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file size changes on graphics upload

Problem with file size increasing from photoshop to Shopsite

     
5:11 pm on Mar 12, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Here's the problem. A jpeg "saved for web & devices" in Photoshop at an optimized file size of 2.5 kb ends up increasing in size to about 5 kb on upload to Shopsite.

Now, if I use Yahoo smush.it I reduce the 5.0 kb image to 2.5 kb save it then upload to Shopsite and the file stays at 2.5 kb.

There must be a setting in PS that's adding to the file size. Can anyone shed some light on this problem?
12:58 pm on Mar 16, 2010 (gmt 0)

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After you "save for web and devices" what is the file size when you look at it's properties? (right click - properties)... Plus are we talking about a jpeg, png, gif or what?