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We need to talk for a minute about a Version Control issue here. We've resized the image and in doing so, I've sizes down to 8 x 10, so I've thrown out a bunch of pixels. So I had my original version that I opened, which has my full pixel data and now I have sampled it down. I've thrown it out in a bunch of data because I want to print 8 x 10. I do not now want to save over my original image, because my original image is chock-full of data. It has got far more pixels then I need for 8 x 10. So if I later want to print say a 13 x 19, I'll want to have all of that data, and I won't want to have to go to and redo all of my adjustments.
So having saved my image, it's very important that I now go and choose Save As and give it a different name. And so what I usually do is label it a print image, and tell the size, and save that out. I'm saving as a Photoshop document, because I want to keep all of my adjustment layers. I will definitely keep separate documents for different print sizes. I will sometimes even keep separate documents for different print sizes on different types of paper, because different types of paper need different adjustments, and we'll talk about them more when we get into paper selection.
But very important that you do a Save As, and save out your data at a particular size, so that you don't overwrite your original, robust, data-heavy image.
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