The term resolution when used to describe a photo or image refers to the number of dots per square inch are used to crate the photo. The higher the resolution the better the quality of an image. In the photography world, 72 dpi and 300 dpi are the resolutions that are generally used, 72 dpi being a lower resolution so the file is smaller and 300 dpi so the image is shaper and generally of better quality for printing. Low resolution photos are used for internet purposes so web-based pages load quickly and 300 dpi images are used for print so the photo when printed is sharp and clear.

Amos Struck

I am a publisher and entrepreneur in the stock imagery field. I focus on providing knowledge and solutions for buyers, contributors and agencies, aiming at contributing to the growth and development of the industry. I am the founder and editor of Stock Photo Press, one of the largest networks of online magazines in the industry. I am the founder of Microstock Expo, the only conference dedicated to the microstock segment. I created several software solutions in stock photography like WordPress plugins. Plus I am a recurrent speaker at Photokina Official Stage, and an industry consultant at StockPhotoInsight. I am passionate about technology, marketing and visual imagery.

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