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Photobook Inspiration

Introducing Matte Photographic Paper

26th June 2017

We know that lots of you are big fans of our True Matte paper, but we know you also love our layflat photographic papers. That’s why we set out to find a way to combine the elegance of True Matte with the striking effect of a layflat paper.

layflat photo book

Our brand new Matte Photographic paper does just that. With a smooth matte finish, and a layflat binding so you can show off your images across a double page spread, it combines the beautiful feel of matte with the wow factor of our layflat books. As it’s a photographic paper, it’s slightly thicker than True Matte, and feels even smoother than our original matte paper.

Matte Photographic will really bring out the brilliant colours and rich contrasts of your images. With beautiful, deep blacks it’s perfect for making black and white photography stand out. Meanwhile, its flawlessly smooth pages show no fingerprints, so however many times you pore over your book, it will never get smudged.

As well as creating impact with impressive panoramas and double page spreads, the layflat binding of our Matte Photographic books gives you much more freedom when designing a layout. Instead of designing pages individually, you can create a design which flows from one page to the next, with no gap or curve between to disrupt your layout.

Make an impact with Matte Photographic

There isn’t one specific kind of photo book that Matte Photographic is best for, it’s simply a great paper to choose if you want to create that extra-special book. Special memories deserve to be presented in a special way, and Matte Photographic is sure to become a firm favourite for recording those truly magical moments.

With the layflat binding, you’re not only restricted to full double page spreads, you can also carry the design from one page just slightly over onto the next. You can be as creative as you like with the layout of your book, so have a play with our Creator Software to see what you can achieve.

layflat photo book

Imagine you’ve just returned from a once in a lifetime holiday, and you want to relive those travel memories by creating a beautiful book filled with your holiday snapshots. With Matte Photographic paper, you can display those pretty panoramas and lovely landscape photos in full scale, and as you turn the page you’ll be instantly transported back to that special place.

layflat photo book

Or what if you’re designing your wedding album, and want to make it a little more luxurious? Matte Photographic is soft to the touch, and when turning the pages you can’t help but run your fingers along the paper. Couple it with our leather and linen photo book covers, this makes it perfect for that photo book you’re going to revisit again and again – just like a book of your wedding memories.

layflat photo book

Lots of our customers make regular photo books for their children, creating a collection of albums which document how they grow and change. This is a great way to record those milestones and special moments of childhood, and these books make wonderful keepsakes for the future. Choose Matte Photographic paper to make these albums even more special, and to give your child’s collection the look and feel of real professional books.

The sixth addition to our brilliant range of papers, Matte Photographic could well be your new favourite, whether you're looking for a luxury photo album or rich colours and deep blacks.

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