Evaluating the print size


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Evaluating the print size

This exercise is by way of preparation for the next exercise. What we're going to do in the next exercise, I am going to show you how to measure the resolution of your screen. In this exercise, I am going to show you why in the world we would want to do such a thing. Now the idea is we need to accurately judge how our sharpened image is going to print. The thing is, our image is going to print a lot smaller than it looks on screen, and so things like halos are going to start disappearing because they are going to be packed in a smaller amount of space, and then we stand the chance of loosening our sharpened effect if we are not careful.

So we want to be able to view the image as it will look when it prints, and you can do that by going to the View menu and choosing the print Size command right here. That will simulate the size at which the image prints. Under the right circumstances, by default, it's not going to work right. So I'll just tell you that right now. Don't choose t...

Evaluating the print size
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Evaluating the print size provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4: Sharpening Images New Features

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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