Presentation on theme: "Photo Management Choosing Photos that Fit.. Photo Management Choosing the Right Photo to Fit Your Design and Content.. Making Sure Your Photo Fits - Resizing."— Presentation transcript:
Photo Management Choosing the Right Photo to Fit Your Design and Content.. Making Sure Your Photo Fits - Resizing V. Resampling.. See the Process from Start to Finish.. Free Alternatives to Photoshop..
Choosing the right photograph.. Why would I choose one photo over another? Think of your audience. Are your images clear? Captivating? Can you tell what the subject is doing? Does the image tell a story? The impact of photo colors on the rest of your page
Choosing the right photograph.. What are the benefits of professional photos?
Choosing the right photograph.. Better Equipment A true professional invests in their business, and their images will reflect the quality of that investment. Good equipment provides depth of field and wide angle framing of images that you simply cant get on todays pocket cameras
Choosing the right photograph.. Quality Control Higher resolution photos Better focus Elimination of distracting backgrounds Wider selection of images
Choosing the right photograph.. Experience Making subjects feel at ease Meeting deadlines and working in unexpected conditions or situations Providing new ideas to enhance the topic/subject
Making sure your photo fits.. File size is determined by the number of pixels in the image. Resolution is measured by the number of pixels in an inch or ppi. 100 x 100 pixels at 75 ppi 100 x 100 pixels at 25 ppi PRINTING
Making sure your photo fits.. On the web images will display at either 72 or 96 ppi which is standard for monitors. Therefore the dimensions on screen are greatly impacted Not by resolution but by how many pixels make up the image. 100 x 100 pixels at 75 ppi 100 x 100 pixels at 25 ppi For WEB
Sizing Images in Photoshop How many pixels make up the image when you start. Crop first, it decreases file size without reducing quality. Layers will increase file size without changing dimensions. Sometimes Resampling is good and sometimes it is not. How modifying Image size affects the size and quality. Keep your web page dimensions in mind when sizing. Lets see how Photoshop does it...
Lets see how it is done.. Using the finalsite demo/training web site, we will take a look at how to crop, resize and drop photos into templates. These templates are created to be ready for web use once flattened, saved and uploaded. We will review banners and finding/replacing images