When we all shot 35mm film, we all produced images with the same aspect ratio (3:2), and the ever popular 4x6 print is based upon that. '''In the digital world, however, digital cameras do not all share this 3:2 aspect ratio, and as a result, all digital photos do not convert well to 4x6 prints. The most common aspect ratios for digital cameras are 3:2 (most digital SLRs) and 4:3 (most compact point-and-shoots). Some cameras allow you to choose your own aspect ratio. Aspect ratios differ between manufacturer and even between models from the same manufacturer. Awesome, huh? ''' What is aspect ratio? Aspect ratio is simply the relationship between the width and height of your image--as you see in the chart below, we get the aspect ratio of an image by reducing the numbers to their lowest common denominator.
Print Size ---> Aspect Ratio
4x6 ---> 3:2
5x7 ---> 7:5
8x10 ---> 5:4
20x30 ---> 3:2 Some day, this discrepancy may sort out--maybe labs will print in other aspect ratios and maybe manufacturers will agree on an aspect ratio. Until then, here are a few things you can do to prevent an Insolent Cropping Crisis:
# If you know what size you like to print, get a camera that agrees with that aspect ratio.
# Some labs (try Snapfish) allow you to select "true digital size" and will not crop your image.
# Print with a lab that allows you to select your own crop when you want to -- try myPhotopipe.com.
# Be vigilant when taking your photos and leave enough "safe space" around the edges so that an auto-crop won't cut off anyone's head or eyeball or some such. # Write to your congressman. If they have time to pioneer , they have time to save us from crappy crops.
Origianal Post by Susan Moriarty at www.picturesnob.com
Usually, no. There's not a huge price difference in the cost of digital printing vs. photo printing, but the quality of photo printing is still higher. Digital printing involves printing tiny dots of color on paper to create an image while photo printing is done on photo paper where you don't see dots.
Some photo developers are able to put the pictures onto a CD and then you could do digital printing. You could also scan the photo into the computer and then use digital printing.
Walgreens does indeed offer photo printing for digital and analogue photography. They also have services for greeting cards, photo collages, posters, and many other services.
Digital photo printing paper from Kodak is great for printing your photos.
There are numerous well known suppliers of digital photo printing services on the internet. These include Snapfish, Photobox, Walgreens, Bonusprint and Boots.
You can print it on your computer printer, take it to a photo lab that has digital equipment (these days, they all do) or put it in a page layout and print it on a printing press.
Most commercial digital printing places will use high quality paper and inks, but these may also be used for traditional photo printing. Here is a website with more info http://commercialdigitalprinting.net/
There are many different digital printing services to choose from. Photo Box is one alternative. Form Photo Box Cups, Cards, Books and much more can be ordered. Snap Fish also offers photo books and posters.
Yes, Wal-Mart offers digital photo printing online. You can then pick up your photos when you get to the store. You can also ask for more information about when the photos are going to arrive in store and they should notify you via email or telephone.
If you're a novice to taking and printing digital photos, don't worry. Today, you can find user-friendly digital cameras, and it's probably a good idea to stick with a basic digital camera to start with. Later, you can experiment with photo editing using software like Adobe photoshop to alter and manipulate your digital photo images.
A digital photo is a photo that can be shared electronically.
That is not neccearily true. There are some digital presses that use actual ink. The Heidelberg QM, and the HP Indigo. The difference between digital printing and conventional printing is Digital printing is printed with CMYK toners, offset printing uses regular ink, not toners. I found information about this when i was inquiring about printing for my school for the coming year and did lots of research which guided me to http://www.superfineprinting.com/ Good luck on all your printing!
In reality, when you print a photo they don't print it as a true 4x6 or 5x7. They always crop the top and bottom for the photo. So, for example, it is actually 4x5.3 instead of 4x6. When you print it in true digital they don't crop it at all so you get a true 4x6.
Digital printing is a process of using digital or electronic files from computer or other digital storage devices as a source. Digital printing won't use press plates or setup bedding in the printing process. With the advancement in the technology and in printing techniques, digital printing has replaced all other printing techniques in markets.Advantages of Digital printing:There are many benefits associated with digital printing. They are as follows· Provides top quality with lower cost.· Distortion of images won't occur.· Elimination of heavy printing machinery.· Reduces time and efforts of digital printing process.· Short run printing capability.· More number of design graphics in printing than ever before.
The Epson photo printer is most useful for printing off digital photos. You can use it for all of your printing needs including Mailing labels, CD labels, and what ever else you may need to print.
Polaroid is known internationally as a company that develops digital cameras, camcorders, and more. The unique innovation that is credited to Polaroid was the invention of instant photo printing.
A digital photo is composed of information processed by a computer.
digital textile printing can be done by crayons and a iron all you have to do is colour in your pattern and then get the iron and iron it There you go there's your digital textile printing
A digital photo frame (also called a digital media frame) is a picture frame that displays digital Some digital photo frames can only display JPEG pictures.
Yes, Kinkos does digital printing. You can go to a Kinkos store and ask them the details for doing such printing, as I have never done it there before.
The advantage of digital printing is it has a much faster turnarounds, and you can even customized it more. Also since digital printing uses the file from your computer, you are assured that the outcome of printing are all the same. The cost of digital printing cost less too since it uses a little effort and the materials used are not that expensive.
Taking a photo with a digital camera
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Generally when people talk about 'digital printing' it is in opposition of 'offset printing'. This can be confusing since they both begin with a digital source. Offset printing is the kind of printing that newspapers and magazines use where the print is separated into usually 4 different color plates (hence the word 'offset') whereas 'digital printing' relies on a digital file being sent to a RIP (it processes the file for the printer) then the RIP tells the printer how to squirt the ink onto the paper. No separations are needed for digital prints. The trend in printing is moving away from offset altogether, however offset's strengths have always been incredible speed (of printing) and cost effectiveness. As digital printing advances these differences diminish. HP even has a 'digital offset' printer that works like a modern digital printer, but with the capacity and speed to rival an offset printer.
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