Fans of the perfect print should most definitely visit the Hahnemühle photokina booth in hall 3.1, stand A25. Iconic photographs by René Staud or Martin Häusler will be on display, new products will be launched and a daily ‘artist signing’, where signed prints will be given away, will attract visitors. By purchasing one of the Hahnemühle sample packs, the visitors support the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. In addition to this the monumental book project ‘Milestones’ from the photographer René Staud will be presented to the public for the first time.
‘Milestones’ – a masterpiece of automobile photography
For years, the name René Staud has inseparably been connected with significant brands of the automotive industry. In perfect presentation, Staud lets the top brands Maserati, Audi, BMW, Bugatti and Mini – to mention just some of them – encounter contemporary art or architecture. In a collaborative project, Staud and Hahnemühle created an imposing illustrated book featuring 286 large-scale pictures printed on Hahnemühle Photo Rag® paper.
New paper formats and portfolio box
With its unobtrusive linen look, the brand-new portfolio box is perfectly suited for high-quality presentations and the storing of fine art prints. The black box meets the ‘Photographic Activity Test’ (PAT) standard. It contains 50 sheets of FineArt Inkjet paper in the A3+ format as well as interleaf sheets and cotton gloves. The package is completed by three certificates of authenticity with holograms and available as limited edition as long as stocks last. The exclusive Pratt-Box is filled with one of the following paper grades: Photo Rag® 308, FineArt Baryta oder FineArt Baryta Satin.
The popular ‘Photo Cards’ in the 10 x 15 format are available in three new grades.In addition to this mini cards the cards in the format 14.8 x 21cm (A5) are a completely new asset to the Hahnemühle range.
With the sheet size 21 x 59.4cm, the portfolio now features panorama format papers in two saught-after Photo Rag® types. The Panorama paper can be printed with an A4 printer without roll feeding. The paper lies flat and the cutting out of bigger formats is no longer necessary making the printing of panoramic images much more efficient and accessible.
Artist signing and donation campaign
On all the days of the exhibition, selected works of renowned photographers will be given away in limited edition as fine art prints. Detailed information will be available at blog.hahnemuehle.com as well as at Hahnemühle’s social-media channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Sample packs featuring various papers and canvas from Hahnemühle´s Digital FineArt range are available for just €5. The profits will be donated by Hahnemühle to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya which collaborates with Hasselblad-Masters photographer Joachim Schmeisser. His iconic elephant orphans motives will be eye-catching at the booth and at the artist signing session.
Hahnemühle produces paper since 1584 and is the oldest German paper mill for artist papers. Besides traditional artist papers digital FineArt papers for inkjet prints are part of the portfolio today. The development and manufacture of technical specialty papers for industrial and research is another priority. Headquartered in Dassel and with offices in the UK, France, USA and China, Hahnemühle employs around 180 people.