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Resizing a photo

keithrevenge

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Hey everyone,keith here in Ireland.Ive tried so many times to resize a photo for my profile pic on my profile for the forum.Nothing seems to work for me,its always too big etc.Now im useless with computers but at least i tried.Im using a mac osx about 5 years old.Can anyone help me
 

anniethenurse

Veteran Member
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Camino Frances.Vasco del Interior.Camino Finisterre& Muxia. Camino Portugues. Ruta del Ebro.
Re: probably the most stupid question ever

not at all a stupid question (are there any---???) My sons are usually helping me with downloading programs for these things and so with resizing, too.
Well, do a google search ¨cropping and resizing images for mac ¨and download a program.
http://www.lvsonline.com/tut-resizemac/index2.shtml
Maybe there is a way to rezise in iPhoto, too.
good luck!
buen camino
annie
 

KiwiNomad06

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Le Puy-Santiago(2008) Cluny-Conques+prt CF(2012)
Re: probably the most stupid question ever

Keith, I have a Mac but hesitated to answer as my version is newer. I export my photos from iPhoto, and I use the smallest quality and size settings. Sometimes I get it too small and I re-try by making either the quality or the size a little larger. For a profile photo I might well crop it smaller as well, also in iPhoto.
If you are still stuck, if you PM me, I will send you my e-mail address, and I could reduce a photo for you and send it back.
Margaret
 

dazzamac

Active Member
Re: probably the most stupid question ever

Hi Keith, if you have Preview then you can use that to resize images. Open the image you want to resize in Preview then go to Tools >Adjust Size and a dialog box should open giving you a range of options. Then save as a new image.

Preview has been standard on Mac for several years now so you should have it on your machine.
 

Rebekah Scott

Camino Busybody
Camino(s) past & future
Many, various, and continuing.
Re: probably the most stupid question ever

you could default to Ivar, the Big Man of the Forum. Email the photo to him, and he will size it and put it on your profile, zimzam!

He´s great that way.
Reb
 

ivar

Administrator
Staff member
Re: probably the most stupid question ever

Yes, e-mail me the photo and I will put it up for you. ivar.rekve at gmail.com

Greetings from Santiago,
Ivar
 

keithrevenge

New Member
Re: probably the most stupid question ever

Thanks so much everyone for the help.This forum never ceases to Amaze me,everyone is so nice and helpful.Its like an online family.Well done to Ivar and co for starting this
 
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