[Imc-uk-photo] photo resize help
mini_mouse at riseup.net
Sat Apr 7 11:25:16 UTC 2007
After resizing a pic this morning, the author went on to upload about
15 more 1600x1200 pics as additions. Since he had put his e-mail
address on the article I wrote to him find out why. I've forwarded
his reply below.
I'm planning on writing to everyone I can who posts a 'problem' set
of pix to see if we can learn more about their skill levels and
understanding of web postings. But meanwhile I think we should could
up with a good set of photo help guidelines and link to them
PROMINENTLY, maybe from the same bar that contains HELP and the new
Meanwhile I'm going to move the existing resize instructions over
from the wiki and onto the Static Help Publish page
This excavates them from three levels deep to 2. It's not surprising
nobody ever finds them.
>Hi mini mouse,
>The answer is:
>a) I'm not aware of the guidelines for posting pictures
>b) I'm not aware that one needs to resize pictures for web display
>c) I don't know how one would do this
>d) no other particular reason
>Dan V Amateur photojournalist and agitator(!)
>mini mouse <mini_mouse at riseup.net> wrote:
>I'm part of the indymedia london collective, I resized your main
>picture for your Corporate Criminals newswire item this morning.
>We're currently planning a photo skill share workshop, as part of
>this I'm researching photo contributors. In your case, although your
>pictures are very good and paint a very effective picture of the
>action, you have posted them at a size too big for the site, 1600
>pixels x 1200 pixels.
>I'd like to know whether this is because
>a) you're not aware of the guidelines for posting pictures (not
>everyone, by any means, is)
>b) you're not aware that one needs to resize pictures for web display
>c) you don't know how you would do this
>d) some other reason.
>Your answer would help us enormously in trying to plan what we should
>include in our workshop and subsequent submission help guidelines.
>Copy addresses and emails from any email account to Yahoo! Mail -
>quick, easy and free.
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