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What does DPI mean for submitted images?

DPI simply means "dots per inch".  The greater the number - the higher the resolution (clarity of the photo) when printed.  Most images from cameras are naturally going to have a higher DPI/resolution for printing.  It is preferred that the image be of higher resolution/dpi (a larger image that will print clearly on paper - not just look clear on a computer screen). If the image has a low dpi (dots per inch) when printed, it will appear "fuzzy" and not very crisp even if the inches are the same as a higher dpi image. Not unlike the difference between standard definition versus high definition on a television. The more information (dots) per inch, the more clarity in the image.

Bottom line - If you are unsure of the dpi, just send the largest size you have available and we will scale the image down accordingly.