Downsampling for print


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Downsampling for print

In this movie, I'll show you how to down sample that is to reduce the number of pixels inside of an image for print. Now at first this may seem like a daft idea. If up sampling an image is a destructive modification, then down sampling an image Must be doubly so. But the truth of the matter is while you rarely upsample an image inside Photoshop, you commonly downsample. And the reason is this. Imagine that we're working in a production environment and you want to print this image at 12 inches wide.

Well you don't want to hand off this gargantuan file to a designer who's going to lay it out into a print document or to a commercial printer because its going to take forever to upload and its just going to waste everybody's time. Instead what you want to do is scale the image according to its destination. Now, that is not to say that you want to permanently harm the file, so here's what I recommend you do. Start things off by going up to the Image menu and choosing the Duplicate...

Downsampling for print
Video duration: 5m 14s 7h 45m Beginner Updated Sep 17, 2014

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Downsampling for print provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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