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Does the picture quality also depend on what...

by dat1asiandude / April 11, 2006 10:51 AM PDT

photo paper you print it out of? Because I printed the pictures with the same setting set, and this one picture looks different than the one I took even though it's on the same setting.

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Picture Quality
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / April 11, 2006 1:20 PM PDT

The brand of paper makes a difference.
The finish on the paper (glossy, simi-glossy, mat, silk, etc) makes a difference.

In most cases......using the paper recommended by the printer manufacturer will produce the best photos for that particular printer.

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agreed, another factor might be
by OneIJack / April 12, 2006 10:26 AM PDT
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your printer nozzle might need cleaning. I've had that problem once. Best suggestion would be to have it printed professionally. Bunch of sites now offer reproductions at really cheap prices. Their paper, ink and printing process will make the picture last longer. You'll notice within 1 to 2 years, your self printed photos will fade if it's kept out in the open but not so much if it's not exposed to air.

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