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hellosnitty
06-16-2008, 12:02 PM
:hairpull:I have a question. I am importing scans I have done and wanted to knw what dpi or resolution everyone uses. I have done different ones and have run into trouble with some.
Any help would be AWESOME!
Thanks

digiScrapper
06-16-2008, 02:55 PM
I usually scan at 300 dpi. If it's a really small photo that I want to enlarge I'll scan at 400-600 dpi. Hope this helps.

Debra
06-16-2008, 03:07 PM
I scan at 200 to 300 dpi although I believe that 200 is sufficient.. I feel better at 300 dpi :)

anitastreet
06-16-2008, 04:06 PM
I scan at a minimum of 300 dpi.

I also will bump it up to 450 or 600 if it's a small picture and I need it to be bigger.

hellosnitty
06-22-2008, 11:52 AM
LMBO and to think of how hard you all are going to laugh at me and how much time I have spent waiting on my 1200 scans to go through!!
THANKS SO MUCH FOR THE INFO!!

Muma
06-22-2008, 12:38 PM
LMBO and to think of how hard you all are going to laugh at me and how much time I have spent waiting on my 1200 scans to go through!!
THANKS SO MUCH FOR THE INFO!!

Been there done that lol ...... just to let you know from what I have heard a 300 dpi 4x6 image can be printed off at 12x18 inches with no trouble. When these huge poster size or huge canvas images are printed I think the industry goes up to 450 dpi. I agree with the others though, if I have a very small image I will scan at 600 dpi so I can enlarge it.

mrs.mordecai
06-23-2008, 08:04 AM
Same here . . . 300 dpi for something normal, 600 for something small or something I want to be huge.

Ina
06-23-2008, 09:12 AM
I won't bring anything new into this discussion. :) I'll be repeating Mrs. Mordecai. I also scan 300dpi and anything smaller or something I want to blow up a lot bigger 600dpi. :)