A:AnswerAll HP Photosmart printers will print excellent photos with the included ink cartridges. However, some models have optional photo cartridges that can be used to increase the range of colors that the printer can print, which results in even higher quality photos.
Without knowing which exact HP Photosmart printer you are working with, I am not able to supply more specific information. However, you can rest assured that your printer will still print excellent photos even without an optional photo cartridge.
A:AnswerThe black ink cartridges are 'photo' black and 'standard' black. The photo black ink is more expensive and is intended for the black areas of photographs. Standard black is used for text and simple images.
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