Prep an image for print in Adobe Photoshop

In today’s tutorial we will get an image print ready in Adobe Photoshop.

All images that will be printed must beĀ 300dpi and CMYK color profile.

Here is how you get an image ready for printing:

  • Open image in Photoshop.
  • Go to the top menu and select Image, Mode. Select CMYK from the dropdown. If any dialog boxes appear, click OK.
  • Go to Image, Image Size. Make sure Resample is unchecked. Change resolution to 300 pixels per inch. Click ok.
  • To save the image as a JPG, go to File, Save a Copy. Choose file type JPEG from the format dropdown on the bottom of the dialog box. You can rename the file if necessary. Choose where you would like to save the file.
  • You may see a dialog box asking to choose your image quality. Always make sure you choose maximum image quality.

Watch a video about how to prepare an image for print: