Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/12

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Thumbnail size
From: Mark Rabiner <>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2001 23:50:26 -0800
References: <> <004201c0ab88$fd90c880$e623fea9@oemcomputer>

Craig Semetko wrote:
> Hello gang,
> I'm dangerously close to finishing up my website but I have a pressing
> question. I would like a small but adequately sized preview thumbnail for
> each picture. Then an appropriately sized enlargement should appear when one
> clicks on the thumbnail. My question is this: Is there a standard
> file/actual size for thumbnails and corresponding enlargements? Or tried and
> true file sizes? Obviously, I would like the downloading time to be as short
> as possible. But I do not want the image quality to suffer.  I mean, hey,
> that Leica glass has to have a chance to show its stuff, right?
> Thanks for your time,
> Craig

I went looking at lots of photographers sites but always found the big pix too small.
Also got apposing input on how big the thumbnails should be!
I made mine clipped! 

mark r

Mark Rabiner
Portland, Oregon

Scooter photo project @:

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