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Recent website upgrade and Flickr images

This is a discussion on Recent website upgrade and Flickr images within the Suggestions and Improvements forums, part of the Administration category; I've found that since the recent site upgrade here that Flickr photos show at a very much reduced quality ... ...

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    I've found that since the recent site upgrade here that Flickr photos show at a very much reduced quality ... hence me using the BBCode from flickr to make my photos clickable to the photos on Flickr itself.

    What I just discovered is it's only happening on landscape orientations. I just posted some Portrait orientations and they are displaying fine here.

    You might be able to find a way to rectify this Marko, not sure.

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    thanks for letting me know MA - I'll look into this very shortly and it sounds fairly easy.
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    How did you go with this Marko? Just posted up some whale watching photos and I see the issue is still apparent.

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    I'm Sorry MA, I'll look into this this week.
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    Hi members,

    I have disabled a setting that may help with this flickr problem. can you do a test if you don't mind?
    Also what would be helpful is to describe in words how you are 'attaching' the flickr image to the post.

    Please feel free to use this very thread to test.
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    Two landscape and a portrait for reference ...






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    Looking pretty good Marko.

    I'll try another with some text on it ...


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    Hmmmm still some slight compression there I think. Compare that last shot's text and size to the original on flickr Humpbacks Love Playtime | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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    Just looking into the Image Info (right clicking with Firefox and using the 'View Image Info' link) from this whale photo above posted in ph.ca and I get this ...

    875px 638px (scaled to 800px 583px)

    My black border makes my 800 x 583 pic a max size of 875 ... which the forum is then reducing.

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    Thanks MA - can you describe in words exactly how you are posting these flickr images. Lame I know, but it may help - Thx!
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