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Questions about the amount of detail and information contained in an image.

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Is Photoshop in use for print posters with high quality of text objects?

When creating a poster in Photoshop with 300 dpi settings and export to high res PDF, text do not look crisp enough (after rasterizing text objects). Will it look good after print? Or should text ...
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Instagram compresses logo profile picture [duplicate]

I've tried exporting this logo as JPEG 640px with a size <1.6mb but it still looks compressed.
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How do I determine what the image file format and resolution should be when scanning?

I was recently asked for help with digitizing a large set of photographs - tens of thousands of the things, that need to be digitized so they can be sent to book publishers and possibly other types of ...
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Image is pixelating when scaled down only on older monitors

I'm having a weird issue that when some images are scaled down they start pixelating only on older monitors. (I'm guessing newer ones are Retina). I would expect this behavior when scaling up but down ...
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Equalize resolution between two images

I have two images with different size and resolution. I need to do a cognitive experiment so is mandatory that different images are as much equal as possible. Is there any method to reduce the quality ...
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Lose watermark quality when saving for web in Photoshop CS6

So I have applied a watermark to my image which is originally 1.37MB in size. I usually go to File > Save for web to reduce the size of the image appropriately as the image will be used for a website....
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Facebook Mobile Ad Blurry

I'm having a strange problem with Facebook Ad designs in the Creative Hub. I reached out to Facebook several times with no luck and figured I'd tap into this community to see if anyone has experience ...
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Invision's Craft doesn't place high definition images in Sketch

I'm using Sketch and Invision's "Craft" plugin. If I want to place an image as a fill inside a rectangle I use Craft (which takes the images from Unsplash). My issue is that these images are being ...
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Placed Image in Illustrator is Blurry when exported as PDF [duplicate]

I am doing some work for a client designing stickers but their logo was originally created by someone else in Photoshop (I can't understand why a logo would ever be made in a raster format). So there ...
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Photoshop: losing quality when exporting to PDF

I have created a 1-page flyer in Photoshop at 72dpi as we are not printing this. I finished the artwork and im needing to save it to PDF, but whenever i do so the pdf version is never as good a ...
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Which file format produces the highest image quality for slideshows?

I'm working on a project, where I have to create images on PhotoShop. We're going to place my images on a slideshow. So far, I'm making sure to save my custom images as vector images and setting my ...
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Facebook post image poor quality

I'm having trouble setting up a proper/sharp looking social media post designs for facebook. I have 5 or 6 different designs, all are the same size, I export them all the same way (Save for web -> ...
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Image quality loss with size reduction

I'm trying to make the images on my website smaller in their px dimensions, but I'm having issues with quality loss when I resize them in Photoshop (I first tried “Bicubic Sharper,” then all other ...
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Sketch text rendering is blurred

After exporting screens from Sketch 3 to PNG, the text is blurred Check out: This Website and see the three screens. It's almost not possible to read the screens. Even if you resize them it's not ...
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How do I open a Photoshop file in InDesign?

I would like to know how I can open a Photoshop file in InDesign. I have been learning about all the features of InDesign, but now I want to start working on a document. I have made several copies of ...
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Pixelated/Blurry Banner image

I'm having an issue with a banner image I'm trying to create for my website. When I upload the image to my website, the icons I added to the banner in Photoshop look blurry. Any advice on how I can ...
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Creating Smooth and Clean Graphics

I'm interested in creating graphics on a computer rather than drawing them out. I draw out things by hand, copy them onto the computer, and then trace over them with tools in a program called Gimp. ...
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Why does Photoshop want to save JPEG as quality '10' out of 12?

I'm currently editing a bunch of images (JPEGs) and Photoshop keeps wanting to save them as 10/12 instead of 12/12. Why does it constantly want to save it as 10/12 instead of 12/12? Is there an ...
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How can we talk about the “resolution” of a JPEG file?

A JPEG is characterised with three parameters: width (pixel), height (pixel) and bit depth (bits per pixel). And resolution is a characteristic for output devices, e.g., monitors or printers. Why? ...
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How to make PNG-quality animations in GIF format?

I've noticed more and more sites using animated GIFs that have PNG quality. You'd think they're the latter if you didn't check the image info. The lines are crisp, the colors look great, there's none ...
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What are the main things that decreases the quality in GIMP?

I am relatively new to using GIMP. A few days ago I learned that rotating an image might downgrade the quality because of the anti-aliasing, and that surprised me, for I thought rotating an image is ...
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Why is my export so low res?

Can anyone tell me why my export from illustrator is so low res? It's 490 px wide so I thought it should still be sharp. Any ideas? Below is the export with save for type enabled. See it ruins the ...
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PDF export in Illustrator: Control which images to compress

I have several Illustrator files that have multiple embedded bitmap images. Some are photos and some are detailed line art. When exporting to PDF, it is possible to control downsampling and ...
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Email signature hell--How to include a logo image and have it stay sharp?

I found a couple useful threads on this forum with respect to the issues posed by (displaying) images in email signatures-- here, for example-- and I've searched all over the web, but still have not ...
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What methods exist to get the text of a low quality picture?

I have an image that is really blurred and I wanted to know if there were any method to get the text of a low quality picture ? It comes from this link. This is a page from this newspaper online.
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Facebook: Ways to preserve image quality of uploaded images?

