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GeorgeP Plus
12 48 20 United States
13 Aug 2019 4:13AM
I have noticed, especially more recently, that when I click on an interesting photo (not the thumbnail), instead of seeing a larger version of the image I see the same size image displayed in the middle of the screen. Is this a function of the browser that I am using or are more of our exhibitors being parsimonious with their pixels?

It is frustrating to see an interesting image with what looks like lots of interesting details/textures and then not to be able to see any additional information. If folks are deliberately reducing the resolution of their submissions, why is that? Are they worried that their images might be stolen?

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Cephus Plus
14 2.5k England
13 Aug 2019 6:51AM
"Parsimonious"
Is that the word of the day? I had to look it up.Smile. But I think you're right the poster is uploading a small version of the image.
KarenFB Plus
13 5.3k 174 England
13 Aug 2019 7:05AM

Quote:"Parsimonious"


Isn't that a small orange fruit?
JJGEE 14 7.6k 18 England
13 Aug 2019 7:47AM

Quote:If folks are deliberately reducing the resolution of their submissions



Quote:the poster is uploading a small version of the image.


Maybe they have not discovered / realised that one can now upload large sized images ?

Back in the day when I joined there was a limit, well two in fact.
One for non e2 members and a larger size for e2 members .

Jasper87 Plus
9 2.2k 157 England
13 Aug 2019 7:55AM
I quite often use my ipad to go through the day's images but rather than go back to the thumbnails after each one I touch the 'next' arrow and view them all. None of them have shown as thumbnail size. On my pc I have seen the problem you describe in the past but very few and far between. Maybe it is server problem, at least, in part.

Have you got an example?
saltireblue Plus
9 9.6k 35 Norway
13 Aug 2019 8:21AM
I've asked IT to pop along and provide an explanation - stay tuned.Smile
13 Aug 2019 8:33AM
Hi,

We recommend that members upload their original sized file, there's no longer any need to drop the resolution to say 1000px, unless of course that's the only size you're willing to release on the Internet.

So the likelihood is that as you're scrolling through the Gallery you're coming across photos that could be as low as 600px (minimum requirement).

However having said that, if there's a bug where the photo is displayed smaller than it should be, I'd be interested to see examples, screen grabs (via report system) preferably so I can cross check them.

Cheers,

Rick
GeorgeP Plus
12 48 20 United States
13 Aug 2019 2:19PM
Thanks for the information Rick. I suspect that the answer is
Quote: that's the only size you're willing to release on the Internet.


I also thought
Quote:Parsimonious . . pixels
had a nice ring. Certainly, my old English Language teacher would have approved!
GeorgeP Plus
12 48 20 United States
13 Aug 2019 3:28PM
Question answered. Rick did a check and it seems that the problem is not my computer/browser/software. Some folks just upload small images. That raises a different question: why? I understand the arguments about having images stolen and used or modified without permission. Is that the only reason for reducing size? It seems to make a mockery of all those multi-megapixel sensors (other than to provide content to discard when cropping.)
G.
saltireblue Plus
9 9.6k 35 Norway
13 Aug 2019 3:49PM

Quote:Question answered. Rick did a check and it seems that the problem is not my computer/browser/software. Some folks just upload small images. That raises a different question: why? I understand the arguments about having images stolen and used or modified without permission. Is that the only reason for reducing size? It seems to make a mockery of all those multi-megapixel sensors (other than to provide content to discard when cropping.)
G.


Many people, for various reasons, are paranoid about having their images borrowed or stolen, I guess. Whether they are afraid someone else might make money or win an award or honour with the image, or whether it is no more than the feeling of possession - what's mine is my own and nobody elses.
I have long ago given up worrying about it and have uploaded full size files from the very first day ePz allowed it.
It's the same with all these watermarks - some are almost bigger than the image! Anyone with a bit of ps savvy can remove all trace of them in a couple of minutes - it isn't difficult, and they provide no protection against image theft.
MentorRon 1 40 Canada
14 Aug 2019 6:13PM
If you can't share it all, don't share it at all. That's what my mom once said Wink
Could this be part of the "sins of omission" Tongue
MentorRon 1 40 Canada
14 Aug 2019 6:15PM

Quote:
Quote:"Parsimonious"


Isn't that a small orange fruit?



Neither is an Orangutan. SmileSmileSmileWink

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