I think all you really want is an image that is 2400x3000 pixels when you
are done. I would first crop them by selecting an area with the rectangle
tool and using a fixed aspect ratio of 8x10. Then scale them to 2400x3000.
On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 8:48 AM, Greg <for...@gimpusers.com> wrote:
> >Sorry Greg,I just downloaded Gimp and don't know anything about it yet. Go
> the truespace sight as their newest software and all
> >theirvideo tutorials are free. Microsoft bought Caligari which developed
> >------- Original Message -------
> >From : Greg[mailto:for...@gimpusers.com]
> >Sent : 5/19/2009 11:12:21 AM
> >To : email@example.com
> >Cc :
> >Subject : RE: [Gimp-user] Sizing pictures
> > I'm a newbie and have been using GIMP for a couple months to scale and
> >images for a website I am trying to create and have that all worked out
> >good but now I want to enter some pics into a contest where the entries
> >require minimum 300 dpi (8" x 10") in horizontal format.
> >I have been trying the different tools but can't get the dimensions to
> >where I put them. How do I get this right?
> >Thanks for the help folks, I believe I have got it.
> The pic I was working with adjusted dpi to 72's when I saved after
> brightness and contrast. When brought into GIMP and image - scale image -
> called it automatically shows 300's on res. Would not allow width and
> where I wanted from here. Saved res at 300 and went to transform tools -
> image - then cropped from transform tools. Cropped a few extra pixels off
> height but that was probably just me rushing and I'll be able to get it
> Thanks again,
> Greg (via www.gimpusers.com)
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