I have a Canon 5D. When clients ask for high resolution the Canon has a resolution of 72, and there is no control on the camera for ,say ,300 or more. What does this mean in terms of the full frame camera? Can I raise the resolution using Adobe Photoshop? How high can I go. 1200? I have a project that requires enlarging the photos to, 2 by 4 feet. How can I get the best resolution and pixels for this task? Thanks, Linda
In Photoshop go to IMAGE in the menu then select IMAGE SIZE. Check the three boxes on the lower left eg .resample. Under DOCUMENT SIZE change the right column to inches and change the left column to the size you want. With "constrain proportions on" you only need to enter one dimention and the other will change automatically. Change the RESOLUTION to 200 or 240 and select bicubic smoother. You will double the resolution in pixels, but are not improving the sharpness of the image in any meaningful way.
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Quantaray makes their lenses with a variety of camera mounts. A lens with a Nikon mount, for example, will not work on a Canon body. As long as you get the lens with a Canon mount, it will work with the 5D MKII.
I've encountered this problem with a 5D Mark II and the problem was the card. Our card was a 16GB Sandisk Extreme that was just as new as the camera. Make sure your camera's firmware is up to date. If your card is high in GB your camera will have a hard time poring with it if the firmware is old. But as we figured out, our card was bad, plain and simple.
What you are seeing is the difference between "pixel count resolution" and "embedded resolution". So in your example 2272*1704 is the actual pixel count resolution as recorded by the camera & 72 is the embedded resolution that tells the software (in this case photoshop) what the intended use of the picture will be.
72 ppi is the default for web pictures. You can change this in photoshop by going to the "Image" tab & select image size. The window that opens will show you the pixel dimensions i.e. pixel count resolution and the document size & resolution 72.
You just change it to 300 for printing. You can change the default to 300 by going
"edit", "preferences", "units & rulers" and setting the values for "new document
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