The Art of Documentary...
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 history.