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Shooting for different print sizes

edited March 2013 Posted in » Nikon D5100 Forum
Is there a setting on my D5100 that I can change, so that when I print the image doesn't get cut off? I know I have to crop a certain size in programs, so I don't have a problem there, I'm just wondering if there was a way on the camera.


  • ejlejl
    edited March 2013
    Yes, it all makes sense. I do zoom back to avoid the cropping issue and I don't have any problems when I crop in programs. I was just wondring if there was an easier way. I actually do still get a little cropping issue even when I crop to say 8x10 in photoshop. Is that normal?
  • @ejl - As I'm sure you're well aware, 4x6, 5x7 and 8x10 all have different crop ratios, so they're all going to affect your image differently. I personally like to do square crops (like 10x10), which means I have to get rid of quite a bit. Knowing this in advance, I try my best to keep the majority of the subject/scene in the middle of the frame. It takes some getting used to. ;)
  • ejlejl
    edited March 2013
    Yes I am. I have learned to take the photo further away than I intend to print. Ive been doing pretty good with it. Thanks for your help.
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