Preparing the image for print


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Preparing the image for print

At some point, after you've toned and retoned and untoned and made your image high key and low key and everything in between, you are going to finally be ready to print it, but there will be two steps left that you'll have to take. You have to resize your image for printing, and you have to sharpen it. Before you do that though, you need to save your image. Now, I'm assuming you've been saving along the way, but just to be sure, I want to mention that you need to be saving your image in Photoshop format to preserve all of the layers. And up here in the Save dialog box, that's the very first entry, Photoshop format, not Photoshop EPS, or Photoshop PDF, or any of these other things.

Save in Photoshop you will preserve all of your layers, and the layering stuff becomes particularly handy for printing. For example, in this image, there was this bright bit on this building here and I toned that down because I found it a little distracting. When I print, I may decide either...

Preparing the image for print
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Preparing the image for print provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Black and White

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Photography
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Photoshop
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