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by KingWide
Mon Sep 20, 2004 8:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Used Canon EF 500mm F/4,5L
Replies: 1
Views: 4162

RE: Used Canon EF 500mm F/4,5L

I've seen these for about £2.5 - 3K in the UK. A very good lens of it's time but quite old now and will be nearing the point at which Canon will stop providing service for it [7 years after production ceases]. Sharpness is good but the lens suffers from being f4.5 which means it won't <acronym title...

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by KingWide
Fri Sep 10, 2004 10:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Your Opinions: Why Was This Pic Rejected?
Replies: 28
Views: 5291

RE: Your Opinions: Why Was This Pic Rejected?

That is the text for BadMotiv not BadAngle. We use badMotiv in this case for a picture which shows no apparent motive for taking it. In this case, the view in question isn't particularly interesting [it's just a window shot showing the wing] and there is nothing really exciting about the background....

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by KingWide
Wed Sep 08, 2004 8:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon Telephotos
Replies: 17
Views: 1936

RE: Canon Telephotos

I have the 3000 F4L <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> and the 500 F4 L <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym>. Eveything Colin says is true. Although the 500 F4 only weighs about 3 kilos owing to a magne...

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by KingWide
Wed Aug 18, 2004 5:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 30+ Degree Of Climb?! - Please Explain This Photo
Replies: 76
Views: 7624

RE: 30+ Degree Of Climb?! - Please Explain This Photo

Ben, I pulled the shot because I don't believe the shot serves any purpose other then to encourage people to get involved in the very negative debate seen in this thread. I put my shots on here to be viewed and enjoyed and I feel that when this kind of thread starts up that I really want to be no pa...

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by KingWide
Wed Aug 18, 2004 5:31 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 30+ Degree Of Climb?! - Please Explain This Photo
Replies: 76
Views: 7624

RE: 30+ Degree Of Climb?! - Please Explain This Photo

Aha, it's gone now. Just a bit of a delay on the update of the database.


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by KingWide
Wed Aug 18, 2004 5:27 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 30+ Degree Of Climb?! - Please Explain This Photo
Replies: 76
Views: 7624

RE: 30+ Degree Of Climb?! - Please Explain This Photo

Gents,

You win. I tried to delete the photo but it doesn't seem to have gone. I will mail the boss and get him to delete it. Thanks for your time in sharing your thoughts on this thread.


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[Edited 2004-08-17 22:29:37]

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by KingWide
Tue Aug 17, 2004 6:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 30+ Degree Of Climb?! - Please Explain This Photo
Replies: 76
Views: 7624

RE: 30+ Degree Of Climb?! - Please Explain This Photo

wow! all this fuss for a shot of mine. I feel privileged.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Not rotated in photoshop, that's the out of the camera shot. Whether the camera is level or not I can't say. What I can say is that the aircraft is a fairly long way away, I'm usin...

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by KingWide
Fri Jul 30, 2004 2:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Lets See Your Wide Angle Shots (plug Em!)
Replies: 46
Views: 6232

RE: Lets See Your Wide Angle Shots (plug Em!)

Here's a recent Wideangle shot at Farnborough. 17 mm on Canon 17-40L <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/626795/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/626795/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/5/9/7/62...

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by KingWide
Mon Jun 21, 2004 6:46 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A Screners Workstation
Replies: 114
Views: 8267

RE: A Screners Workstation

Hehe. Definitely F1 and not 'roundy-roundy' as Paul puts it. The last few laps of the US grand Prix. Congrats BTW to Takuma Sato, a thoroughly nice bloke and stonkingly fast [I covered his British F3 season a few years ago and knew he'd make it to F1  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ...

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by KingWide
Mon Jun 21, 2004 3:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A Screners Workstation
Replies: 114
Views: 8267

RE: A Screners Workstation

Well mine is by far the least tidiest, perhaps reflecting my 'creative' nature  Smile






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by KingWide
Wed Mar 10, 2004 2:32 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A.net Rip Off Used In Daily Newspaper
Replies: 8
Views: 3607

RE: A.net Rip Off Used In Daily Newspaper

As Mark says, just contact the picture desk at the newspaper, explain the situation and they should pay-up - you can usually push them to pay double the rate for the copyright violation.


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by KingWide
Thu Feb 26, 2004 2:16 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Happened To The Screening Here?
Replies: 14
Views: 5630

RE: What Happened To The Screening Here?

