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Offline saqsay1

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need help posting wedding photos
« on: August 19, 2008, 11:54:55 AM »
hi all. i have been trying for awhile to post my christmas wedding photos on the forum, but haven't been able to because they are to large. i have tried cutting them down to size, but it still doesn't work. is there anyone who can help me? THANKS A TON!!
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Re: need help posting wedding photos
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2008, 12:07:01 PM »
have you tried uploading them to photobucket first?  that's the only way i post pictures now, lol! 
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Re: need help posting wedding photos
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2008, 12:31:12 PM »
Hi saqsay,

I tend to use photobucket if I have lots of photos to post, since a) it eliminates the limit of three attachments for each post and b) it is a lot faster to upload and it has no limit to the size of the photo attachment (it does however restrict you to a 500 x 500 pixel display size on the forum).

Anyway - this is what I do to "shrink them" with standard Windows tools; my apologies if you have a Mac:

1. Open the picture in Photo Editor (it should open there by default)
2. Choose the selection box (icon with a dotted rectangle), and select the area of the photo you want by dragging a box across it
3. Right click and select "crop" - this will discard the rest of the photo. Steps 2 and 3 are not necessary if you don't want to crop the image, but they will retain resolution!
4. Under the "Image" menu, choose "Resize", then set the largest of the two pixel sizes to 500; this will ensure you can see if the resolution you'll be left with on screen is good enough for publishing
5. File/Save As with a new name
6. Load to photobucket and post (instructions on how to do this are under another thread in this section, I think)

Good luck!

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Re: need help posting wedding photos
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2008, 01:10:14 PM »
I'm still trying to figure out how to paste images in a post without attaching a JPG file.  Do you have to use something like Photobucket or is there some trick to displaying images from a web address?
 
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« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2008, 02:30:59 PM »
If you have them published anywhere in the web, you can insert them as images like this:

Code: [Select]
[img]  ** the http:// address of the photo goes here ** [/img]
it does not need to be photobucket, MSN spaces or any of the other hosting sites.

Offline Sanchica27

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Re: need help posting wedding photos
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2008, 02:31:44 PM »
coolies omc, you are a fountain of knowledge!
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Re: need help posting wedding photos
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2008, 03:17:17 PM »
Ah ha . . . the secret is out.  Here's my first attempt!

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Re: need help posting wedding photos
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2008, 04:06:46 PM »
More, please.

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Re: need help posting wedding photos
« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2008, 04:17:38 PM »
Isn't it gorgeous?  It's David's R2564.

http://rockdiamond.com/index.php?crn=207&rn=1344&action=show_detail

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Re: need help posting wedding photos
« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2008, 05:30:06 PM »
OMC- i have then uploaded at walgreens photo. but i still don't know how to do thatunless i copy and paste the stuff in my browser? i guess i will try.............
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« Reply #11 on: August 19, 2008, 05:44:10 PM »
oh wait. do this one. nobody wants to see all 330+++ photos of someone elses wedding.
these are my favorites.................
http://photo.walgreens.com/thumbnailshare/AlbumID=39688075/a=24357331_24357331/t_=24357331

i'll stick it on the wedding anniversary forum.
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Re: need help posting wedding photos
« Reply #12 on: August 19, 2008, 10:10:37 PM »
lol, sas, i had to go through mine as well, it's torture isn't it?
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Re: need help posting wedding photos
« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2008, 04:53:39 PM »
Ah ha . . . the secret is out.  Here's my first attempt!


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Re: need help posting wedding photos
« Reply #14 on: October 21, 2008, 09:05:05 PM »
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Re: need help posting wedding photos
« Reply #15 on: December 12, 2009, 12:49:49 PM »
You might just put your image of a picture of your wedding to the photo bucket, and try to resize them into a bit nice size that would fit into the forum post size. Then you could try to link the image using the "IMG tag". The image might have a maximum pixel to upload in a forum.



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