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The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

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How to E-Mail Photos

Believe it or not, this is one of those “most-asked questions,” and I guess it’s because there are no official guidelines for e-mailing photos. Perhaps there should be, because there are photographers who routinely send me high-res photos that either (a) get bounced back to them because of size restrictions, (b) take all day to download, or (c) never get here at all because “there are no official guidelines on how to e-mail photos.” In the absence of such rules, consider these the “official unofficial rules.”

Step One.
Open the photo that you want to e-mail. Before you go any further, you have some decisions to make based on whom you’re sending the photo to. If you’re sending it to “friends and family,” you want to make ...

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