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The 10 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold

Have you ever wandered through the National Gallery or the Tate Britain and wondered how much it would cost to take home one of the art world’s most prestigious masterpieces? We commonly speak of fine art at that level as “priceless” since it seems impossible to summarize their beauty and cultural significance with a simple …

The Whose Who Of Prestigious European Auction Houses

Image: Stocksnap In our last blog post, we talked about the importance of finding the best possible auctioneer. One of our suggestions was that a seller go through a reputable auction house so their sale is handled with the expertise, skill, and quality reputation of an established industry leader. Whether you’re looking to buy or …

The Art Behind Fine Jewellery Photography

Photographing fine jewellery for display online, in catalogues, on social media, or in preparation for auction is an art in and of itself. With delicate features, intricate craftsmanship, and scintillating gems, fine jewellery demands a particular kind of photographic skill to showcase its true beauty. The importance of excellent jewellery photography cannot be understated when …

What To Include In A Creative Directors Position Description

Image: Unsplash The position of creative director is perhaps one of the most important positions at any advertising or marketing agency. Creative directors combine the business and artistic sides of the job to create the overall vision for a branding campaign. A creative director needs to be able to work with everyone from artists, copywriters, …

Latest Storage Ideas For Historical Photographs

Image: Unsplash Photographs are many people’s most precious belongings. Whether they capture family history or works of art, photographs are highly valued for their irreplaceable memories. In fact, in a survey, over 53% of people said that photos were the number one inanimate object they would save in a house fire. No other category of object came …
Giclee printing at ac cooper photography London

Giclee Fine Art Printing

Using quality materials our Giclée prints at AC Cooper are produced by experienced print technicians using the latest Epson print technology. Our fine art Giclée prints are produced using high quality archival pigment inks which produce a high level of accuracy and print longevity. Fine Art Printing and Art Reproductions can be combined with our Phtography …

Mounting and laminating service at AC Cooper photography and print

Mounting & Laminating

At AC Cooper our Mounting & Laminating service offers a range of options to complete your order. Using our in house Dry Mounting facility we are capable of mounting onto a range of substrates each sourced for quality and durability. Laminating/Heat sealing offers further opportunities to complete your order. Satin, Matt and Gloss laminates are available, …

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Picture Framing

Once you’ve found the perfect photograph or piece of art to hang it your home, you may feel your hardest design decisions are behind you. However, there’s still another important choice to make before you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the beauty of your new acquisition in its final place. The perfect piece of …

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What is Giclee?

Source: Splash images Unless you’re an artist or photographer, you’ve probably never heard of giclée printing. As it is, giclée is a relatively new term by fine art standards, having been coined as recently as 1991. Printmaker Jack Duganne came up with the term to describe digital prints of fine art done with inkjet printers. …