following: Bring up the Export dialog. In the Post-Process Actions window, double-click Text Annotations (under LR/Mogrify 2) In Define your text, enter {title}. (You can also get there by clicking Add Token, then picking Title of photo in ...


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I had some stacks of prints that glued themselves into a brick. I found that putting them in the freezer helped all but the very worst of them work free without any apparent damage. I'm not sure if the same will hold true for photos on album pages, but I'd expect you're experiencing the same sort of gluing problem I did.


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I have tried this myself. Difference to long-term storage of unexposed film is obvious. Controlled purposeful freezing is far from what happens in a garage or open attic during a year of ever-changing weather. Weather is a problem, not the cold temperature alone. In a normal Canadian winter and spring the temperatures go repeatedly below freezing point and ...


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At least at the gross visual level there isn't a noticeable difference. Put it under a magnifying glass and you can tell by analyzing the actual printing technique though. If you see exposed pigments it's a photographic paper, if you see droplets, it's ink jet, if you see fused toner, it's a laser (though I'm not aware of any laser photo printers). ...


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The answer will be highly dependent on the specifics of the situation, such as how much heat and humidity, and over what period of time. It's unlikely that anyone will be able to provide an accurate answer for your situation because you very likely haven't recorded the temperature and humidity levels over the storage period, but "incredibly hot" can't be ...


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If your bathroom is at all similar to mine I wouldn't expect anything that is not water sealed to last. However, your best option is to ask the printing company - they should know exactly what kind of canvas and ink they use and (if they're any good) how durable those materials are in diffrent conditions - they may even have special options for wet ...


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If it has already started to crack/peel, there is probably nothing that you can do to save it im afraid. Some shops will spray a lacquer/sealant onto canvas prints - in the short term they look better as they make the colours "pop", however as the canvas stretches with time, the lacquer cant so it cracks. (this also depends on the quality of the original ...


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In the 'old' days, a kind of wax polish was used to 'deepen' the blacks and also to protect a little the emulsion of photographic prints. As it doesn't contains water it would not dissolve the ink of modern inkjet prints and would perhaps work on those Kodak prints too. On those 'classic' baryta photographic prints, I use the "Vernis Céronis pour tableaux ...


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I got a strange idea not sure whether can work out for you. Besides the fluid, or water, or oil which you can used to soak the photo so that you can separate the picture from glass, trying to limit the damage to lowest level. You may try to user camera to take a photo before you do all those job. If the photo you take is good enough, you can wash out this ...


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This is possible without the use of a plugin as described on this Adobe blog post. But if you want to see the captions on the exported photo, here’s a trick: Export JPEGs of captioned slides. In the Slideshow module, create your slide show with captions as described above, and then press Alt (Windows) or Option (Mac OS) to change the Export PDF button to ...


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When you add caption and title data to an image in Lightroom, it is preserved in IPTC metadata format, and therefore already embedded in the image. Most photo programs, and Windows and Mac OSX will display this info when viewing details of an image: i.e. Mac OSX 'Get Info'. For easier sharing, you can ask Lightroom to use the 'Caption as Filename' on ...


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First off, there really aren't any laser printers that do photography. Laser printers are good for text, and ok for graphics, but generally speaking, because of the heat involved, are not good for color-accurate photo reproduction. Regarding the question about whether there are inkjet papers that "really feel the same" as photographic paper...the answer is ...


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I agree with dpollitt, the parts of the photo stuck to the glass are most likely damaged beyond salvage. Although I've seen miracles come from someone who is well skilled in Photoshop! That said, to separate the two from each other, I would first try using PEC-12 Photo Emulsion Cleaner. You may also want to try and immersing the whole lot in a pan of ...


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I love unglassed prints. It is all I would buy. I have asked photographers to reprint and not charge me for the glass, the clunky frame, etc. Some did, some refused. I love staring into the depth of a completely matte image printed on rag with no resin coating placed in a dark thin wooden frame. Sure, some pieces in my collection have a little ...


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I have a canvas print from mpix that has held up quite well for a year. While, it's not in a bathroom, it is in a room that doesn't get much AC during the hot, humid Washington DC Summers.



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