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Forum topic by western12 posted 08-02-2010 10:53 PM 1130 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-02-2010 10:53 PM

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Does anybody know why my clear coffee table photo becomes blurry when I upload it to lumberjocks. Seems to be fine elsewhere.

Thanks for any help


-- Mike, California,

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#1 posted 08-02-2010 11:32 PM

well i wish i could help…i take it its not blurry on your end…the pictures are pretty small here…but man your table is just fantastic…i love it..i dont know why your picture would be blurry here…unless the pixel size you have is small and its not coming out good here..usally the pictures are really large when you look at them to enlarge them…good luck with it…grizzman

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#2 posted 08-02-2010 11:44 PM

Because you’ve shrunk them too small before uploading. LJ then trys to expand it to fill available space and it turns out grainy/blurry. Load a larger pic, but not too large.

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#3 posted 08-03-2010 04:11 AM

I usually reduce my photos to a resolution of 600×450.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 08-03-2010 04:26 AM

What rance said !!!

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#5 posted 08-03-2010 07:41 AM

Upload larger project photos (eg. 800×800px max) and they will be downsized to all required sizes on the fly.

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#6 posted 08-03-2010 07:58 AM

I use Picasa’s (the app is a free download from Google) export function. It automatically resizes high def pic’s to 800×800.

-- vicrider

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