Photographic Papers Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Product Type (PE paper, Fine Art paper, Fiber based paper), Sales Channel (Online, Mass channels), and Region, By End-use, And Segment Forecast Period – 2021 – 2028

Report ID - MRC_320 | Pages - 435 | Category - Materials And Chemicals

Photographic Papers Market Insights

Photographic Papers Market was valued at USD 1,109.2 million in 2020 and is expected to rise with a CAGR of 3.9% from 2021 – 2028 during the forecast period. Gradual change in the interest of people towards art-related activities such as photography, cinematography, fine art, and others is driving the market growth for Global photographic paper market. Over the period, technological improvement in camera such as introduction on reflex camera during 1970, further launch of polaroid camera in 1972 has boosted the demand for Global photographic papers over a period of decades.

Photographic papers are best known for reflecting valuable images and sentiments of an art form or parody. Moreover, it is an ultimate form of reproduction of art and image by means of quality papers such as inkjet papers, matte, fine art, and others. Photographic papers are available in different qualities and grades that differentiate each feature such as lustre, glossiness, and others.

Photographic papers are available in various paper quality form that enhances the image quality being printed on them. For instance, presently, alpha-cellulose papers, cotton rag papers, and RC/PE coated papers are widely in use. Each of these papers has a unique quality and features that enable them to absorb specific kinds of ink built-in for printing. Moreover, other features such as weight, texture and finish also play an important role during printing process. Furthermore, photographic papers are in demand for different types of prints such as music art print, pattern art, portrait art, still life art, and various other similar of different forms of printings that have been recognised over the years.

In addition, few of most demandable fine art-matte finish papers include Canson photographique photo RAG-310gsm, Ilford Galerie photo RAG- 310gsm, Hahnemuhle German etching textured- 310 gsm, and others have gained immense popularity among the artists and photographers. Most of these papers have qualities such as smooth matte finish that are suitable for artwork such as illustration and photography reproduction. Thus, a rise in demand for fine art papers due to its enriched texture, ink retaining quality, and longevity are considered as key factors that is driving the market demand for Global photographic papers market.

The rise in demand for photographic papers in the global market owing to evolution of new market players in the sector of fine art photography has eventually boosted the export of photographic papers over the period.

COVID-19 Analysis of Global Photographic Papers Market

Impact of Covid-19 was seen as a major setback for the industry owing to disruption in operations, supply of raw materials, and unavailability of labour at ground level. Moreover, associated industries such as printing, hardware, software, and other that are supporting the photographic paper manufacturing sector also remained severely affected with the impact of Covid-19. Also, due to uncertainty related to government restrictions in the movement of goods and labour has further exacerbated the conditions resulting into huge losses to the firms and manufacturers across the globe. In addition, direct and indirect effects from the Covid-19 pandemic had a material adverse effect on the continuity of business operations and its results of operations and financial position, particularly in case of an extended duration of lockdown.

Companies such as HP, Canon, Epson, Nikon are dependent on several other small- medium and large-scale business entities. For instance, HP deals into wide range of printers and photographic papers that diversify the company’s portfolio. However, disruption of supply chain owing to Covid-19 has resulted in the procurement of raw materials from small and large suppliers/manufacturers. The company has to rely on small suppliers for receipt of printer parts, major components such as cartridges from Canon, photographic papers from local suppliers, software from Microsoft, and others got impacted by the pandemic. Therefore, this has resulted into losses due to decline in sales of photographic papers to the concerned businesses.

Global Photographic Papers Market Report Coverage

Photographic Papers Market is segmented by Product Type, Type, Sales Channel ,and Region. by Product type the market is categorized into PE paper, Fine Art paper, Fiber based paper, and Others. By Type, the market is segmented into Matte, Glossy, Woven, Textured, and Others. by Sales Channel the market is bifurcated into Online, Photo Speciality, Consumer Electronics, Convenient channel/Mass channels. The report also covers the market size and forecasts for the Global Photographic Papers Market in 26 countries across major regions.

Report AttributesReport Details
Study Timeline2016-2028
Market Size in 2028 (USD Million)1,483 Million
CAGR (2021-2028)3.9%
By Product TypePE paper, Fine Art paper, Fiber based paper, Others
By TypeMatte, Glossy, Woven, Textured, Others
By Sales ChannelOnline, Photo Speciality, Consumer Electronics, Convenient channel/Mass channels
By geographyNorth America: U.S., Canada, Mexico

Europe: Germany, France, U.K., Russia, Italy, Spain, BENELUX, Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific: China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, ASEAN, Rest of Asia Pacific

Latin America: Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Rest of Latin America

The Middle East and Africa: GCC, Turkey, Israel, Rest of MEA

Global Photographic Papers Market Segment Analysis

Market Research Community provides extensive analysis of the size, share , major trends in each sub-segment of the Global Photographic Papers Market, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2021-2028.

