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If the photos are standard size then 300dpi is fine. If the photos are
smaller than standard or you want to enlarge them quite a bit I would scan
at 600dpi. You will be able to enlarge the photos significantly without
pixelization.

Kim


"Mogweed" wrote in message
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> "John Inzer" wrote in message
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>> Mogweed wrote:
>>> Sorry if this has been asked a zillion times before but I
>>> can't see an answer anywhere so here goes :o)
>>>
>>> I have some old photos from my last year at school (30
>>> years ago) that I want to put up on an online photo album
>>> place such as www.photobucket.com (or my Yahoo Photos or
>>> even my own website) so that people who are in the photos
>>> and now live overseas can view and print them out at
>>> their end. Given that I think most will want to print them, what
>>> resolution should I scan them into the computer at so
>>> that they get good quality prints at the far end?
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Mogweed.
>> ==================================
>> Personally, I find that 300 dpi is adequate but
>> some people prefer 600 dpi or even more.
>> There is lots of good info on scanning at the
>> following website.
>>
>> A Few Scanning Tips
>> http://www.scantips.com/
>>
>> Here's one of the many articles:
>>
>> Photographic Resolution - How much can we scan?
>> http://www.scantips.com/basics08.html
>>
>> --
>>
>> John Inzer
>> MS Picture It! MVP
>>
>> Digital Image
>> Highlights and FAQs
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>>
>> Making Good Newsgroup Posts
>> http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
>
> Thanks very much John, much appreciated.
>
> Mogweed.
>



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