Porcini, 2017

Tif Hunter

Regular price £700.00

Porcini is a beautiful still life photograph, shot by tintype artist Tif Hunter using a 100-year-old practice. Depicting four porcini mushrooms delicately balanced in a quirky montage, this print is an amazing example of the chemical quirks produced by this medium.

Now available for the first time as a limited edition C-type print on matte Fujicolor Crystal Archive Paper. Porcini comes backed with an authentication sticker; numbered, dated and signed by the artist, accompanied by a digital certificate of authenticity.

Please contact us to discuss bespoke framing options at 
info@darklight-art.com.

Darklight will donate 3% of this sale to YoungMinds.

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WHAT EVEN IS A C-TYPE PRINT?


A digital C-type print is a photographic print made from a digital file rather than a negative. In contrast with the darkroom or analogue technique, a C-type print is developed by exposing light-sensitive material to LEDs or lasers, with the material then washed using methods similar to traditional photography. The “C” stands for chromogenic. 

At Darklight Art, we sell works by photographers and visual artists as both giclée and C-type prints. C-types are known to have much more subtlety of tone, known as continuous tone, than Giclée prints. Because of this, C-types have smoother gradients from light - dark, making them better-suited to photographic prints where there are areas of high shadow, and skin tones.

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ECO PACKAGING

We’ve worked hard to find the most environmentally friendly packaging on the market. Our print boxes and poster tubes are made from recycled cardboard and are fully recyclable. The tube ends are made from recycled plastic and are also recyclable. 

Our tissue paper is recycled, eco-friendly and vegan. It's PH neutral and approximately 35% of the electrics used to make it is produced from renewable energy.

For the final touch, our tape is paper based and water activated, so no need for any nasty adhesives or plastics. It’s made from - you guessed it - 100% recycled content and printed with soy ink.

Not a bad start. 

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