Canon USA, Ilford Sponsor Try My Photo Campaign Offering Free Inkjet Prints

Canon USA, Ilford Sponsor Try My Photo Campaign Offering Free Inkjet Prints


Avon, CT—Ilford America, a developer and manufacturer of professional-quality media for inkjet printing and color photographic processes, has partnered with Canon USA on the new Try My Photo campaign, a limited-time offer exclusive to U.S. residents that will allow them to see one of their favorite images printed on Ilford Galerie media using select Canon Pixma Pro series printers.

To demonstrate the printing capabilities of its inkjet printers, Canon has selected Ilford Galerie Smooth Pearl paper on which to produce the free 8.5×11-inch print. The Galerie line is gear for professional and enthusiast photographers looking for a universal inkjet photo paper that’s compatible with all high-end inkjet printers on the market. Galerie Smooth Pearl is a high-density nanoporous paper engineered to deliver an instant drying pearl surface.

To take advantage of this opportunity to get a free photo print, photographers can upload a JPEG file via The free prints will be produced on both the Canon Pixma Pro9000 Mark II and Pixma Pro9500 Mark II professional inkjet photo printers, and mailed to the recipient. There’s a limit of one print per household.

“Canon USA has long been a great partner for us here at Ilford, and we look forward to helping photographers produce superb photographic prints through this new campaign,” said Tim Maher, president of Ilford America, Inc. “The Try My Photo campaign presents photographers of all levels with a unique opportunity to view their favorite images on a choice of professional printers. I’m confident that the prints they receive on our Galerie media, produced on the latest Canon professional inkjet printers, will really blow them away.”

Each print comes with information explaining exactly how the image was printed, so photographers can replicate the results using their Canon printer at home. To ensure accurate reproduction of their images in home printing, photographers can also download free ICC profiles from Ilford’s website at

In addition to Galerie Smooth Pearl, Ilford’s Galerie range includes: Gold Fibre Silk, Smooth Gloss, and Smooth Lustre Duo media. and