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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #60 on: October 14, 2008, 05:19:25 pm »
??????? Yeah I'm not sure how that happened but thanks for pointing it out. ???
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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #61 on: October 14, 2008, 08:29:27 pm »
Col. Pitspitr

Ok I give up, uncle, and what ever else people say when they are not able to work a computer to post a photo here.
I went to additional options, chose the photo of three Iron Troopers I took during the Grand Ball to start with and can not get it to post.  Keeps telling me the photo is too big, and I do not know how to make it any smaller without sissors.  Someone, anyone HELP.

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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #62 on: October 14, 2008, 09:15:58 pm »
Texas Sarge:

Sounds like you may be trying to attach the image as it came off your camera (.... which could be as much as a megabyte or more in file size - i.e. far over the maximum 150 kilobytes allowed here ....)

You should have some sort of image editing software on your computer - including something that came with the original software package, quite likely, as well as whatever software came with your camera that has allowed you to download the image to your computer.  They all differ somewhat, at least in the names they assign to different functions - but you should be able to locate a "size" or "re-size" command (or some similar term.)  When working with that particular image, it should tell you what size the image presently is, and then give you options to re-size it.  Ideally, this will be expressed both in terms of dimensions (i.e. so many inches, centimeters or pixels in width and height) and also file size (i.e. so many kilobytes).  Using the latter, you should be able to re-size the image to no more than 150 kilobytes (or whatever other size you want) for posting on the internet. 

NOTE:  do not just "save" this re-sized image, since that will likely replace your original image in memory with the much lower quality and resolution  image you have just created.  Rather, use the "save as" function instead, to save the new image file under a different name - I often use the existing name, with a "sm" (for "small") or "low res", or some other such supplement added to the end .... that way, if you have saved the new image to the same file folder as the original, they should appear together on the list of folder contents.   Keeping the original image file as downloaded from your camera isn't necessary,  but if you ever want to get a print made from that photo, or print it yourself, it is that original high resolution image you'll want to do it from.   The new low res image you have created will be just fine for posting on the internet, since most computer monitors only display a fairly low resolution image anyway, and any excess resolution is wasted in that application. 

(If all else fails, e-mail the image to me, and I can re-size it and post it for you .....  However, you'll likely want to try to familiarize yourself with the process and learn to do it yourself, of course.)
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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #63 on: October 14, 2008, 09:34:15 pm »
RattlesnakeJack

Thanks for the info I'll work with it till I get it right. 

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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #64 on: October 14, 2008, 10:17:04 pm »
I've done it the way Jack described, but I don't remember how I did it. I usually just upload the photo to Image shack (a photo hosting site) and then link the thread to that. At any rate, could you please email me the photo as it came off your camera?
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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #65 on: October 15, 2008, 09:16:04 am »
I believe this is the photo Texas Sarge was trying to post. It is of the past winners of the Iron Trooper
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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #66 on: October 15, 2008, 12:07:26 pm »
I use photobucket.  Ya can sign up fer free and upload up ta ten thousand pitchers.  When you want ta post one of em here, ya just choose the IMG option, highlight it an copy it.  Then ya just paste it here.  It will already be resized.  When you paste you'll just see text, but after submitting, it will appear as the photo.
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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #67 on: October 15, 2008, 08:27:49 pm »
Awesome pics gents - congrats to all!! :D
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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #68 on: October 29, 2008, 11:09:16 pm »
Howdy folks, from the darkside of the mighty muddy (Illinois).
I finally got this posting thing figured out, I HOPE.
So, here are some photos from the muster. Didn't get to many, as my photographer ( Capt. Little) was confused as to the operation of the new fangled contraption called a camera. hee hee hee hee

Hope everyone had as good a time as I did and made it home safely.
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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #69 on: November 01, 2008, 01:52:00 pm »
WOW!

Lookin' at the photo of Captain Little; That target must've been really close!

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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #70 on: November 01, 2008, 02:53:24 pm »
Not as close as it would first seem.  We were shooting down a pretty steep draw.  If I remember correctly, the closest target on that stage was about ten yards away.
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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #71 on: November 01, 2008, 03:24:59 pm »
Lookin' at the photo of Captain Little; That target must've been really close!

Not really, but they were really downhill! ;-)
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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #72 on: November 01, 2008, 04:11:23 pm »
Not really, but they were really downhill! ;-)

At first I thought maybe a rattlesnake had showed up, but since no one brought one back for the cook, maybe not. ;D
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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #73 on: November 01, 2008, 04:35:37 pm »
AH! Rattlesnake fajitas? Interesting?
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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #74 on: November 01, 2008, 04:36:36 pm »
WOW!

Lookin' at the photo of Captain Little; That target must've been really close!

 ;)

Steel Horse:  On that stage, we were on the brow of a fairly steep slope, engaging targets below us ..... 


Edit:  Oops!  Guess I ought to have looked at the subsequent posts before responding!  ::)



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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #75 on: November 01, 2008, 05:12:51 pm »
Them snakes are good for boots, belts, and hatbands.  Not for eatin'!
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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #76 on: November 01, 2008, 05:13:29 pm »
I ate it straight off the fire once, no oil er batter.  It is just like eating a chicken neck flavor and all.  Good finger food.


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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #77 on: November 01, 2008, 06:15:22 pm »
Never ate rattler myself, but I have had a bull snake. What I remember about it was that what little meat there was surrounding the bones was TOUGH! I'd eat snake again...if I were hungry.
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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #78 on: November 02, 2008, 12:43:46 am »
Strikes me as an 'emergency ration', similar to eatin' squirrel or rat. Or explaining why the camp dog doesn't come around anymore. ;D


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Re: 2008 GAF Grand Muster Photos
« Reply #79 on: November 02, 2008, 01:03:59 am »
I'd eat my own arm 'fore I eat the dog. 
     Now squirrels on the other hand...


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