How to get prints that are like what you see on screen

Started Feb 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
Chris R-UK
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Re: How to get prints that are like what you see on screen
In reply to GreenMountainGirl, Feb 20, 2013

GreenMountainGirl wrote:

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My printer is a Canon, and I do use only the Canon ink. However, never heard of Canon paper. I use house brand paper from Staples, and no profile is available for it. I do make sure I select the correct paper type. What are the devices for calibrating the printer combinations?

That is probably your problem right there - using cheap paper from Staples.  Canon make photo paper for their printers so get some of that and see how it works.

By selecting the correct paper I mean selecting the name of the paper, not just whether it is matte or glossy.

I think that the top of the range Spyder will do printer profiles and Colormonkey also has something.  So companies will also do profiles for you, especially if you buy their paper.

Try out some Canon paper and see what happens.  That might solve your problem.

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