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STEMI_RN

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Photo Paper advice
« on: September 20, 2013, 10:43:47 PM »
I just bought a Canon Pixma Pro-100 thanks to the incredibly good deal post rebate (printer and paper cost me $80) and I'm looking for some advice/suggestions on paper.  I had to buy a 50 sheet pack of Canon SG-201 Semigloss 13"x19". So far, I like it for everyday printing.  I'm looking for something a little higher quality for gallery quality prints.  (mostly landscape/nature. Not a lot of portraits)  Don't mind spending the money for $3 a sheet for really fine paper. What can everybody recommend.  Also if anybody has any recommendations to replace the canon paper for a little less money, I'm open to those suggestions too.

Thanks for the help.
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Photo Paper advice
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Re: Photo Paper advice
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2013, 10:49:33 PM »
I use Epson printers and pretty much do everything on Ultra Premium Lustre 260.

But I can't recommend getting some sample packs highly enough, I had great fun trying loads and playing with printer profiles before settling for the Premium that came highly recommended from several sources.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/search?Ntt=sample+packs+photo+paper&N=0&InitialSearch=yes&sts=ma&Top+Nav-Search=
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Re: Photo Paper advice
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2013, 10:56:29 PM »
+1 on the sample packs.  For a top quality paper I use Museum Etching, sold by Canon and Hahnemuhle.

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Re: Photo Paper advice
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2013, 11:47:36 PM »
All my printing is done with Museo Paper, Portfolio Rag, Silver Rag & Fine Art, they do cut sheet in most sizes, I use cut sheet but also Rolls as I print on an Epson 4900. Excellent paper, much better than the Canon/Epson Papers I feel, but it is more expensive.
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Re: Photo Paper advice
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2013, 04:49:38 AM »
Its fun and exciting checking out papers.
Enjoy this and you will find "your" kind of paper.
My favorites: Hahnemühle Fine Art Baryta 350g/sqm; Tecco, the 300g Baryta, Glossy the Epson papers are good with my Epson.

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Re: Photo Paper advice
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2013, 04:49:38 AM »