(These instructions were written using Adobe Photoshop CS2, but also works with Photoshop Elements)
- With Photoshop open choose the image you want to re-size by selecting File -> Open and browsing to the image.
Select Image -> Image Size
In the box that opens up if the resolution is showing as greater than 72 double click the resolution and type in "72"
At the top of the box if the number shown in "Width" is still larger than 900 double click on the figure and type in "900"
Select Filter -> Sharpen -> Sharpen
Select File -> Save As -> and navigate to where you want to save your image.
Type in a name for your image in "File name"
Select "Format" using the drop-down list and select "JPEG"
The JPEG options box will open up.
Click and drag the slider until Quality reads 7
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- Select File -> Open and browse to the image you want to re-size
Click on the image and click "Open"
Select Image -> Resize/Resample
In the box that opens up change the DPI to 72 and the width or height (whichever is the greater) to 900. Make sure pixels, not cm or inches is selected.
Select file -> Save as and navigate to where you want the image to be saved. Enter a "File name" of your choice and "Save as type" JPG
A box with a slider at the top will open up, click and drag the slider until the scale reads 70