Have you ever wondered why your photos look terrible online when they looked amazing in Photoshop?
The way your photos look often relies heavily on the specific website or social media platform where you upload the images. Compression saves space and many places on the web, especially formats like Facebook, compress heavily. We have FREE tools to help, such as the Facebook Fix actions, but sometimes their algorithms still make a mess of pictures. Unfortunately, much of this is out of the photographer’s control.
Here’s where we can help: Color problems on the web
One aspect to web images in your control — the color range matching original edit. “Why does the color when I upload look totally different than when I am in Photoshop?” This questions crosses my inbox daily from frustrated photographers. If you notice that the color zaps out of your images as you upload them online, you likely need to check your color space. Read and bookmark or pin the graphic below, as a quick tip to convert your photos to the sRGB color space for optimal viewing online.
Now it’s your turn. If you have more tips on making your photos stand out and look better on the web, let us know in the comments below!