johnsiebert
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Upload: File Too Big

Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:55 pm

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


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stevemchey
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RE: Upload: File Too Big

Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:37 pm

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.
 
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RE: Upload: File Too Big

Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:53 pm

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%.
 
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RE: Upload: File Too Big

Fri Jul 12, 2013 10:33 pm

You may want to edit it further, it needs a bit more contrast - check auto levels.
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RE: Upload: File Too Big

Sat Jul 13, 2013 12:32 am

As mentioned above your image definitely needs more contrast, has some grain visible and colour could be made better, looks rather blue/magenta.

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RE: Upload: File Too Big

Sat Jul 13, 2013 8:52 am

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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johnsiebert
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RE: Upload: File Too Big

Sat Jul 13, 2013 11:19 am

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]
 
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RE: Upload: File Too Big

Sat Jul 13, 2013 3:09 pm

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.
 
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RE: Upload: File Too Big

Sat Jul 13, 2013 3:51 pm

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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RE: Upload: File Too Big

Fri Jul 19, 2013 12:30 am

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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