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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Anthony' photos
From: Andrew Schroter <>
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2001 14:07:08 -0700
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gheta cable modem, then they're instantaneous.
- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Mxsmanic" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, July 02, 2001 3:23 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Anthony' photos

> Doug Herr writes:
> > Anthony, if I may make a suggestion, consider
> > reducing the size of the image files on your
> > website.
> Done.  However, the sizes only seemed to diminsh by about 25%.  The
> are large because the images themselves are fairly large (compared to the
> postage-stamp images that most online galleries seem to have).  I
> them again as much as I could without losing detail.  The detail is intact
> for the most part but there is a very tiny reduction in contrast, and some
> of smoothness.  It didn't seem too bad for a 25% reduction in size, but I
> wouldn't want to go beyond that.
> Ideally I'd like to put everything out there at 1600x1200 pixels at least,
> most visitors these days are running with 800x600, so that's my target
> comes in second place, and hardly anyone is running with any other
> nowadays).
> > I enjoy looking at them but the time to download
> > the files is exhorbitant for those of us with
> > slower modems and I run out of patience.
> I sympathize.  At the same time, though, one of the things that bothers me
> most about many online galleries I've visited is that the images are so
> and so compressed, that it's hard to even see what they contain.  It's
> difficult to do most photos any justice in 300x200 pixels, and I think a
lot of
> people go to far in reducing their images.  Sure, it downloads fast, but
> can't even see what you downloaded once it's there.
> I might be too far over at the other extreme, however, so I have reduced
> file sizes a bit (but not the image dimensions) in response to your

In reply to: Message from "Steve Barbour" <> ([Leica] Anthony.....)
Message from Doug Herr <> ([Leica] Re: Anthony' photos)
Message from "Mxsmanic" <> (Re: [Leica] Re: Anthony' photos)