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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: John I Jones <jijones@usjoneses.com>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 21:39:42 -0700

Well I owe you an apology as well. Obvviously I meant to send that message to you privately, and goofed up.

Using Irfanview, open the picture file, Select Image /Resample- Resize

Set your size to 280  X 360 pixels or so and 72 dpi.

When I did that to your photo it came out at 56KB when saved.

Or you can use:
Microsoft Office Picture Manager.

If so there are two ways to reduce your picture size. Under the Picture Tab select:


Click on Predefined Width and Height and select Email Large


Click on Percentage of original Width and Height and select a percentage the set the picture size to 280  X 360 pixels or so. (that is approximately 4" X 5" on a monitor)


On Apr 27, 2009, at 3:21 AM, Iris In The Garden wrote:

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
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