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Picture resolution How do I change the picture resolution. I am having trouble printing my pictures because my resoltion is not correct

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Re: Picture resolution

You can resize either in the computer or in the camera. To resize in the camera go to page 65 of the manual.

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300 dpi image change

Yes you can. But 300 dpi is nothing. You could compare this to a question like, fits a yard in a football field.
When talking about 300 dpi, you also must know how big a picture has to be.
According to the manual, your camera can shoot pictures with 4288 by 3216 pixels. When you want to print 300 dpi that is 14 inch by 12 inch pictures. If you want to shoot pictures for smaller results like 6 inch by 4 inch or 7 inch by 5, you can chose a smaller resolution.
Don't be confused by the technical terms of 300 dpi. This is only used in the printing industry. I already printed till 4 times the resolution that was theoretical possible, and still the pictures look very good.
If you have a great picture, shot in the highest resolution, you should be able to make a print of more that 5 or 6 feet and still have a great picture

Nov 10, 2013 | Olympus Stylus 5010 Digital Camera

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Changing Resolution On A Fuji A350 Camera

photos that have been already taken before any changes will not be affected after photo setting.Use camera menu or setup to look for RESOLUTION, PHOTO SETUP, IMAGE TYPE,STANDARD OR TYPE on menu to change photo resolution..

Dec 06, 2007 | Digital Cameras

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My pictures are only 72 DPI. How can I change the resolution to higher quality?

The dots per inch setting (DPI) is meaningful only when printing the picture. As such, the camera simply fills in a default value of 72. You can change it in Photoshop or any other photo editing program. The resolution setting on the camera only changes the number of pixels in the picture, not how you print it.

Feb 16, 2012 | Casio Exilim EX-S12 Digital Camera

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Hi i have an Olypmus UZ800 and it takes only 72 dpi photos, how can i change to 300 dpi, i must insist that i use FINE picture quality

Please don't confuse the input resolution with the print resolution. DPI controls how many dots per inch are printed. It has nothing to do with how the picture is taken, that's controlled by the input resolution (also called image size). The image quality has nothing to do with either, it controls how much the image is compressed before being stored.

Input resolution (image size) is controlled by the "IMAGE SIZE" entry in the Shooting menu. 14 megapixels is the best this camera can do.

Image quality is controlled by the "COMPRESSION" entry in the Shooting menu. FINE is the best quality, least compression.

The DPI is controlled by whatever program you're using to print your picture. Were you to print a 14-megapixel picture at 72 DPI, you would get a picture that's almost 5 feet by 4 feet. Were you to print the same picture at 300 DPI, you would get a picture that's about 14 inches by 11 inches. If you wanted to print a 6 inch by 4 inch picture, you would have to print at about 700 DPI.

Jul 20, 2011 | Olympus SP800UZ Digital Camera

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Can i change the compression and ratio on my canon powershot a570 is to shoot in 300 dpi?

Not really, since "300 dpi" is a print resolution specification. The camera takes pictures at whatever resolution you have set (0.3MP to 7.1MP on the A570).

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.

Again, "300 dpi" has no meaning to the camera.

Mar 03, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera

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Fuji FinePix A310 Digital Camera Problem

I bet you're using he maximum pic resolution on the camera, and the problem you mention isn't really a problem but a limitation of the camer itself. The delay you're seeing is the time it takes for the camera to "write" the picture to the memory card. It something I've seen in most of the FinePix cameras and the only soltuion is to reduce the resolution of the pictures, thereby reducing the size of the "write" to the card. Sorry if this isn't the answer you're looking for, if the answer is acurrate, I would appreciate a rating. Give the resoltion change a try and let me know if the write time is faster.

Oct 23, 2008 | Fuji FinePix A310 Digital Camera

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I have a panasonic DMC-Fz8 12x optical zoom camera. How can I adjust the resolution? When I get my pictures developed they are low resolution; you can see the pixels.


You need to change the PRINT SIZE and image QUALITY to have have a better picture. Try these:

Press 3049231.jpg then select aa5a871.jpg(Picture Size) . You will be given an option for the number of

pixels - ranges from 0.3 to 7 Megapixel. For better print quality, select 7M.

Next thing that you need to change is the Quality. You need to go back to Menu then 4e59df3.jpg. These are your options for quality:


I hope that helps.

Good luck and have a nice day!

Oct 02, 2008 | Panasonic Digital Cameras

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Display date & time on developed pictures

When you say it's displayed on the screen, do you mean while it's in playback mode, it's embedded there?

If not, you will have to put your resoltion in postcard mode and make sure in menu that your date or date/time stamp is turned on.

To get to your resolution settings, turn camera on to shooting mode, hit function/set button and arrow down to the bottom left corner where it will show your resolution (L,M,S, etc) and this is where you will find postcard mode.

This setting is the only one you can use date time stamp and will show up in prints, but only good for 4 x 6 prints, anything larger will not be good resolution, it will be pixelated because it's only enough quality for a small print.

Hope this helps!

Mar 12, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A460 Digital Camera

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Picture Resolution?

Picture resolution is the total number of pixels in your picture (those little colored dots when you look really really close). It's expressed in megapixels and is simply the product of the number of pixels in the width of the picture times the number of pixels in the length. For example, a 7.1 MP camera takes images with a resolution of 3072 pixels width by 2304 pixels height ( 7.1MP = 3072 x 2304).

Pixels/inch refers to the resolution of your picture on some external viewing device (printer, computer monitor, etc...). It has nothing to do with the settings on your camera. It's equal to the number of pixels in the picture divided by the width of the displayed picture on the device. For example, an 8 x 10" printed picture has a width of 10 inches. If I wanted to take full advantage of my 7.1 MP picture by printing it as an 8x10, then I should look for a printer capable of printing 707,789 pixels/inch. Now I'm pretty sure there's no printer currently capable of this feat.

The example above shows that the rush for more megapixels is not necessarily where consumers or camera manufacturers should be focusing their attention. Most people really only need something around the 3MP range for printouts or display on their monitor screens.

Feb 05, 2008 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

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S 5i Question: What are the best settings for quick pics

Hi: Let's go by parts... :) You want to print your photos in 8 x 10 inches without bluring some areas on the picture... in Europe we talk about centimeters. It's something like 20 x 25 centimeters. If you want the picture to be with the best quality for printing, then you have to set your image resolution in, at least, 300 dpi (dots per inch) - this you have to do with software, like Adobe Photoshop CS2. For you to change the resolution of your picture to print with that size without losing any quality, you have to have a picture with, at least, 3000 x 2400 pixels. So, it's better for you to take pictures with the highest quality in your camera, 2560 x 1920, and still you loose some detail. When you have a picture with the resolution 1024 x 768 taken by any normal camera, you will get a resolution of 72 dpi (the same resolution that pictures in the Internet or monitors have. When you print it at your size, 8 x 10 inches, the computer or the printer, one of them is going to change the resolution of your pictures. That process is called "interpolation" and it means that some pixels are generated with middle colors. It's dificult for me to explain the process without showing images but I think that if your search through Google engine you will find lost of pages talking about it... maybe one day I can post in my site about that subject ;) If you have any question about what I tryed to explain just post again ;) Regards

Aug 30, 2005 | Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera

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