HELP! - HOW TO POST PHOTOS & RESIZE PHOTOS

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I can't upload my pics of my fish/tanks because the file is too big. Please help asap.
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Re: HELP! - HOW TO POST PHOTOS

Hi tomh - there is a file size limitation on the forum. You could upload to the picture gallery (free for fishlore members) where the file size limitation is much larger per file and then post a link on the forum to your gallery.

OR

To make images smaller using Paint.Net:
1. Open the picture in Paint.Net
2. On the menu, go to Image > Resize
3. In the pixels area, change it to be anything less than 800 pixels wide. Most digital cameras take monstrously large photos and resizing the image will decrease the file size significantly. Anything over 800 pixels will create the horizontal scroll bar to appear when you post the image. It may even be less than that to cause the scroll bar - trying for around 400 - 500 pixels would prolly be better.
4. Click File > Save As and then click the save button which will load the window asking you what quality to save it at. It has a slider bar that shows you a preview of the image at various quality/file size levels.

Cool program 8)

I'm going to make this a sticky topic on the photos board too.

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Re: HELP! - HOW TO POST PHOTOS

Thanks Mike.
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Image Resizer

This PowerToy enables you to resize one or many image files with a right-click.


This is what I use and it is a lot quicker than any other program I have ever used !

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thanks for the info les.

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ok, now how do you get the pictures to show up in your message? cause i cant seem to get that to work...
 

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whetto said:
ok, now how do you get the pictures to show up in your message? cause i cant seem to get that to work...
Whetto...I see you didn't get an answer, I would like to know myself...anybody out there?????
 

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whetto said:
ok, now how do you get the pictures to show up in your message? cause i cant seem to get that to work...
do you mean you want a picture in the post with text after it instead of typing the post and then attaching the photo with the attach option under "additional options"?
 

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FLBettaCouple said:
whetto said:
ok, now how do you get the pictures to show up in your message? cause i cant seem to get that to work...
do you mean you want a picture in the post with text after it instead of typing the post and then attaching the photo with the attach option under "additional options"?
Yes....like everyone has below their username!
 

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oh.. you want to change your user photo.. ok, at the top of the page, click the "Profile" button. Then on the left, click on 'Forum Profile Information'. Then you can pick one of the images already in fishlore's premade library, point to a picture that you uploaded or upload a picture from your computer. When you're done, click 'Change Profile' at the bottom of the page and you're set.
 

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I'm having the opposite problem, I'm posting on here fine but I tryed to start album on the gallery and it says error 1.
 

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Since this is a sticky, I'll say that imgur.com has huge file upload limits, is free and easy (drag and drop) to use, and has amazing servers so you never have to worry about your photos disappearing, in addition you don't have to have fishlore mirror the images which will take a load off of their servers and means you don't have to resize any of your photos, so everyone can see them in full resolution.
 

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I always just upload mine to Dropbox in the public folder and then right click the picture, click copy public link, then paste it in the picture/URL box when I'm posting something.
 

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Exactly what I do for imgur, but I can make albums and stuff on there.
 

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If you're using your (smart) phone you can use this app called Picsart, you can resize photos there as well as edit them.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-N900A using Fish Lore Aquarium Fish Forum mobile app
 

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Also image shrink app works great too

 

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Practicing to see how big my pic is
 

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