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User currently offlinejohnsiebert From Germany, joined Sep 2007, 165 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 2893 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 2 months 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2878 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, 1271 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2868 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, 6737 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2855 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, 1747 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2830 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, 3944 posts, RR: 18
Reply 5, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2786 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 2 months 1 week 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2778 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 2 months 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 2759 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, 3944 posts, RR: 18
Reply 8, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 2752 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 2 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2575 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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