What is E surface paper?

E surface is the standard pearl finished surface that you see in most wedding albums and enlargements. It has a pebble like resin coating on the surface. If you order matte finish from the drug store lab, the corner lab, or Kodak or Fuji processes you will get a similar finish.

What does E-surface mean?

E-surface paper—also called luster, satin, pearl, and sometimes semi-gloss—is a premium finish on a heavier paper. It’s normally the number one choice for photographers. It boasts accurate color, realistic saturation, excellent neutral flesh reproduction, and great intensity.

What is E-surface paper Mpix?

E-Surface Paper (Standard Photographic Finish)

E-Surface Paper is our most popular photographic paper. Accurate color, lifelike skin tones, realistic saturation, archival quality and a traditional photo finish are just a few reasons why people love E-Surface Prints.

Is Mpix e-surface matte or glossy?

It’s more of a semi-gloss. It has a slight pebbled texture sometimes described as pearl or luster. Mpix does not have a glossy finish available other than metallic, which is different from traditional gloss. I think you’d probably be happy with the E-surface.

Is Mpix e-surface paper matte?

Shipping and Print Quality

One issue, however, is that the standard E-Surface paper option that the service suggest has a slight marbled, matte texture. That’s fine for most uses, but it can get in the way of fine detail compared with glossy prints we use for testing.

What is the difference between e surface and Kodak metallic?

E-Surface is standard like Lustre. Metallic is just that–metallic. IMHO, the metallic isn’t a good catch-all paper. It’s best suited to certain subjects.

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Does Mpix do a good job?

Mpix review: Verdict

Mpix is a generally good, but not great print service. The software has severe limitations, photo quality is just so-so, and the printed products are nothing special.

How do I choose the right photo paper?

Choose between high gloss, soft gloss, matte, satin or luster finishes and add an extra touch to your photographs. What you choose should depend on your taste. However, it’s important to remember that matte photo paper absorbs more ink than glossy, so the quality of the photo may be affected.

Does Mpix print on cardstock?

Simply add your favorite photo or photos, and enter your personalized text. Our premium quality printing & thick, gorgeous cardstock will do the rest.

Are Mpix photos matte?

Perfect for those who love to pore over the details, Giclee Prints offer your photos ultra-detailed image resolution and vibrant colors on your choice of four premium paper options, Deep Matte Prints, Fine Art Prints, & Semi or High Gloss Prints.

Are Giclees worth it?

Contrary to what some might think, reproducing artwork will not decrease the value of an original. In fact, giclée prints can actually increase the value of an original. Also because of the high quality, these prints can often increase in value over time. This is of course dependent on the artist.

How much does a 30×40 print cost?


Paper Type 30×40 Color Corrected
Glossy $66.92 $66.92
Lustre $72.44 $75.44
Metallic $90.34 $90.34