your ink cartridges. Several printers now come with several densities of
black, which can enhance black-and-white output of prints.
Match pixels and size
You will need to experiment with the different settings in your photo-editing program to find out what works for your personal needs. Generally,
try to set your camera to a higher-resolution setting if you plan to enlarge your
images and print them. Lower-resolution images are fine for e-mail or posting
on an Internet site.
HELPFUL HIN TS
SUGGESTED MEGAPIXELS FOR HIGH-QUALITY PRINTS
MAXIMUM PRINT SIZE
4" x 6"
5" x 7"
8" x 10"
11" x 14"
16" x 20"
BUY A CAMERA WITH
1600 x 1200
2048 x 1536
2560 x 1920
2816 x 2112
3264 x 2468
Many people are getting out of the darkroom and onto their computer to
create the look they’re after. One popular trend is to alter color photos and turn
them into black-and-white prints for that antique look, especially for scrapbooking projects.
This can be accomplished using an off-the-shelf photo software product.
By changing the color setting to black and white, your printed images can
take on a whole new look and sense of time. Consider one of the latest inkjet
printers that now come with different densities of black ink that offer better
monochrome printing capabilities.
Preserving your photos
You can increase the longevity of your photos by reducing their exposure
to air and sunlight. Just as with traditional photos, store photos in frames
behind glass, in scrapbooks or in other places where light and air exposure is
reduced and moisture is avoided. A