Resizing a photo for uploading to a website.

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by roisin and mac, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. roisin and mac macrumors 6502

    Feb 3, 2008
    Hey guys,

    I got this picture I'm trying to attach to an Etsy Conversation, but the original I got straight off of the memory card is a 2304 x 3072, and the biggest size that can be uploaded there is 2048 x 2048 according to the site. So I need to reduce it/save it smaller or whatever else so it fits on there.

    I know there's a ridiculously simple solution to this but I'm embarrassingly ignorant when it comes to most picture related tasks for digital being as I am a film groupie, so I need your help. I could always put it on imageshack and give the person a link, but then I'd never learn how to do this, right ;) ?
  2. Cave Man macrumors 604

    Cave Man

    Feb 12, 2007
    Neander Valley, Germany; just outside Duesseldorf
    Export from iPhoto and define your pixel dimensions in the dialog box.
  3. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus


    Jul 24, 2002
    Open the image in Preview and use Tools->Adjust size
  4. wordmunger macrumors 603


    Sep 3, 2003
    North Carolina
    There are a billion ways to do this. The easiest is probably to use Preview. Just drag your photo into Preview, then choose "adjust size" from the tools menu. Then save, and you're good to go.

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