Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Help! Your insight please...

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Help! Your insight please...

    I have created the banner found on the front page, center at groovychannel.com. It has a red to orange gradient background and says Groovy Channel to Launch at AlwaysOn Stanford Summit. Particularly around "Groovy Corporation" and the rest of the text, the image appears really fuzzy. I did this graphic in Photoshop. It looked great there, but whenever I put graphics on a site, this fuzziness occurs. Does anyone have any clue what causes it? I would love your input. Thanks in advance.

  • #2
    Originally posted by redu4 View Post
    Does anyone have any clue what causes it?
    The fuzziness is caused by jpg artifacts when your quality settings are too low—jpgs don't handle areas of flat color well.

    When you choose to save for the web in PS, utilize the 4-up preview to tweak your quality settings until the artifacts disappear. It's going to make your graphic heavier, but that's the trade-off you're going to have to make in this case as your banner isn't going to look good if you save it as a gif (due to the gradient, glows, etc.)

    Digi
    The world is divided into people who think they are right.
    —Anonymous

    Comment


    • #3
      Thanks! I will try that! I actually am also wondering... when you complete a photoshop image and save it in PNG, why does the image get bigger? Can I just open it again and reduce the image size?

      Comment

      Search

      Collapse

      Sponsor

      Collapse

      Incredible Stock

      Latest Topics

      Collapse

      • KitchWitch
        Reply to [help] How to advertise graphic design business ?
        KitchWitch
        Hi Slakpahana and welcome to GDF.

        We ask all new members to read very important links here and here. These explain the rules, how the forum runs and a few inside jokes. No, you haven't done...
        Today, 07:54 AM
      • KitchWitch
        Reply to Chinese last name and racism.
        KitchWitch
        Hi Duckduck and welcome to GDF.

        We ask all new members to read very important links here and here. These explain the rules, how the forum runs and a few inside jokes. No, you haven't done...
        Today, 07:52 AM
      • KitchWitch
        Reply to Did it post?
        KitchWitch
        Hi Kira and welcome to GDF.

        We ask all new members to read very important links here and here. These explain the rules, how the forum runs and a few inside jokes. No, you haven't done anything...
        Today, 07:34 AM
      • KitchWitch
        Reply to Font Identification - What font is this?
        KitchWitch
        Hi P-lux and welcome to GDF.

        We ask all new members to read very important links here and here. These explain the rules, how the forum runs and a few inside jokes. No, you haven't done anything...
        Today, 07:32 AM
      • KitchWitch
        Reply to Tips for my website
        KitchWitch
        Hi Antonio and welcome to GDF.

        We ask all new members to read very important links here and here. These explain the rules, how the forum runs and a few inside jokes. No, you haven't done...
        Today, 07:29 AM
      GDF A division of Mediabistro Holdings Adweek | Mediabistro | Clio | Film Expo Group Contact Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy Copyright © 2016 Mediabistro Holdings
      Working...
      X