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Hello,
Dpi has absolutely no effect on your photos. If you want better quality pictures, turn the cameras quality / resolution to the highest possible.
DPI - Dots per inch. Only matters when you are printing a picture, it tells the printer how big or how small the picture will be printed as. this setting can not be changed on your camera, you have to change it on the computer.
Please open and read this page: http://www.rideau-info.com/photos/mythdpi.html
The above page contains all the information that you will ever need about DPI and how to change it on a computer.

if you still have questions after having read the dpi page let me know and I'll respond as soon as possible.

Posted on Nov 12, 2010

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300 dpi print


go to the cannon website and check their support/downloads

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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

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How can i change 40 dpi to 300 dpi for a magazine


If you didn't shoot them at 300 dpi you cannot convert them to such in your camera. You can upscale them in a software program like Photoshop or the free GIMP program but the quality will suffer. My suggestion would be if possible, to re-shoot the images after changing your camera settings to 300dpi or better.

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Change 72 dpi to 300 dpi


Your camera cannont shoot at either 72 dpi or 300 dpi. It shoots at whatever resolution you have it set for. Dpi (dots per inch) is a print specification, denoting how large (or small) your pictures are printed.

The DSC-W100's highest resolution is 3264x2448. Printed at 72 dpi, it can generate a print bigger than 40x30 inches, albeit a bit grainy. Printed at 300 dpi, you can generate 10x8 inch prints.

Again, dpi is a measure of how you print pictures. It has no bearing on how you capture images with your camera.

Mar 15, 2010 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 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.

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Photo resolution


Sony H1 takes photos at 72 dpi by default. But the picture quality will be good. if you want to convert it to 300dpi open the picture in adobe Photoshop and select image size and change resolution to 300 dpi. but the file size will be very high to up load. if you want to reduce the file size select the image size in adobe photoshop and reduce it according to your requirement. if my solution proves good please rate it. Regards.

Feb 04, 2009 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H1 Digital Camera

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How do I increase the resolution from 72 dpi to 300 dpi on this camera?


You can use a photo editing software on your computer to change the dpi, 

dpi has todo with printing and scaning dpi has no real change in the quality of your camera pictures
look at this page

http://www.rideau-info.com/photos/mythdpi.html

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Creating a 300 dpi x 300 dpi file


You need to be able to change the DPI setting in the image file. This can be done in most complete photo editors, though they tend to name the procedure in different ways. In Corel Photo-Paint, you would look for "Resample Image". In the open source photo editor Gimp, look for "Scale" under "Image".

In all such procedures, what you want is to set both the vertical and horizontal DPI values to 300, apply them, then save the image. Please do save it to a different filename, since you lose some quality of JPEG images every time they are saved.

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300 dpi


Shooting pictures in Fine quality will give you atleast 300 DPI resolution. Check your camera setup menu to see what quality you're shooting in, and adjust as necessary.
If you need to print 300dpi, this is done in whatever program you're using to output. In Photoshop, this is done by going to image>image size and changing Resolution to 300 (or whatever other resolution you want)

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