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crop and resize

Aug 17, 2013, 20:12
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crop and resize
I have a regular 4 x 6 picture. I want to crop it and then keep that as a 4 x 6 and print out. Can somebody PLEASE walk me through this. I just cannot figure it out and I know it should not be hard. I also want to deal with "inches" here.
Thanks so much.
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Aug 17, 2013, 21:15 (This post was last modified: Aug 17, 2013 21:18 by lwhistler.)
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RE: crop and resize
Select the Crop Tool.
Enter the Fixed Aspect Ratio to 4:6 or 6:4.
Then crop your image.

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You do not have to be concerned with inches until you print the image. If you have more than 250 pixels per inch the print will be photo quality, less than 250 pixels per inch you might notice image degradation.
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Aug 17, 2013, 21:39
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RE: crop and resize
Thanks, tht worked.
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Aug 17, 2013, 21:43
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RE: crop and resize
(Aug 17, 2013 21:15)lwhistler Wrote:  Select the Crop Tool.
Enter the Fixed Aspect Ratio to 4:6 or 6:4.
Then crop your image.

[Image: Screenshot-2.png]


You do not have to be concerned with inches until you print the image. If you have more than 250 pixels per inch the print will be photo quality, less than 250 pixels per inch you might notice image degradation.

When I go to print it and put in the size I want - being 4 x 6, the pixels per inch sets itself. If I try to make it higher, it changes the size of the pic
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Aug 18, 2013, 00:20
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RE: crop and resize
wow - ok - so what do I do?????
I want a 4 x 6. When I go to print, it says it is poor quality. These pictures were taken with a very expensive Nikon camera by a semi pro.
How can i get or can I get a good resolution pic in a 4 x 6. isn't that what usually comes off a camera?
I like to print my own pics and bought a photo printer just for that.
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Aug 18, 2013, 01:39
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RE: crop and resize
I would think these days even a cheap camera should spit out huge file sizes at default resolution. If your original image isnt in the 5-10 meg range in size, as in the size of the file on your hard drive, your semi-pro friend may have given you a scaled down version so you couldnt print hi quality images. Just a guess. Im a noob.
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Aug 19, 2013, 00:45
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RE: crop and resize
(Aug 18, 2013 22:58)ofnuts Wrote:  Nope. My Canon 450D makes 12Mpix JPEG that are roughly 5MB apiece.

Well.. in all fairness.. my wife does say I tend to have a problem estimating the size of things..
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