RE: How Much Editing of Graphics Do You Do?

Subject: RE: How Much Editing of Graphics Do You Do?
From: Kim Roper <kim -dot- roper -at- vitana -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2002 14:47:14 -0500

Bruce Byfield asked:

> how much
> do other people on the list edit graphics? Do you crop them? Clean up
> moires? Remove writing in the background that's incomplete? Touch up
> photos? Adjust contrast and brightness? Change their sizes to
> emphasize
> their importance or improve page breaks? Is editing of
> graphics part of
> your production routine,

Yes to all, with one notable exception: I will not alter the content of
demonstration images captured with our products. Change format, yes.
Create thumbnails, yes. Alter, no. What you see in our Photo Gallery
( is what you get,
apart from the necessary conversion to jpg (at minimal compression) and the

Other than that, Photoshop is my friend.

Cheers ... Kim
kim.roper at

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