"My Lehigh" Photo Guidelines
photos you should always use the highest quality
setting available on
is not represented in dpi or ppi - just in pixels. A
camera with one
megapixel resolution will create an image with one
find out how many megapixels are required by your
camera to produce a specific
image, multiple the length x width of that image (in
inches) x 300 dpi x 300
x 18” would
be calculated as: 12 x 300 (=3600) and
18 x 300 (= 5400) which is 3600
x 5400 dpi
x 22” would
be calculated as: 28 x 300 (=8400) and
22 x 300 (= 6600) which is 8400
x 6600 dpi
x 36” would
be calculated as: 48 x 300 (=14,400)
and 22 x 300 (= 6600) which is
dpi x 6600 dpi
images taken with a digital camera use the RGB color
space. When RGB is
converted to CMYK, images tend to darken. It is
recommended that you
brighten and sharpen your image using
Photoshop for clearer printing.
photos as .tif images.
label each image with the following;
year, month and your last name and number.
Example; 2013_03_Smith 1, 2013_03_ Smith 2.
in Photoshop you can resize the photo using Image from
the top menu
check or choose Constrain
not check or choose Resample Images
will decrease the
resolution of the image
your screen needs 72 dpi for your image to look good
on screen but you
will need at least 150 dpi at the final print size for
your image to look good
on phones do not meet the above requirements and will
not be used.
is twelve images.
should be submitted through Lehigh dropbox
recipient Maddy Eadline firstname.lastname@example.org.
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