•Landscape Photography PS Tutorial: Sharpening of web images by www.calaido.com

"How do you sharpen your image for web presentation...."

I received some emails, asking for a adobe photoshop tutorial about optimizing images for web posting, including sharpening methodes. So here we go. As always...very simple with wild english....but you are smart and will get an idea. The following methode is based on Marc Adamus sharpening methode.

Step 01:
You have a big printfile...whatever...300dpi, 3200px wide, adobe RGB or sRGB, 16 bit or 8bit

Step 02:
Reduce original file size to 1600px wide by 72dpi. Dublicate the original layer and apply the basic sharpening plugin of Photoshop. Dublicate this NEW layer again and apply the same sharpening. go ahead.....4-5 times. The image will look a bit strange but don't worry. Reduce the image size to 800px wide or 640 px wide (your choice).

Step 03:
Depending of your image, structure, outlines...deactivate layer by layer until the image looks good to you. Apply your individual watermark - your choice ( ; ... tag your image,
bring it into sRGB and save it as a JPG (use weboptimizer in PS)

Step 04:
check your final image and start posting.

Reducing the original printfile to 800px and using 1x sharpening plugin doesn't bring the best results.....test it by yourself or compare the last 3 images.

OK guys- very easy right? I hope your questions are answered. Enjoy! (Let me know if you still have a problem)
Cheers Madeleine back to Homepage www.calaido.com

• Misty Mornings in Cahersiveen County Kerry Ireland

Only Nature looks good in the morning ( ;

I just finished processing of all images. Find the first few here. There is always this incredible magic in Kerry....everywhere. Pure abundance. I feel blessed to be able to observe this. Madeleine
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Begenish Island/Valentia Island County Kerry

Ballycarbery Castle

Sleepy Cottage surrounded by Fog

Peace & Silence

Fisher Boat on its way...

• How to optimize images for Web
• How to archive images (psd, tiff, jpg, raw, ....) stay tuned ( ;

• Pink Waterville Sunset image

Yesterday.... 25.06.2009

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• Historical Ringfort Image Cahergal by Cahersiveen

Sunrise Panorama at Cahergal Ringfort

Bigger view here

Enjoy Madeleine
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CALAIDO RESONANCE by Madeleine Weber
irish landscape Photography - Fine Art Prints - right managed Stock Image Archive - Graphic Design - Virtual 360° Panoramas & Tours

• Landart Photography

Woman awaits 22.06.2009

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• Irish Space

Nature in Meditation 21.06.2009

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• Musician Greg McNamara

"Fall At Your Feet" Crowded House

My beauuuuuuuutiful friend, love, man and artist spirit Greg McNamara singing "fall at your feet" (by Crowded House) Enjoy! back to Homepage www.calaido.com

© Greg McNamara

• An irish Song

...with kerry accent

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• Kerry's Eye

Kerry's Eye

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• Irish Coastal Landscape Image Calendar 2010 by Ars Vivendi

"Die grüne Küste Irlands - Panorama Landschafts Kalender"/"The Green Coast of Ireland" Panorama Landscape Wall Calendar 2010 68cm x 28cm 17th June 2009

Hi Folks I am happy to announce that Ars Vivendi will publish a wonderfully printed Fine-Art Panorama Landscape XXL Wall Calendar of the irish Coast 2010. It is a collection of my recent favorite images of the stunning southwest Kerry Coast including locations like The Skellig Islands (Skellig Michael, Little Skellig), Ballinskelligs Bay, Derrynane National Park /Caherdaniel, Valentia Island Lighthouse, Cahersiveen Heritage Centre Old Barracks, St. Finians Bay, White Strand, Begenish Island, Skellig Ring, Ring of Kerry (N70) and Rossbeigh Beach. You can order them at the german Website www.amazon.de
Here is the direct link including the google translation service. Here is a preview. I hope you like it. Madeleine
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• The Sheep and the Skelligs, County Kerry, Ireland

I love Sheep

Valentia Island image with view on Skellig Michael and little Skellig - Skellig Ring - Southwest Kerry, Ireland landscapes

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• valentia Island Lighthouse Landscape image


Valentia Island Lighthouse with Begenish Island at Sunrise

Have a great weekend. Cheers Madeleine back to Homepage www.calaido.com
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