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What is the best way to determine how many pixels should be in an image when you resize it for video? When I copy an image to the new canvas size it looks a lot more pixelated. (the original had 180 pixels per inch)I'm using Photoshop 7. The camera is a Canon Powershot S400. I'm converting them to the 720 x 534 std.DV/DVD image size with a little cropping of most images....

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    What is the best way to determine how many pixels should be in an image when you resize it for video? When I copy an image to the new canvas size it looks a lot more pixelated. (the original had 180 pixels per inch)I'm using Photoshop 7. The camera is a Canon Powershot S400. I'm converting them to the 720 x 534 std.DV/DVD image size with a little cropping of most images.
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    David Guest

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    David,

    When you change the image size, make sure "Resample Image" is NOT checked. Otherwise, PhotoShop will try to add or take away pixels to match the new resolution.

    Jake
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    Thanks for the tip, I will make the change.

    Dave
    David Guest

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