A&P Anyone ever used Genuine Fractals to upscale their images for print?

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  1. TurkeyChicken

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    http://www.ononesoftware.com/detail.php?prodLine_id=2

    It basically uses a "fractal" type method to scale your images up in size.

    Supposedly you can take a small 4 megapixel 72dpi image and blow it up to a 180ppi 10x12" print without any visual loss.

    Apparently we're going to get a copy of it at work, but it might be something I want to look into for home use :noes:
     
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    looks cool :dunno:

    1. "borrow" copy from work
    2. make copy
    3. torrent it
     
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    I think it's just a photoshop plugin :eek4:

    If that's the case, it might already be out there :run:
     
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    oh werd I gotta find this :eek3: maybe I can upsize some pics from my old crappy 2mp digital cam :mamoru:
     
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    :rofl:

    Just remember, crap in = crap out :o

    but yeah, I plan on putting this little piece of software to use so I can print off some photos for my apartment/condo (not sure which I'll be able to afford yet :mamoru2: )
     
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    i know for a fact there are public trackers with it, go looking. only 4.0, not 5.0 tho
     
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    5 comes out in a few days. I think that's what we would be getting at work :x:
     
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    cooool, let us know how you like it.



    CSI Guy : now zoom in on the glasses, yup, now enhance, enhance, enhance, enhance one more time
     
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    :rofl:

    maybe they were using this program :eek4:


    Now zoom in on her eyeball so you can see the photographer in full view and print off a mug shot
     
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    I downloaded 4.1 if anyone wants it. It's the PC version and that's useless to me.
     
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    ah fuck. I figured that since it was a plugin it would simply work universally.

    I'm going to need the mac version as well (at work we'll be using the PC version :( )
     
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    supertroopers: just print the damn thing.
     
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    I've used Photozoom to resize and it does a great job. I like it better than GF and it costs less too for those of us that respect copyrights and actually buy our software. ;)
     
  15. Yeah let me enlarge a 12.8 megapixel shot! :eek3: :mamoru:

    God dam the files from this camera are huuuuuuuge! :noes:


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    My roommate last semester used it for one of my pics that I blew up to 20X30. It worked REALLY well, no signs of streching. For some reason it wasn't working on CS2 but it was working on his older version of PS.
     
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    damn. that's pretty badass. Do you remember what the original size of the image was?

    I couldn't find the mac version on last night... i'll have to start looking harder :o
     
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    GF is good, but some people claim equal results with the 10% method (increasing image size in 10% increments using PS's own built in method). I have done both and can't notice a difference up to 24x36, have not evaluated it with low resultion images however, so YMMV
     
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    Rarely have I seen GF do any better than Photoshop.

    Also, NEVER apply any USM before the resize.
     
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    PM? :x: :o
     
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    Or your av :eek3:

    EDIT:

    DL'd, tried it, it sucked.
     
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    well shit. the reviews it got were really encouraging :dunno:
     
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    at a breathtaking screen resolution of 72 DPI. :hsugh:
     
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    found it on oink at 6mb its worth a try
     

  25. saved at 72 to conserve space, it's not going off to print :dunno:

    even at 300dpi it's the same size :dunno:

    Is this better for you master? :hsugh:

    Oh shit, I suck, I didn't even edit this shot in LR yet :run:




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