PE paper Product Type holds the major share in Global Photographic Papers Market

The PE paper segment accounted for a market revenue USD 709.9 Million in the year 2020 of the Global Photographic Papers Market. This segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.0% during the forecast period to reach USD 955.6 million by 2028. PE paper is in demand owing to its picture presentation capabilities under different lightening conditions.

Global Photographic Papers Market Revenue (USD Million), by PE Paper, 2016-2028

The key factor that is anticipated to drive the market owing to its economic value as it is less expensive in comparison to other photographic papers such as matte, fibre based, and others coupled with easy to reproduce are few of the considerable factors which is propelling their demand in the global photographic papers market.

The Glossy Type holds the major share in Global Photographic Papers Market

The Glossy cateogry accounted for a market revenue USD 593.4 Million in the year 2020 of the Global Photographic Papers Market. This category is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.2% during the forecast period to reach USD 808.7 million by 2028. Glossy type has been widely used in the photo printing as it has better coating when compared to matte paper and produces a more vibrant effect.

Global Photographic Papers Market Revenue (USD Million), by Glossy, 2016-2028

The key factor that is anticipated to drive the market is that glossy photo paper is shinier and it illustrates in a manner that makes an image is popping out of the sheet. The additional shine looks better on print files with a high quality and quantity of color, especially images and large graphics. This effect also helps the color on the picture prints appear to have better contrast, which is fueling the growth of the Glossy industry in the Global Photographic Papers Market.

Online is the most adaptable Sales Channel of Photographic Papers

The Online segment accounted for a market revenue of USD 252.9 during the year 2020 of the Global Photographic Papers Market. This segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period to reach USD 350.9 million by 2028.

The Online Sales Channel command the major share in the market owing to growing adoption of e-commerce platform for direct purchase via company portal and merger of third-party websites such as Amazon, E-bay, and among others.

Global Photographic Papers Market Revenue (USD Million), by Online Sales Channel, 2016-2028

Online platform has played a unique role in the upliftment of photographic paper market by bringing awareness regarding type of papers and its applications among users such as photographers, creative artists, and others. Further, sensing the requirement, there was an emergence of e-commerce platforms such as Shopify, BigCommerce, and others have started approaching their targeted customers in order to sell OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) products via their own platform. Such a trending approach towards bringing customers and businesses to one platform is gaining immense popularity which is anticipated to drive the online Sales Channel of photographic papers market.

The Asia Pacific dominates the market of Photographic Papers Market

Asia Pacific is one of the leading regions and top revenue generating region with a high number of photographic papers products.

Asia Pacific Photographic Papers Market Revenue (USD Million), 2016-2028

Asia- Pacific can be anticipated to be the largest upcoming market in the field of photography that will showcase the rise in demand for photographic papers during the forecast period. Moreover, rise in income and gradual shift of individuals towards art and creative is prompting the growth of photographic papers market. Also, owing to lucrative business opportunities for global companies within Asian market will initiate the possibilities of advertising and marketing thus amplifying the demand for photographic papers.

Global Photographic Papers Market Competitive Landscape

Global Photographic Papers Market study is moderately competitive, with a considerable number of regional and global players. These companies key strategies include growth, product improvements, and mergers and acquisitions.

Key Players

  • Kodak
  • HP
  • Epson
  • Brother
  • Hahnemuhle
  • Canson/Fila-Group
  • Fujifilm
  • HYMN
  • Fantac
  • Ifford
  • FOMA BOHEMIA
  • ADOX
  • Canon
  • Felix Scholler
  • Legion Paper Inc.
  • Sihl
  • Innova Art
  • Photo Paper Direct Ltd.
  • PermaJet
  • Rauch GmbH
  • Mitsubishi Imaging (MPM), Inc.
  • Breathing Colour

An advanced distribution network gives a competitive edge to the principal market players in Global Photographic Papers Market. Furthermore, players need to innovate continuously, to work and grow in the market, due to the quickly evolving consumer needs and choices.

