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Changing photo quality

I know somewhere in my camera I can change the mega pixel size of an existing photo (ie. the photo was taken at 5M and I want to change it to 0.3M to attach to emails) but I can't remember where that was.

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Press the "Menu Set" button while the camera is on regular camera mode. There should be a menu that comes up... go to "Pict.Size," press the right arrow... then choose :)

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I have olympus camedia 4.0 mega pixel. old camera. need to know how to change the camera photo storage from 18 photos to at least 64 photos storage


Hi, jamesepatton, and welcome to FixYa.
I am going to assume that you are referring to the camera's internal storage, as opposed to the camera's removable storage card.
Obviously, to increase the storage on a removable card, one need only purchase another, higher capacity storage card.
To change the camera's internal storage capacity, one needs to reduce the resolution of the pictures one takes.
Example- your Olympus is capable of taking a 4.0 mega pixel sized picture. This size picture can generate a fairly large data file (after all, pictures- like Word documents- are only data files!) While this is what is normally programmed into the camera at the factory, you are not 'married' to this size. In the "Setting" menu of the camera, there will be an option to change the mega pixel (mp) setting. Try lowering it to the next lower setting (say, 3.0 mp) and shoot until the camera tells you it's full. You may have to try several different mp setting, but eventually you'll land on the right one. It's going to depend a lot on what is in your pictures as well, as different scenes and content can affect file size.
A quick note here: Lowering the mp setting will affect the quality (and/or resolution) of the photo. I have found that for a great majority of the photos that I personally take, a 2.0 mp setting is just fine. I am by no means shooting magazine covers or entering my pictures in contests, I shoot 'em, print 'em and save 'em. Just your basic home pictures.
If resolution/quality is important, I would highly recommend that you save ALL pictures to a removable memory card and leave the camera set on 4.0 mp.
Good luck, and let us know how you go!

Aug 10, 2011 | Olympus Digital Cameras

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Out of memory but only 10 photos taken


internal or external memory?
If you are using the internal that sounds about right on high quality
If it is external, how large is the memory card and how many mega pixels do you have the camera set to.

Mar 07, 2010 | Canon IXUS 970 IS Digital Camera

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When i take a picture, it is taking 8 to10 sec for the camera to "process" b/4 i can take another picture. this is a recent problem only within the last month. the camera is over a year old and to my...


Dont you worry about that! Its normal specialy if you are using the higher mega pixel of your camera.

For you to minimized the processing you need to lower the mega pixel of picture size., you can adjust your picture size under Menu settings, And choose not lower or higher than 6 mega pixel to have a good quality picture printout

Nov 08, 2009 | Kodak EASYSHARE Z1285 Digital Camera

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Videos are now a small picture and when expanded are POOR quality


It seems that you have reduced the resolution of the vedio capturing format. In format settings change it to maximum avaialbe resolution such as 1024x900, etc ( maximum among available). Also for increasing the still photo resolution, select the maximum mega pixel such as 3.2/5/etc.. Usually the mega pixels can be changed using any short cut keys.

Aug 11, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera

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With 5-megapixel camera, I want to capture maximum resolution.


how I get maximum resolution by 5 mp camera with small photo.

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 ,

for 5X7 print 1 mega pixel photo looks fine and more than enuff if u want a 5X7 print out of it

for 6X8 and 8X10 2 mega pixel is ok and for further enlargements u need higher mega pixel

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

so how can i help u more in this pls rate me FIXYA for this if u like

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Pixel problem, all pictures taken have poor pixel resolution


It sounds like you set the file settings to a small file size - perhaps in order to get more photos on a single memory card. You need to change the setting to the largest file size possible, at the highest quality. The steps for this will be in your manual. If you need detailed instructions and don't have your manual, let me know and I'll lookup your manual online.

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Changing the resolution on my camera before i go to photoshop


using the RAW setting will give a higher quality photo, the other formats compress to jpeg causing you to loose some of the original photo information. the ZoomBrowser EX program allows you to edit the RAW image, I recommend getting the large prints done at Kinkos or some place like that. I've gotten poster size prints done that look very clear. Use a tripod to combat camera shake, it is very apperent at that size of print. Also a low ISO to help reduce noise.

Sep 04, 2008 | Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

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Changing the picture resolution


Turn on your camera.
Trun the switch on the top of the camera to AUTO.
Press the middle button right of the display (x/-).
Then you can first change the size (7M, 6M, 5M, 5M, 3M, 1M).
If you now use the circle button on the right bottom and on this button you press up or down you can change the quality (very fine, fine, normal).
You can change the size and quality if you press left/right on the circle button.

Jan 04, 2008 | Samsung Digimax S730 Digital Camera

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Minolta Dimage S414 Problem with resulution


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 preset resolutions". This is a complex subject, I recommend looking at the following web page: http://www.fotofinish.com/resources/centers/photo/resolution.htm

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