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Davydd

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RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Fri, 07/4/08 2:08 PM (permalink)
quote:
Originally posted by soozycue520

Neesie,

Put [img] on each end of the link.

Example: [img]link[img]




Correction. The suffix one has to have a / just ahead of img. I can't type it out because it will not read. Just do a quote on a message with a picture and you will see.
 
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    RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Fri, 07/4/08 2:39 PM (permalink)
    Uncle Vic and Davyd, thanks you so much for this post. I didn't even know it was here (lazy me, I didn't excatly search for it). Davyd, when you say you "export them out of iPhoto resized to 640 x 480 for posting", did you resize them in IPhoto before uploading to Photobucket or is it possible to do the resizing in Photobucket BEFORE posting them on Roadfood. Yeah, I found out the dead link thing the hard way before. Also, do you have to use a different email for each Photobucket account? I'll need to open a thrid one soon. I'm almost full on my 2nd account. I take a load of photos! And even when I delete the unusable ones from IPhoto, I still have a lot that I end up putting on Photobucket which make it on to RF. Thanks for all of the info and the work put in to explain it to a rube like myself!
     
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      leethebard

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      RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Fri, 07/4/08 2:42 PM (permalink)
      thanks for the help...I tried your directions...but only the urls come on the post, not the actual photo in the body of the text.Computers don't like me!
       
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        soozycue520

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        RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Fri, 07/4/08 3:23 PM (permalink)
        quote:
        Originally posted by Davydd

        quote:
        Originally posted by soozycue520

        Neesie,

        Put [img] on each end of the link.

        Example: [img]link[img]




        Correction. The suffix one has to have a / just ahead of img. I can't type it out because it will not read. Just do a quote on a message with a picture and you will see.


        OOPS, Sorry!! I was gonna look at one of mine, but I didn't. I should have made sure first.

        Thanks for the correction.

        When you reply to a topic {not the quick reply}, above the message, in the Format section, there is an "insert image" box. It will give the [img/img] thing, and you insert the link in between them.

        The format section begins B I U. The "insert image" is the 11th box down. It has an arrow in the top left corner, yellow square with blue triangle {supposed to look like a picture}.
         
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          RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Sat, 07/5/08 4:16 PM (permalink)
           
          #35
            TnTinCT

            RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Sat, 08/23/08 10:43 PM (permalink)
            getting ready for my first trip report, thought i would test the picture posting here to be sure i do it correctly!
             
            #36
              Robearjr

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              RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Mon, 08/25/08 11:59 AM (permalink)
              Is it true that if I sign up for Roadfood Insider that I can post directly to this site?

              I've been taking more food shots of my summer travels this year, but I never get around to uploading things to photobucket.
               
              #37
                MiamiDon

                RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Mon, 08/25/08 12:09 PM (permalink)
                Robearjr:

                Yes.
                 
                #38
                  CajunKing

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                  RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Mon, 08/25/08 12:22 PM (permalink)
                  Roberjr

                  Yes up loading photos to this site is easy as an RF Insider

                  5 simple steps

                  Upload photo
                  browse
                  open
                  create tagline
                  add

                  Then you copy and paste the forum code to your post where needed

                   
                  #39
                    fabulousoyster

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                    RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Mon, 08/25/08 1:02 PM (permalink)

                    My princess dog.
                     
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                      tcrouzer

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                      RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Mon, 08/25/08 1:12 PM (permalink)
                      Thanks so much for this help! I have my photos on Picturetrail and used the Forums [IMG] tag provided....we'll see if it works.

                      Southern homestyle dinner: baked pork chop, corn pudding, fried okra, corn muffin, and cucumber salad.

                       
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                        Rusty246

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                        RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Mon, 08/25/08 1:14 PM (permalink)
                        quote:
                        Originally posted by Jimeats

                        I would guess that Rusty246 gave up? Nice looking red x though. Chow Jim

                        Yes I gave up but I printed this info out. I'll try to remember to bring my stuff into work(or maybe I'll do it from home)tomorrow as I can't wait to show you the crappy food we had in Cocoa Beach.
                         
