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Canson InfinityDiscovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets)
 
4.8

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (26)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Professional weight (9)
  • Sharp tones & colors (8)
  • Bright (6)
  • Durable (6)
  • Doesn't jam (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Color photos (8)
  • Landscape/scenery (7)
  • Black & white documents (5)
  • Travel (5)
  • Family photos (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Frequent user (10), Photo enthusiast (4), Pro photographer (4), Semi-pro photographer (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (9), Business (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent way to find your favorite

By Usman Hayat

from Lahore, Pakistan

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Great Picture Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Travel
    • Weddings/Events
    • Wildlife Photos

    Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

    I was confused between a few Canson papers and this discovery pack made it easier for me to decide which one will work best for me. Just wish they had provided 2 sheets of each instead of 1. Love the Infinity Etching Rag.

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    5.0

    Nice variety of papers

    By MintM

    from New York, NY

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

    A great way to make some nice prints while testing a variety of papers; I use a Canon printer with Print Studio Pro through Photoshop. This is the second pack I've purchased, although it's only 12 sheets now (was previously 14). If you're specifying exact paper type, just be sure to download each paper's icc profiles from the Canson site.

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    5.0

    I would recommend buying this

    By Megan

    from Brooklyn New York

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Great Picture Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Fine Art

      Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

      Canson is notorious for having amazing paper for black and white quad tone ripping and a sample pack is necessary for finding the correct paper for exhibition without wasting money buying a bunch of roll paper.

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      5.0

      Very useful tool

      By Mjbphoto

      from NYC, NY

      Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

      I'm a fine art photographer and finally working on having my images professionally printed for sale to collectors and museums. Choosing the right paper is very important and having samples at home is great as a reference tools this provides that for the esteemed Canson line of papers. Plus, they are the right size to run through a personal printer to test samples. Great

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      5.0

      Nice sampling

      By ebuzz

      from NY

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

      Great sampling of various papers. Wish there were more of each in the pack, however.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Nice paper selection

      By rnstew

      from Lake Havasu City, AZ

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel
        • Weddings/Events
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

        I had heard good things about Canson paper and wanted a sample pack to be able to select which papers would be best for my photos. The discovery pack has a nice selection. I haven't tried all of the samples yet, but what I have tried has been awesome. Great colors, deep blacks. I look forward to trying them all.

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        5.0

        A variety of beautiful papers

        By Abigail

        from Riverside, CA

        About Me Photography Student

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great Picture Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Weddings/Events
          • Wildlife Photos

          Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

          I was recommended to buy this product by my professor. It has a variety of papers to experiment.

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          5.0

          Best all round Paper

          By rickyb

          from Enfield,Ct

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Great Picture Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel

            Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

            I like using the infinity packs because it gives me a chance to try what is available. Each sheet has the name of the paper on reverse side. You have all the choices of glossy thru canvas text. I have known Canson for many years and their quality is beyond compare. It is made in France and is acid free. My only con is the price, but you pay for quality, color and long life. My prints will be around much longer than myself.

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            5.0

            Well worth it

            By allinob31

            from Chicago, IL

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

            Had some questions regarding some specific details and wanted to see a more detailed example prior to investing into something that I may or may not like. Not so many places carry printed samples so this was well worth the investment.

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            5.0

            This pack makes me want to buy Canson pa

            By Rick

            from Elm Grove WI

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Great Picture Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Travel
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

              I'd heard Canson was great and had a formidable history in paper. I've printed matte-type and gloss-type already and fully intend to buy some packs in the future.

              Actually 14 sheets.

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              4.0

              Good for experimenting

              By Sue

              from Philadelphia

              Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

              I purchased this pack to try on my Canon Pro 9000 Mark II printer. The glossy papers worked better, probably because the printer doesn't have a matte black cartridge. I got good prints witty a few of the rag papers, and now I know which papers to buy in bulk. I liked the labeling on the back of each sheet and the variety of 12 different papers.

