Hmm, silly question but I need to know

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Hmm, silly question but I need to know
Oct 4, 2008

to clear my head !!!!

If for example a shot from a 5D will produce a maximum of a 20' x 16' image @ 300dpi

if I want to produce a larger picture than that, would I need to reduce the dpi to say 180dpi or less or do I still keep the dpi at 300dpi.

If you understand what I mean?? .....as I increase image size for a particular camera do I need to reduce the dpi....and when you 'hit' the maximum print size is this why images are better viewed at a distance rather than close up.
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Dave

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