Use Fireworks to compress yourname_photo.jpeg (from the digital camera assignment) into the following formats:

Format
File_Name

.JPEG (--Better Quality)
100% (no compression)
crop to 300 x 300 pixels
72 ppi

standard.jpg
.JPEG (--Better Quality)
compresed to 80%
(keep 300 x 300 pixels)
72 ppi
80.jpg
.JPEG (--Better Quality)
compressed to 40%
(keep 300 x 300 pixels)
72 ppi
40.jpg

.JPEG (--Better Quality)
conpressed to 20%
(keep 300 x 300 pixels)
72 ppi

20.jpg

.JPEG
make the file size small,
yet look acceptable
(keep 300 x 300 pixels)
72 ppi

acceptable.jpg

.TIFF
32 bit
(keep 300 x 300 pixels)
72 ppi

32bit.tif

.TIFF
8 bit
(keep 300 x 300 pixels)
72 ppi

8bit.tif

.GIF
8 bit (256 colors)
Web Adaptive
0 loss, 0 dither
no transparency
(keep 300 x 300 pixels)
72 ppi

8bit_standard.gif
.PNG
32 bit
(keep 300 x 300 pixels)
72 ppi
 
32bit.png

.PNG
8 bit
0 dither
(keep 300 x 300 pixels)
72 ppi  

8bit.png

Now open a new 300 x 300 pixel, 72 ppi, white background file and draw a 200 x 200 pixel rectangle. Fill the rectangle with a 2 color gradient (not grayscale). Save the file as "gradient.png" in the graphic_formats folder. Compress with the following formats:

.GIF
8 bit (256 colors)
Web Adaptive
0 loss, 0 dither
no transparency
(keep 300 x 300 pixels)
72 ppi
 
gradient_standard.gif
.GIF
8 bit (256 colors)
Web Adaptive
0 loss, 0 dither
index transparency
(keep 300 x 300 pixels)
72 ppi
 
gradient_index.gif
.GIF
3 bit (8 colors)
Web Adaptive
0 loss, 0 dither
no transparency
(keep 300 x 300 pixels)
72 ppi
 
gradient_3bit.gif
.GIF
3 bit (8 colors)
Web Adaptive
0 loss, 100 dither
no transparency
(keep 300 x 300 pixels)
72 ppi
gradient_3bit_dither.gif
.GIF
3 bit (8 colors)
Web Adaptive
100 loss, 0 dither
no transparency
(keep 300 x 300 pixels)
72 ppi
 
gradient_3bit_loss.gif

 

Save your files in a folder called graphic_formats on your disk. Submit the folder on a data CD.

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