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Color from monitor to printer isn't the same.

I use adobe photoshop to edit my photos. When I get the color just right on photoshop and print the color on the photo changes. Highlights and shadows are not the same as what I adjusted on photoshop. How do I fix this?

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Go to your printer properties and play around with the options you are given. You may find an option for paper quality: photo paper, print quality in which you can choose from the options from economical to best printing to photo printing. This may solve the highlights and shadows if your printer is set to print regular business copies.

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