Adding images to your site
If you have a copy of Photoshop Elements, you can process all your images for upload in one go using the “Process multiple files” function. Follow these instructions to do this:
NOTE: Please be aware that batch processing is an very disk intensive activity and you should ensure you close all other applications before starting. Also ensure you have plenty of free space on your hard drive and – if you can – defragment your hard drive.
- Put all the photos to be processed into a single folder.
- Create a folder to save your photos for upload.
- Start Photoshop Elements in Full Edit mode by clicking Edit in the Welcome Screen. Or, if the Organizer is already open, click the Editor button located near the top right corner of the Organizer window, and then choose Full Edit from the menu.
- If the Editor is already open from an earlier exercise, switch to Full Edit mode if necessary, by clicking the Full tab in the Edit pane of the Task panel.
- Choose File > Process Multiple Files.
- In the Process Multiple Files dialog box, do the
- Choose Folder from the Process Files From menu.
- Under Source, click Browse. Find your folder of pictures. Click OK to close the Browse for Folder dialog box.
- Under Destination, browse for your destination folder.
- If you wish, you can adjust the filename, but again it is better to do this to the original file.
- Under Quick Fix on the right side of the dialog box, select “Sharpen”. You can select the other options if you wish but it would better to have previously fixed any colour problems with the original files.
- Under Image Size, tick “Resize Images”. Change the resolution to 72dpi. Enter 800 as the maximum width (or your chosen maximum width from your site settings).
- Under “File Types” select “JPEG High Quality”. DO NOT select Max quality as the files will be uncompressed and unsuitable for the web.
- Click “OK” to process the files.