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Image Guidelines updated - 800 x 800 pixels new max size

PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:52 pm
by dougr
Thanks to sunsetbrew's efforts, the burgeoning EB image database has been re-jiggered to allow for greater efficiency in the storage and delivery of images. In a related move, images uploaded to ExpressoBeans can now be a maximum of 800 pixels in both height and width (previously there was a 600 pixel limit on width). No longer will the landscape images be second-class citizens to the portrait images, held down by the man! The Image Guidelines have been updated.

Re: Image Guidelines updated - 800 x 800 pixels new max size

PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 6:41 pm
by piomba
nice adjustment :clap:

Re: Image Guidelines updated - 800 x 800 pixels new max size

PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:22 pm
by coleslaw
right on Doug!!!

Re: Image Guidelines updated - 800 x 800 pixels new max size

PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 5:10 pm
by Yamar
Doug's playing reporter here - big thanks to Thomas...

Re: Image Guidelines updated - 800 x 800 pixels new max size

PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 5:12 pm
by Codeblue
Might wanna specify that on the Add Art submission section then:


The image to use. We can only accept images in JPG or GIF format. Please use the best image possible. Processing images is time consuming and you can help by submitting the cleanest images possible. You can submit any size image, but before it gets published it will be reduced to 600 pixels on the longest side. We understand that you may not have the ability to turn in the best images, we still are grateful for your submissions.

Re: Image Guidelines updated - 800 x 800 pixels new max size

PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:57 pm
by dougr
Codeblue wrote:Might wanna specify that on the Add Art submission section then:


The image to use. We can only accept images in JPG or GIF format. Please use the best image possible. Processing images is time consuming and you can help by submitting the cleanest images possible. You can submit any size image, but before it gets published it will be reduced to 600 pixels on the longest side. We understand that you may not have the ability to turn in the best images, we still are grateful for your submissions.

yep, that request is in the queue, thanks :)

and like Yamar and i said, sunsetbrew gets the credit - all i did was cajole ;)

Re: Image Guidelines updated - 800 x 800 pixels new max size

PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2011 1:02 pm
by MattStrine
Great work!

Re: Image Guidelines updated - 800 x 800 pixels new max size

PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 9:39 am
by krisjay
Graet job!!!

Re: Image Guidelines updated - 800 x 800 pixels new max size

PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 9:46 am
by jojobadass
so I guess I would actually have to resize the images?

Re: Image Guidelines updated - 800 x 800 pixels new max size

PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:08 am
by dougr
jojobadass wrote:so I guess I would actually have to resize the images?

the critical thing is cropping them to the nearest edge on each side - no margins outside the page area. the site software will resize larger pics to the max allowable for display, although pics tend to be "fuzzier" than when resized using photo-editing software prior to submission.

Re: Image Guidelines updated - 800 x 800 pixels new max size

PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 3:36 pm
by Codeblue
Picture approvals sure are slow these days.

Re: Image Guidelines updated - 800 x 800 pixels new max size

PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:53 pm
by dougr
Codeblue wrote:Picture approvals sure are slow these days.

dozens of uncropped, extreme-keystone pics of posters with corners covered by paperweights were just unapproved, so the queue is getting smaller...

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 1:04 pm
by Flimby
dougr wrote:
Codeblue wrote:Picture approvals sure are slow these days.

dozens of uncropped, extreme-keystone pics of posters with corners covered by paperweights were just unapproved, so the queue is getting smaller...



doing the same. wiki section of image submissions: http://www.expressobeans.com/wiki/index ... Guidelines
thanks for that wiki entry doug

Re: Image Guidelines updated - 800 x 800 pixels new max size

PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 1:12 pm
by virtualmert
I love taking pictures of my posters and uploading them to EB. I always go through the "add image" link, that's the right way correct? Sometimes I see people just put them in the threads and they get added. Also, sometimes I like taking the pictures at different angles, gives a different feel to the poster imo. Is this not wanted?

Re: Image Guidelines updated - 800 x 800 pixels new max size

PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 1:15 pm
by Flimby
virtualmert wrote:I love taking pictures of my posters and uploading them to EB. I always go through the "add image" link, that's the right way correct? Sometimes I see people just put them in the threads and they get added. Also, sometimes I like taking the pictures at different angles, gives a different feel to the poster imo. Is this not wanted?



the "add image" link is definitely the preferred method. as far as multiple angles, if it is a detail shot that reveals something not captured in an existing image, go for it. otherwise, with all of the submissions we get, it can be overkill.