# How to write an image to a file using OpenCV?

In this program, we will write an image or save an image to a file using OpenCV.

## Algorithm

Step 1: Import cv2
Step 2: Read the image using opencv.imread()
Step 3: Save the image using opencv.imwrite(filename, image)

## Example Code

import cv2
import os
directory = r'C:\Users\prasa\Desktop'
os.chdir(directory)
cv2.imwrite('CAMERAMAN.jpg', image)

## Output

This program will save the image in the directory as same as the original image directory

## Explanation

Ensure that you have set the proper directory in order for the program to execute without errors.