Best papers for the Canon iX Series
Top Recommended Papers for The Canon iX Series
While all of the papers on this page are an excellent choice for your printer, these few are definite winners that will make you happy and will work well for many projects.
Most discussed and rated paper
for the Canon iX Series: Polar Gloss Metallic 255 Paper
for the Canon iX Series: 68lb. UltraPro Satin
for the Canon iX Series: 68lb. UltraPro Gloss 2.0
for the Canon iX Series: 60lb. Polar Matte
Best Fine Art
for Canon iX Series: 60lb. Polar Matte
Photographic Satin / Luster Papers for Canon iX Series
UltraPro Satin 4.0 looks and feels just like traditional photo lab paper. It features an elegant satin finish that compliments any photo subject. UltraPro is bright white, which helps produce higher contrast and deeper blacks.
Polar Luster Metallic 255
Your images will take on a brilliant, almost luminescent quality. Everything from airplanes to flowers will look bold, more saturated, more intense. Discover for yourself why Red River Paper's photo metallic papers are the choice of professionals and enthusiasts around the world.
Polar Luster Metallic is related to Polar Gloss Metallic 255. The difference is that this paper has a luster texture similar.
Photographic Glossy & Coated Papers for Canon iX Series
UltraPro Gloss 2.0 looks and feels just like traditional photo lab paper. UltraPro is a resin coated, photobase inkjet paper with a brilliant white finish. Print bright colors and ultra sharp details on virtually any inkjet printer, including ones that use pigment inks. Bright white papers are particularly good at reproducing deep blacks and higher contrast. You will see a wider color gamut as well as smoother tonal transitions.
Polar Gloss Metallic 255 Paper
Polar Gloss Metallic is a truly unique inkjet paper that closely matches the look of photo lab metallic prints. Polar Gloss Metallic features the same aspects as its lab equivalent - a high gloss finish and a pearlescent base stock that yields an elegant iridescence in your images.
60lb. Pecos River Gloss is one of a kind in North America - a super smooth pigment and dye friendly high gloss with a plain paper back. It works wonderfully as a note card, greeting, portfolio, or part of your business presentation. Plain paper on the back means you can print text and light graphics on the inside of your cards.
The medium / light weight 42lb. Pecos River Gloss is a great low cost premium glossy paper. You can use it for every day printing needs or special projects where you need premium quality printing and a light weight stock.
Matte Photographic Papers for Canon iX Series
60lb. Polar Matte single-sided raises the bar for imaging excellence. Polar features a beautiful soft white printing surface with outstanding ink holdout capabilities. Polar Matte is totally acid-free and its heavy 60lb. weight makes it desirable for all high-quality photo imaging including portraits and greeting cards.
60lb. Polar Matte Double-sided
60lb. Polar Matte double-sided raises the bar for imaging excellence. Polar features a beautiful soft white printing surface with outstanding ink holdout capabilities. Polar Matte is totally acid-free and its heavy 60lb. weight makes it desirable for all high-quality photo imaging including portraits and greeting cards.
47lb. Red River Premium Matte has a smooth, bright white finish that produces brilliant color and sharp detail on any inkjet printer.
50lb. Premium Matte Double-sided
50lb. Red River Premium Matte has a smooth, bright white finish that produces brilliant color and sharp detail on any inkjet printer. Printable on both sides, this paper offers the perfect balance between heavy and light weight papers. Ideal for photography, portfolios, business presentations and much more.
26lb. ColorJet - Matte Photo Paper
This light-weight paper will surprise you with its ability to print brilliant color and detail to equal Epson's 26lb. Photo Quality InkJet Paper. This sheet is perfect for comping and practice work where a quality paper is required.
Fine Art Photographic Papers for Canon iX Series
Made using refined 100% cotton, Aurora Art Natural brings elegance, warmth, and nuance to your photography and art prints. This acid-free paper features a pleasing natural white tone and semi-smooth surface.
Made using fine 100% cotton rag content, Aurora White offers the look and feel of fine art paper. This Aurora features a brighter white shade for crisp color tones, semi-smooth surface, an acid-free base stock and coating.
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Don McGehe - 10/24/2014
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