problem uploading photos

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Blog entry by thewoodmaster posted 04-10-2016 03:47 AM 530 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i am trying to post a project and every photo I upload either upside down or sideways.

Is anyone else encountering this?

Does anyone know how to fix this?

-- dan "insert pithy woodworking coment here"

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21 posts in 689 days

#1 posted 04-10-2016 06:11 AM


I post from an Apple laptop (MacBook Pro) and have had similar wrong-display-orientation on LJ and other forums when posting images shot on my iPhone and imported into the MBP before posting. The 100% solution has been to open the image in some app like GraphicConverter and then save it before posting the result—usually with some transformation such as AutoLevels and/or Unsharp Mask, but I believe it also works without making any such changes, i.e. just load-and-save. My guess is that (re-)saving the image from some app such as GC adds or removes or modifies whatever tags or metadata are affecting (or the lack of which are affecting) image orientation as displayed on LJ.

Hope this helps…

-- Accomplish the great task by a series of small acts. (Tao Te Ching / Lao Tzu)

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182 posts in 840 days

#2 posted 04-10-2016 12:28 PM

I have the same problem with iphone photos. I have taken to only taking pics with my iphone in vericle format.

Lumberjocks doesn’t recognize the data in the file that sets the rotation, so anything other than your camera’s default orientation will come out wierd.

-- I do this for fun.

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#3 posted 04-10-2016 08:29 PM

I have been rotating images in photos to upside down then back to right side up. Then they post properly

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