Resolution guidelines


show more Resolution guidelines provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Motion Control 3D: Bringing Your Photos to Life in Three Dimensions with After Effects and Photoshop CS6 show less
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Resolution guidelines

People get confused when it comes to the topic of resolution. They will throw out the term DPI. DPI is Dots Per Inch, and it doesn't really mean much if you're not printing. With Photoshop you're really looking at pixels per inch, but again, what do you need? Well, it all comes down to what you have to deliver. So, if you're producing video for the web, that's typically a lower resolution than say HD or digital cinema. What you're looking at is the total pixel count, and you can view that information right inside of Bridge or Photoshop.

This particular image is about 6000x4800 pixels tall, and if I look at this next one, you see it's about half the size at 3200 pixels by 2100 pixels. Again, what resolution do you need? Well, it depends upon your delivery format. If I was going to be delivering this image at 1920x1080, I only have about 50% more resolution than I need. That means I could zoom the image slightly and pull out without any pixelization.

On the other hand, this ...

Resolution guidelines
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Resolution guidelines provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Motion Control 3D: Bringing Your Photos to Life in Three Dimensions with After Effects and Photoshop CS6

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Video
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After Effects Photoshop
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