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Noritsu / Frontier question

scsi

Austin, US
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scsi Registered since 03rd Apr 2003
Sat 19-Apr-03 04:27 AM

Hi all!

I normally get my D100 prints made on a Noritsu 3101 or a Frontier 390. Before I take the files to the lab, I crop and adjust each in Photoshop 6. I dont have the equipment to calibrate my monitor, so I don't mess with color profiles.

My question is how do you prepare your files for these machines? For example, if you want a 4x6, do you crop the file to exactly 4x6? Do you always set the resolution at say 300dpi or just leave it at whatever it winds up being?

I ask this because I've noticed that both the Frontier and the Noritsu like to crop my images a little more even though theyre already 4x6. Should I leave a little bleed on the image? how much?

Of course, the guys at the lab are clueless.

Thanks!!

~Shaun

~Shaun
shaun@nikonboy.com

Proud Nikonian from Austin, TX (UT-Austin!)

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