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              5.0

              Great product

              By Patrick

              from Salt Lake City, UT

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Excellent quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Fine Art Photo Printing
                • General Photo Printing

                Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

                It was very nice to try such a variety of papers for a low price. All papers in this pack are of excellent quality, and there is quite a variety; and the paper arrived in perfect condition. Additionally, profiles from Canson for my printer (Pixma Pro-10) are excellent for color accuracy and only slightly inconsistent for linearity--e.g. there is a small amount of very deep shadow clipping for some of the papers. Considering that these profiles are not specific to my particular copy of the Pro-10, I was impressed with their quality, and certainly I was able to get a good idea of what each paper is capable of producing.

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                4.0

                Great Sample back... with 14 Sheets

                By Pico One

                from NY, NY

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

                Good way to experiment with a large variety of finishes and substrates. Even better than B&H's product description, this actually comes with 14 different sheets (not 12).

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                5.0

                Even better than description

                By Picone

                from NY, NY

                Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

                Looking forward to trying all of these papers. I think worth mentioning that while B&H's product description indicates there are 12 sheets in this sample pack, my package indicates 14 different sheets. From what I can tell, the 2 addt'l sheets you also get (not described here) are:
                Rag Photographic in the 210 gsm weight, and PhotoArt HD Canvas 400 gsm.

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                5.0

                Great Testing Option

                By Ollie

                from Allendale, MI

                About Me Photography Student

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • High Quality
                • Variety

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Black and white
                  • Color Photography

                  Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

                  As a photography student printing their thesis the ability to test all these different high quality papers for a reasonably low price is invaluable. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who's looking for different paper options.

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                  4.0

                  Canson Discovery Pack - fine art papers

                  By Grafocal

                  from Puyallup, WA

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Exceptional Papers
                  • Good Documentation

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Fine Art Print Paper Eval
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Travel
                    • Wildlife Photos

                    Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

                    This is a great way to see how a high end printer will reproduce target images on Canson's Infinity papers. Canson's website had the ICC profiles for each paper and my printer, as well as recommended printer settings. I was able to determine which paper to buy more of for more detailed print testing.The only reason for 4 stars instead of 5 is that one of the paper samples listed on the package was not included, but two samples of another paper were. Not a big loss to me because the missing paper probably wouldn't have been suitable for the images I want to print. Also one sample had some damage to the finish.

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                    5.0

                    What Beautiful Papers!

                    By Scott Weaver

                    from Las Cruces, NM

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Excellent Selection
                    • Highest Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Fine art printing
                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Nude Art Images
                      • Still Life Images

                      Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

                      Samples of fourteen of Canson's outstanding papers for inkjet. Nothing can beat holding and handling papers before deciding which is best suited to a particular image. I'm so glad I have these!

                      The papers included range from super glossy, to baryta lustre, to the many world-class matte papers Canson-Infinity is celebrated for. I especially look forward to trying the watercolor papers, Aquarelle Rag 240 GSM, Aquarelle 310 GSM, and Mi Teinte 170 GSM. Comparing these to Hahnemuhle's Albrecht Durer paper was quite interesting! The subtle differences can only be appreciated when holding the papers side by side, and it's far too expensive for most of us to order full boxes of these art papers just to try them out.

                      A great selection of Canson papers, certainly among the very best available.

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                      5.0

                      How wonderful!

                      By Marshlands

                      from Michigan

                      About Me Frequent User

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Color Photos

                          Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

                          Pleased as punch anytime one of the great paper companies offers
                          a sample pack!!! Wish they would all do this :-)

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal

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                          5.0

                          Good

                          By Dave

                          from New Zealand

                          About Me Heavy Duty User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

                          Excellent way to try these papers out.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business

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                          5.0

                          Great for finding your ideal papers !!

                          By Dominic Jackson

                          from Virginia Beach, VA

                          About Me Frequent User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Bright
                          • Professional Weight
                          • Sharp Tones & Colors

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Color Photos

                            Comments about Canson Infinity Discovery Pack (8.5 x 11", Letter, 12 Sheets):

                            Great sample pack of quality papers. Used with the appropriate ICC profiles, you can see instant results in the Photoshop print module. Papers print nicely and offer fantastic tones and colors. Black and White prints are just as exceptional. This is a good pack in which to explore substrate types from this manufacturer.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal

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