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I cannot get my Canon Pixma MG7520 to print the color I am

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I cannot get my Canon Pixma MG7520 to print the color I am seeing on my Mac; the photos are either too saturated or, when I adjust the image on my IMac, to adjust, I'm still not happy, and using up a lot of ink.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Electronics Pete replied 8 months ago.

Hi Kathryn,

What software are you using on the Mac?

Also, what version of OS X are you using?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
OS X El Capitan Version 10.11.5 and I am using Photos
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Waiting for an answer, thanks
Expert:  Electronics Pete replied 8 months ago.

Ok, have you got the latest print drivers installed from the Canon website?

Does adjusting your display's color or brightness to more closely match the printer's output help in this matter?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
OK: I just downloaded all the print drivers offered on the website and printed out a selection of different pictures that included greens in one, blues in another, and a couple face pictures. It is definitely better, but I do have to increase the saturation on the screen to get the print to look right. I just print from the Photos software> I do not use their fancy Image Garden program, because I have never been able to figure it out.
Expert:  Electronics Pete replied 8 months ago.

Does adjusting your display's color or brightness to more closely match the printer's output help at all?