I have tried everything I can think of in the settings but no matter what printer settings I use it appears the printer starts printing before feeding the paper through (there are ink marks on the reare) and then leaves a large unprinted section. Any Ideas or help would be appreciated. It also does the same if I try multiple photos on one sheet.
I have already tried loads of different settings within the software, powered off etc., also tried printing from 2 different laptops and 2 android phones using the apps still does the same.
Starting with the assumption that you know what you are doing - that is, you have done all this before (same paper, same photos, same settings), and it's worked as expected, the likely culprit: the printer needs maintenance.
Known printer solutions here, presented in the order to be considered / completed:
In printer settings for the job, back off on the Print Quality setting - Use "Normal" as opposed to "Best"
What about the Aspect Ratio?
The shape and size of the image must fit the shape and size of the paper.
This means that some photos are not going to fit on the paper the way you expect.
Leave that thought for now; it is worth considering if (for example) a sample photo prints oddly on plain paper.
The paper MIGHT be the culprit.
Paper might be too damp (yes, that is a thing), curled, too thin or too thick.
The surface of the paper might be unacceptable (printer will accept most high-grade brands but still might have trouble with certain not-HP paper surfaces types (matte, glossy, and the odd "semi-gloss" for which there is perhaps no "setting").
The paper must be within the weight limitations supported by the printer.
Plain Paper, HP Photo Papers, HP Matte Brochure or Professional Paper, HP Matte Presentation Paper, HP Glossy Brochure or Professional Paper, Other Photo Inkjet Papers, Other Matte Inkjet Papers, Other Glossy Inkjet Papers, Thick Plain Paper, Light/Recycled Plain Paper, HP Tri-fold Brochure Paper, Glossy
Media weight supported (metric)
60 to 105 g/m² (plain); 220 to 280 g/m² (photo); 75 to 90 g/m² (envelope); 163 to 200 g/m² (card)
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