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Re: Identification

Post by KarlR » Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:10 pm

I never have to resize the photos I post. I almost exclusively post from mobile. Maybe that makes a difference?
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Re: Identification

Post by edds » Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:46 pm

I post from a phone too but the picture size is much too big! About a quarter of the picture just comes in under the file size!
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Re: Identification

Post by el48tel » Thu Jun 17, 2021 10:38 am

The file size limit for the site is around 5 to 6Mb. This is a hefty image as a JPG .... several up market cameras make their JPG images of this size.
The important dimension is the pixel count across the larger dimension. 1000p is more than sufficient for readability on most cellphones, pads and standard HD TV.
Most cellphones will let you downsize the image for posting and to remain inside the size limits for social media posts, and bandwidth limits on some networks.
I always recommend Adobe Photoshop Express ..... a freebie.
I can take an image .... edit it .... downsize it .... and post it within 2 minutes, even on a bad day. The most important reason for using it ..... I can ensure that its the "right" orientation for this and other sites.
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Re: Identification

Post by ralphrmartin » Thu Jun 17, 2021 5:35 pm

Before downsizing any image, consider cropping it. Many images have a lot of irrelevant stuff that can be cut away to leave the largest rectangle with content of interest. Your pictures will look better, and be smaller file sizes.
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Re: Identification

Post by juster » Thu Jun 17, 2021 10:01 pm

ralphrmartin wrote:
Thu Jun 17, 2021 5:35 pm
Before downsizing any image, consider cropping it. Many images have a lot of irrelevant stuff that can be cut away to leave the largest rectangle with content of interest. Your pictures will look better, and be smaller file sizes.
I quite agree Ralph, something I nearly always do, very quick and easy.
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Re: Identification

Post by Acid John » Mon Jun 21, 2021 12:48 am

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Just an experiment 4mb and 4032×3024. If you tap on the photo you see a downgraded picture that will not expand much. But if you tap onto the transparent writing at the bottom you will get a picture that expands quite a lot.
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Re: Identification

Post by juster » Mon Jun 21, 2021 12:01 pm

That’s a useful point John, thanks.
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Re: Identification

Post by Cidermanrolls » Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:16 pm

ralphrmartin wrote:
Thu Jun 17, 2021 5:35 pm
Before downsizing any image, consider cropping it. Many images have a lot of irrelevant stuff that can be cut away to leave the largest rectangle with content of interest. Your pictures will look better, and be smaller file sizes.
I also find cropping an image often solves the orientation issues we sometimes see posting pictures. A cropped image almost always loads the correct way up.
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Re: Identification

Post by Acid John » Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:31 pm

Ciderman, even if it is a good picture straight out of the camera, taking a few pixels off one side will make sure it orientates the correct way. Very strange.
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Re: Identification

Post by fero » Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:07 pm

I've also had no problems with orientation after cropping photos, :ban:
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