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                          Davydd

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                          RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Mon, 08/25/08 5:39 PM (permalink)
                          quote:
                          Originally posted by billyboy

                          Uncle Vic and Davyd, thanks you so much for this post. I didn't even know it was here (lazy me, I didn't excatly search for it). Davyd, when you say you "export them out of iPhoto resized to 640 x 480 for posting", did you resize them in IPhoto before uploading to Photobucket or is it possible to do the resizing in Photobucket BEFORE posting them on Roadfood. Yeah, I found out the dead link thing the hard way before. Also, do you have to use a different email for each Photobucket account? I'll need to open a thrid one soon. I'm almost full on my 2nd account. I take a load of photos! And even when I delete the unusable ones from IPhoto, I still have a lot that I end up putting on Photobucket which make it on to RF. Thanks for all of the info and the work put in to explain it to a rube like myself!

                          I'm a bit late responding. I must have missed this. Billyboy, I save all my original Mac photos in iPhoto. If not on a Mac most other computer based gallery programs by Microsoft, Canon, HP, Olympus, etc. have similar features. I then export a copy resized to the size I intend to post. That would be either 640 x 480 or 800 x 600. Then I upload that photo to Photobucket.com. If your account is overloaded it could be because you are posting huge files or a lot of files that never get referenced anywhere. I don't use Photobucket.com to store photos unless I intend to reference them into a message board like here. If you resize before uploading to Photobucket.com you are not storing the extra data there. However, once you upload to Photobucket.com there is an edit feature that allows you to change the size of the photo to several different standard sizes of which 640 x 480 is one.
                           
                          #43
                            MiamiDon

                            RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Mon, 08/25/08 7:02 PM (permalink)
                            quote:
                            Originally posted by Davydd

                            quote:
                            Originally posted by billyboy

                            Uncle Vic and Davyd, thanks you so much for this post. I didn't even know it was here (lazy me, I didn't excatly search for it). Davyd, when you say you "export them out of iPhoto resized to 640 x 480 for posting", did you resize them in IPhoto before uploading to Photobucket or is it possible to do the resizing in Photobucket BEFORE posting them on Roadfood. Yeah, I found out the dead link thing the hard way before. Also, do you have to use a different email for each Photobucket account? I'll need to open a thrid one soon. I'm almost full on my 2nd account. I take a load of photos! And even when I delete the unusable ones from IPhoto, I still have a lot that I end up putting on Photobucket which make it on to RF. Thanks for all of the info and the work put in to explain it to a rube like myself!

                            I'm a bit late responding. I must have missed this. Billyboy, I save all my original Mac photos in iPhoto. If not on a Mac most other computer based gallery programs by Microsoft, Canon, HP, Olympus, etc. have similar features. I then export a copy resized to the size I intend to post. That would be either 640 x 480 or 800 x 600. Then I upload that photo to Photobucket.com. If your account is overloaded it could be because you are posting huge files or a lot of files that never get referenced anywhere. I don't use Photobucket.com to store photos unless I intend to reference them into a message board like here. If you resize before uploading to Photobucket.com you are not storing the extra data there. However, once you upload to Photobucket.com there is an edit feature that allows you to change the size of the photo to several different standard sizes of which 640 x 480 is one.


                            What he said. (g)

                            I take my photos in a resolution that makes for many-megabytes files, but I resize them with Photoshop Elements to 800 x xxx before placing them online. The 800 x xxx size seems to make RF folks happy.
                             
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                              UncleVic

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                              RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Tue, 09/16/08 12:41 AM (permalink)
                              OK Mr. Chips..

                              I know your researching...



                              Or you can always edit and add another photo:
                              [img]http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2083/2143502740_26d72e6a89.jpg?v=0[/img]
                               
                              #45
                                harley130

                                RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Mon, 02/16/09 11:39 AM (permalink)
                                Testing tinypic.com

                                Testing using photobucket, this is suppose to be a clickable thumbnail

                                <message edited by harley130 on Mon, 02/16/09 11:40 AM>
                                 
                                #46
                                  ScreamingChicken

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                                  RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Mon, 02/16/09 11:58 AM (permalink)
                                  I'm a big fan of thumbnails...they make life easier for those without high-speed connections.
                                   
                                  I'm a big fan of barbecue, too!
                                   
                                  Brad
                                   
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                                    Davydd

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                                    RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Mon, 02/16/09 12:21 PM (permalink)
                                    Here are some caveats about uploading photos.

                                    There are a lot of free image hosting services online. Some have reliable records and some don't. Also, some will delete your photos as they see fit and they will thus also disappear from this forum. Some will do so randomly, some will do so if you do not access your account.

                                    Tinypic.com is a free service that gives you no method in which to manage your photos. You just upload them and they go into mysterious URL land unless you make them a favorite to track or email the url to yourself to re-use again. I've found tinypic.com will delete photos after a while.

