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What steps should I be taking specifically for print when shooting?

I am basing my answer on this I envision as a book in the end. So my first recommendation is beyond the technical elements you are asking for. 1. Frame a bit wider than the frame you like. A printed ...
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How can I keep an inkjet printer in good shape when I won't be around for half a year?

It sounds like keeping this printer alive is a burden that you don't even want to put on the shoulders of somebody else. Instead, use the situation to your advantage and the person taking care of your ...
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How can I make silver gelatin prints from an inkjet printer?

You can make a contact print from a negative transparency printed on an inkjet printer. Invert the colors of your scanned image. Print at the desired size on transparency paper. In a dark room, lay ...
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How can I make silver gelatin prints from an inkjet printer?

Silver gelatin prints can only be made on paper that is photosensitive. Such papers are exposed by light, either shining through a negative or projected by a light emitting digital printer. Just like ...
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Will Ink Cartridges Bought in UK Work on a Canon Pixma Pro 100 Printer Bought in the USA?

I talked to Canon rep from my country who told me that the printers remember the first ink tanks..doesnt matter if they come from USA or EU market or Asian. They all have diff numbers that are stored ...
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Best way to avoid print head clogging when not using printer?

I don't know specifically for the Pro-10, but I know that if I leave my Pro-1 on, it automatically moves the ink a bit periodically anyway to avoid clogged heads. I don't print anything on it ...
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Edit an image's data so that a digital camera can read it

jpeg is a container format like tiff, and the mpeg formats so there are various options which probably aren't implemented in ...
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How can I keep an inkjet printer in good shape when I won't be around for half a year?

Ink dries. Small air/ink channels can clog when ink dries. Printer dots (and therefore nozzles) are really small. That's pretty much the reasoning behind having to constantly use an inkjet printer to ...
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How to most accurately print a physical picture?

I do not mean to be rude, but I will be flat honest. Your expectations are unreal. even the tiniest micro details to show What is micro for you? Most of the texture you see at a "magnifying glass" ...
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How can I make silver gelatin prints from an inkjet printer?

They are completely different and unrelated technologies, so you can't do this. The closest you would be able to get with an inkjet printer would be to convert your printer to use 'pigment' inks if ...
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What steps should I be taking specifically for print when shooting?

Steps in Camera Just make the picture. Consider using JPG because JPG is a standard format between devices like cameras and printers. RAW isn't. But in general, the main thing to do with the camera is ...
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Paper recommendation for 1200 dpi print?

Typically, finely printed details are created with photo lithography. The source image is created at a larger scale than the final image to reduce the effects of mechanical tolerances. The larger ...
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Why is the photo printer Canon SELPHY CP800 unable to display and print JPG photos edited in GIMP?

When exporting the photo as JPG open the "advanced settings" in the export dialogue windows. Untick the "progressive" check box. This solved the problem for me. Here's a (german) ...
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Which one to buy to print photos at home: photo printer or inkjet printer?

There are many good inkjet printers that will produce good results. I think this site would like questions that are slightly longer lived than a specific recommendation of a brand or model number, and ...
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Is there an hack that could allow me to print with only Cyan using my RGB printer?

There are two possible ways of doing it in Photoshop: using CMYK mode of printer using RGB mode of printer Either can be unsupported depending on the model. Using CMYK: convert to BW using any ...
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Cheap way to calibrate printer

My experience is that when using a printer with OEM ink, the readily-available paper profiles are quite good. If you're seeing poor results I would review the process you're following to print -- from ...
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Do all iterations of Canon's Selphy dedicated photo printer series use the same printing engine?

I can't answer as to the internals of the Canon Selphy printers, however they all print via Dye-Sublimation process. This uses a thermal print head, with the degree of heat translating to how much ink ...
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What printing solution will best provide me with high quality, archival prints with a consistent workflow?

Color Calibration and Color Profiles The poor results you note are likely the result of not using a color calibrated workflow. To obtain consistent results, you should color calibrate your output ...
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How to most accurately print a physical picture?

For high quality prints of artwork photography is the first step in the reproduction workflow. It is a specialized field that, when done properly, requires extensive and fairly expensive equipment to ...
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How can I keep an inkjet printer in good shape when I won't be around for half a year?

You could turn the printer off, make sure that the head is properly parked and the printer is not placed in too warm and dry place. When you come back, run cleaning and unclog it. The wasted ink ...
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Canon pro pixma 100s borderless prints with borders

What should I do to remove these borders? Use a razor and straightedge, or purchase a paper trimmer.
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Canon pro pixma 100s borderless prints with borders

I also own this printer. You basically have 2 options in the Canon Print Studio Pro Software that is supplied: Print with the option borderless on the layout tab. Note: This will give you borderless ...
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How to most accurately print a physical picture?

“Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” – Lewis Carroll - Alice in Wonderland. Photographing artwork and making a faithful reproduction is a most difficult task. ...
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How do I prevent my Canon Selphy CP1300 from cropping my photos without getting a big border?

Use the editor in the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY mobile app. Cropping in the app's editor will not crop the image file in your camera roll. When you've selected the image and are at the Print button ...
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Location Of Canon Paper ICC Profiles On Mac El-Capitan

Though @John's answer is fantastic for finding all *.icc files, the problem with the Canon driver's *.icc profiles is that they ...
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Location Of Canon Paper ICC Profiles On Mac El-Capitan

Let me help you a bit for future... On a UNIX-based system, there's a handy little utility known as "find" which can be used to search the file system for patterns. So, for example: ...
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What printing solution will best provide me with high quality, archival prints with a consistent workflow?

There are so many ways to go about this! But, let's start with labs. In the US, I prefer using mpix, which is the consumer subdivision of Miller's. They use chromogenic prints, which I've found to ...
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Does the black ink in Dye Based Printers always smudge or will a more expensive one not cause this issue...?

Some printers smudge less when printed in highest quality (vs default fast print), as it lays the ink in more precise economic layers. Pitch black typically uses ink heavily unlike dark gray. If you ...
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What causes blotchy printing on a dye-sub (ribbon) printer

Most common causes: Dirty printhead Wrinkles or creases in media that cause media to lift away from printhead
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What causes blotchy printing on a dye-sub (ribbon) printer

Looks like the printer may have been dropped and the head isn't aligned proper now.
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