So 2400 x 3600 pixels is the exact pixel size of the image that you need in order to print an image with 300 dpi. Do we really need 300 dpi?
If you have a 16 megapixel digital camera& the maximum image size it offers at 4608 x 3456 pixels settings. Means, it is perfect for a print size of 15. 36 x 11. 52 at 300 dpi resolution. Megapixels: How Big Can You Really Print a Photo? you might find yourself tempted to print it very large and show it off. But how many megapixels do you need to print at larger sizes? Dont forget to also adjust the dimensions to your ideal print size. For Lightroom users, this is in the export window. For Photoshop users, navigate to 18 Megapixel Digital SLR Cameras.
Tweet: The main reason to get an 18 megapixel digital SLR is if you want to make large prints. Of course, there may be other features of an 18 megapixel DSLR that you also find appealing, but if you're focusing on megapixels alone then it's all about print size. With an 18 megapixel camera, you can make highquality prints at 16x20 or smaller; Can you print your photos larger than the acceptable size?
You bet. There's nothing stopping you from printing your 6 megapixel photos at 20x30, or even billboard size if you so desire. But there is a catch: as you increase the size of a print above the acceptable Sep 08, 2011 Re: 18 megapixel print size? In reply to KEG Sep 7, 2011 Ahm image will have some noise at 1600 right? coz I found my 550D a bit noisey at ISO 1600 not too much though but a bit noticeable when you zoom the image.
Notice that as the print size doubles, the megapixels required increases geometrically. You can make nice 8" x 10" prints with a 6 or 8 megapixel camera, but to make a true photo quality 16" x 20" print, you need between 24 and 30 megapixels.
The T4i is only an 18megapixel camera with a resolution of pixels. At 300dpi, that resolution only yields images of 17. 28 x 11. 52. In order to print at 300dpi on a 3624 print, you would need an image with a resolution of ( ) by ( ), or 10, 8007, 200 pixels, or a 77.
76megapixel camera. Determining Your Camera's Largest Print Size Here's a list that correlates megapixels to print size: I use a Canon Digital Rebel with an 1855mm lens. I cropped the photo, used curves and I get asked how many megapixels do I need for a specific print size quite often.
It's a common question and it seems to be a source of confusion and frustration for