Question: Do You Need Special Paper To Print Photos?

Thicker paper is usually preferred for printing photos from an inkjet printer.

You ll have a more traditional photo feel, similar to the photos you receive from a photo lab, and thicker paper is more durable.

Thickness is most often measured in mil and most inkjet photo papers are between 7 and 10 mil.

Which paper is best for photo printing?

Without further ado, here are the best inkjet papers that you could buy for your printer now.

  • Our Pick: Canon Photo Paper Pro Platinum.
  • CanonInk Photo Paper Plus Glossy II 8.5″ x 11″
  • HP Sprocket Photo Paper (for HP Sprocket Portable Photo printer)
  • HP Premium Plus Photo Paper Glossy.
  • HP Photo Paper Advanced Glossy.

Does photo paper make a difference?

This has to do with the difference in structure between plain and photo paper. Plain printer paper is uncoated meaning that when you print saturated images the surface cannot contain the ink and bleeds to the other side. As a result, you get wave like shapes and the lack of finish makes the image appear dull.

Can regular printers print on photo paper?

Most modern computer printers have the option of using photo paper. This type of paper is made for printing high-quality photos from your personal printer. You can buy photo paper at any place that regular printer paper is sold, or from the manufacture of your printer.

What is photo quality paper?

Photo Paper Quality

The quality of photo paper is measured in colour range, archival properties, instant dry-to-touch and other factors of quality. It is the ‘receiving layer’ that determines it. This chemical layer is designed to receive the huge amounts of ink laid by the printer during the printing process.