Gauging the ideal settings


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Gauging the ideal settings

In this exercise I am going to show you how to gauge the ideal Sharpening settings whether you intend to output your image to the web or you intend to print your image. Now these are two very different media so they will require different settings but I'll show you how it all works inside this exercise. I am working inside of the image called Macro butterfly.jpg found inside the 15_sharpen folder. Before we go any farther, I need to make sure that you have established your screen resolution. You've measured your screen resolution and made Photoshop aware of it, and that's something I showed you how to do back in Chapter 4 of Photoshop CS5 One-on-One fundamentals.

But just to confirm, press Ctrl+K or Command+K on the Mac to bring up the Preferences dialog box and then click on Units and Rulers and note the Screen Resolution value. It should be set to something other than 72 pixels per inch, 72 is the default setting, and it's wrong. Now, 117 happens to simulate a 17 inch MacB...

Gauging the ideal settings
Video duration: 8m 59s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Gauging the ideal settings provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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