In this post I share my findings & suggestions on how to choose the correct file type download in Canva that print 300 dpi photos & pages. I cover .jpg .png and .pdf Canva downloads.
As a memory keeper, I soon discovered that images have their own language.
And the terminology can be confusing. Understanding the differences in terms and what each one means; pixels and bytes (image size and file size), quality, size and resolution is very important, especially if you are digital or hybrid scrapbooker.
What is a pixel?
I found this post from Persnickey Prints super helpful and easy to understand. Simply put every photo, in digital form, is made up of pixels. Pixels are the smallest unit of information that makes up a picture. Because pixels are so small, our eyes can not detect the elements on the grid as individual squares. Instead, our brain blends each pixel into a smooth digital picture. If you zoom in on your image far enough you'll see that images are like a mosaic formed by small little squares or tiles, in photography each little tile is called a pixel. I've simulated these 4"x6"photos (using the pixelate effect in Canva) below to show what this would look like if you could actually see the pixels close up. Click on them to see what I mean.
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