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Does resizing a photo larger or smaller destroy the image quality more?

There are various interpolation settings that image editors use to rescale photos larger or smaller. For some reason, resizing a small photo larger sounds more artificial and destructive than doing ...
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How to tile the same image repeatedly in Gimp?

How to tile a 1:1 image 3 times horizontally, side-by-side 1:3, without having to manually calculate and type in 3 times the width of the original as a new file? And without being constrained to ...
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What are the standard pixel, inches and megabyte sizes for fine art photography?

I know that 6x4 inch photos were popularized by 35mm cameras, which were then superseded by 4x3 aspect ratio in digital cameras, while 16x9 has taken precedence in general because of widescreen ...
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Does photo quality deteriorate when you scale the image size larger?

If a scenic photograph is scaled double its original size to conform to some printing dpi/inches criteria, the default setting in Gimp appears as "cubic interpolation". Assuming this is the ...
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Which program can crop and resize images in a specific aspect ratio?

I have a set of images, all of which have quite different resolutions from each other. I want to first crop them in the ratio 2:1 and then resize them to 1000x500 so that the image is not stretched or ...
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Will resizing an image result in a good looking print?

I'd like to resize an old image in order to print it for hanging on the wall with a frame. I already researched how to do resizing by itself in using Affinity Photo. I have a 1500x630px image at 96dpi,...
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Convert large database of mixed-format files into screen size jpegs

I am an older photographer with an ever-increasing collectiob of 20,000+ images in folders arranged by year and month. (they are currently catalogues in Lightroom and the bad, non-interesting photos ...
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Does taking pictures with my iPhone 8's camera meet the required specifications for designing a book cover?

I am wanting to send some pictures to my cover designer I plan on taking with my iPhone's camera. Smashword's requirements are listed here. I can't take a photo and then expand it, which could cause ...
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Resize image in PS CS6 without losing image quality? [closed]

I have a png logo file but i want to resize it without breaking the image. Can I have any tips ?
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Cropping vs. resizing: which is better/more acceptable?

Say I have a photo with a 4:3 aspect ratio that is 18 MP, and I simply want to get rid of dead space on the lower third of the image. Which of the following would be the most used method for this? ...
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Is there a way to determine if two photos are identical, ignoring relative differences in image sizes?

Is there a reliable way to determine if two or more photos are the same, regardless of relative image size differences?
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What does 2500 pixels on the long dimension mean?

I have a rather silly and very simple question. In all photography competitions, they mention that the pictures should be sized to x number of pixels on the long dimension. What does that exactly mean?...
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How to make Identical Images Of the Same Dimensions and Pixel Density Have Similar size [closed]

I have two images with the same dimensions. One is a facebook icon and the other is a plain white image. They are 32 bit, 128 pixels by 128 pixels, 96 pixels per inch and 3.39 cm but one is 1.87kb and ...
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A 10GB tif image by NASA of the Moon. How do I resize/downscale it to use it?

I have downloaded a texture map. Found here: https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/search/map/Moon/LRO/LROC_WAC/Lunar_LROC_WAC_GLD100_79s79n_118m_v1_1 And I cannot open it so I can downscale it to use it in ...
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Enlarge an image without contour having a staircase effect [closed]

I know it's impossible to magically "add more resolution" to a 600x600px image to turn it into a 3000x3000px image (goal: print it in around 30x30 cm). (I have done some signal digital processing math,...
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How to save pictures for websites

I put HD pictures on my website and it takes a lot of time for them to load. I've then tried re-saving them using Photoshop CC as jpeg and choosing 1 in the compression scale (going from 1 to 12). ...
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Batch resize images to a particular ratio without cropping

I'm looking for a way to batch resize photos to a particular ratio without cropping. For example, if I have pictures with 2x3 ratio which is default for my camera and I want to print it with 5x7 ratio ...
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