You may not be satisfied with the results of images printed from the census.
The size of the original census ledgers (probably about 11 X 17 inches or larger) has been squeezed down to a small image that you can only print on 8 1/2 X 11 inch paper. You won't be able to see your person(s) without a magnifying glass!
The best way to preserve the image is to save it onto a computer or a flash drive.
To save an image from Ancestry or HeritageQuest: