High Res Photos For Backgrounds?

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l008com
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High Res Photos For Backgrounds?

Post by l008com »

Anyone know where I can get some really high resolution rail photos? Like seriously big stuff, for modern LCDs? To span my dual monitor system, i need like 3600 x 1200 pixels. A single 30" Cinema display is 2560 x 1600 pixels. And of course the bigger the better cause as we all know, the more you shrink down an image in photoshop, the better the quality of the image.
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Ken W2KB
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Re: High Res Photos For Backgrounds?

Post by Ken W2KB »

l008com wrote:Anyone know where I can get some really high resolution rail photos? Like seriously big stuff, for modern LCDs? To span my dual monitor system, i need like 3600 x 1200 pixels. A single 30" Cinema display is 2560 x 1600 pixels. And of course the bigger the better cause as we all know, the more you shrink down an image in photoshop, the better the quality of the image.
I just took a quick look at the properties of one photo I took with my Pentax K10D, an advanced amateur, low-end pro type of camera. It was 3822x2591 and 3.5 MB, JPG format. In raw format it would be around 30 MB.
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