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Passenger Seat: Creating a Photographic Project from Conception through Execution in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom by Julieanne Kost

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Chapter 32. Saving Files in Photoshop

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.

JAMES WHISTLER

After you finish all of your image editing, you need to save and manage your files in a manner that will help you find, and possibly edit, them at a later date. When I finish editing the photograph and choose to save the retouched image (File > Save), Photoshop automatically saves it as a PSD file (based on my External Editing Preferences in Lightroom. See chapter 28 for more information). Saving as a PSD (or as a TIFF, if you prefer) ensures that all layers, masks, paths, ICC color profiles, and channels are retained. I also set Photoshop’s File Handling preference “Maximize PSD and PSB File Compatibility” to Always. Although this preference ...

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