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amoxtli
 
Posts: 2965
Location: San Diego, California

Posted Images not sharp

Post Sat May 02, 2020 4:59 pm


I have noticed for some time that the images I post here on PBase are not as sharp and clear as they are on my computer or other places I post, such as 500px and Facebook.

Here is an example:



This image is 1,200 x 672 @ 72ppi, exported from Lightroom Classic 9.1, with Output sharpening for screen set on high.

Any ideas?
Walter Otto Koenig Architectural Photography: http://www.wokoenig.net

General Photography: http://www.wokoenig.com

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dw_thomas
 
Posts: 460

Re: Posted Images not sharp

Post Sun May 03, 2020 5:49 pm


Dunno -- sometimes this sort of complaint relates to PBase (or other host) internally resizing images, but if your complaint is about the 'original size' display, that should presumably be a non-issue. My thought (since you have access) is to download the image from PBase and see if the file size matches what you originally uploaded. Perhaps there is some tinkering with the JPEG compression?

All that said, it looks quite good to me!

DaveT

amoxtli
 
Posts: 2965
Location: San Diego, California

Re: Posted Images not sharp

Post Sat May 09, 2020 10:37 pm


Thanks very much. I will just live with it...
Walter Otto Koenig Architectural Photography: http://www.wokoenig.net

General Photography: http://www.wokoenig.com

Pacific Photographic Society: http://www.pacificphoto.net

piet01
 
Posts: 25

Re: Posted Images not sharp

Post Mon May 18, 2020 7:47 am


Your image on my monitor (Eizo ColorEdge CG2730) seems to be over-sharpened, so it is certainly not too soft. This is true for many photos I see on PBase. I wouldn't be surprised, that my images on this platform are rated as very soft (under-sharpened).

seeannimage
 
Posts: 19

Re: Posted Images not sharp

Post Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:54 am


I just came back onto PBase after quite a few months off. If anything, the images are even worse after posting than before.
I've tried several different methods for sharpening and nothing helps.
Walter's images are among the best for crispness here.
PBase has changed because it never used to say Large/Auto.
Not even FB is this bad.
I post on many other forums - flickr/Instagram and 500PX are some. Always sharp.
Any suggestions that may help for post sharpening?
I have non cloud PS6 and ACR; also Nik.
Also, which option on the galleries is best? - Keep original/recompress/delete
Thanks
Carol


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