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What lab, in combination with papers they offer, are the best for printing your black-and-white images? I tested eight papers and four U.S. labs and wrote a blog post reviewing the results, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. I'd love to flesh out my review based on your experiences.

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closed as not constructive by jrista Aug 17 '11 at 19:33

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Not that there's anything wrong with linking to a blog post, but sounds like you've already written a pretty great answer — I'd love to see your results summarized and posted as an answer to your own question here! –  mattdm Aug 7 '11 at 16:07
    
A friend of mine points out that the question here is really not specifically the paper they use but the paper + ink + printer + process each lab uses, which they usually present simply as a choice of papers. –  mattdm Aug 7 '11 at 18:26
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I don't know if "best" can be determined on stack exchange for this question. It is a matter of tastes, style, and opinion. Your blog post is a fantastic start. I know you are looking for more opinions, but how will you choose the "best" answer? –  dpollitt Aug 9 '11 at 16:31
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This is really sounds like more of a discussion than a Q&A. You might have better luck logging into our chat (see the chat box to the right) and discussing it real-time there. I'm not really sure there is much more that can be gleaned for your blog post in this particular forum. –  jrista Aug 16 '11 at 4:21