When to use Photo Black vs. Matte Black Inks

A number of photo inkjet printers use two different primary black inks – Photo Black or Matte Black. Each is optimized for a certain type of inkjet media. Use Photo Black for glossy photo paper, satin and luster photo papers papers. Some fine art media like fiber based baryta also require the use of Photo Black inks. You will use Matte Black inks for cotton fine art and matte inkjet media. Matte papers are usually smooth and...

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