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In a message dated 8/24/99 6:41:44 PM, PJStreet@aol.com writes: ><< It should not be necessary to rescan your images if you want the final >print size to be no more than about 4 inches in the longest dimension. >That will give you 150 PPI (pixels per inch). >> > >Thanks Miller, but now I'm confused. My images are about 8" x 10". I don't > >understand why the size matters. I was just asking about what resolution >they >need to be scanned or created in PS at in order to be printed the most > >sharply at 1440 dpi on an Epson 3000. Why would scan res/print res >relationship need to be any different for an image larger than 4 inches? Try this math: 600ppi scanner/150dpi required for printing: maximum enlargement of four times original size, maximum size from a 35mm original: 4" wide, maximum size from a 3x5 print: 12x20, from a 4x6: 16x24. C. David Tobie Design Cooperative CDTobie@designcoop.com - Please do not include an entire message in your response. Delete the excess. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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