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Need Help Posting a Photo

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by gottawalk, Nov 22, 2005.


  1. I took a photo of my new bass to post it so everyone would believe me, but the jpg file is too big for the attachments here. Anyone know how to reduce it from over 1000kb to 150 or lower? :confused:
     
  2. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    If you have a newer version of Microsoft Office, you can use Microsoft Office Picture Manager to resize the photo. If you don't have PM, there are a number of photo editing programs that can do resizing of a picture file. I don't think MS Paint can do it, though.

    Or, you can just host the picture on a wesite and post a link to it. You can get free picture hosting at www.photobucket.com
     
  3. Thanks. I've got Microsoft Digital Image Pro 9, but still need to figure out what it does. (Probably have to ask one of my kids to help me!) I'll try that. Otherwise the "photobucket" sounds like an option. I'll give it a shot! ;)
     
  4. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    =>create photobucketaccount
    =>upload picture (no need to resize)
    =>copy link under the picture to TB and add around the link
    =>post et voila
     
  5. peabody

    peabody Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2002
    La Crosse, WI
    I'm usually able to use Microsoft Paint to reduce mine (standard with any Windows operating system I've had). You can usually bring up the picture file...go to Image, to Stretch/Sklew and enter 40% (or so). I then resave it to another file. This usually gets it down small enough to post....at least for me. Good luck!!
     
  6. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member


    But it does also drastically reduce the picture quality...:meh:
     
  7. I started using photobucket.com this weekend to list an old Gibson non-pedal steel for sale on steelguitarforum.com . It was extremely easy and it works great. I'm really impressed and highly recommend it.
     
  8. I think I'll try going it the "photobucket" route. Watch for my new FNA jazzman f-string fretless! Thanks, all!!! :D
     
  9. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    I've uploaded something like 36 pictures there (all rather large format) and I still haven't reached the limit. So yeah, Photobucket is the way to go :)
     
  10. Thanks for all the advice, guys!