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Sizes and their corresponding resolutions

I went to the store to get an 8x10 photo printed but it came out all blurry because I guess it was at a lower resolution setting than it should have been for an 8x10 photo What resolution should I select to get the clearest 8x10 photo? 4x6?

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Re: Sizes and their corresponding resolutions

Personally I would select the highest setting offered. In my case, there are 3, good, best & bestus, or maybe its better. That should give you better results. All blurry can mean other things too, like shooting indoors, at night or similar low light situation. And what happens is: camera select a slow shutter speed in order to give you the right exposure or amount of light. And if its using a slower shutter speed - you have to hold the camera steady, otherwise you'll get blurry shots. which I shoot in low light, I'll find something to lean on or some way to brace myself so that I (hopefully) won't get the "blurs" And using the lcd display (instead of viewfinder) may contribute to the blurs as you generally hold the camera out to arms length to view & shoot which makes it difficult or impossible to hold the camera still/steady in that stance.

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The M1093IS takes photos that are 3672 x 2748 pixels at its best resolution. If you make a 4x6 print of one, you'll be getting more than 600dpi. If you make a 8x10 print of the same picture, you'll only be getting about 300dpi. Yet they're made from the same image file.
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If you print a 0.3MP photo at 300dpi, you'll get a picture 1.6 inches by 2.1 inches (smaller than a business card). If you print a 7.1MP photo at 300dpi, you'll get a picture about 8 inches by 10 inches. You can also get an 8x10 from the 0.3MP if you print at 60dpi, but the result will be rather grainy.

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Hope this helps, if not, please reply and I will try to explain further.

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my friend mega pixel relates to the print out u want out of ur photo file,on the monitor screen everything looks same if u dont zoom too much ,

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or if u need output on large LCD screens of like 46 inch and 52 and 60 inch then also u need good resolution pics to display properly other wise pixelation will appear

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