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  • Direct to Media PrintingDirect to Media Large Format Printing - Print your image directly to a material of your choice. Print directly to Perspex, aluminium, wood, glass, Dibond, Slate and more.
  • Professional Photographic PrintingProfessional photographic printing including C type prints, Giclee prints to black and white prints. Lambda prints, large format Lightjets and Duratrans.
  • Photographic Framing and MountingFull bespoke photographic framing options from classic wood frames, card, Fomaex, Perspex photo mounting to specially designed lightboxes.
  • Creative Retouch ServicesA talented team of London creative retouchers who combine expertise with creative advice for professional photographic services.
  • Photographic Film Processing & ScanningPhotographic film processing and scanning, offering a wide range of high quality photographic film lab services in London.
  • Student Photographic Printing & Processing Student services for photo printing, mounting and framing plus film lab services for end of year shows and exhibitions.
  • Photographic mounting - card
  • Photographic mounting - Kappa
  • Photographic mounting - Foamboard
  • Photographic mounting - Foamex
  • Photographic mounting - MDF

Other Mounting Materials

Mounting to card

Our acid-free archival card is perfect for dry mounting your prints. We use a grey centred core made from alpha cellulose providing very high degrees of protection. Our board passes the silver tarnish test making it suitable for mounting precious photographs. With a ph value of 7.5 even after 200 years, this board offers a very high protection for the future. Our card is 2 mm thickness. If you’re interested in our archival window mounting service, please contact us for a quote.

Sealing photographic prints

The photographic print is enclosed in a sealing film containing a UV filter, so images are protected from fading in both artificial and ambient light and. Sealing provides a plastic adhesive film over your mounted print to add extra durability. Matt or gloss are available.

Mounting to Kapa foamboard

Foamboard is a lightweight mounting material used for large hanging signs and displays or as a smooth and rigid substrate for framing photographs. We use Kapa foamboard, known for its aluminium foil surface, which adds a layer of protection for photographic paper. Kapa is available in 5 mm and 10 mm sheets.


Mounting to Foamex

Foamex is a solid PVC mounting material used for simple, non archival purposes such as exhibition prints requiring a durable substrate for touring shows or public exhibitions. It is available in a range of thicknesses. At Metro we use 3mm and 5mm Foamex only.

Mounting to MDF

MDF mounting is an effective and economical way of displaying prints, available in 9 or 12mm thickness. Although heavy, MDF is very rigid and the painted edges create a finished effect for mounted prints that, especially when sealed, will stand up to the toughest environments.

For further information on selecting a mounting material, please see our handy guide.

Contact Us

For more information, bespoke services or to make an appointment, please email us or call us on 0207 865 0000
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