I'm not too swift with computers, but I finally got a few photos posted on a web page. Let's see if I can figure out how to let you see them here.
#1. "RE: Rick's Sports Pics" | In response to Reply # 0jrp Charter MemberSat 03-Feb-01 11:20 PM
Can we see them enlarged?
I particularly liked Kerrville Tivy vs. Fredericksburg.
If you look at the cover pictures of magazines like Sports Illustrated (no, not the bathing suit edition), you will notice extreme close-ups for further impact.
Most likely enlargements of a larger picture.
Was it available light only or are allowed to use flash?
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#2. "RE: Rick's Sports Pics" | In response to Reply # 1Sun 04-Feb-01 03:54 AM
Thanks so much for your kind comments. All those photos were taken with available light. They allow flashes and a lot of folks use them, but I prefer the look of available light. All the basketball photos were taken within the past few weeks (In fact, the shot of the guys on the floor was taken just Friday night and ran on the front page of this weekend's newspaper)with my F3HP and Tokina AT-X 80-200 2.8 zoom, using aperature priority. (At f/2.8 I usually get a reading of 1/250 in that particular gym) They were shot on Fujicolor Press 800 film, pushed to 1600. I took the soccer photo a few months ago on Fujicolor Superia 400 film using my FA, also in aperature priority.
As far as seeing them enlarged, I'll see if I can get them posted larger. As I said, I'm hopelessly inept when it comes to web-based things. I've come to be reasonably proficient at programs I use in my job, such as Photoshop and QuarkXPress, but beyond that I'm not much of a computer person. I only figured out how to put these on the web from instructions posted elsewhere on the Nikonians site! I wouldn't have a clue how to post one that appears right here on the site like some of those wonderful shots you're kind enough to show us from time to time. But I'll do my best!
#3. "RE: Rick's Sports Pics" | In response to Reply # 0
You're almost there. If you want to include the pictures into your post then you just need to give the address of the picture rather than the web page - so if you replaced "ricksportspics.html" at the end of the address with "2-3brawl.jpg" then that photo would appear in your post like this:
Just a word about file sizes: three of those four photos are very large (about 110Kb) for the image size which means they take a long time to display. When you save JPEGs you'll have a "quality" setting available: the lower the quality, the smaller the file but the more "blocky" the image will look. Try experimenting with this setting - you'll find you can get significantly smaller files without doing much damage to the pictures. A quality setting in the range 50% to 75% usually does the trick.
Hope that's some help,
#4. "RE: Rick's Sports Pics" | In response to Reply # 3Sun 04-Feb-01 04:06 PM
Your post was not only some help but a great deal of help. Thanks so much! I get it now. On the file sizes, I guess that goes back to my lack of web knowledge (of course, I'm pretty good at surfing it, but that's about it!). I reduced the size of the photos before I put them up there, but when that box came up with the quality image setting, I just let it go at 10, assuming that was a good thing. I'll go back and see if I can reduce the file size and get them reposted. Thanks again!