Photo is a work of art that expresses a true image of everyday life. Photos are often likened to movies that capture certain moments in the life of every human being. It is a means of keeping beautiful memories when we look back, a container of priceless spiritual values over time, we feel like we are resurrected with those beautiful past.
But those valuables that can be destroyed over time by the temperature, the humidity of the environment makes the colors of the images become faded, the lines are not clear if we don’t Store old photos carefully.
Therefore, in order to avoid photo damage, everyone should know how to safely store old photos.
Print photos for us are now not too strange, but how to keep the printed image durable and the quality of the printed image depends on many factors: quality of ink, type of photo printing paper good or not and how to preserve printed images after printing?
In order to preserve prints well, we can choose the following ways:
It has been used for a long time and today this preservation still exists but it is still one of the many ways people choose and use it. Plastic injection is applied to two surfaces of a thin plastic layer (plastic) that is glued and pressed together by high temperature. Because the image is well protected, it is not exposed to the outside environment. When plastic injection, you should keep that photo in a cool place, avoid temperature and high humidity, causing mold or image degradation.
It can be said that palstic pressing is an optimal option to protect printed images if you do not act to bend or soak them in water but the impact of bending the image will probably never fail, The durability of pressure will persist over time.
UV coating and silk photo pressing
When these two technologies were born, the plastic injection was almost forgotten in the past. With UV coating technology or photo printing, it is almost completely free from exposure to moldy air.
Photo of silk pressing: different from pressed plastic, only one side is coated and there are no 4 extra heads, the image is printed on paper and then used by a cold press to apply a layer of silk to the surface of the image. Is a product with high aesthetic.
UV-coated photos: is the method that is gradually gaining popularity because of its usability and durability. The image is coated with a thin layer of plastic adhesive to the surface, making the image more glossy than silk-pressed. With a slightly higher price than silk and palstic photos, you will have a durable photo like silk, like plastic photos.
Print photos on wood
Besides the photos printed with paper materials, today the method of printing photos on wood is also very popular with many users. With 3 types of popular wood images today: silk wood, mirror wood and mica wood. Wooden photos have extremely high quality, which is a product worthy of the money you invest. Khoog peeling, curly edges, fading, flying colors …
But it is also necessary to preserve it well, regularly cleaning photos with cloth to avoid scratches, preserving wood carefully to avoid moisture is the first important thing to avoid white mold phenomenon, green mold in wood. It is advisable to expose the wood image to a light sunny temperature, which helps the image retain a healthy color.