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Re: [teacherartexchange] 35 mm slides from jpegs


From: Woody Duncan (woodyduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Aug 16 2005 - 21:37:51 PDT

        You have some separate issues here, for the web or
to reproduce the image. If you want the issue for an e-mail
attachment or for a web page you may need to down size it.
First, make sure it is a 72 dpi image (dots per inch). Your
camera most likely shoots at 72 dpi already. I assume that
you are using some sort of photo editing software to crop,
rotate, resize, ect. For the web or e-mail I suggest you
limit the image size to about 4 x 5 inches or 288 x 360
        For reproduction to slides or printing the image I
suggest you leave the image as large as possible. GammaTech
doesn't care how large your image is. The bigger the better.
Just, never resize the image to a larger size.
        I hope this helps, if not just send another e-mail.

Holmgren wrote:
> Woody,
> did you do anything special to your images when you downloaded them to
> your computer? (and then sent them off to be made into slides) I am
> pretty new to this digital stuff. I recently tried taking a digital
> image of a painting--downloaded it to my computer--and was able to
> successfully (I think--it seems to look pretty good) upload it (is that
> the right term?) to an artist website. I didn't do anything special to
> it--as far as changing the size, etc.. I have a juried show I want to
> enter which needs slides, and I'm considering doing this digital route
> you've been talking about, rather than taking slides. I checked the site
> you're talking about, and they talk about lots of options for things to
> do to your images. Hope this question is making sense.
> Thanks,
> Mary H.

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