I'm often asked why I'm so fussy about how graphic files are sent to me, especially for print jobs. Now that digital cameras, low cost scanners, and photo editing software are so available, it's even more important to understand what will present your image in the best possible way.

One of the first questions I ask a client is whether the product will be posted on the web and/or printed. Each works best with different resolutions and formats:

With that in mind, I've written the tips listed to the left. (The top few are written, others to follow.) I hope they're useful and welcome any feedback that can make them better, or any other questions you may have. Email: