Saturday, October 14, 2006

Lemon Boy


Blogger Sandy said...

I am so not computer literate. I am taking a Photoshop CS2 course right now and I suck at it. Anything to do with numbers and my mind shuts off...completely. Sizing images for the web has proven to be exceptionally frustrating. Ask me the latin name for a plant, and I can manage. Talk about percents and pixels and my head starts to hurt.

8:01 PM  
Blogger Sandy said...

P.S. This image was inspired by my blogging pal Francesca Eliot. Check her out (link on sidebar), she has some really great stuff.

8:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like this!! I will enjoy watching your skills grow as the class goes forward! You'll get it.

2:23 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's a nice abstract. I stick with the simple approach for sizing images:

After I'm done with my maniupulations:

1. Image->Image Size
2. Resolution:72 pixels/inch
3. Long side (Height or Width) 8 inches
4. OK
5. View->Actual Pixels
6. Save or Save As

That's it. I don't use Save For Web because it strips out a lot of information such as shutter speed, aperture, etc. Also, it's a little more complicated.

For Blogger, I use 8 inches on the long side of the image and let PS figure out what should be the short side.

I hope that this helps!

5:22 AM  
Blogger Sandy said...

Paul-I will give this a try. It sounds alot less complicated than the way I was trying.

9:16 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is a beautiful shot with great lighting and color.
As far as resizing goes, I think there are third party applications that can handle these kind of tasks easier. Here is one for Mac:
if you are PC user, I am sure you can find similar applications.

5:19 PM  

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