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Are 72 dpi and 300 dpi images with the same resolution the same quality? [duplicate]

I have a lot of travel photos I was hoping to sell as downloadable prints on Etsy but do not know how the whole dpi thing works. When I click on the properties of my picture on my computer it says ...
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How does the dpi setting affect the image exported from Lightroom [duplicate]

If I export an image from Lightroom (as a jpeg) I can specify to resize it to particular dimensions, or keep it as it is. But regardless of that there is also a dimension field as in dots per inch but ...
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Is there a way to change camera settings (Nikon D40x) to a higher dpi? [duplicate]

I know increasing the size of the photo (S,M,L) does not affect the dpi, but refers only to the pixels. My camera shoots at 300 by default, but sometimes I want a crisper look when I get larger ...
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What is the best resolution and quality for website [duplicate]

I'm thinking the pictures on my website are too large and heavy. I was looking for the best resolution and quality to export my pictures. I found some information that says 72dpi is enough resolution ...
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How can a 900X500px image have ~5400 DPI? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does the dpi number reported by camera in JPG have any meaning? I am investigating on the size and resolution of the photographs posted on the Internet. I have visited many ...
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How do I calculate the actual size of an image from pixels and PPI? [duplicate]

If I have drawn a line-art diagram that is 250px x 350px on a screen with 92.56 PPI (Dell U2414H - 1920 x 1080, 23.8 inch diagonal) - I'm confused as to why, when this image is transferred into ...
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Optimal DPI Setting in Olympus OMD EM5 mii? [duplicate]

I had been using the default 350 dpi, but the resulting files are too small to sell to most stock photography sites online. For a standard print at 300dpi, they are great. A bit low for my metal art, ...
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DPI in photos vs DPI in Printers/Scanners [duplicate]

When I look at the properties of a JPEG shot on my Canon 5D MkIII (set to the highest quality settings on the camera), i've noticed that the 'Horizontal/Vertical Resolution is 72 DPI' My only ...
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Calculate the maximum DPI a camera can shoot [duplicate]

I am trying to determine at what DPI a certain camera can shoot, namely this model, however the technical specs at the official site do not give any details about it. Is there a way to calculate ...
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Senior picture 72 dpi vs 300 dpi [duplicate]

So i took my senior pictures and it said it was at 72 dpi. My school said they needed pictures to at least 300 dpi. I researched and found out that 300 dpi is the best printing quality. I changed the ...
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For what case is "Image sizing" in Lightroom relevant? [duplicate]

Prerequisite: A digital picture is in my opinion only a sequence of pixels. e.g. in the .png format (simply explained) for each pixel, the color value and its position is stored. So how big a digital ...
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What does a client mean when they request 300 ppi pictures?

For an archaeological project, our client is requesting that all pictures taken should be in "300 ppi" (not 300 dpi). I'm having trouble understanding what it means. For now we have been ...
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What is a suitable image resolution for canvas prints?

I would like to create a 60 inch x 20 inch canvas print using an image with a resolution of 4759x1798 (240 pixels per inch) and I would like to know if the image quality will still be good at that ...
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What does DPI mean?

What does DPI mean and how does it affect images displayed on screen versus printed?
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What DPI should I resize my image to for best printing quality?

And my apologies if this sounds a bit too basic but I can't get my head around this. I have a digital image I took with my camera. 4000x3000 pixels, and GIMP claims that its resolution is 72x72 DPI. ...
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