Has anyone given a thought to the different file types that are out there. The most common is jpg.
Photoshop saves in psd format.
After you complete your project How do you save your project? In pad format, jpg format, png format, or a combination.
Why is it important to save your project in the same format as the software that you are using?
By saving your project in the Photoshop format you will be able to go back and edit. Go back to layer that needs to be edited. Each time you save the project the, unless you change the quality of the image will always be the same.
Saving the project as a jpg - you can go back to edit, but you won't be able to edit the different layers. The image is now flat/all of the layers have been combined into one. You will find that after editing the image you may not have the same quality as the original.
So why save your project as a jpg? It is a great format to share with family and friends. To upload to Facebook or use on the web.
But if you want to make changes, go back to the original psd and resave it as a jpg.
Here is some information, So how are you saving your Photoshop images and why?