                                    Photobucket.com is actually the same company as Tinypic.com but there you have photomanagement libraries and tools to use under an assigned account. For a free account there are limits. I think you can have a maximum of 1 gig free and there are limits to how much data traffic you can have. Since you know the maximum pixel size this forum and most forums will show is 800 pixels wide it would be foolish to upload larger photos than 800 pixels wide to Photobucket.com and let the Roadfood.com software reduce them. In doing so you will reach your maximum limit of 1 gig faster and the data traffic amount will also increase.

                                    Data traffic is "hot linking". Every time someone accesses a message board to see a photo they accessing Photobucket.com or a like service. There is a chance you could exceed the amount of traffic allowed and your photo would be cut off in this forum. Another reason for not uploading large files. Flickr terms of service says you should not hot link yet there is a way to do so and people abuse terms of service. Photobucket.com allows it but of course with limits.

                                    Roadfood.com insiders can upload to Roadfood.com. EGullet.com requires you to upload directly to their forum rather than use an image hosting service because they want better content control in light of what I mentioned above.


                                     
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                                      John A

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                                      RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Tue, 02/17/09 8:21 AM (permalink)
                                      I think MiamiDon and I are doing the same thing. In Photobucket I upload 1024x768, edit & crop, then resize to 800x600 before posting to a forum. If you upload 800x600 and crop you end up with a smaller photo.
                                       
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                                        Davydd

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                                        RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Tue, 02/17/09 9:12 AM (permalink)
                                        John A,

                                        I do all my photo prep, color adjustment, exposure, cropping and resizing in Mac iPhoto before I upload to Photobucket.com. You can do the same in most all software image management programs on PCs and Macs. If you prep a photo ahead of time to 800 pixels wide it will show 800 pixels wide in Roadfood.com. Anything larger is going to get automatically reduced to 800 pixels wide by Roadfood.com when you link it. So it make little sense uploading a photo larger than 800 x 600. It would just eat up your available free storage and cause the photo to take longer to load in a message.
                                         
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                                          John A

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                                          RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Tue, 02/17/09 5:13 PM (permalink)
                                          Hi Davydd,

                                          After resizing in PB and posting to RF I delete the 1024's in PB.
                                           
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                                            Davydd

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                                            RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Tue, 02/17/09 6:00 PM (permalink)
                                            John A


                                            Hi Davydd,

                                            After resizing in PB and posting to RF I delete the 1024's in PB.


                                            I'm not quite understanding. If you upload a photo to Photobucket.com, link it here with img BBCode and then subsequently delete (or move) the file in Photobucket.com it will not show up in Roadfood.com. The photos are hot linked. They don't reside on Roadfood.com. Think of them as a url page referenced inside a url page. However, you can resize your photo in Photobucket.com and it will automatically show up the new size here in Roadfood.com. Experiment. Resize one of your larger photos you posted here in a message that was either 800 or 1024 wide in Photobucket.com down to 640 x 480 and then go and look at it again in your Roadfood.com message.
                                             
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                                              RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Wed, 02/18/09 8:34 AM (permalink)
                                              Davydd,

                                              I upload 1024 to PB, edit and resize to 800 - still in PB. I then delete the original 1024 from PB and link the 800 to RF. I do this because after cropping an 800 photo you cannot post it as an 800 on RF whereby you can if you start with a 1024 and do not go under 800 when cropping. I've been doing it for a long time on several forums.
                                               
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                                                Davydd

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                                                RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Wed, 02/18/09 11:43 AM (permalink)
                                                John A, I guess I am still not understanding. Cropping and resizing are two different things. Cropping is taking a portion of a photo but the resultant image is different. Resizing changes the whole image to a different resolution usually downward but is still the same. When you resize an image in Photobucket you have a choice to make a copy of the original and have both photos or you can simply replace the original uploaded photo with the newly resized photo.

                                                Here is a photo I uploaded at 800 x 600 resolution. I uploaded it a little darker than I liked for a purpose you will see.


                                                I cropped that photo in Photobucket.com to about 640 x 480 resolution.


                                                Next I went back to the original photo again but resized it to 640 x 480 and also used the edit tools to enhance it.


