Originally Posted by sharp1183
In photoshop, save as a .jpeg. Click: file>save as>(type file name)>save. In the quality box, move the slider to 0-3 for low quality. You probably won't get any pic smaller than 10k, though, unless the picture is like less than 200x200 pixels.
If you tried this already, what file type are you saving as... .jpeg, .gif, .bmp, etc?
I just did it again, took a 1280x960 photo, shrunk it to 100x75, saved as JPEG with quality setting at 3, the file size is 28kb. I believe I've used quality setting 0 before and the file was still pretty big.