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How to Print Big from the Phantom 3

Discussion in 'Editing (Photo and Video)' started by glympsefromabove, Jul 18, 2016.

  1. glympsefromabove

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    My research is showing that printing at 300ppi will yield a max size of 14.30" x 9.34" from the 12MP camera on the Phantom 3. But I would like to print much larger than this (ideally up to 48" x 36").

    Is it possible to print at this size and resolution? Are there any tools or methods in post-processing that allows this to be achieved?
     
  2. Pharm

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    You can print it any size you want to. You won't get 300 ppi at that size without something like the program below. I routinely make 24 x 36 inch prints from a 10 MP camera. On occasion, I'll sharpen it a tad in Photoshop but usually not. You can also use a program like this:

    Apps – ON1, Inc.

    (Used to be called "Genuine Fractals". ) You 'd be surprised how good some pics are even at 200 ppi and using only moderate sharpening. Also, if you want to try a large print at a reasonable price, try this site:

    AutomatedPhotoTechnology.com

    I've used them for big prints for years.
     
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  3. glympsefromabove

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    Thank you! This seems like a very good app that makes it possible to do much larger prints on smaller MP cameras.

    I'm curious if Photoshop has this feature built in already? Or if a specialized app/plugin in needed.