Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/10/16

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Subject: [Leica] Re: New Photo Site (followup and comments)
From: Arne Helme <>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2001 09:15:16 +0200

In message <>, 
Jeff Moore <> writes:
>Nooo!  Images on the Web are usually too small, have too little toothy
>detail, to step inside and experience as photographs rather than graphic
>design.  People should all just get bigger monitors and more bandwidth,
>> They are clearly too big for 1024x768 screens (too bad the new ones
>> will appear as thumbnails on my 1600x1200 TFT screen...:-)).
>Exactly.  Design for 1600x1200, or if you really want to be inclusive
>of the screen-real-estate-impoverished, drop down as far as 1280x1024.
>[Oh, okay, I know I'm not being entirely balanced and reasonable.  But
> I *so* despise those teensy postage-stamp images.]

Actually, the photos that I published were the low resolution versions
of the scans.  I have exactly the same scans optimized for 1600x1200.
Each one of them is about 450KB.  If there's some interest I can
upload them as well.  The difference is resolution shows a clear

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