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01/02/2017 08:38:35 PM · #1
Just out of curiosity I would like to know what dimensions you use on the average width and length to get the best viewing resolution with the least amount of degradation. I know the 700kb size is very limiting, and wish a larger sized image were allowed like maybe 2MB or something like that.
01/02/2017 09:43:15 PM · #2
Bottom line, unless you have an image with an insane amount of fine detail across the entire image, the 700kb file size limit is pretty liberal. In all cases, I would use the maximum pixel dimensions allowed (longest side 1200 px).
01/02/2017 09:49:29 PM · #3
It has always been my opinion (unsubstantiated by research) that detail will be best preserved when resizing where the calculation involves only "whole pixels" -- 25%, 50%, etc. With my camera, a 40% reduction (i.e. 5x5 pixels resampled to 2x2) gives me overall dimensions of 1126 x 845 pixels, close enough to the maximum allowed entry size, and it will usually fit under the 700kb limit at near-best JPEG quality.
01/02/2017 09:51:29 PM · #4
Originally posted by kirbic:

Bottom line, unless you have an image with an insane amount of fine detail across the entire image, the 700kb file size limit is pretty liberal. In all cases, I would use the maximum pixel dimensions allowed (longest side 1200 px).

One other thing which will eat up kilobytes when saving as JPEG is noise -- JPEG sees that at "detail" at the pixel level. I've had an image get as much as 200kb smaller after running through noise-reduction software.
01/02/2017 10:13:25 PM · #5
I agree with the below.

Work the pixels. *grin*
01/02/2017 11:06:09 PM · #6
Thanks a lot, I think my question was answered.
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