Basic Workflow

Fay writes,

Please advise best sequence for working with a digital image, download from camers and proceeding to — 1. Change PPI 2. Crop 3. Resize 4. Sharpen, Contrast, etc.”

Also, apologies to Trevor who wrote with a similar question while I was redesigning the site,

“What is your typical work flow with regards to editing photos?”

These are great questions because, depending on what software you use,¬†performing these steps in the wrong order can make your life more difficult and cost you a lot of time. To begin, let’s divide our post-processing into three stages that I’ll call acquisition, editing, and output.

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