Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) is a worldwide independent, non-profit making organization open to all photo, imaging and video print magazines, with members from Europe, America, Africa, Asia, Australia, and Japan. Every year TIPA members vote for the best products in different categories. At the annual TIPA Awards ceremony held in London at the end of June, the HARMAN Professional Inkjet by Hahnemuhle range of inkjet products was named "Best Fine Art Inkjet Paper." HARMAN Product Manager, Mel Greene, was present to collect the award with Simon Waller, UK General Manager for Hahnemuhle FineArt.
Following the presentation the TIPA voting members commented, "HARMAN Professional Inkjet by Hahnemuhle offers a wide range of impressive archival papers in Baryta, cotton base and canvas finishes in both warm and cold tone varieties. The photographer can choose whatever paper fits their visual tastes and needs." TIPA members were impressed by the papers themselves, saying "as well as their appeal to traditional darkroom printmakers, they have all the most laudable characteristics of the best silver papers of the past now available for inkjet printmakers."
HARMAN technology and Hahnemuhle FineArt, two of the most iconic brands in digital photo printing, joined forces to create a best-in-class range of fine art inkjet media. The 'HARMAN Professional Inkjet by Hahnemuhle' range consists of six fine art papers plus one canvas, providing a choice of gloss and matte finishes, various textures and tones. Two of the papers are real fiber-based Baryta papers, providing unrivalled archival properties and a look and feel that emulates traditional Baryta darkroom papers.
Steven Brierley, Director of Sales and Marketing at HARMAN technology, said, "The TIPA Awards are recognized as the most coveted photo and imaging awards worldwide. We are delighted that the HARMAN by Hahnemuhle range of inkjet products has been selected by the members as Best Fine Art Inkjet Paper."
HARMAN technology is the company behind the iconic range of ILFORD PHOTO black and white photographic products. HARMAN's unparalleled coating expertise and technology is complemented by Hahnemuhle's heritage in developing a broad range of textured fine art papers for the digital photography market.