Choosing The Right Pixel

The article aim to help determine the maximium print size you can make...

If you are going to print your photo for the first time and are confused about the megapixel size, here are some of the information that might be useful in order to retain the picture quality:

4x6 prints: 1024 x 768 (640 x480 resolution is acceptable but not always recommended)

5x7 prints: 1152 x 864 pixels (1 megapixel)

8x10 prints: 1600 x 1200 pixels (2 megapixels) (1280 x 960 is acceptable but not recommended)

8x10 prints (cropped from original image): 1920 x 1600 pixels (3+megapixels)

16x20 prints: 1600 x 1200 (this is a bare minimum, for best results 2048 x 1536)

20x30 prints: 1600 x 1200 minimum, for best results 5 megapixel (2560 x 1920)

Wallet size: 320 x 240

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