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Old Sep 14, 2006, 3:39 AM   #1
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Hi guys, I've been asked to shoot photos of a hotel & surrounding area which will be used on a web-site and promotion brochure. I know the files will be fine for the web but, how about the brochure? All i have so far been told is the printers ask for files that can be printed to 300DPI. I think they will be printing a booklet type format no bigger than A4 and maybe smaller. I was thinking of shooting in RAW and converting to TIFF files to be copied on to CD! Any words of wisdom would be most appreciated.

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Old Sep 14, 2006, 3:59 AM   #2
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300dpi at what size in inches?
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Most brochures I've seen at A4 size are a tri-fold with images smaller than 4 x 6 so you'll be fine. For the web you may even have to use a low-res setting (or resize afterward) to keep the files from being too large for a fast load.
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Mike, as i said in my post the brochure will be A4 or smaller. What i need to know is, do printers ask(demand) a certain minimumfile size?

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Old Sep 14, 2006, 1:15 PM   #6
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Euro sizes like A4 are not known on this side of the ocean, that's why I asked for the size in INCHES, or even CM.

Personally I'd say 8.5x11, not "letter" sized because I know that term isn't international.

If you want an answer to your question, make it easy for people to answer by giving them the facts.
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a4 is a bit bigger than 8-1/2 x 11, the dimensions are 8.268" x 11.693" or 21 x 29.7cm
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Mike, go easy on me fella,i didn't know A4 was not recognised in your country! It's 210x297mm or 8 1/4''x11 3/4''. OK ;-)
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my e300 takes pics at 312dpi at current settings, if u open up your pic in photoshop go to images size itll tell u the dpi.

a4 brochure will be no problem as i have 20x30 prints done of my pics......the e300 is cheaper version of e1 i believe, and both are 8mp(well mine is :-) )



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