How big a print can you make with your image?


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How big a print can you make with your image?

Okay, let's get real pragmatic. The question I get asked the most is yeah, yeah, I don't want electron resolution, just tell me do I have enough information to make the print size that I want. There is an easy way to figure that out without a lot of mumbo-jumbo. Go to Image > Image Size. Image menu, choose Image Size. This is the file that you have opened and you just want to know, do I have enough information to get a decent looking say 8x10 print or a 20x30 print on the printer? Here is how you figure it out. First, turn off the Resample checkbox. Just make that go away, because whatever you do in this dialog box now is going to be non-destructive.

You can change the width. You can change the height. It's not actually going to change the amount of information in the file, so you have protected yourself here. What you are going to do is in the Resolution field you are going to click on the word Resolution that will highlight that field for you, and just type-in the target resolu...

How big a print can you make with your image?
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How big a print can you make with your image? provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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