Save for the web Photoshop CS6


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Saving for the web

When you're trying to make the smallest image to send to someone, instead of using the File>Save As command, try using the Save for Web command. In the Save for Web command, you can see the original image, or the Optimized image. The Optimized image is what the file will look like, when all of these options have been applied to it. We can also look at a 2-Up view, where we can see both the original, as well as the optimized version next to each other. Now since this is a photograph, I'm going to change from GIF down to JPEG.

There's always a trade-off between the amount of compression and the quality of the image. If I choose a Low setting for my compression quality, you can see that the image starts breaking apart and we can no longer see the detail. Of course this also makes the file size much smaller. We're down at 34.26K. But the quality isn't acceptable. If I go to the Maximum compression setting then the quality looks excellent. Then I'm up to 500K, a signi...

Saving for the web
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Saving for the web provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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