Sponsor Message:
Aviation Photography Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
300DPI..how To Calculate..?  
User currently offlineFlame From Ireland, joined Feb 2001, 21 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 7 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1700 times:

Hi Guys / Gals;

Can anyone help me with this one please, I do not know how to save or send a picture file at 300DPI after taking the pic with my digital camera. Now, I know that this may be a dumb question to ask ..but can anyone help me at all. I am using a Olympus C3040 Zoom, which BTW is giving me superb results.

Also, I see that airliners.net prefers to accept 1024X768, can I send pics in different sizes.

Hopefully these are not stupid questions, but the 300DPI has me flumaxed

TIA


5 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineFlame From Ireland, joined Feb 2001, 21 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 7 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1646 times:

Sorry about this guys...but can anyone help with this one

User currently offlinePlanenut From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2001, 107 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 7 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1635 times:

In your imaging software you should have the option to save the photo at what ever dpi you want. I use adobe Elements this has the option to set the dpi when I crop a image, I do this a 96dpi because this is what most screens are.

As for the size airliners.net require, if you send your photos in at a differnt size they are likely to get rejected.

The 1024X768 is what size most screen are.

One question why do you want to save it at 300dpi?

This photo I took was saved at 96dpi:


Click for large version
Click here for full size photo!

Photo © Steven Fleuty



Steve (G.B)  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


User currently offlineStaffan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 7 months 4 days ago) and read 1632 times:

It doesn't matter at what resolution (dpi) you save a photo as, unless it's for printing. For uploading a photo to a.net it is the total amount of pixels across the photo that should be 1024, if it's 10,40,65,72 or 100 dpi doesn't matter, since they will all look the same on the screen. Most monitors show photos at 72 dpi.
Most photo software has a feature to resize the photo, for uploading to a.net simply set the width to 1024 pixels. If you want to have it at 300 dpi for some reason, there should be a feature to resample the image, there you choose 300dpi and it should work out fine.

Hope this helps,

Staffan


User currently offlineT prop From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 1028 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1619 times:

I was wondering the same thing.

I was contacted by a company requesting the use of one of my pictures.
I sent the image to them as an attachment to an E mail, they got back to me and asked if I could resend it at 300dpi so that they would be able to print it.

Back to photo shop I went, to image size and the box that has resolution, I changed it from 72 to 300 pixels per inch.
Well the image becomes huge, so I resized it back to original and I noticed that the image looks the same as the 72pixel per inch version.
What I'm thinking now is when I went to 300dpi and resized the image back down (that file is to huge to e-mail) is it really still 300dpi?
Sorry if I sound like I don't know what I'm doing, I'm what you might call a computer neanderthal.

Anyway, I took my photoshop results and e-mailed the company back, this time attaching the picture in a zip file. They contacted me today with a link (it didn't work) to the press release they were planning to use the photo in. I don't know if they ended up using the photo or not. If they didn't it may be because I'm doing somthing wrong when I try to send these images. If I am and anyone could point me in the right direction I would be most grateful.

If I sound like I don't know what I'm doing it's probably because I'm what you might call a computer neanderthal. Oh well, I'm getting it slowly.

T prop.


User currently offlineFlame From Ireland, joined Feb 2001, 21 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (12 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1596 times:

Many thanks for the assistance and advice, the main reason I ask about the 300DPI..is exactly the reason "T-Prop" was stating...most publications require a pic as a "30DDPI" file to print from.

Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
How To Tame Contrast.. posted Sun Jan 4 2009 14:25:10 by Flight
How To Calibrate My Monitor? posted Fri Sep 19 2008 07:32:52 by Dreamliner84
How To Determine Landing Runway At MSP? posted Sat Aug 30 2008 00:10:03 by Jawed
How To Make Photos Small Enough For Upload posted Sat Aug 16 2008 13:02:55 by 76794p
How To Put Pictures On Airliners posted Mon Aug 11 2008 17:54:28 by Indyzachn224wn
How To Appeal An Image? posted Sat Aug 9 2008 09:18:23 by Yyzpics
How To Upload A Photo posted Fri Aug 8 2008 10:18:54 by Pcaceres
How To Edit This Picture? posted Sun Aug 3 2008 00:12:27 by Neophyte
Rejections- How To Avoid? posted Thu Jul 31 2008 17:57:56 by CaptainStefan
How To Get Premission To Spot At MTJ posted Mon Jul 21 2008 20:58:03 by 76794p