Over the years we have found that most customers aren’t aware they can view their images at actual print size in photoshop and if they are, they aren’t doing it properly so that’s the basis for today’s post. There are a few steps to calibrating Photoshop properly so that the view you see when going to View — Print Size is the actual print size.
The Big Problem – Photoshop Doesn’t Know Your Screen Resolution
If you simply go to View — Print Size it’s going to show you the image zoomed in to your print size, but based on the default screen resolution within Photoshop of 72 ppi. You will need to find out what your screen resolution is and make the change in the Photoshop settings which we’ll get to in a bit.