                                                Now that I have referenced all three photos here I have to leave them in my Photobucket library so they show up here. Normally I would have done the resize and enhancement third photo and just replaced the original. Actually, I would have done all that first on my computer in my iPhoto application.
                                                <message edited by Davydd on Wed, 02/18/09 11:45 AM>
                                                 
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                                                  CNW

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                                                  RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Wed, 02/18/09 9:18 PM (permalink)
                                                  Here is my try


                                                   
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                                                    John A

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                                                    RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Thu, 02/19/09 11:09 AM (permalink)
                                                    Davydd


                                                    John A, I guess I am still not understanding. Cropping and resizing are two different things. Cropping is taking a portion of a photo but the resultant image is different. Resizing changes the whole image to a different resolution usually downward but is still the same. When you resize an image in Photobucket you have a choice to make a copy of the original and have both photos or you can simply replace the original uploaded photo with the newly resized photo.

                                                    Here is a photo I uploaded at 800 x 600 resolution. I uploaded it a little darker than I liked for a purpose you will see.


                                                    I cropped that photo in Photobucket.com to about 640 x 480 resolution.


                                                    Next I went back to the original photo again but resized it to 640 x 480 and also used the edit tools to enhance it.


                                                    Now that I have referenced all three photos here I have to leave them in my Photobucket library so they show up here. Normally I would have done the resize and enhancement third photo and just replaced the original. Actually, I would have done all that first on my computer in my iPhoto application.


                                                    Good morning Davydd,
                                                     
                                                    Original shot at 1024

                                                     
                                                    Cropped to 640, not resized
                                                     

                                                     
                                                    Resized to 640, not cropped
                                                     

                                                     
                                                    Cropped, then resized to 640
                                                     

                                                     
                                                    I then delete all but the last picture in PB and post it to RF.
                                                     
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                                                      Davydd

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                                                      RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Thu, 02/19/09 12:13 PM (permalink)
                                                      I then delete all but the last picture in PB and post it to RF.

                                                      John A,

                                                      All four of your photos are still in PB, otherwise they would not show up here. Here they are in your Photobucket album.



                                                      The first photo in your series is still 1024 wide but gets reduced here to view to 800 pixels wide. If you right click (crtrl click on the Mac) and save it to your computer it saves as a 1024 pixel wide photo same as you originally uploaded it. What I have been saying is you have been storing more photo than you need in Photobucket.com thus more memory used up.
                                                       
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                                                        John A

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                                                        RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Thu, 02/19/09 4:45 PM (permalink)
                                                        Davydd


                                                        I then delete all but the last picture in PB and post it to RF.

                                                        John A,

                                                        All four of your photos are still in PB, otherwise they would not show up here. Here they are in your Photobucket album.



                                                        The first photo in your series is still 1024 wide but gets reduced here to view to 800 pixels wide. If you right click (crtrl click on the Mac) and save it to your computer it saves as a 1024 pixel wide photo same as you originally uploaded it. What I have been saying is you have been storing more photo than you need in Photobucket.com thus more memory used up.


                                                        Yes they are still there you could see the differences. I should have said on a regular post I delete all but  the last photo. After all is said and done I end up with one 800 photo per picture posted on RF. I've been doing this for almost three years with a free PB account. If I were storing all 1024's I would have run out before now.
                                                        <message edited by John A on Thu, 02/19/09 4:46 PM>
                                                         
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                                                          The Travelin Man

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                                                          RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Thu, 02/19/09 9:18 PM (permalink)
                                                          If harley can post photobucket's clickable thumbnails, I wonder what happens with flickr?

                                                          <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/81181002@N00/3130461328/" title="Bern's Steakhouse (Harry Waugh Dessert Room) - Tampa, FL by The Travelin Man, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3087/3130461328_be687d42ed_m.jpg" width="240" height="233" alt="Bern's Steakhouse (Harry Waugh Dessert Room) - Tampa, FL" /></a>

                                                          I guess the short answer is...no go.  If there are some HTML tweaks that I can use to edit flickr's code (as above) to make a clickable photo here, I would try to use them if anyone has any ideas.
                                                          <message edited by The Travelin Man on Thu, 02/19/09 9:19 PM>
                                                           
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                                                            Davydd

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                                                            RE: Posting Pictures - A How To Thu, 02/19/09 10:03 PM (permalink)
                                                            TTM,

                                                            I did some Flickr sleuthing and explaining here. Maybe it will help.

                                                            http://www.roadfood.com/Forums/TEST-THREAD-for-Photo-Upload-practiceTemporary-m322752-p2.aspx
                                                             
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