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July 29, 2006

Printing at the Chandler Costco

I just got an 8x10 back from Costco. Good, but not super quality, because I misremembered the resolution their Noritsu printers are set for. As a result, my images were scaled by the printer software and lost a little bit of detail. (Not enough that anyone else notices it—my parents are thrilled with the quality of the portrait of my brother, but I can see where the softening occurred because I spent hours working on it in Digital Photo Professional and Photoshop.)

So, for the benefit of myself and anyone else in Phoenix printing at the Chandler Galeria Costco store, #736: Their Noritsu 3411 is configured for 320 ppi input. 300 ppi images will be scaled up by the printer and quality will be lost.

Posted by Colin at July 29, 2006 4:15 PM

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