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Old 08-13-2005, 03:38 PM
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Got to agree T, this is going to be really difficult.

I think a lot of this will come down to personal taste, as there are a lot of equally imaginative and well executed images.

Looking forward to seeing what else is to come.

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Old 08-13-2005, 03:44 PM
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There is nothing in the rules this time about being disqualified if you do not vote.
Just love that small print. I must read it next time thanks T Paul
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Old 08-15-2005, 05:21 PM
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welcome to RP, goose443. nice first entry

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Old 08-15-2005, 07:21 PM
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Thanks.

Not sure what caused those dark vertical bands on the original photo but I did my best to get rid of them. The focus is also a little soft on the original though almost all sharpening efforts are lost in the final compression. L channel sharpening seemed to do the trick on the high rez.... creates tons of noise in the drivers seat but it's not noticeable in the small version.
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Old 08-16-2005, 01:09 PM
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dawn,

if there'd been an url embedded in your entry i probably would have clicked on it. very nice

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Old 08-16-2005, 03:09 PM
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Thank Craig, I appreciate that. It sure was alot of fun to do. Stayed up wayy too late last night though!
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Old 08-17-2005, 11:04 AM
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I had a really hard time getting my image to the 100k limit. Ended up having to go from 600x800 down to 700xsomething. And still had to use a lot of compression, which of course shows up really badly especialy in the red parts and the crispness (or lack ther of) in the text. Any suggestions?

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Old 08-17-2005, 12:15 PM
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I always save in Photoshop with 100% compression and then resave it in XnView with eg. 95 or 90% compression. Size is much smaller and you can't see the difference. Try XnView, it has really good compression algoritms.
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Old 08-17-2005, 12:33 PM
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Incredible creativity by all! AND skill in execution.
Way to go


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Old 08-17-2005, 12:49 PM
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I had a really hard time getting my image to the 100k limit. Ended up having to go from 600x800 down to 700xsomething. And still had to use a lot of compression, which of course shows up really badly especialy in the red parts and the crispness (or lack ther of) in the text. Any suggestions?

Dawn
Hello Dawn.
  • In Photoshop, select Save for Web.
  • If the file is bigger than 800x600, click the Image Size tab, input the new dimensions and click Apply. This will only change the size of the jpg, not your working copy in PS.
  • Select the Jpeg format, then checkmark Optimized and ICC Profile.
  • Lastly, twirl open the Optimize menu; it's an unlabeled button to the right of the Preset: menu. Choose Optimize to File Size and input 100k.

This will give you the maximum quality jpg that is less than the limit you set.

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