Image Distortion Issue Upon Resizing
I am in the process of building a Wordpress based site using Digital Calvary’s Prestige Dark theme (http://digitalcavalry.com/themefores...prestige_dark/).
I’ve had a significant amount of difficulty with the theme’s default image settings. The theme requires that images accompanying posts must be 600 x 270 & that images used in it’s various homepage slider configurations be 920 x 420.
In order to resize an image to these dimensions you must remove image constraints in Photoshop. All of the images that I have imported from my camera & or experimented with have been distorted upon resizing.
The above image was resized to 600 x 270 from 2368 x 3480 & is distorted like the majority of the images that I have resized to the sizes that the theme requires.
This image is from the theme's demo in 600 x 270:Lewis_Hamilton_Spa2010.jpg
I assume your doing this in Photoshop. Use Image => Image Size. Make sure the Constrain Proportions and the Scale Styles is on....
Are you trying to get 600x270 and 900x420 from "Image>Image Size..."? You will need to use the crop tool. You can either manually crop with the crop tool, (once you select the tool you can set width, height and resolution, for example 600px, 270px 72 pixels/inch) or you can use "Image>Canvas Size..."
Yup. Those two options - crop or squish, or the horrible third of just adding blank canvas around it in Image -> Canvas Size.
You could also try the content aware scale option in PS