Sven: That is the funniest thing I've read for ages.  Smile



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by KingWide
Tue Feb 24, 2004 5:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Time To Change The Screening Process!
Replies: 60
Views: 8084

RE: Time To Change The Screening Process!

rare subject, I chose four. They all got in, live with it.

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by KingWide
Wed Feb 11, 2004 8:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Baddouble Rejection Q
Replies: 8
Views: 2306

RE: Baddouble Rejection Q

Gents, Thanks for the free hits  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> To clarify - the slavish application of the badDouble rule should be a thing of the past. The shots should be being judged on their merits as an individual photo. There should no longer be situations where ...

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by KingWide
Tue Feb 03, 2004 5:40 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: It's Shots Like These That Make It All Worthwhile
Replies: 8
Views: 4286

It's Shots Like These That Make It All Worthwhile

Guys, Was just screening a few shots and I came across this one from a new photographer: Benson Huang <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/502848/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/502848/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br...

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by KingWide
Thu Jan 29, 2004 10:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Useage Requests Outwith Airliners?
Replies: 3
Views: 1388

RE: Useage Requests Outwith Airliners?

yes, my own.

http://tsuphoto.com



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by KingWide
Mon Jan 26, 2004 6:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Resizing Digital Pictures
Replies: 4
Views: 1632

RE: Resizing Digital Pictures

Also check out 'The GIMP' - it's free and open source and does most things pretty well [very well actually]


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by KingWide
Mon Jan 26, 2004 6:02 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question About This Photograph
Replies: 3
Views: 3054

RE: Question About This Photograph

Hmmm. Tail shots are difficult to get into the db these days. To get in they have to be well lit, well exposed, pin sharp and be offering something different - new or unusual graphics for example. Unfortunately the Icelandair shot was taken in nasty weather so it isn't very well lit [not your fault]...

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by KingWide
Sat Jan 10, 2004 10:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Illegal Photo Usage, Is This My Image?
Replies: 32
Views: 4921

RE: Illegal Photo Usage, Is This My Image?

Take a look at the 'Our Fleet' section as well. A lot of those shots look familiar especially the SP and the 742 [looks like LHR departure shot from Queens to me]


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by KingWide
Sat Jan 10, 2004 4:45 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Kenko 2x Converter For EOS
Replies: 9
Views: 3368

RE: Kenko 2x Converter For EOS

Andy???? Please don't tell me I sound like Andy  Big grin


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by KingWide
Sat Jan 10, 2004 3:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Kenko 2x Converter For EOS
Replies: 9
Views: 3368

RE: Kenko 2x Converter For EOS

F5.6 - F6.7 is half a stop.

Basically the aperture scale in whole stops goes: F2.8 - F4 - F5.6 - F8 - F11 - F16


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by KingWide
Fri Jan 09, 2004 11:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Digital Era.....changed The Whole Game
Replies: 131
Views: 13886

RE: Digital Era.....changed The Whole Game

Average views for the top uploaders of the last N days is easy to integrate. It's just a single <acronym title="San Carlos (SQL), USA - California">SQL</acronym> query. I've mailed Henrik to ask whether it could be integrated into the existing search page. Just out of curiosity, the results for shot...

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by KingWide
Fri Jan 09, 2004 10:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Digital Era.....changed The Whole Game
Replies: 131
Views: 13886

RE: Digital Era.....changed The Whole Game

Tried to keep the below only to airliners. Headline figures for Airbus Vs Boeing: % of db Average view Manufacturer 38.36 620.4186 Boeing 14.48 549.2592 Airbus Lower level - Average views Ordered by Percentage of the database pct vw avge aircraft_generic 5.49 951.0232 Boeing 747-400 (<acronym title=...

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by KingWide
Thu Jan 08, 2004 12:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Manchester - WOW
Replies: 40
Views: 3525

RE: Manchester - WOW

@Peter: Is that your dodgy Skoda in the foreground?

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by KingWide
Tue Jan 06, 2004 7:45 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Photo Have You Got Most Feedback On?
Replies: 33
Views: 5167

RE: What Photo Have You Got Most Feedback On?

Not surprisingly it's good old 198546 <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/198546/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/198546/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/6/4/5/198546.jpg" ALT="Click here for b...

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by KingWide
Tue Jan 06, 2004 7:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Digital Era.....changed The Whole Game
Replies: 131
Views: 13886

RE: Digital Era.....changed The Whole Game

hehe. Couldn't be bothered to filter out the 'Unknown' ones. Probably unidentified contrail shots and the like.

