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The Difference Between Metal & Acrylic Prints When It Comes to Landscape Photography

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Trying to decide which wall art to use for your landscape and nature photos can be daunting. This guide will take a deeper look at the differences between two popular choices: Metal Prints and Acrylic Prints. Both prints are trendy and provide a modern display for any wall in home or office settings.

We recommend selling them as one large statement piece or as a set of three to highlight the whole experience and beauty. However, the choice ultimately comes down to personal style and preference to showcase your wall art the best. Below we highlight the differences and benefits of each, providing tips on how to use them effectively.

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Acrylic Prints

Acrylic Prints are heavier and have a more luxurious look due to their thickness and dimension. Printed with inkjet glossy fine art paper, it’s a modern option to show off your stunning landscape or nature shots. It's not just the image that you’re getting - it's an entire experience on top of that. You’re getting art that feels like it will practically leap off the wall once it has been preserved as an Acrylic Print.


  • Great in well-lit areas, enhancing even the most minute depth and detail.
  • Heavier, but with a luxurious appearance.
  • Brings out rich colors and impressive contrast, making it perfect for indoor and outdoor portraiture.
  • The ¼" thick acrylic enhances the depth of field, making images pop.
  • Lamination enhances the visual impact of the prints.
  • Ideal for high-end displays, with a modern, sophisticated finish.
  • Comes with various mounting options, including float mounts, inset metal frames, and black or white framing options.
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Tips for Use

  • Use for a dynamic, eye-catching effect that allows you to genuinely offer something that your clientele won't be able to find anywhere else.
  • A 30×40" Acrylic Print can make a dramatic impact in any setting.
  • Popular for landscapes, particularly those with bright colors and moving water.
  • Perfect for pets like horses and dogs, offering vibrant colors and detail that highlight their expressive nature.

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Metal Prints

Metal Prints are slim and lightweight, making them easy to hang and display. Plus their minimalisitc, industrial look is very popular right now in terms of design. Your images or custom designs are printed directly onto high-quality aluminum using an innovative dye-sublimation process, resulting in a clean and durable finish. So whether you're talking about someone's office or their home, a Metal Print will likely fit right in with the aesthetic they've already worked so hard to create.

From vivid colors to black and white, we offer five finishing options to best represent your image style.


  • Thin, lightweight and super easy to handle and display.
  • Metal Prints enhance colors, providing a high-definition, vibrant appearance.
  • From vivid colors to black and white, we offer five finishing options to best represent your image style.
  • Scratch-resistant and waterproof, ideal for various environments.
  • Looks great as a single image or finished in a Float Frame.
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Tips for Use

  • Perfect for images with intricate details and vibrant colors, like wildlife or sunset shots.
  • Large Metal Prints can serve as striking focal points in any room.
  • When you pair a White Base & High Gloss finish, your images will brighten up any space.
  • Create a series of smaller Metal Prints to tell a story or showcase a collection of related images.

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See Metal Prints Come to Life

Join Nature Photographer Adam Stagner behind the scenes as he observes the production of Metal Prints in our Wall Art department. Explore the processes involved in creating this ideal printing medium for his landscape photography.