Return the opacity of your Artwork/Photograph layer to 100%. You can now save the file as a layered Tiff, PSD or flatten and save as a High Quality JPG file.
* A Bleed area is needed as part of the production method, it is a very standard practice.
* When your image is printed the part that is in the Bleed area will be trimmed off, this half CM on each side allows for positioning of the image on the Photo Block.
* If you are unsure on how to use the Guides I am always available to give guidance – Brian.