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Better way to conserve ink?

So i recently chatted with the Lexmark techs and found out (according to them) that there is no way for me to print black and white photos using the black ink cartridge only. I am finding that when i select "best quality" and print like a 5x7 photo, I am losing almost 1/4th of my color cartridge. All of that for a measly 5x7 photo? Does anyone have any advice? Am I possibly not setting the appropriate options or did i receive a super crappy printer when it comes to photo printing. I mean I realize it's kind of lower quality, but never had I imagined I'd be running through color ink so quickly. Any suggestions would be helpful. Thansk so much guys!

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Sad but true. This is how printer mfgrs make their money...selling ink.

It's cheaper to take your photos on a memory card or CD to CVS Pharmacy and have them printed

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