Jaime Seuma schreef:
> I use The Gimp to edit my photographs, which I shoot with a Canon EOS 50D.
> I shoot always RAW, and use the propietary Canon software (DPP) to
> process the pictures a bit before converting them to jpeg (max
> conversion quality) with a resolution of 350 dpi.
> But when I open this jpg with the Gimp, either through the 'print size'
> dialog, the 'image scale' dialog or the 'image properties' dialog, seems
> to me that the Gimp takes it as 72 dpi resolution. Out of curiosity,
> I've just open the same image with both the Gimp and Photoshop Elements,
> and Elements states that it has a resolution of 350 dpi (as expected).
> I had never noticed that! Thing is that every time I scale down an
> image, the Gimp sets 72 dpi as default for resolution.
> All of my images are at this (low) resolution now (which doesn't matter
> as I've kept the original RAW files). I didn't notice this when I was
> working with the Gimp, till a few days ago that a friend told me -when I
> showed him my pics- that I should keep resolution higher when
> downscaling jpgs.
> Am I missing something here? Any ideas?
> I must confess that I have never worried about the resolution before,
> and I don't think I understand this issue completely.
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