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Old 09-14-2013   #1
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Can someone please explain to me how using photoshop or light room I can adjust to 8 bit color on my images. I have looked for resources online and can not figure this out. My purpose is to be able to print and using the website that I do, they want images in 8 bit color depth. Alternatively, can someone please recommend a printer that prints high quality (possibly from RAW or PSD)?

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In PS: simply go to Image > Mode > and select 8 bits.

I know of no online printer who accepts 16 bit images nor any printer that will accept RAW or PSD files.
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I send 16 bit tif files to my Epson R3000 printer.
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Old 09-23-2013   #4
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Speaking about export, I think 8 bit per color channel is the default, for Lightroom at least.

If you export to JPG you will be constrained to use 8 bit anyway, regardless of any settings.


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