Jim Alexander Photography
All photographs are signed and numbered
in editions of 100
Iris Giclee prints are made on Epson
printers with Epson archival papers and inks.
Silver Gelatin photographs are hand produced
on archival fiber based papers.
For purchasing, publishing rights, exhibits
or other information please contact Jim Alexander Photography directly
via his Website.
Represented by BlackCommentator.com
What is a Giclee?
A Giclee (pronounced Zhee-Clay) is a very
high end digitally produced archival quality print. Giclees are printed
on archival substrates, such as Arches Cold Press watercolor papers,
Somerset watercolor papers or specially prepared canvases, with archival,
light fast inks, at a very high resolution. Depending on the medium
of the original work, giclees are printed on paper or canvas. Watercolor
paintings render very well on the watercolor papers, and oil paintings
printed as canvas giclees have the rich tonal quality of original
oil paintings. Canvas giclees are also coated with a special finishing
media to protect the surface. Canvas giclees are stretched and framed
as one would display an original oil painting. Watercolor giclees
are typically framed behind glass, as one would do with an original
Jim Alexander has spent over forty years
refining his art of documentary photography. A photojournalist, teacher,
activist, entrepreneur and media consultant, Mr. Alexander has been
on the scene -- at festivals, concerts, cultural events, rallies, demonstrations,
meetings and marches, photographing events that guided the course of