A: First you have to decide whether you want a printer with media-card slots or a PictBridge port. It's important to be aware, too, that photo paper gives the best results; and if you plan to print a lot of photos, you might want to consider buying a dedicated unit--either a snapshot printer or a high-end photo inkjet.
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