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Loss of color intensity of posted images

Discussion in 'Website Support & Feedback' started by Marni, Jul 26, 2009.

  1. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I've just noticed that the Ida cobbiana image I posted is a different color intensity on OI than in the original when viewed side by side with the image I posted (on the same monitor)? The posting is less green when on OI. Has anyone else experienced that, is it me?

    I just checked the image I posted of Maxillaria molitor a few days ago and it has the same loss of intensity.
     
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    Hmm...very strange...I did notice your photo of the Ida seemed a little washed out than normal for your photos...
    My posting seems ok.
    Pete
     
  3. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Peter, do you use Firefox? I just looked at my Ida in Safari and it looks fine. I also tried it in Opera and it looks pale there too. I have the latest version of Firefox and never noticed this before a week or so ago.
     
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    I have also noticed few of your photos that you posted lately were lack of color intensity, which it is abnormal for your photos, and that is why I asked you the other day if you photographed your photos under artificial light.
    Hopefully you can fix the problem soon.
     
  5. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Thanks for you input Tom. I have used the same set up for all of the time I have been on OI. I haven't changed my processing either. What browser are you using to access OI? and is it only mine that seem that way?
     
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    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Marni, most of time I use internet explorer but I use firefox also
     
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    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Do the images appear the same on both browsers? I sent the image to Dale and he said it looked brighter on his browser than the image I sent. I don't get it. I don't like it. I don't want my images looking crappy.
     
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    This is very strange! I use firefox too, but when I look at my Den. laevifolium listing, the photos look fine.
    Your photos have been wonderful, so I too would not the changes!
    Pete.
     
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    I have noticed this too. It's why with the Bulbo fascinator, the last images I posted, I uploaded to flicker first, then linked the image, and it solved the problem.
     
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    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Slightly different. Firefox seems to show me a nicer photo( especially the first photo of your Ida cobbiana).
     
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    Great thought! Maybe that's why I don't see a loss of image quality either. I linked my photos to Flickr too!

    Pete.

    Update: I do have to add though that i uploaded images from my computer to another Orchid forum. The images there seem to be fine. These are not linked to Flickr so I don't know what is going on!
     
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    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    How does the second photo look on your screen? The first one is your original.
    lycaste_trifoliata_3flwrs.jpg lycaste_trifoliata_3flwrs-1.jpg
     
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    Here's what i see: Definite difference in the 2nd photo. Much sharper and not washed out.

    Pete
     
  14. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Interesting. The second one looks like it has been sharpened more. But as far as color goes, my original on the computer is just about 1/2 way in between the two here. The original on my computer is closer to the flower than either of these. What did you do?

    I am going to figure out how to link an image from my website and see if that works for me.

    I appreciate all of the feedback and am glad to find out that it isn't just me.
     
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    Marni, I darkened and sharpened your photo thru photo shop. I did the same to your Rossio. williansianum and it looked slightly better on my screen as well.
     
  16. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Tom, when I looked at them using Safari instead of Firefox my posting looks like the flowers I had and yours looks VERY green. It is a nice clone, but not that dark.

    I think I'll have to wait til tomorrow and talk to my service provider to walk me through a direct link.
     
  17. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    There have been no software changes on OI in quite some time. I'll look into it, but it may (once again) be an issue with firefox and vbulletin. I'll connect with Forrest and see if we can find anything.
     
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    When you talk to F-Dude please ask what the ideal serving temperature is for keg dispensed Stella Artois. He's my zymurgic rock. *burp*
     
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    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Thanks Jon. I have a lot of images I want to post.
     
  20. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Testing an image linked to a url rather than uploaded into OI.

    Well, that didn't solve the problem as far as I can see. It looks right in Safari and washed out in Firefox and Opera. But it also looked washed out when I viewed the url in Firefox without going through OI.
    lycaste.trifoliata.3flwrs.jpg