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    Why are digital camera image files so large?


    Photos that I put in my computer and website are 1M each, but the images from my digital camera are 4.1M each and I am just wondering why there is such a big difference? Thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cousinlucky View Post
    Photos that I put in my computer and website are 1M each, but the images from my digital camera are 4.1M each and I am just wondering why there is such a big difference?
    Your new camera is probably producing higher resolution images than what you've been using on your website.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cousinlucky View Post
    Photos that I put in my computer and website are 1M each, but the images from my digital camera are 4.1M each and I am just wondering why there is such a big difference? Thanks!
    Tried Looking at your new camera shots (I am guessing) on

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    But the photo does not load up in the white popup window. Problem could be on my end though with poor ISP performance at peak hours.
    I will check em out tomorrow morning.

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    Image size depends on Camera, image resolution and format. I use GIMP to resize and convert images from 4+ MB to a few KBs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rokytnji View Post
    Tried Looking at your new camera shots (I am guessing) on



    But the photo does not load up in the white popup window. Problem could be on my end though with poor ISP performance at peak hours.
    I will check em out tomorrow morning.
    Roky those pictures are from my 35mm Konica camera. The ones that I took with my digital camera, for that parable, would not go onto my website.
    If you click the pictures in the parable they will load up to fill your entire monitor screen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by devils casper View Post
    Image size depends on Camera, image resolution and format. I use GIMP to resize and convert images from 4+ MB to a few KBs.

    I have never used GIMP for anything.
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    Which application do you use to manage images?
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    I have both Shotwell and Viewnior that I use to look at and rotate photos. GIMP is in my OS but I have never used it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cousinlucky View Post
    GIMP is in my OS but I have never used it.
    Gimp comes with a definite learning curve, but probably worth the effort if you are heavily involved with graphic images.
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    Pictures loaded better this morning. I checked out also the one you emailed me. NYC and east coast just like I remember it. Crowded, grey,dismal, and trash.

    In gimp. You can click File>open. Go to one of your pictures. Open it in gimp. Pick image>scale image in taskbar. Resize the picture to be like 1024x768. when done.

    Hit File>export. Give it a name like busblocker1. Export it as jpg or png. It will make uploading and for readers viewing images much quicker on your site, plus, the 1024x768
    is pretty detailed enough to see everything in the picture.

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