Ckw From UK - England, joined Aug 2010, 660 posts, RR: 17 Reply 2, posted (10 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2725 times:
If you go to
you'll see (a bit down the page) a list of minimum and recommended sizes (in pixels of longest edge) for various print sizes. If you can produce an image 3000 pixels wide, then you've got all bases covered, though I can state from experience that 2400 pixels wide also works well.
I would also suggest that you would be better off uploading a file at, say, 2000px and let Photobox handle any resizing rather than interpolate the file yourself up to 3000 px - the artifacts which you create in interpolation will be made more apparent after Photobox reprocesses the file.
Wietse From Netherlands, joined Oct 2001, 3809 posts, RR: 56 Reply 5, posted (10 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2623 times:
You upload the pictures as usual, just like you always did. Once a pic is accepted and you want to offer it as a poster size print, you contact Tarq for FTP data. Then you upload the large 3000x.... file to an FTP server. The uploaded file has to be in the same format as the pic in the DB.> photo id 12345 has to have a large version that is called 12345.jpg.
Ckw From UK - England, joined Aug 2010, 660 posts, RR: 17 Reply 10, posted (10 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2498 times:
Just went through the upload process - pretty straight forward, and while FTPing those large files takes a little time, the A.net side of things is quick & easy ... nice work Tarq!
Once you've uploaded a file, you get an opportunity to confirm the upload or remove it. At this point a thumbnail of the upload and the existing A.net thumbnail are shown side by side - the upload thumbnail looks considerably softer. This threw me at first, so I went back and did it again double checking my sharpening process, and the thumbnail still looked soft. I guess this is due to sampling down a much larger file than the A.net size one - at least I hope that's the reason