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Re: Re: Private - PHOTO: What kind of bug is this?

  • Subject: Re: Re: Private - PHOTO: What kind of bug is this?
  • From: "Ann Conway" <amconway@telusplanet.net>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 09:02:10 -0600

I'm glad you sent it, even with the size, but then I have broadband. Lovely bug... They live in my backyard and now I know what they are! Here's a link to a free photo manipulation program. I haven't used it myself, but lots of people do, and there are tutorials on the web.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, April 27, 2009 4:21 AM
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: Private - PHOTO: What kind of bug is this?

Hi John
Sorry about the photo ... I had reduced it using Irfanview but I guess I assumed it reduced the kb's & pix's.

I've tried every possible thing with Irfanview to resize to 50kb or less using 72dpi it but it still makes it very large kb's (unless I'm doing something wrong in Irfanview!)

I'll refrain from sending photo's until I know what & how to fix them and/or afford software to resize them for this forum

Again, Sorry........

--- In iris-photos@yahoogroups.com, John I Jones <jijones@...> wrote:
> Do NOT send such large files to iris-photos.
> My process is to use a program like Photoshop or Picture It to first
> set the picture to 72 dpi, then I resample the image to approximately
> 4 X 5 inches and when I save it, set the jpg compression to get down
> to the file size I want. Setting the dpi and the picture size lets me
> control the display size.
> 50KB or smaller is the recommended size and lots of folks get them
> under 40KB. If you want to send multiple pictures in the same
> message, please limit your total message size to 200KB.
> On Apr 26, 2009, at 2:32 PM, Iris In the Garden wrote:
> > Hello all!
> > I was cleaning up my potted up Bearded Iris for next weekend's Sale
> > and found this underneath one of the pots.
> > Anyone have any idea what it could be
> John | "There be dragons here"
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> | to indicate the edge of the known world.
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