A first look at Save for Web


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A first look at Save for Web

In this exercise, I want to introduce you to the basic three file formats for Web images. Then I want to give you a sense for why we do things the way we do here inside Photoshop. I've saved my changes as Desaturated shadows.psd found inside the 12_for_Web folder. Let's say you figured this image. It was right ready to go. You just want to go ahead and export it for the Web. Why then you could go to the File menu and choose the Save As command or press Ctrl+Shift+S, Command+Shift+S on the Mac. And it does offer access to all the file formats you need, and they are these, starting with CompuServe GIF.

By the way, some folks call it GIF with a hard G, which is perfectly fine. But the folks who originally created the format called it GIF like the peanut butter, even though they decide to spell it with a G for Graphic Interchange Format. GIF is okey-dokey for low color graphics. It offers at most 256 colors and that's it. So these days, it best accommodates high contrast art. Better f...

A first look at Save for Web
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A first look at Save for Web provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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