Many people now own digital cameras, even cell phones produce pictures with an acceptable quality and some old-fashioned photographers (like me) still shoot photos on film but put them in a scanner afterwards.
So, it is easier to share photos than ever before. You can just send them to others by mail, upload them to a web gallery or even put them on a photo site of your own.
However, the web is a very special medium and there are a few things that you should consider before doing so.
Here are some quick tips on how to prepare your photos best for the web.
These are just the most important aspects - if you want to go further into this matter, there are many in-depth tutorials for the major software packages. on the web (entering the name of your software and “tutorial” will usually bring up a lot of references in your favourite search engine).
Prepare your photos for the web
Image Size, file size and web optimisation
Image Optimisation: Hardware Requirements
Photo Editing Software
How to correct / retouch a photo