The case for re-sampling

I know I’ve already got a “Myths” page, but this myth is a biggie, so it gets its own article! The Situation Very often, in discussions about printing, I read the advice: “Don’t resample your image. Just resize it to the correct...

The myths of digital imaging

The web is full of nonsense about various photographic matters. Most of it is evangelical rubbish, some of it is old-fashioned misinformation. Let’s clear up a few things … MYTH 1: Adobe RGB is for printing Oh boy, hasn’t this myth caused a lot of...

Preparing web proofs for your customer

This is a discussion that arises on forums from time to time. My method is by no means the only method, and it’s certainly not a very fancy method, but it works very well for me. The Web Proof Basics: So, you’ve taken photos for your client. Now...

Selling digital images

More and more photographers are selling digital files these days, either in addition to prints, or instead of them.  I’m not sure what happened first in this chicken-and-egg scenario – whether photographers began promoting digital files to gain market...

Best practice for web photos

There are a few vitally important things you need to do for your web images. 1. Make sure they are resized to the exact pixel dimensions required for the destination site/blog. If you upload them too big, the server (or browser) will resize them for you, and probably...