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Old 12-01-2006, 12:12 PM   #6
don Arnoldy
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Now I am not sure what you mean. Would a medium-format slide be taken with a 35mm SLR or rangefinder camera?
A medium-format camera would be a 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" or a 6 X 7 (cm) camera. Although these wouldn't produce "slides" in the normal sense, they would produce film positives for scanning.

As John suggested, the image you have will be 6.48" x 8.64" at 300 dpi. If you did not need to fill the entire live area with image --because there was type or border; or if you could arrange more than one image to fill the area, then you could use what you have.

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My FujiFilm FinePix E510 camera doesn't seem to have any setting for the pixels per inch.
Yup--cameras don't really know anything about dpi--only pixel dimensions. DPI doesn't exist until you decide what size you want to to print it at--even the default, 72dpi, is an unwarranted assumption on the part of the camera.

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for one house, I am not buying or even renting a camera of any kind.
If this house is listed for $1 million +, then somebody(ies) will be pocketing a $600K commission for selling it. You'd think they'd be willing to spring for an extra hundred bucks or so for you to rent a camera. <shrug>

   
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