Making photographs smaller

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Ianphot
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Making photographs smaller

Post by Ianphot » Tue Feb 05, 2008 2:08 pm

Anyone having problems with photo sizing should have a look at these web pages -http://www.somewhere-in-time.net/tutorial/irfanview/
This uses Irfanview - a free download for Windows - http://www.irfanview.com/

If you have an existing program re-size your images to 72 dpi (or pixels per inch) at a sensible screen size - most browsers display images at 72 dpi.

Size is much more of an issue with today's megapixel cameras - if you are not keen to mess about with software conversion set your camera to the minimum size and medium jpeg setting which should produce files at reasonable size.

Anyone wishing more information can pm me with individual queries.

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Re: Making photographs smaller

Post by Ed » Tue Feb 05, 2008 4:37 pm

Thanks Ian,

I assure you the over-sized nature of my images in last post had everything to do with lazyness and very little to do with lack of knowledge.

I agree about Irfanview....a good program. I will be using it in my next 3 (maybe 5) training days in Digital imaging, which are coming up shortly in the South West.

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Re: Making photographs smaller

Post by Rupert » Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:44 pm

Kathryn has one of the original Intel digital cameras from the very early days. I think I'll start using that more, and same myself all these headaches...or post from work, where there are plenty of ways of playing with images.
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Re: Making photographs smaller

Post by pegasus » Tue Feb 12, 2008 9:25 am

you can do it all with good old paint and get to choose a % that you want to reduce by if anyones intersteaded i could post up some screen shots, takes all of about 10seconds at the most.
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Re: Making photographs smaller

Post by andrew » Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:16 pm

Thanks that would be helpful.

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Re: Making photographs smaller

Post by pegasus » Wed Feb 13, 2008 9:12 am

Heres a breif how to.

Sorry there was more pictures in the doc but i couldnt get it any small enough to be uploaded kind of ironic :roll:

So here it is.
How to resize images using Microsoft vv small.pdf
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