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Thanks Jeremy- a pretty quick response!  I know Dad is working with the
server so am not sure on how the uploads are accomplished, I will get more
info concerning this and suggest trying different file sizes in Elements.  I
sure appreciate any responses and can learn something from everyone!

Carolyn Withrow
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeremy Swan" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 6:53 PM
Subject: Re: problem with moving image to a website


>     I don't know how he's uploading the files.  Pasting usually works
> between applications on your desktop, but if you are going to load a file
> onto the web, you would normally upload it either through an ftp program
to
> put it directly on the server, or through an internet based interface
which
> allows you to upload.
>     I would suggest using Photoshop elements to save for the web (if it
will
> allow you to do that) with several different settings (and file sizes)
that
> will allow you to test which one works the best.  I'm sure one of the
> experts here can rattle off the exact settings for you, but I normally try
> several, and see what I can live with.  It's always a trade off.  As for
the
> image size in email, In regular photoshop, or any image editing program,
you
> can find the option "image size"  You can change the actual size in two
> ways, pixels (this is the number of pixels per inch) or actual size in
> inches.  If you make the image smaller, you'll lose some resolution so
> always keep a back-up copy.
>     If you do this and the size is different then what you would like,
then
> the email program is displaying pictures based on pixel size.  Simply go
to
> the image size menu again and change the resolution to 72, which is pretty
> standard I think.  Resolutions vary and the following are pretty standard.
> 75, 150, 300, and 600 dpi (dots per inch)  I know 72 sounds odd, but I
think
> it's a carry over from days of old when things were 72, 144 etc.
>
> Hopefully this helps, but someone else may have a different take on this
so
> be patient and you'll get a few more options I'm sure.
>
> Good luck,
> -Jeremy Swan
>
> >
> >
> > Hello:
> >
> > Will try to explain a question if I can.  Probably more info is required
since
> > I am below an amateur and  I am not directly involved yet, until I can
learn
> > more.  My sister who is a vet has  bought a new digital camera and also
> > upgraded her computer, is XP.  She took an image of a horse to transfer
to her
> > website which has photos and some simple illustrations on it.  It is a
> > fledgling operation with hopes of continuing with more detailed info and
> > illustrations.   Up to now she has done simple edits in photoimpressions
and
> > transferred the file to  Dad's computer. He puts it on his c drive or
such
> > place in a folder, then cuts and pastes to the website for her. They are
> > usually in JPEG and are RGB. He has been helping to manage her site.
She has
> > made the file supposedy compatilble with the web according to the new
settings
> > on her camera.   Neither  Dad or my sis can get new photoimpressions on
their
> > upgraded units.  Dad got photoshop elements until they get more detailed
> > images and have the necessity for more editing options.  However since
this
> > all has happened, when Dad pasted to the web from photoshop elements the
image
> > appears as if the pixels have been effected in some way like a loss with
some
> > jagged edges and the coloration is strange like the channels are
affected
> > somehow.  If he does it through the old photoimpressions it transfers
fine!
> > Also if he prints it from the folder it comes out beautifully.  At first
I
> > thought the file was too big or some setting was not right on  but why
then
> > would photoimpression be able to transfer it with no problem?  The other
thing
> > that has happened also is that when she attaches an image file to an
email
> > (inserting) the picture is almost always too big where it never was
before.  I
> > am  just starting to learn some photoshop so I am far from giving any
advice.
> >
> > Carolyn Withrow
> >
>