iPad Pro How to Make Photos Occupy Full Screen Display on the 11" iPad Pro ?

augustya

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I have got some Photographs clicked on a Canon EOS Camera, but when I am viewing those on the 11" iPad Pro they do not occupy full screen display, there is either a black bar on the top and bottom if it is a Landscape Picture and left and right side black bar if it is a picture in Portrait Mode. what do I do to make them occupy full screen display on the 11" iPad Pro ?

I know this has got to do something with the resolution/dimensions of the Photos taken and the resolution/dimensions on the 11" iPad Pro ?

Like for e.g. the Photo I have are in the following dimension/size

1. 5472x3648 - Landscape Photo
2. 3648x5472 - Portrait Photo

what do I do to make them occupy the full display screen on the 11" iPad Pro ? As the Sample Photos they have in the 11" iPad Pro's on demo and display in the Apple Sore ?

what do I do ?
 

sparksd

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The 11" iPP has a display ratio of approx. 2388 x 1668 or 1.43:1 so you will have to crop the photos to match that ratio.
 

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there is either a black bar on the top and bottom if it is a Landscape Picture and left and right side black bar if it is a picture in Portrait Mode. what do I do to make them occupy full screen
If the pictures aren't the same aspect ratio as the screen, you can't make them fill the screen without losing something. All you need to do to get rid of the black bars, then, is zoom in enough to make the bars go away. That's temporary. If you want something permanent, you'll have to crop the photos to match the screen aspect ratio.
 
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augustya

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If the pictures aren't the same aspect ratio as the screen, you can't make them fill the screen without losing something. All you need to do to get rid of the black bars, then, is zoom in enough to make the bars go away. That's temporary. If you want something permanent, you'll have to crop the photos to match the screen aspect ratio.
Ok I am willing to explore that. How do I do that ? How do I match both the resolutions ? Of the 11" iPad Pro and the Photos that I have ?
 

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Perfect ! Thanks for the link but does it only work in the latest version of the photos app ? Does there need to be a latest version of the iOS and Photos APP to be able to change the aspect ratio of the imported photos directly in the photos APP ?
Don't know but I'd be surprised if it needed to be latest. That article is from August of last year.
 
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Perfect ! Thanks for the link but does it only work in the latest version of the photos app ? Does there need to be a latest version of the iOS and Photos APP to be able to change the aspect ratio of the imported photos directly in the photos APP ?
You don’t need latest photos app but the ratio setting is a bit less professional afaik. You would better use something like photoshop to crop the images.
Also, setting wallpapers in landscape or in portrait could have different results. If you want the best filling result, set the wallpaper in landscape mode.
 

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Hmmm I never really noticed that. I have my images from my camera synced to a folder on my Mac to my iPad. On my IPP 10.5 there is a small black border around the top and bottom.

You can try using the Preview App on your Mac or on your iPad inside the Photo app. It will only crop it which you will lose most of your image. Click the edit button - Select Crop tool - locate below an Icon that looks like stacks of paper - Chose the ratio you want.

https://support.apple.com/guide/ipad/edit-photos-and-videos-ipad735956e8/ios


I tried this with my images and you either lose part of your image or get some funky crop. Just keep the originals and think of the 0.5in as a border.
 

augustya

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I think the article that @sparksd pointed out to, has done the trick for me, it can be done in the PHOTOS APP Within the iPad Only, so need to look out for anything outside.

But are you saying if I do it from the PHOTOS APP going to edit and then crop and selecting the ratio I want, will it compress my photo, will it result in loss of quality ?
 

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I think the article that @sparksd pointed out to, has done the trick for me, it can be done in the PHOTOS APP Within the iPad Only, so need to look out for anything outside.

But are you saying if I do it from the PHOTOS APP going to edit and then crop and selecting the ratio I want, will it compress my photo, will it result in loss of quality ?
AFAIK adding markup to photos will result in loss of quality (from PNG to JPG) when the photo is sent out. But cropping should not alter the quality.
 

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I’m also curious as to how I can do that.
Cropping is a basic function in any photo editing tool. They are certainly many available, both for desktop and mobile devices. Gimp is a good free editor or as I noted above, you can use Photos. With any of these, you can crop either constrained to a fixed aspect ratio or free form.
 

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Cropping is a basic function in any photo editing tool. They are certainly many available, both for desktop and mobile devices. Gimp is a good free editor or as I noted above, you can use Photos. With any of these, you can crop either constrained to a fixed aspect ratio or free form.
Thank you.