After uploading an image, Facebook converts it to a new image. Their conversion process introduces artifacts and mottling to the magenta-ish parts of the image. Original image: Facebook's ...
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How do I remove upscaling errors in paint.NET

I'm working on a simple cover art and I initially designed it like this: This image is 400 x 400 pixels. However, now I have upscaled it and added some cool stuff to the image to make it look like ...
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GIMP decreases quality of image after every saving

I used GIMP to draw and after couple of weeks I noticed that image isn't as sharp as it was before. It seems GIMP can't save a file without quality loss: the more times you save file, the less and ...
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I downloaded a photo from internet and after cutting the part i don't want in Photoshop it got blurred

I downloaded a photo from internet and after cutting the part i don't want in Photoshop it got blurred. I am a beginner in Photoshop and i don't know how to make it in the best quality or at least in ...
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Edit a PDF while preserving quality

I have a PDF file I need to cut some parts out of for a presentation. I tried doing this with GIMP and saving the result as a PDF. However when I zoom in on the result, the quality is bad, even ...
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Remove alpha channel from exported .tiff using GIMP

I am using a program that requires a .tiff input with 8 bits (grayscale) and the 1 sample per pixel characteristic. I scale the layer down in GIMP, keep the canvas the same size, choose grayscale, and ...
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Photoshop - Best way to remove a greenscreen background? [duplicate]

I have about 16 photos of teammates standing in front of a green screen. I have to remove all the green obviously, usually, I do this with the magic wand tool but what is the best/cleanest way to do ...
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How to prevent the blurring of resized images (png/jpeg) in Illustrator?

I am new to Adobe illustrator, and I read that in Illustrator works on some vector technique means you can change the size of image without getting blurry. I made my first logo and saved it as PNG ...
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inkscape: how to keep raster quality/detail when scaling down?

i'm new to vector graphics and inkscape, working on a project to help my kids think about geography. i downloaded a generic blank world map with country outlines in .svg from wikipedia. i want to ...
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Hero image size and optimize [duplicate]

Size: What size would be good for Hero image in pixels length and weight for both laptop and desktop? Desktop images are more rectangular and the mobile device square images, this needs to be ...
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Saving pictures in Adobe Photoshop

What is the best way to save a JPEG file in Photoshop? Currently, I click save as, change format to JPEG, then the JPEG options screen pops up, I set it a large file with quality at "12" and "maximum"...
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InDesign displays low quality linked AI file

I'm creating a business card in InDesign. The best version of the company logo I have is an AI file which looks pixelated when placed in InDesign. I've tried exporting the AI file into different ...
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Image downsampling issue

Hi so I'm trying to resize an image down so I can implement it into a Mailchimp Eblast. Original dimensions of the image are 5160x3840 at 5.3mb, and my desired dimensions are 564x300 (cropping to a ...
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Reduce size of image without reducing quality

Reason for asking this question : I have collection of images (.png) of about 1000+ in my Application Bundle. Which taking alot of space while deploying the application on a device. PS : I would ...
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Why exporting to SVG reduce quality rendering?

I'm using Adobe Illustrator CS6. Once I export a (rotated) Area Type Text in SVG and I view at 100%, I can see it with low quality rendering: Only once I start to increase the zoom I gain quality: ...
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What will be the best pixel size? [duplicate]

I often have trouble estimating best image pixel size to large centimeter size, without causing much loss of quality. Today is no different. A client wants a chosen image from shutterstock on his ...
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How to reduce enormous GIMP (XCF) file size for simple photo correction

Thank you in advance for your help. I am a fairly new GIMP user with no Photoshop experience, so bear with me. A batch of 600 images was ruined by something inside the camera that caused a smudge to ...
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What size should portfolio thumbnails be? (Wordpress)

I'm doing my portfolio (graphic design) on Wordpress and I was wondering if you know what the dimensions (in inches or pixels) that I should use for the image of the thumbnail for my portfolio. Is ...
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Image on browser at 100% is pixelated, create image 200% and scale half size is sharp

How can I host an image at 100% size on the web and keep a sharp image? Is the web browser down sampling my images? If I create an image at 100% size (example 1000px wide), and display it naturally ...
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How can I make the hard color transitions in this image less extreme while still keeping the image quality?

So I have this image. In the image, there are hard changes in color like this. In paint.net, how can I make those transitions less extreme without losing any of the image quality and tileability? I ...
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What's the technical term for unintentional image pixelation due to insufficient resolution?

I'm writing to someone to say something along the lines of: "May I see that image in a higher resolution; there is some important text and/or finer details that are unintentionally pixelated/obscured ...
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Reducing size of TIFF file without losing quality

I have four TIFF images each ~20Mb (around 75000px by 45000 px). I want to import all four in Illustrator, color them in CMYK (weird that Illustrator shows they are around 800px by 500px) then press ...
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Best image dimensions for downloadable wallpaper, for PC, HD, mobile and tablet?

Let's say I wanna make a website that would allow a user to download a wallpaper in sizes for PC, HD, mobile and tablet. What are the top used / best image dimensions I should host?
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Doing website for a client but logo is not good quality

I'm doing a website for a client and they provided me the logos but, the logos all have a white background which I've tried to remove but I cannot. I use Canva to adjust the logos. The logos are ...
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Preparing graphics for halftone printers

If you are preparing graphics for printed materials to be sent to a black and white printer(not a grayscale) that uses halftones to reproduce grayscale, is there anything I can do to optimize the ...