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Photo Size For Uploading To Gallery

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Kelly Lindsay-Korroch
2 posts
Wed Feb 14, 18
1:12 PM
What size do you recommend for the photos in the galleries?

In the photo display settings, I have large photo size checked, but the images are coming up very small. (see photo 1) I have also attached the image size for this photo. (see photo 2).
If I don't resize the image at all, it looks great on the gallery, but I am concerned about uploading so many photos at this size. (see photos 3 and 4).

There is quite a difference between 754K and 4.6M.

Any advice greatly appreciated,
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Tim - PicturesPro.com
10890 posts
Thu Feb 15, 18
5:03 AM
I would suggest uploading photos around 1500 pixels on the longest side. And in your Sytist admin in Settings -> Photo Settings set the large max width & height to 1500.

That size the file size won't be that big and will be a good viewing size on the website.
Tim Grissett, DIA - PicturesPro.com || My Email Address: info@picturespro.com
Kelly Lindsay-Korroch
2 posts
Thu Feb 15, 18
8:08 AM
Thank you Tim!
Do you know if there is a resizing action that would work with both vertical and horizontal images?

Thank you for creating Sytist...I love it. I had Photocart for years and loved that as well. You have created two wonderful programs.
Tim - PicturesPro.com
10890 posts
Fri Feb 16, 18
5:24 AM
I think you can export through lightroom if you use that and set the maximum width and height to the same value.

Tim Grissett, DIA - PicturesPro.com || My Email Address: info@picturespro.com
Conrad Smith
26 posts
Thu Feb 22, 18
9:12 PM
Try this in Photoshop:

image processor
fill out the Image Processor dialog
1. Use Open images or Select a folder
2. Select a destination folder and check keep folder structure
3. File type - check Resize to Fit

It will do all this for you, you can also run an action under 4. Preferences
Edited Thu Feb 22, 18 9:17 PM by Conrad Smith
Ron Peterson
21 posts
Mon Feb 26, 18
7:19 AM
Thanks Conrad. I've been using Photoshop for many years and never knew that was in scripts. It works like a charm! Its much faster than messing with 3rd party software and does more.
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