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Old Jan 18, 2005, 7:27 AM   #1
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I have the Sony DSC W1 and am having trouble taking pictures that I can print out on the Kodak machines at stores. I have the setting set to 5M, but when I open up any of the pictures in Photoshop the image size says 72 dpi, which is WAY to low to print out. Does anyone know what's happening or have any advice. Thank You.
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Old Jan 18, 2005, 9:51 AM   #2
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The 72PPI in Photoshop is completely meaningless for what you are doing. If you look at the print size that 72 is generated from it is enormous. The only way you can go wrong with that 72PPI is to resize the picture with "Resample" checked and 72PPI still in the resolution box. Then you really do end up with a small picture at 72PPI.

The best way to resize in Photoshop is to choose the crop tool. Put the dimensions in inches you want the print to be in the boxes at the top with NOTHING in the resolution. The crop tool will be constrained to the proportions of the picture you want and there will be no pixels dropped other than those you cropped off. You can go Image>Image Size to see what PPI you ended up with.

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