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Color Management & Quality Output by Tom Ashe

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Fifteen

RESIZING & SHARPENING

 

 

 

Regardless of the type of output we are going to—display, inkjet print, digital C-print, or printing press—our last steps in preparing our files will include sizing the image and then sharpening for the specific type of output. This chapter will first discuss the different methods and algorithms used to resize our image in Photoshop and third-party image sizing software packages. Then we will review the importance, methods, and strategies for sharpening our images, as one of the last steps in preparing our files for printing.

Two other steps that should be completed toward the end of your workflow are sizing and sharpening your image for output. Regardless of when they happen in ...

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