Your Preference--everyday photo paper w/Canon printer, pls

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by Ralph O'Rourke, Dec 20, 2003.

  1. Which photo paper do you use for "everyday" printing?

    I'm looking for a photo paper in the$.20-.25 range (IOW, 50 for $10
    boxes) for everyday photo printing. Gloss or semi-gloss--not matte.

    So far, I found Hammermill JetPrintPhoto Soft Gloss at about 50p/$9.50
    the best for my purposes, but I continue to look for others.

    Do you use one that gives good color reproduction w/ a Canon printer?
    (specifically Canon i550)

    Ralph O'Rourke, Dec 20, 2003
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    Zol. Guest

    The Kodak Premium papers have alwayts given my excellent results - although there has been
    some reports from others that it takes a long time to dry but I find it dry`s pretty quickly
    for me ... Zol.
    Zol., Dec 20, 2003
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    jb Guest

    MY day-to-day paper choice is the Epson 8.5x11 photo paper in 100's -
    cheepest so far

    I can NOT get Kodak paper to work with my printer (s9000) and ink
    ( refill inks.... YMMV

    The colors are VERY close....

    Take care - John B - Wisconsin Cheesehead - Go Pack
    jb, Dec 20, 2003
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    rda Guest

    Some Kodak papers do not fare well with Canon inks. I have an S9000 and the
    Kodak Ultimate paper gave very poor results. The prints came out grey and
    washed out, even when using the settings suggested on the Kodak website.
    For everyday printing I like Olmec papers which are manufactured by ICI.
    rda, Dec 20, 2003
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    nobody Guest

    Use RoyalBrites High Gloss Photo Paper. You can buy a box of 150 sheets at
    Sam's Club for $19.00. I use it with my i950 and the results are
    nobody, Dec 21, 2003
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