Recent Developments

  • 2021 – Eastman Kodak purchased the assets of ECRM Incorporated’s CTP (computer-to-plate) device division for the graphical arts and newspaper sectors in order to boost Kodak’s position in the commercial printing industry’s CTP division.

Table of Content

  1. Introduction
    • Market Introduction
    • Market Research Methodology
      • Research Process
      • Primary Research
      • Secondary Research
      • Data Collection Technique
      • Data Sources
    • Market Estimation Methodology
      • Limitations of the Study
    • Product Picture of Photographic Papers
    • Global Photographic Papers Market: Classification
    • Geographic Scope
    • Years Considered for the Study
    • Research Methodology in brief
    • Parent Market Overview
    • Overall Photographic Papers Market Regional Demand
    • Research Programs/Design
    • Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation Approach
    • Data Source
    • Secondary Sources
    • Primary Sources
    • Primary Interviews
    • Average primary breakdown ratio
  2. Market Dynamics
    • Drivers
      • Drivers
    • Restraints
      • Restraints
    • Opportunity
      • Impact forces on market dynamics
      • Impact forces during the forecast years
    • Industry Value Chain
      • Upstream analysis
      • Downstream analysis
      • Distribution Channel
      • Direct Channel
      • Indirect Channel
    • Potential Customers
    • Manufacturing/Operational Cost Analysis
    • Pricing Analysis by Region
    • Key Technology Landscape
    • Regulatory Analysis
    • Porter’s Analysis
      • Supplier Power
      • Buyer Power
      • Substitution Threat
      • Threat from New Entry
      • Competitive Rivalry
    • PESTEL Analysis
    • Political Factors
    • Economic Factor
    • Social Factors
    • Technological Factor
    • Environmental Factors
    • Legal Factor
    • Covid-19 impact on Global Economy
    • Covid-19 impact on Photographic Papers demand
    • Post-Covid Impact on Photographic Papers Market Demand
    • Impact Analysis of Russia-Ukraine Conflict
  3. Global Photographic Papers Market Segmentation, by Volume (Kilo Tons) & Revenue (USD Billion), (2022-2030)
    • By Type
      • Matte
      • Glossy
      • Woven
      • Textured
      • Others
    • By Product
      • PE paper
      • Fine Art paper
      • Fiber based paper
      • Others
    • By Sales Channel
      • Online
      • Photo Speciality
      • Consumer Electronics
      • Convenient channel/Mass channels
  1. Global Photographic Papers Market Overview, By Region
    • North America Photographic Papers Market Volume (Kilo Tons) & Revenue (USD Billion), by Countries, (2022-2030)
      • US
        • By Type
        • By Product
        • By Sales Channel
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • Europe Photographic Papers Market Volume (Kilo Tons) & Revenue (USD Billion), by Countries, (2022-2030)
      • France
      • UK
      • Spain
      • Russia
      • Italy
      • BENELUX
    • Asia Pacific Photographic Papers Market Volume (Kilo Tons) & Revenue (USD Billion), by Countries, (2022-2030)
      • China
      • Japan
      • Australia
      • South Korea
      • India
      • ASEAN
  1. Latin America Photographic Papers Market Volume (Kilo Tons) & Revenue (USD Billion), by Countries, (2022-2030)
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Chile
  2. Middle East and Africa Photographic Papers Market Volume (Kilo Tons) & Revenue (USD Billion), by Countries, (2022-2030)
    • GCC
    • Turkey
    • South Africa
  3. Global Photographic Papers Market Revenue: Competitive Analysis, 2021
    • Key strategies by players
    • Revenue (USD Billion and %), By manufacturers, 2021
    • Player Positioning by Market Players, 2021
  4. Competitive Analysis
    • Kodak
      • Business Overview
      • Business Financials (USD Million)
      • Product Category, Type, and Specification
      • Main Business/Business Overview
      • Geographical Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Swot Analysis
    • HP
    • Epson
    • Brother
    • Hahnemuhle
    • Canson/Fila-Group
    • Fujifilm
    • HYMN
    • Fantac
    • Ifford
    • FOMA BOHEMIA
    • ADOX
    • Canon
    • Felix Scholler
    • Legion Paper Inc.
    • Sihl
    • Innova Art
    • Photo Paper Direct Ltd.
    • PermaJet
    • Rauch GmbH
    • Mitsubishi Imaging (MPM), Inc.
    • Breathing Colour
  1. Market Research Findings & Conclusion

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