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User currently offlinehenkita217 From Australia, joined Apr 2007, 403 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 3 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 2606 times:
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Hi all,

Never noticed of this occurrence until I just uploaded a photo, which I have a little concern about to begin with (quality wise).

So after uploading the photo into the queue, I checked the file size.. it is telling the file size is 376.71kb, whereas, the original jpeg in my HDD is 938kb.

In my case, my paranoia with the photo quality, plus the significant file size reduction (compression), might go against me even more.

Does anyone can confirm, if the file size reduction, is a normal process once the photo has been uploaded, or is it just me?

Regards,
Hendra

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User currently onlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 10254 posts, RR: 26
Reply 1, posted (1 year 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2562 times:
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Quoting henkita217 (Thread starter):
Does anyone can confirm, if the file size reduction, is a normal process once the photo has been uploaded, or is it just me?

I believe it's normal. The images do get compressed just a bit when uploaded. Don't think it takes much compression to reduce the file size a fair amount.



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User currently onlinedendrobatid From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2004, 1682 posts, RR: 62
Reply 2, posted (1 year 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2520 times:
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There has always been some compression but I noticed what seemed to be an increase way back in March and I have just checked a couple of my recently uploaded images which have reduced from 780 to 385k and 636 to 244k (a lot of sky in the latter).

That seems to be more than a little compression. I would actually prefer that the compression was added AFTER screening but did ascertain that it occurs on upload rather than acceptance.

Mick Bajcar


User currently onlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 10254 posts, RR: 26
Reply 3, posted (1 year 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2497 times:
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Quoting dendrobatid (Reply 2):
I would actually prefer that the compression was added AFTER screening but did ascertain that it occurs on upload rather than acceptance.

   It would absolutely be better if it happened after screening.



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