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Size and Proportion in Photography

The images shown in our web store and on our proof CD & DVD's are "Full Frame" sizes usually about a 2:3 proportion, which is the proportion used by most cameras. Unfortunately, several of the most popular photo sizes are not these "Full Frame" in proportion. Due to this difference in proportion, the images are cropped when printed as non "Full Frame" sizes and depending on the size photo you order, part of the images may be cropped out (cut off). If are you are ordering a non "Full Frame" size photo but do not want any of the image cropped out, we can do it click here for details and ordering instructions. Below are samples of the common photo sizes and how they will crop in relation to the "Full Frame" proof images in our web store and on our Proof CDs & DVDs.

Several people have emailed asking what the dog's name is and are photos of him for sale? The dog's name is Nonee and yes you can purchase this photo (without the color squares), email us for more information.

4x6
6x9
8x12
16x24
20x30

These are "Full Frame" size photos.

None of the image is cropped out.

Wallet Size.
5x7

These are not "Full Frame" size photos.

Most of the red square at the top & the top or the image are cropped out.

4x5
8x10
16x20

These are not "Full Frame" size photos.

All of of the red and blue squares at the top & the top or the image are cropped out.

11x14

This is not a "Full Frame" size photos.

All of the red square and most of the blue at the top & the top or the image are cropped out.

Any size printed "Full Frame" with Borders.

These are not "Full Frame" sizes but none of the image is cropped out.

This is accomplished but printed the entire image with borders on the sides.

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