Month: December 2016

Internet Sales Grow as Brick and Mortar Slow

Even if you are not glued to CNN everyday, most people are keenly aware of the economic slowdown that arrived in 2008.

Despite a less than spectacular Christmas shopping season last year, not all is bad in the world of commerce.

Some statistics show online retail sales were actually up 6% for the last quarter of 2008. As a whole, online sales were largely flat when compared to 2007, with a modest 1% increase for the year.

“Brick and mortar” locations however did not fare as well in these tougher times.

Great digital photo prints: Use High Quality Photo Paper

In order to get the best photo prints you can, you must take into account four separate components of quality.

  • The digital camera image
  • The photo printer capabilities
  • The quality of ink cartridges used
  • The quality of photo paper you use

Each component is a complete topic in itself, but it’s worth a quick overview.

The first major component of getting great prints, is having a good quality digital print. The higher resolution your camera (the more megapixels), the better its ability to produce good quality prints at larger sizes. Whenever possible, take your pictures using the camera’s highest resolution setting.

Great Digital Photo Prints: Use the Right Inkjet Cartridges

The first major component of making great digital photo prints, is having a good quality digital camera. The higher resolution your camera (the more megapixels), the better its ability to produce good quality prints at larger sizes. Whenever possible, you should always take your pictures using the camera’s highest resolution setting.

Assuming you have a good digital camera, the next component for good prints is a good photo printer.

Choosing a good photo printer is another topic in itself but as a quick summary, the basics to look for are:

  • Printing resolution of 1200 dots per inch (DPI) or better

Great Digital Photo Prints: Use a Good Printer

The first major component of making great digital photo prints, is having a good quality digital camera. The higher resolution (the more megapixels) your camera has, the better its ability to produce good quality prints at larger sizes.

Assuming you have a good digital camera, the next component for good prints is a good quality, photo-capable printer.

The printer’s resolution should be at least 1200 DPI (dots per inch). Most printers out these days qualify. Additionaly, there are plenty of professional level printers in the 2400 DPI range if you want superior results.