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03-20-2004, 04:47 PM
I have a HP 932c printer. and have been using the HP premium paper for photos.
i will eventually get a proper printer for printing pictures but for now this is all i have.

not bad but i was wondering if this is the best. what paper have you had teh best results from and do you think you need to stick with the brand of your printer for you paper?
HP printer - HP paper

Lee Yuan Sheng
03-20-2004, 04:56 PM
Are Ilford papers available in your area? I've seen some really nice results from them, and have a couple of friends who swear by them.

03-20-2004, 05:03 PM
wow, i used to use Ilfor B&W paper during my darkroom days. they ahd the best photo paper as far as i was concerned but i didnt know they did inkjet paper.

I'll have to look into it at my local Henry's Photo store.

Just checked it out and look! (canadian prices)

Lee Yuan Sheng
03-20-2004, 05:27 PM
Eh, link doesn't work. Anyway, the ones that I've seen are on the Smooth Gloss and Smooth Pearl paper.

Jason Dunn
03-20-2004, 05:47 PM
I tend to use Epson and Canon paper myself - been meaning to try out some Ilford paper, heard very good things about it...

03-20-2004, 06:36 PM
I use Kodak Premium High Gloss with my HP Photosmart 7550.

04-17-2004, 03:55 AM
I use Kodak Premium High Gloss with my HP Photosmart 7550.

Almost similar, I have Kodak Premium paper or HP Premium Paper with my HP Photosmart 7760!

Jason Dunn
04-17-2004, 10:56 PM
I bought this big 50 pack of IBM 4x6 photo paper many months ago, and I'm still using it - I know, you're thinking "IBM? What the heck?" - but the paper is quite good. It's not "hyper glossy" like some others, so it results in more subtle prints. I quite like it. :-)

I have SO much photo paper it's sick. :lol:

James Fee
04-17-2004, 11:40 PM
I use http://www.redriverpaper.com with my Canon and Epson printers. The Kodak paper has gotten very poor reviews over the past year on most digital websites so I've stayed away from it. The Canon/Epson paper always gets the highest reviews of the common available brands across the country and the Red River stuff is just as good.

04-22-2004, 02:57 PM
I picked up some Ilford Smooth Gloss Paper at Sams Club the other day. 100 sheets of 8 1/2 x 11 for $24.

This is every bit as good (if not better) than the Canon Premium at 3 times the cost for my Canon I960 printer.

Wish I could get it in 4x6 size as cheaply.

I've had no luck with Kodak or HP paper on this printer. Someone told me the Epson paper works well but I haven't tried it.