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Forum topic by ric53 posted 07-04-2017 05:46 PM 867 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ric53

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07-04-2017 05:46 PM

Admin, I have been trying to post pictures of my finished projects but due to you size requirement I can not post them. I use a Nikon DSL camera to take my pictures, I have used my phone in the past and have been disappointed in the results. Specifically this site turns the photos sideways. Please either increase the size of the photos that you will accept or fix the phone issue so that I can post my projects. I’m sure I’m not the only one with these concerns.

-- Ric, Mazomanie


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AlaskaGuy

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#1 posted 07-04-2017 06:01 PM

If you have a window based computer “Image Resizer for Windows” by far the essayist way to resize photos.

Takes just 4 mouse clicks.

http://www.bricelam.net/ImageResizer/

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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AlaskaGuy

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#2 posted 07-04-2017 06:16 PM

I didn’t know there was a size limit on photos here. I think the sites software automatically resizes them anyway.

How big are your photo files? The photo I just posted is straight off my canon Rebel. It’s 4.5 megabytes way way more that needed for internet pictures.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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splintergroup

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#3 posted 07-05-2017 02:16 PM

I’m with AG, I often post direct from the cameras max resolution jpeg, multi MB file. The site automatically strips them down.

What I’d like to know is how to get the dimensionally biggest picture that LJ will produce. I’ve seen high resolution pictures show up rather small and low res pictures almost fill the page.

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Carloz

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#4 posted 07-05-2017 02:27 PM

You do realize that storage is not free and someone else has to pay for “I can post my projects but I do not want to bother resizing them”

. Please either increase the size of the photos that you will accept or fix the phone issue so that I can post my projects.

- ric53


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Woodknack

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#5 posted 07-07-2017 06:42 PM

When I tried loading pics from a T5, they were too big. Also it isn’t this site that turns pics sideways. I did some experiments (Android and Windows phones) and the only way I could get a phone picture to post sideways was if: 1) I had it locked in portrait mode; or 2) The camera icon was in a different orientation than the phone. The latter is actually easy to do, even if you are watching for it.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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BlasterStumps

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#6 posted 07-07-2017 06:47 PM

The orientation issue is with the iphone I believe. It’s not just on this site.
Any picture I post gets put on my desktop first then I click on it and hit save. That stops the orientation from being changed when posted.

-- "I build for function first, looks second. Most times I never get around to looks." - Mike, western Colorado

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#7 posted 07-07-2017 08:14 PM

ric, get an iPhone, take pics in landscape mode, and you won’t have any issues.

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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AlaskaGuy

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#8 posted 07-07-2017 08:47 PM

iPhone users need to take a few minutes and lean how to take picture so they come out with the right orentation. It’s not hard. Just do it they the camera was designed to work. The link below is just one of many places to get instruction.

http://rotatemailer.com/sideways-pictures.html

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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Redoak49

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#9 posted 07-07-2017 09:23 PM

I take almost all of my pictures with my Samsung Galaxy S4 and newer S7. I take them at about 2-3 mb and send them to my computer to edit and resize to around 200 kb and they look fine. I use simple Windows editing tools and Windows Resized.

Yes, it takes a little more effort but looks better.

I typically ignore posts with pictures not oriented properly. Also, there are a couple of folks on here who take terrible blurry pictures. Just as your projects and posts represent the work you do, the care you take with pictures also represent you.

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ric53

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#10 posted 07-10-2017 10:32 PM

Thanks for the feedback guys. I will give resizing a try.

-- Ric, Mazomanie

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Cricket

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#11 posted 07-14-2017 04:36 PM

Let me know if this worked for you.

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