Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more
Can't Access your Account?
New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!
Would like to print A3+ , in the menu what would be my best option, size priority or optimal quality.
Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.
Go for the best quality, i.e. RAW and resize in CaptureOne/Photoshop etc etc
Which menu Steve.
Surely you are shooting at the maximum size allowed by the D200 which I can quite remember off-hand, but approx 3800 x 2600.
So at 300dpi that gives approx 13 in x 8.6 in.
A3 paper is 16 x 11, so not far short (not sure of exact dimensions for a3+). From here you have two options, or possibly three depending on interpretation.
Now I no expert on the terminology or printing processes, but
Resize the image in PS (or PSE or PSP) to 4800 pixels on the longest size.
Print at a lower dpi directly, approx 250 dpi would do it and not be that noticeable - this would be a conscious decision on your part.
Or use PS and set the print size in the preview to A3 and approx 120% which would allow the software to do all the work for you.
Any of these routes should give a satisfactory result.
So hopefully by interpretation of what you need to get an A3+ print you can determine your menu setting.
well i get A2 straight odd a D70 and that's only 6.1mp
so the D200 would give A1 without any trouble.
I think you're referring to the options available in the Shooting menu.......in that case, 'Optimal Quality' is the best choice.
I have a 2A0 (1682 x 1189) print of the image used on the recent FPME front cover (blue Porche headlight) - taken with a D70 (6Mp)...
Edit: That should have said 300ppi, the dpi being determined via the printer and settings.
Thanks everyone, thats a great help
ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.
You must be a member to leave a comment
Get the latest photography news straight from ePHOTOzine in your email every month and win prizes!
1st October 2014 - 31st October 2014
Check out ePHOTOzine's inspirational photo month calendar! Each day click on a window to unveil new photography tips, treats and techniques.
View October's Photo Month Calendar