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Monday, August 25, 2008

Tutorial ~~ How to make a photo smaller !!!

I have had some ladies ask me how do I make my photo's smaller.Its EASY ladies, but I understand when you don't know how of course its not easy to you.
Believe me I was there too,I know the feeling......

First of all your going to download a free program called getpaint.net
Then after you have downloaded the program, you find the image you want to reduce in size,right click on the image and go to( Open with paint.net.)

#1Go to( Resize) its on the right

#2 then click on (BY Percentage), at this point I do 50%,you keep reducing until its the size you wish, you can do an odd number like 80% you don't have to use the 50% its just a suggestion.

#3 go to (File)

#4 go to (Save As) At this point you save your image in the folder you wish,if you don't know about folders save it to your desktop , that's where you will find your image after you have saved it.
*** Important*** when you save your image write the word ((SMALL)) after what ever you call your picture because if you don't it will not save the original image ,**example (( Diane's Eggs Small))

#5 the size after reduction should be anywhere from 150-250KB, not any larger than that for email purposes.



That's it honestly its not any harder than that.If there is anything else you would like to know how to.... I will be only too glad to help if I can......

I hope you understand what I did here if not send me an email I will try and help .
Good Luck!

13 comments:

Needled Mom said...

Thanks for the tutorial. This has been something that has puzzled me. I will have to give it a try.

ShabbyInTheCity said...

How do I make my thighs smaller?
:)

Sharon said...

I agree with both these ladies
I was wondering how to make a photo smaller and I wish you had a program that you just push button and make thighs,tummy and behing smaller.
Thanks

bj said...

Thanks for coming by to see my silliest post in the BATHROOM,of all things....I'm sure having fun with this blogging, tho! :O)

Smilingsal said...

Now, please do a tutorial on how to create a button.

Sue said...

Crafty passions

I need to know how load music to blog


thanks

Sue

CurtissAnn said...

Thanks so much. I heard someone else mention percentages just the other day, too. I'm starting to catch on.

Pat Winter said...

Great tutorial. Thanks for stopping by my blog...check it out again to accept your award :-)
Pat

~~ATTIC CLUTTER~~ said...

HI Diane..
Just stopped in to say HI (:)
hugs Patty

Hootin' Anni said...

How nice to have you do tutorials! You're my kinda lady. I too was there at one time and didn't know beans from apple butter what the heck all the stuff meant. Good for you!!

High 5!!!

Hope your evening treats you well, and thanks for stopping by.

Donna said...

Hey Diane!

How did you know I was having trouble with to large of pictures just tonight!

Thank you so much for the tutorial! I will be sure and work with it tomorrow!

Thanks for you help! I may be hollering at you later!

Donna

Tina Coruth said...

Great tips! I use a free program called Irfanview. It is an editing program so it has a lot more stuff. Your program sounds a lot easier for the beginner. Tina

Charmingdesigns said...

Thanks Diane...Going to give this a try!! Laurie