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10/21/2014 10:21:01 PM · #1
Effective with tomorrow's new challenge announcement, we have raised the size limits on challenge entries from 800px/300kb to 1200px/700kb.

Yup, you read that correctly :-) Challenge entries may now be a maximum of 1200 pixels on a side, and the file size may be as much as 700kb.

Since we are aware that this size increase will be problematical with smaller monitors, we will be incorporating automatic scaling of images to the available screen real estate. Since automatic scaling was first discussed in these forums, the algorithms have improved dramatically, so much so that we are confident quality will be maintained during any potential downsizing.

Please provide any feedback regarding the new adjusted 1200px voting experience late next week, as no changes to the voting experience will be made until then.

Enjoy! We welcome your comments and responses to this major change.
10/21/2014 10:21:27 PM · #2
woooot!
that's awesome. Thanks for the update boss-man!

**edit**
Salute to Major Change. He's not always popular, but he's usually effective. :)

Message edited by author 2014-10-21 22:22:31.
10/21/2014 10:23:09 PM · #3
Wow! Thanks, Langdon!
10/21/2014 10:23:40 PM · #4
Many images will be able to show more detail and greater impact with this increase. Great news. Thank you.
10/21/2014 10:25:33 PM · #5
My prayers have been answered. Wow oh wow! Thank you!
10/21/2014 10:25:52 PM · #6
Now that was worth coming back for....truly much appreciated!
10/21/2014 10:34:37 PM · #7
Thanks! That's awesome news!
10/21/2014 10:39:35 PM · #8
That.....is.....AWESOME!!!!!
10/21/2014 10:40:31 PM · #9
very cool, thanks 1.gif Langdon
10/21/2014 10:49:04 PM · #10
+++++++++
10/21/2014 11:01:25 PM · #11
Wow! Neat's back!
10/21/2014 11:01:34 PM · #12
As my son would say, "Sweeeeet."
10/21/2014 11:01:53 PM · #13
Oh, and then there's that little size increase thingy too... good stuff.
10/21/2014 11:04:02 PM · #14
outstanding !!
10/21/2014 11:12:14 PM · #15
Just had to drop by to say NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
10/21/2014 11:15:58 PM · #16
Fantastic! Thanks for change.
10/21/2014 11:51:35 PM · #17
Langdon has returned on a skiff from Avalon!

Message edited by author 2014-10-21 23:52:31.
10/22/2014 12:36:47 AM · #18
And implemented to coincide with the hidden-gem 2,000th challenge. Couldn't have planned it better.
10/22/2014 12:37:36 AM · #19
I have entered a 1200x800 image in the C2K challenge and my lord, it looks wonderful. An image I never entered before because the details just didn't work at 800px. I predict we'll be seeing a LOT fewer square entries, because 1200x800 (or whatever) is AMPLE size to revel in the details of the image.

Good times are coming!
10/22/2014 12:41:17 AM · #20
Great things have coincided since 30861.gif Bear_Music joined the SC.

I like it!
10/22/2014 12:44:01 AM · #21
Originally posted by Neat:

Great things have coincided since 30861.gif Bear_Music joined the SC.

I just came along at the right time. It's a team effort :-)
10/22/2014 12:52:28 AM · #22
I'll probably have to aim for the brown on this one unless I dig out my old hard drive, everything decent I've shot with the Fuji was specifically for a challenge.
10/22/2014 01:22:25 AM · #23
Originally posted by Neat:

Great things have coincided since 30861.gif Bear_Music joined the SC.

I like it!


Well, well, well. Look who's back!
:-D
10/22/2014 02:00:42 AM · #24
What is this nonsense!!??? GET OFF OF MY LAWN!!

Damn kids....
10/22/2014 02:29:59 AM · #25
new kids. too many vitamins. just when I was going to scale down to an i-phone.
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