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On 04/16/2013 11:22 PM, anne-ology wrote:
        ah, yes; and photography is such fun.

On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 1:53 PM, les <> wrote:

On Tue, 2013-04-16 at 11:08 -0700, Girvin Herr wrote:
Don't get me started on this subject!
I use 640x480 (300K) on my photos, which are reasonable file sizes to
attach to messages and they look good enough to me at 4x5 photo paper
sizes.  I have no intention of blowing my photos up to 8x10 or larger.
That blowup is where the larger pixel count is good, but who does that
regularly?  I keep getting photos from relatives of their grandson, etc.
that are so detailed I can see the pores on the kid's face, but I can't
see the entire picture on the screen at once!  It is frustrating to
scroll around the photo on my screen to get some idea of what the photo
is about.  Sometimes I just don't bother.  Life is too short.

One thing that is enabling this megapixel bloat is the increasing size
of the memory cards.  For example, my camera, at 640x480 (300K), is
showing 9999 photos available with a few shots already on it and with an
8GB card.  At 4608x3456 (16M), it is down to 1877 photos.  Yes, it is a
16 megapixel camera.

Why not open the file in a viewer that lets you zoom the size? Gwenview
is one, GIMP is another. Probably a whole batch, some better than others.


Blessed are the peacemakers...for they shall be shot at from both sides.  A.M. Greeley

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