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Re: [teacherartexchange] 35 mm slides from jpegs


From: Holmgren (holmgren_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Aug 17 2005 - 07:32:57 PDT

Thanks for the reply, Woody. I will do some experimenting. Happily, I have
some time before the slides are due. And almost a week left before I start
workshop week at school. Once that starts, time for being an artist is
reduced drastically........

Mary H.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Woody Duncan" <>
To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 11:37 PM
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] 35 mm slides from jpegs

> Mary,
> 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
> pixels.
> 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.
> Woody
> 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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