donder10
Topic Author
Posts: 6945
Joined: Sun Oct 21, 2001 5:29 am

DPI Format?

Mon Apr 25, 2005 11:12 pm

Hi,
I've had a request for a photo in a format of 300DPI but can't say that I'm too clued up on what this equates to in terms of image quality.Is there a formula involving DPI and image size?Is 300DPI roughly the standard for a print?
Thanks a lot,Alex
 
redfox
Posts: 170
Joined: Sun Sep 21, 2003 8:56 pm

RE: DPI Format?

Tue Apr 26, 2005 2:31 am

Alex,

The information that you have been supplied may be partial, DPI stands for Dots Per Inch so to translate into pixels x pixels we need a size. A standard 6 x 4 photograph at 300dpi would require 6 x 300 and 4 x 300 size image. 1800 x 1200 size photograph would equal 6 x 4 at 300dpi.

Hope this helps

Stephen Fox

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos