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User currently offlinejohnsiebert From Germany, joined Sep 2007, 165 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 3 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2907 times:

Hey guys tried to upload that picture it is unfortunately to big..
what now? I don't want to resize it or loose any quality by saving it differently.  http://abload.de/image.php?img=img_7183fracf.jpg


regards

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User currently offlinestevemchey From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 369 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (1 year 3 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2892 times:

You have to do one or the other to get it below the 1MB limit. I would suggest you resize it slightly. 1100px instead of 1200 might do the trick... maybe even 1150px.

User currently offlinecargolex From United States of America, joined Apr 2010, 1275 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (1 year 3 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2882 times:

If you're editing in Photoshop, click "Save for web" - this will allow you to micro-adjust the quality on your final JPG, preserving almost full quality of the image but allowing for a smaller file size. You really won't lose much of anything saving at "97% quality" instead of 100%.

User currently offlineoly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6814 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (1 year 3 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2869 times:

You may want to edit it further, it needs a bit more contrast - check auto levels.


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User currently offlineaussie18 From Australia, joined Jun 2005, 1753 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (1 year 3 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 2844 times:
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As mentioned above your image definitely needs more contrast, has some grain visible and colour could be made better, looks rather blue/magenta.

Cheers Mark.


User currently offlineptrjong From Netherlands, joined Mar 2005, 3959 posts, RR: 18
Reply 5, posted (1 year 3 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 2800 times:

Quoting johnsiebert (Thread starter):

The file shouldn't be too large if you don't sharpen that photo's backrgournd and foreground, I think.



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User currently offlinejohnsiebert From Germany, joined Sep 2007, 165 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (1 year 3 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2792 times:

Hey there,
thanks for your immediate answers. I now edited it further in terms of color and contrast, okay like this?

http://abload.de/image.php?img=img_718396jst.jpg

still the file size is a problem, resizing or saving for web results in the same: a loss of quality, which is in my opinion not really suitable for a.net without re editing..  
really the only option to resize it somewhat and then re-edit a little bit?

@ptrjong, I did only sharpen the fuselage and in some cases parts of the surrounding but not the whole image.. 

all the best
John

[Edited 2013-07-13 04:21:52]

User currently onlineRCoulter From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 555 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (1 year 3 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2773 times:

I use the "Save As" option in Photoshop and drop the quality down from 12 to 11 and have had no problems getting shots accepted. The loss of quality is not that large IMHO at the highest settings like that.

User currently offlineptrjong From Netherlands, joined Mar 2005, 3959 posts, RR: 18
Reply 8, posted (1 year 3 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 2766 times:

Quoting johnsiebert (Reply 6):

At 1200 px width it happens I suppose.

As RCoulter says, quality 11 in Photoshop is still OK.



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User currently offlineYYZSpotter1991 From Canada, joined Jul 2013, 13 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (1 year 3 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2589 times:

While I don't use Photoshop currently (haven't used it in a few years actually), and I use Windows Live Photo Gallery, I actually don't notice that much of a difference when I resized my submitted photo to the acceptable size dictated by the site.


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