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> i know this is a camera group, but i figure photographers know best
> about their prints. am i wrong?
There are a number of choices. I happen to like Epson printers, but there
are other printer manufacturers, such as Canon, whose products are
excellent. I generally print two images per letter size sheet, and spiral
bind related images into booklets. The ink and paper cost is about 25 cents
per image. I like having more control over the final image as well as the
But the best printer may be no printer at all. You may find that getting
drugstore quality prints wastes more ink and paper, and is more challenging
and less fun than you thought it would be. If you have convenient access to
1 hour digital photo printing, you may find it economical and convenient to
have 4x6's printed there. WalMart, for example, does 4x6's for 24 cents
each. Or you may have snapfish.com or ofoto.com do them. The quality is
good, and the prints last the same as conventional photos.