These Piezography Carbon inks are proven to have outstanding renderings for black and white photography. They have been approved by the Aardenburg Archives to be the most light resistant inks ever tested. They outperform all HP, Canon and Epson inks used for both color printing and Piezography.
They are literally insensitive to the effect of light and if the longevity of your prints is one of your primary requirements, all other inks would be a compromise.
Many photographers use alternative processes and the use of carbon is incredible, with these inks may consider that in terms of permanence have approached platinum palladium prints.
What does the rendering of these inks look like? It's definitely hot. It can be cooled using white papers. For various reasons used with Canson paper, the dominant turns to brown, it is the particular manufacture of this paper which produces this unique result. It's really something to test to see these unique shades of tones that have gotten.
Note an exceptional rendering on Canson Edition Etching Rag paper
For matte printing the use of Photo Rag Hahnemühle paper or JonCone Studio Type 2 will give the best results.
Like all other Piezography inks, they have no metamerism effect and are composed of unique encapsulated pigments among all other generic inks because they do not agglomerate and do not clog the printer.
These inks are designed for use with QuadTone Rip and Piezography profiles.
You can achieve a DMax of 1.65 on matte papers such as the JonCone Studio Type 2 and the Photo Rag Hahnemühle.
On glossy papers (including Baryta papers) with the use of the Gloss Optimizer you can reach levels as high as DMax of 2.8.
Find the right tone for you by testing these exceptional inks on various white papers.