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Photo file size for Instructables? Answered

When uploading photos for a new Instructable, should we first reduce the file size? Or does the site automatically do this? Have not seen this mentioned. Thanks.

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rickharris

Best Answer 5 years ago

The site will re-size - I reduce the size just to make the upload faster.

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icengrickharris

Answer 5 years ago

Are you on a dial up connection ? :-o

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Bill WWiceng

Answer 5 years ago

I'm not. But might as well deal in KB rather than MB.

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icengBill WW

Answer 5 years ago

There are members who upload huge 6000 x 4000 pixel files
that are re-sized

but

you can double click on any picture and get
the option to see it in full resolution..

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Bill WWiceng

Answer 5 years ago

That's good to know, thanks.
I have a Stirling engine Instructable in the works, and being able to see fine detail will be a plus.

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AndyGadgetBill WW

Answer 5 years ago

Looks good, but be aware that for your title picture you should allow a fair bit of background at the sides as Instructables crops the main display picture to an almost square format.  You may just get away with that one.

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Bill WWAndyGadget

Answer 5 years ago

Thanks Andy, good point. I will be taking several more photos for this Instructable, so will do as you suggest.

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icengBill WW

Answer 5 years ago

Interesting machine

Superb FOCUS

You should engrave your name so it is only legible at 4563x3104