Metal & Aluminum Prints
A modern look with a matte, glare-free surface
Bright areas have a light, silk gloss shimmer
Suitable for sheltered outdoor areas
Elegant mounting without glass
Matte or glossy lamination
3 different photo papers to choose from
BEST IN CLASS
Fuji Crystal Professional Archive Maxima Paper
Durable and light mounting material
Choose between a glossy or matte surface
Impressively clean and pure presentation of fine art prints
Four paper types available from Hahnemühle and Canson
Individual effect due to characteristic paper structure
Choose between a surface in silver or gold
Brushed metallic look in the bright areas
Printed areas: matte surface without reflections
Astonishing brilliance: perfect for colorful images
Printed on ultra-thin aluminum
Even suitable for outdoor areas and bathrooms
The Benefits of Metal Photo Prints
Water-Resistant, Durable UV Print
For Indoor and Outdoor Use
Stability and Low Weight
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Metal Prints - All the answers to your questions
What is special about metal prints?
Metal pictures are available in direct printing or lamination on a 3 mm thick aluminum Dibond backing. Dibond aluminum consists of two thin layers of aluminum which encase a black polyethylene core. It is a particularly lightweight and discreet material that fits seamless into modern interiors. Direct printing on aluminum offers a matte effect on a non-reflective surface.
How can I create and order a photo print on metal?
You can order your aluminum print online via the configuration tool. To submit your order, just transfer the photo you wish to enlarge to aluminum, then choose the type of print and paper, select the options from those available in the configuration tool and confirm your order.
What options are available for my metal print?
For your photo print on metal, first choose between direct printing or laminated printing on Dibond aluminum. For direct printing, you can opt for a classic aluminum backing or brushed aluminum, which offers a shimmering effect to your design. For lamination, three branded papers are available or you can select an ultraHD print, which is perfect for prints that are rich in detail. Furthermore, you can enhance your aluminum print with a custom-made frame. You will find a wide choice of frames to bring out the colors of your metal print.
What are the production and delivery deadlines for a metal print?
For photo prints on metal, it will take about 7 days for production and delivery.
What sizes and formats are available for photo prints on metal?
For your metal picture prints, WhiteWall offers you standard or made-to-measure formats, printed by the cm, to best respect the original dimensions of your photo. Depending on your design, choose a square format, 2:3, 3:4, DIN, panorama, etc. When printing your metal print, you can opt for a minimum size of 10 x 10 cm and a maximum size of 190 x 145 cm for direct printing, and 180 x 122 for laminated printing. Please check the comparison table above to see the maximum sizes.
Is it possible to get advice before ordering my metal pictures?
Benefit from expert advice at WhiteWall for your photo print on metal. Our advisers are on hand to answer all your questions about your design, choice of material and finishes. You can also discover all the WhiteWall products in stores and meet our advisers for personalized assistance.
Which different types of designs are best suited to photo prints on metal?
Aluminum is an elegant and contemporary material which is suited to a wide range of designs. Direct printing on aluminum will deliver a matte finish while faithfully reproducing the colors of your design. Direct printing on brushed aluminum will deliver a metallic shimmering effect to the light and white areas of the design. This format is particularly suitable for urban and architectural designs. For designs with specific characteristics, we recommend the special laminated papers on aluminum, such as the ultraHD print which is ideal for patterns rich in detail. To highlight your black and white prints, we highly recommend the black & white Ilford paper. In this case, the aluminum Dibond is the ideal mounting solution and does not affect the clarity of the image.
How can I hang my metal pictures?
A system of wall fixings is supplied with the print to ensure your photo receives optimal exposure. You can choose from a selection of metal rails or a screw system.
What are the alternatives to metal prints?
WhiteWall offers a wide range of mountings for your photos. For a more impressive printing with a depth effect, you'll find a wide range of acrylic photo prints. For a lightweight board with vibrant colors, Forex is the ideal option. For a more natural effect, opt for printing your photos on wood.
Why should I choose WhiteWall for my photo prints on metal?
WhiteWall provides exceptional know-how and a vast wealth of experience in the production of prints and laminated prints. Moreover, WhiteWall guarantees a perfect solution for your metal prints. In 2021 WhiteWall was awarded "Best Photo Lab" for the fourth time by the TIPA Awards for the quality of its products. Only WhiteWall offers customized sizes and a broad range of options to showcase the specific nature your design. WhiteWall allows you to create a truly unique aluminum print. Last but not least, WhiteWall offers expert advice, guaranteeing the best possible service at all times.