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Renee 02-09-2011 09:42 AM

changing folder size
 
Okay, I have a card I'd like to post, but the jpeg fil is much too large. How do I fix it? :confusion:

XrayAmy 02-09-2011 05:01 PM

You'll need to resize the image with software like Photoshop. Some people email the picture to themselves and their email account reduces the file size. This thread may be helpful to you:
http://rubberstampchat.net/showthread.php?t=2343

fab 05-31-2013 05:12 PM

It also helps to scan at a low resolution like 72 dpi. I find if I am still a bit too big, the uploader will take it down to the size allowed.

TheAfricanQueen 05-31-2013 05:48 PM

Our stand alone computer had Photoshop which is what I used in the past, until our computer crashed. Now that I'm on a laptop, I use a program called Paint.

Photoshop was a bit more user friendly because I would just plug my camera into my computer, turn my camera on, open Photoshop, select 'import' from the file menu and then select what pictures I wanted. From there, I would use Photoshop to change the size of my pictures.

Paint is a bit more technical to use.

Here is a YouTube vid that basically shows how I did mine, using Photoshop:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qu5adJfxuhw

HTH

fab 05-31-2013 08:35 PM

How nice of you to find that for all of us. It does work and I do use Photo Shop Elements.

lylacfey 06-01-2013 03:59 AM

I use IrfanView to resize photo's- www.irfanview.com.

fab 06-01-2013 10:41 AM

I believe that is a free program. There is also one called Pix Resizer that will do it for free.

lylacfey 06-04-2013 11:57 PM

Yes, Irfanview is free. Sorry, I did not write that. Please forgive me all I was storm chasing that night and came home exhausted and too horrible news.

fab 06-05-2013 10:33 AM

Take care with your storm chasing. I see that it can be very hazardous, even for the pros.

lylacfey 06-08-2013 05:46 AM

Fab, I am a pro. I have a huge amount of training and education in meteorology. I am a weather researcher. I don't want anybody making assumptions that I am hobbyist and if I can do it they can do it too. Back to our regular schedule thread. :)


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