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Q. What file names are used ?

Q. What resolution do I need ?

A. For viewing on screen, or prints up to 9" x 6", 2000 dpi is more than adequate. For cropping or for 12" x 8" prints, 3000 dpi is fine. For maximum resolution and printing at 18" x 12" choose 4000 dpi.

Q. What are the differences between tiff and jpeg files ?

Q. How many images can I get on a CD/DVD ?

Q. What is the difference between 24 bit and 48 bit colour ?