Chapter 12

Image Delivery

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© Patricia Russotti

“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.”

—Lao Tzu

Digital image files are usually handed off to the next person in line in the production chain. Some may make their own prints, post images online, or create CMYK files. Whatever the scenario may be, the key goal of image delivery is to hand off or deliver exactly what is needed. Sometimes determining what the next person in line actually needs becomes the biggest challenge, even if it is to yourself.

Delivery Types

Delivery files break down into two categories: rendered files and unrendered files. We recommend the use ...

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