A must-read for Lightroom users

Discussion in 'Image Processing' started by Pelao, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. Pelao

    Pelao Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Feb 3, 2010
    Ontario, Canada
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  2. AlanT

    AlanT Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 8, 2010
    Perth, Scotland
    Thank you for pointing out a very interesting article. I am one of those who has been blindly exporting at the highest quality setting but I'll be doing some tests of my own after reading that - looks like I could save a substantial amount of disk space :smile:
  3. bilzmale

    bilzmale Mu-43 All-Pro

    Ditto - a well documented argument. 75 is the new 95!!
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  4. AlanT

    AlanT Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 8, 2010
    Perth, Scotland
    I did a little testing myself tonight and will almost certainly not be using the 100 quality setting for web sized JPGs from now on.

    Here's a quick example, photograph chosen for its combination of detail in the foreground and smooth sky:

    JPG quality: 100; file size = 1.2Mb

    JPG quality: 68; file size = 295Kb

    I don't know about you, but at this size I can't see any difference, except in the file size!
  5. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    I can't see any difference either between the two.
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