How to Increase the Size of a Photo in Photoshop

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This tutorial is to help you learn how to blow-up or enlarge a picture.  You might wish to do this to make a bigger print or for numerous other reasons.  Photoshop does a pretty good job but you will still lose a bit of sharpness depending on how much larger you make the photo.  Ok, once you have your photo open in photoshop:

1. Click on the Image Menu and then click on Image Size,
(Image>Image Size)

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2. In the Image Size dialogue box make sure the Constrain Proportions Option is checked.

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3. Then simply adjust the photo size with by the width or the height by entering a larger number.  After you enter a new size press OK.  (You can also adjust the size by adjusting the pixels or the resolution but the easiest way is by the inches).

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3 Comments

  1. Peter says:

    Or you could simple press Ctrl + T (for free transform) and then whilst holding the Shift button, drag the bottom right hand corner out until you reach the desired size.

  2. Nonoy says:

    This is what I was looking for. I didn’t know there is an image size from the Image drop down menu.Thanks a lot.

  3. asif says:

    i like your teaching, I’m just trying and get best result
    thanks a lot.
    Regards
    ASIF ALI

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