There is a lot of variety available in inkjet paper. You have plain photo paper, heavy plain paper, glossy and super glossy photo paper, matte photo
paper, business card paper, t-shirt transfer paper, the choice is endless.
Before choosing any paper, you have to think about what exactly you need. Think about what purpose you want to achieve with the inkjet paper and
then make a choice. There are certain considerations that you have to keep in mind before selecting the paper.
The first one is paper weight. The weight is measured in GSM or grams per square meter. The lightest weight of the paper is 60 GSM. For general
purpose and for use in photocopiers, a laser and inkjet printer, the ideal weight is 80 GSM. There are heavier weight inkjet papers available too. These
have weights from 90 to upto125 GSM. It is always advisable to check if your printer has the capacity to take a paper of that thickness.
The second consideration is style. When we say style it means the variance in brightness. This type of paper is used for documents or presentation
pages that need single side printing. It is usually expensive but worth the expenses.
The last consideration is high resolution, photographic inkjet paper. This photo paper is best used when you want to print a picture. The two types in it
are glossy and matte.
Glossy photo paper is most commonly used these days. It appears more high quality and the photos printed on it are more eye-appealing. This is
because of certain qualities it possesses. Glossy photo paper has a shiny surface. It also makes colors appear more vibrant. It also reflects light better.
It is the ideal choice if you want to print photographs.
Matte photo paper is best suited for text printing. Printing an office document or letter and matte paper should be your choice. The reason for this is
that it is less shiny and thus does not produce too much glare. This makes it easier for a person to read what is written without stressing the eyes.
Semi matte photo paper is available too which can