@Wietse: SQL query against the database.


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by KingWide
Tue Jan 06, 2004 6:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Digital Era.....changed The Whole Game
Replies: 131
Views: 13886

RE: Digital Era.....changed The Whole Game

Just for those of you who want to measure specific aircraft types and their average views against your shots of the same aircraft types here's the average views for each generic aircraft type in the database [where average is > 50 views and Airbus / Boeing only] J Ave views Aircraft 4194.0000 Lockhe...

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by KingWide
Sat Jan 03, 2004 7:14 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Most Photographed Plane On A.net?
Replies: 7
Views: 778

RE: Most Photographed Plane On A.net?

And while we're at it, here's a breakdown of shots accepted by registration for each year [limited to when datestamps started to be added in the database and only registrations with more than 50 accepted in a year] yr num reg 2000 97 B-HOX 2000 86 JA8962 2000 76 <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela...

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by KingWide
Sat Jan 03, 2004 7:07 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Most Photographed Plane On A.net?
Replies: 7
Views: 778

RE: Most Photographed Plane On A.net?

hehe. I knew those stats would be useful for something Big grin


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by KingWide
Sat Jan 03, 2004 12:38 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help For An Important Photo
Replies: 17
Views: 4338

RE: Help For An Important Photo

The problems as I see them are three-fold: * Colour - the image is very unsaturated to the point of being washed out. You need to add some extra saturation to give the image some punch. * Noise - especially in the darker areas - the shot is quite noisy and this shows in the darker areas especially [...

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by KingWide
Wed Nov 26, 2003 12:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Is This A Bad Pic?
Replies: 10
Views: 4339

RE: How Is This A Bad Pic?

Well since it was badPersonal you'll have a comment from the screener who rejected it in the rejection email. This might help explain why it was rejected.


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by KingWide
Wed Nov 26, 2003 12:05 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: This Baddouble Thing
Replies: 26
Views: 2317

RE: This Baddouble Thing

Colin, I can take the comments about badDouble on board but this is little more than 'we need to apply common-sense here'. To be honest I'm hoping for a more wide-reaching discussion about all the rules /standards issues we have with the site and then some definitions of what we would / wouldn't be ...

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by KingWide
Tue Nov 25, 2003 7:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: This Baddouble Thing
Replies: 26
Views: 2317

RE: This Baddouble Thing

Gents, We have a set of standards which are an attempt to ensure that the quality of material submitted to the site is kept high, viewing figures remain high, you guys get great exposure, you get a free photo-critique service [both through the screening mechanism and the forum here]. Now not all the...

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by KingWide
Tue Nov 25, 2003 7:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Info On 100-400 MM L Is
Replies: 19
Views: 4263

RE: Info On 100-400 MM L Is

Soft case and standard Lens Hood.

Oh and a free 1Ds as well  Big grin

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by KingWide
Fri Nov 21, 2003 11:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Quiz
Replies: 12
Views: 2609

RE: Photo Quiz

Clarification: BadDouble - shots by *different* photographers from the same angle and day / time aren't badDouble. Shots by the *same* photographer from same angle / time are. BadCommon - shots similar to those we already have in the database for a common subject [read 15+ shots in the db] and which...

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by KingWide
Mon Oct 20, 2003 5:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Air Greenland A380? I Doubt It!
Replies: 18
Views: 3154

RE: Air Greenland A380? I Doubt It!

On the subject of the PIA shot, <acronym title="Air Jamaica">JM</acronym> is right - the only shot from that airport, 10 years old and the only shot pre-1999 of that particular aircraft. Remember that one of the Johan's goals communicated to us is that he wants to try and produce the most comprehens...

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by KingWide
Fri Oct 10, 2003 5:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Canon EOS Digital Rebel
Replies: 15
Views: 5708

RE: New Canon EOS Digital Rebel

North America: Digital Rebel
Japan: KISS Digital
Rest of World: 300D


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by KingWide
Tue Oct 07, 2003 4:40 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Dust Spot Problem
Replies: 23
Views: 2935

RE: Dust Spot Problem

:o CPS is free but you have to own a minimum amount of gear [something like two pro bodies and 3 L lenses] and be a 'professional'. The exact definition of 'professional' is a bit flexible and each country seems to do it differently. Basically it seemed to come down, for me at least, to do you regul...

