What resolution does your image need to be?


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What resolution does your image need to be?

Here is a question I get asked actually quite a bit. It's what resolution do I need my images to be? To be able to answer that question, you first have to figure out where are you sending these images? What's your output path for these? Are they going to be printed? If so, are they going to be printed on a printing press or are they going to be printed to your inkjet printer on your Desktop? Or are they going to be displayed on a screen of some sort whether it be a monitor or a cell phone or a tablet device or netbook or you name it, anything with a digital display? So three different categories of output, there is halftone output, there is continuous tone output, and there is display output.

Let's talk about each one of those because each one of them has different resolution needs. So let's talk about halftone output first. Halftone output is the word that's used when you are reproducing images on a printing press. There really is no notion of continuous tone on a printin...

What resolution does your image need to be?
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What resolution does your image need to be? provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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