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    Anyone know how those big big advertising poster or stuff etc being printed out? I know its some sort of printing machine but it is done by places where they specially print this right? And is there any specific format or camera etc to get this can of large large thing to be printed out? I guess it needs super high resolution or pixel stuff...? Just wish to learn something about it.

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    Default Re: Question about printing...

    You need a high resolution camera and a plotter.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plotter

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diavonex View Post
    You need a high resolution camera and a plotter.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plotter
    high resolution camera? how high the resolution have to be? Is my Canon 450D good enough?

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    Default Re: Question about printing...

    If you wish to print a 24" x 36" poster, the file needs to be 75dpi at the full 24" x 36" size. The file size will be about a 20-25 MB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diavonex View Post
    If you wish to print a 24" x 36" poster, the file needs to be 75dpi at the full 24" x 36" size. The file size will be about a 20-25 MB.
    wow...even my RAW format from my DSLR can't shoot to the file size! lolx...guess it is not possible from the simple cam of mine. lolx. Thanks for your info!

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    i've printed jpegs from 350D onto 40x50 inch canvas before. nowadays if you capture your images in raw, it wont be much of a problem.
    sigh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clown View Post
    i've printed jpegs from 350D onto 40x50 inch canvas before. nowadays if you capture your images in raw, it wont be much of a problem.
    wow...that is a good info...thanks for the update!

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