Downsampling for print


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Downsampling for print

In this exercise, I am going to show you how to downsample an image for print, which may sound crazy. After all this time spent with me telling you that you want to capture the image at the highest resolution afforded by your digital camera or scanner and keep those pixels in as good shape as possible, why would you downsample the image and throw a bunch of pixels away? Well, there's a few reasons to do it. One is that you're emailing the image to somebody else and you want them to see it on their screen. Well this is too big to email for one thing. Typically, you can't email things that are bigger than 10 megabytes and this is a very huge file, I think it's like 150 or something.

Also, if you were to somehow successfully get it to them, then they are going to look at that image on their screen probably not in Photoshop, they probably don't own it and even if they did they don't really know how to use it let's say. So they're opening the image in some other ...

Downsampling for print
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Downsampling for print provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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