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Best dpi for printing a 48x18 inch at 200%?

I have an image in photoshop I want to print at 200%, and right now it's 48x18 inches, and the resolution is 72 dpi. I read somewhere that changing it to 600dpi would allow me to scale it by 200% at ...
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Too low DPI for canvas [duplicate]

For my mom's birthday we had a photoshoot with the grandchildren. The photo we would like to print on a canvas is 3530 x 2353 and the desired size is 140 cm x 93.3 cm. Now the software says that the ...
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Technical implementations of upscaling

So I've seen bicubic and fractal listed as methods of upscaling photos. What's the technical details behind how these work and why/when is one better than the other?
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Does printing a photo at a higher PPI use more or less ink?

Does printing a photo at a higher PPI use more or less ink, and why? Can this be calculated or estimated?
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How to choose the kind of paper for an inkjet print?

There are a number of great questions and answers which discuss the topic of (inkjet) prints (I have cited three which I have recently re-read, but surely there are many others, no disrespect is meant)...
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What are the pixel needs for huge prints? [duplicate]

I've read How big can I print a JPEG photo that measures 5120 x 2880 pixels? and I've read What are the minimum DPI and size (in pixels) required to print good 10x15 photos? but I wonder what happens ...
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Is it important to use a round number for ppi when printing?

A Collage I am working on will be 48" X 72". I was planning to make 24 X 24 collages and stitch them together. Based on software limitations, my maximum size is 5120 X 5120 Pixels. That would give ...
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Size of printed photo [duplicate]

I have a nikon d3100 , A friend of mine needs a headshot for a billboard.I need to know if my camera can take a pic big enough (mp) I do have a 50mm lens I can use and plan to use a tripod and plan on ...
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How to scale up an image for print. How large can i go? [duplicate]

I have an approximately 2500 pixel x 3500 pixel image. How do I figure out the largest print that I can get from it? At the 300 dpi printing standard that would only yield about 8x12" but I need ...
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What should I select for my first photo printer?

I want to buy my first photo printer. Here is the situation: I am an amateur, I do not take pictures to sell them, so printer will be only for my personal use and to display the photos on my walls ...
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maximizing print size over 300dpi [duplicate]

i usually shot portraits with my 60D and tamron 17-50mm f2.8 using maximum resolution JPEG + RAW @ 5184 x 3456 pixels. after recent photoshoot, i tried to print an 8R using this particular setting and ...
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What is the best way to resize a high-DPI image for use on the web and in mobile apps? [duplicate]

I've been given an image (I'm guessing straight from a camera) and it's currently at at 240 pixels per inch. It's been a while since I did much Photoshop; I have three questions for two requirements: ...
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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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Technical photography digital printing book? [closed]

I want to learn more about photography digital printing. For me, the transformation of virtual pixels (existing only in the binary format) into something real is still complex : A lots of support ...
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picture resolution to a canvas print [duplicate]

i would like a picture on a canvas print 40inch x 22inch. The picture is 96dpi. Will this be okay to get a good clear picture, if not what would be?? many thanks

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