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Best papers for the Canon iX Series

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • All Red River Paper inkjet papers are compatible with the Canon iX Series
  • This page shows papers most likely to "tickle the fancy" of photo enthusiasts
  • ICC profiles for Red River papers are available
  • Sheets from 4x6 to 13x19 for Canon iX Series use

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
Best Satin for the Canon iX Series: 68lb. UltraPro Satin
Best Glossy for the Canon iX Series: 68lb. UltraPro Gloss 2.0
Best Matte 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

68lb. UltraPro Satin details/order  

667 Reviews

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 details/order  

15 Reviews

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

68lb. UltraPro Gloss 2.0 details/order  

298 Reviews

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 details/order  

832 Reviews

Polar Pearl Metallic is a truly unique inkjet paper that closely matches the look of photo lab metallic prints. Polar Pearl 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 details/order  

279 Reviews

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.

42lb. Pecos River Gloss details/order  

5 Reviews

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 details/order  

492 Reviews

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 details/order  

131 Reviews

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. Premium Matte details/order  

95 Reviews

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 details/order  

94 Reviews

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 details/order  

19 Reviews

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

Aurora Art Natural 250® details/order  

No reviews yet.

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.

Aurora Art White 250® details/order  

2 Reviews

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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I have used the card stock papers for printing cards. I am into my second or third order. The service has been excellent and my cards are appreciated by the people who receive them. I am now getting request to make my cards and photos available for purchase.
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Joel Grimes
Advertising and commercial photographer
"I use Red River Ultra Pro Satin paper to print images because it beautifully handles the subtle highlight tones while retaining excellent detail in the shadow areas. "
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