I am NOT assigning Lesson 13 CIB this semester. We just do not have the time. However, it is important stuff, so I uploaded the above 90 minute video I taped Fall 2012, on Save For Web in Photoshop. It covers a lot, but watch it if you really want to know this area of Photoshop. It is covered in much more detail in GCOM 332 and GCOM 360, including other web building and comping aspects of Photoshop.
PSD • TIFF • JPEG • GIF • PNG ?????
(Courtesy of Jodi Friedman of MCP Actions)
As a photographer you shoot in Raw or Jpeg, or sometimes both. Then you edit. You may start in Lightroom or Adobe Camera Raw, but eventually you may end up in Photoshop doing more detailed editing of your photographs. In time, you come up with the “perfect” edit. Now it is time to save. What do you do? Do you save as a PSD, Tiff, Jpeg, Gif, Png or something else?
Here are a few of the most common formats and why you may or may not want to use them: