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Old 09-13-2007, 10:44 AM   #1
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Default Stock photo advice

For the first time, we’re acquiring a stock photo, to be used in a downloadable PDF (for a brochure). Which resolution do you think I should get, given that its only current use will be in this PDF, but we might have some printed digitally someday? (It's doubtful this will ever go offset.)


I confess that I'm astounded that their idea of medium res is 11 MB.

Also, I'm vexed at their asserting that low res is 72dpi, 10.4 x 7". Wouldn't that be the same as 144dpi, 5.2 x 3.5"? If not, I'll eat my hat (which, fortunately, is made of straw).


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