The Procedure for the Preperation of Projected Images for Club Competitions
Please note: It would be beneficial to read the complete workshop before you attempt to follow the procedure. If you would like a print out to read, please follow the links at the end of this workshop.
If your Images are not sized correctly for the club projection system,
there is a high risk that your image will be degraded when projected.
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For a landscape format image, i.e. where the width exceeds the height, the following illustrates a typical scenario.
For a portrait format image, i.e. where the height exceeds the width, the following illustrates a typical scenario.
Section 3 below, shows how to use the crop tool in Adobe Photoshop to achieve the required results.
Other image editing software usually provide similar tools to achieve the objectives of this procedure, but the process steps will differ to some extent from the method documented for Adobe Photoshop in section 3 below.
a Landscape Image.
2: In the crop options type 1600 px in the width box, leave the height
blank (do not type 0, the crop tool will not work). Leave the resolution
blank and the resolution type set to pixels/inch.
3: Next click in the top left hand corner of your image, by holding down
the mouse button, drag your cursor to the bottom right hand corner, then
let go of the mouse button.
4: Check your image size by going to, Image>Image Size. The image size
box will appear. You will now see that your landscape image has a width
of 1600 pixels, therefore this image will fit the full width of the club
digital projection system. Ignore all the other information in this box
apart from the image height. If the image height is below 1200 pixels this
image is acceptable. Click OK to close image size box. If your image height
is above 1200 pixels please read the section below on “Over sized
Step 5: Next, follow the sections towards the end of this workshop on “Filling unused areas of the projection space”, “Assigning the sRGB colour space” and “Saving your image as a JPEG file”.
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