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

Started Feb 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
OP GreenMountainGirl Contributing Member • Posts: 685
Re: How to get prints that are like what you see on screen

Chris R-UK wrote:

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.

I have been looking at the Canon website researching dedicated photo printers, and also checked out their papers.   Prices seem reasonable as long as stay away from specialty stuff.  I can always use the cheap paper for trial runs, etc.  I can print on both sides, which is also a savings.  But I agree - better paper just might made a noticeable difference.

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.

I will look into this.  Was looking at Spyder, but for monitor calibration.

Appreciate your suggestions.  Little by little I am learning so many things!

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