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Installing profiles for softproofing

Metro Imaging has the best colour management service that comes with running a long standing professional lab. The best way to test for colour is to download our test image and compare it to your screen. Alternatively, test your images for colour accuracy by ordering a test print.

Bespoke Service users do not need to worry about paper profiles. Self-Service users may use the profiles for soft proofing, but these will be applied by Metro Imaging to the file prior to printing.

Prints under 40 x 30 inches Poli C Type Prints
C-Type Matt Poli Matt
C-Type Gloss Poli Gloss
C-Type Velvet Pure Matt Lambda Fuji Velvet
Giclee Fine Art Use Adobe RGB 98
C-Type Metallic Poli Metallic
Prints over 40 x 30 inches Lambda C Types / B&W prints
Giclee Fine Art Use Adobe RGB 98
C-Type Matt / B&W prints Lambda Matt
C-Type Gloss Lambda Gloss
C-Type Velvet Pure Matt Lambda Velvet
Prints over 50 inches LightJet C Type prints
C-Type Matt LightJet Matt
C-Type Gloss LightJet Gloss

Can’t decide which paper is right for you? Then why not order one of our sample packs – each pack contains all our C Type, Giclée and black and white photo papers, along with our Giclee Art papers, making your choice even simpler.

Packs cost £10.00 with postage, excluding VAT. Enter your details below to place your order. Orders placed before 4pm on week days are normally dispatched the same day.

Samples of our printing, mounting and framing, can also be seen in our reception in our London lab.

Our professional photographic printing department is uniquely equipped to fulfil everything from standard to the most complex creative brief. We have designed our photographic printing services to meet needs of all levels, from simple Self-Service photo printing online, to in depth consultation and curation via our Bespoke service.

At Metro, we offer professional photo printing services online or in-house, with worldwide delivery available. Our C Type prints are produced with laser rather than LED printers, which creates a much sharper, high quality, real photographic print.

We only use professional photographic papers supplied by Fuji and Kodak, ranging from the classic C Type semi-matt, gloss, pure-matt velvet to metallic papers.

We are able to produce the largest and best professional C Type prints in the UK. Our prints can go up to 120 x 72 inches, giving you a huge choice when it comes to producing prints.