Dye versus Pigment Ink Printers. Dye versus Pigment Ink Printers Not too long ago, only a few exotic desktop inkjet printers used pigment ink.
But now that new pigment based models from Canon and HP have joined the lineup of pigment printers resulting from Epson's pioneering efforts, the choice of dye versus pigment ink has become increasingly unavoidable for those shopping for a new printer. If this might include you, which type of ink should you go with? Traditional dye-based printers use water-soluble colored liquids to render an image on paper. Photo Finish Options. We offer the following print finishes: * Glossy * Matte * Lustre * Metallic Glossy finish is the shiny, rich-looking paper most people are traditionally used to.
It tends to show fine detail better, but also shows fingerprints better. Matte finish is a highly textured print finish that resists fingerprints and scratches. Help - What is lustre finish? Lustre prints offer the best of both worlds: the color saturation of glossy the fingerprint resistance of matte without the glare associated with glossy. Below, both the lustre (bride) and glossy (Darth Maul) prints look good in the absence of glare. But when the angle changes, glare is far more evident on the glossy print (right): 4xD Prints. Designs - Tutorials - SB-28 in a Softbox. Digital Learning Center.