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by KingWide
Mon Oct 06, 2003 8:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Dust Spot Problem
Replies: 23
Views: 2935

RE: Dust Spot Problem

This probably doesn't apply to most of you but if you're a member of CPS [Canon Professional Services] then they do a free equipment clean/check as part of the service.


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by KingWide
Thu Sep 18, 2003 4:27 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Online Photo Albums
Replies: 8
Views: 2298

RE: Online Photo Albums

Derek, Get hold of a program called JAlbum and it will make the web sites for you. <A HREF="http://www.datadosen.se/jalbum/" target=_blank>http://www.datadosen.se/jalbum/</A> Just pick the image directory, run Jalbum, select a couple of settings and it spits out an entire web photogallery. Stick thi...

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by KingWide
Wed Sep 17, 2003 7:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Large Photobox Prints - Review
Replies: 16
Views: 3775

RE: Large Photobox Prints - Review

Also,

For the large prints, photobox will resample upwards and sharpen the image after resampling, for the smaller sized prints they dont sharpen.

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by KingWide
Tue Sep 16, 2003 8:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My Evaluation Of The 5 Photos That Arrived Today
Replies: 10
Views: 5015

RE: My Evaluation Of The 5 Photos That Arrived Today

Quality question re: the mugs - what are they like? I've had a couple of dire ones from other companies and have been looking for a better supplier for ages.


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by KingWide
Tue Sep 16, 2003 8:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Congratulations Chris Sheldon - 4000!
Replies: 12
Views: 2363

RE: Congratulations Chris Sheldon - 4000!

hehe.

Spoke to Chris by email a while ago and he had switched back to Canon again after despairing of ever getting a good shot out of the Nikon. Big grin


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by KingWide
Tue Sep 16, 2003 2:09 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Buying Photos From A.net: High Postage Costs
Replies: 11
Views: 1174

RE: Buying Photos From A.net: High Postage Costs

Yep, it's absurd. It's also fixed and won't change unless photobox changes its price.


bummer.


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by KingWide
Fri Sep 05, 2003 10:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is It Level?
Replies: 10
Views: 2996

RE: Is It Level?

Most of mine are out - bad habit from my motor racing shots unfortunately - they always look a bit more interesting if you angle the camera a bit and I find that I tend to do it on aircraft as well. Anyway, ever since I discovered using the measure tool to measure a horizontal on the tilted image, i...

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by KingWide
Tue Sep 02, 2003 2:05 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Portable Cd Writer Vs. Image Tank
Replies: 16
Views: 3053

RE: Portable Cd Writer Vs. Image Tank

I'm a satisfied image tank customer as well. Battery life is excellent I use it for about 5gb of data every other weekend and I've never had any trouble at all. For the price, it was, and is, unbeatable. Like most I wish that the firmware was just a little advanced so you could check the files prese...

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by KingWide
Mon Sep 01, 2003 7:05 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: At Last! A Rejection! Let's Share Some More...
Replies: 12
Views: 3990

RE: At Last! A Rejection! Let's Share Some More...

Well my last one was : http://www.taperell.demon.co.uk/G-VIIE_1.jpg

shot with a polariser and rejected for... badColor Big grin


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by KingWide
Sun Aug 24, 2003 2:02 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: WOW ... New Canon: EOS-300D
Replies: 36
Views: 5144

RE: WOW ... New Canon: EOS-300D

Moving in the wrong direction?? I don't see your point here, they moved in the pro direction and produced the finest studio digital SLR in the 1Ds, they produced the finest sports and photojournalism camera in the shape of the 1D, they produced the finest 'prosumer' camera in the shape of the 10D an...

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by KingWide
Fri Aug 22, 2003 6:27 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is This Worth An Appeal?
Replies: 6
Views: 4178

RE: Is This Worth An Appeal?

hmmm. My gut feel is that it shouldn't have been dumped. I'd appeal it if I were u.



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by KingWide
Mon Aug 18, 2003 5:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Magazine Format...DPI
Replies: 15
Views: 2864

RE: Magazine Format...DPI

dpi - Dots per inch [or more relevant to digital - pixels per inch] simply measures how many pixels are in the image per inch of reproduction size. So for an image to reproduce at 5 inches across at 300 dpi requires 5x300 pixels or 1500 pixels. Whan a magazine specifies 'we need 300 dpi images' they...

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