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General Chat - not just photography => General Photography Talk => Topic started by: drippy on May 19, 2010, 06:20:38 PM

Title: Print sizes...Help.
Post by: drippy on May 19, 2010, 06:20:38 PM
Having sorted some of my favourite images i decided to get some prints done, which i haven't done since having my camera (A300). I ordered them online and opted for the (10"x8") size, the file sizes were approx the same (3806 x 2634) but when i received the prints on the 8" side i had about a 1" strip on the top and bottom, now i know its more than likely im showing my inexperience but what have i done wrong?

Im assuming its the file size or something as im not sure how this affects the prints. Any help or pointer would be greatly appreciated....also a friend has let me take some images of his Harley davidson 1953 Panhead which i stitched 3 images together then cropped which has given me dimensions of (8152 x 3153) so my next 2 questions (sorry) are

1. what size print options do i have without losing any of the images.
2. what size should i re-size it to so i can display it in image galleries.

Any help as i said would help as i cant get my head around this.
Title: Re: Print sizes...Help.
Post by: Rob aka [minolta mad] on May 19, 2010, 09:34:05 PM
Topic is being discussed in Digital Darkroom

http://www.dynaxdigital.com/digital-darkroom/print-sizes-help/msg122420/#new


Rob