I need help to resize photos

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Caroline94535-ND
Posts: 328
Joined: Wed Nov 12, 2003 10:12 am
Location: North Dakota/Larimore
Martin Colony History: Will add later

I have been amazed by my newly returned (April 26) colony. There has been major construction work on my entire block with large equipment and many people milling all around the pole.

I have photos of the birds chattering and flying all around the equipment. Under and over the long arms while the buckets and shovels were digging away.

I can’t get my photos to post. They are too big. I took them with my iPhone and am trying to post them from the iPhone.

Can someone point me to a way to resize them?
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Whippy
Posts: 856
Joined: Thu Jan 19, 2017 11:15 pm
Location: Plano, Texas
Martin Colony History: See Signature

Good morning.

Email the photo to yourself. Once that is done, download it and save it. Once that is done, open the photo and go to the tools tab. Click on "adjust size". The very top box will have a number in the "width" field and it sometimes is in the 20 range or maybe in the 15 range. Just change that to anything between 7 and 9 and hit "ok" at the bottom. All the other boxes will automatically adjust and therefore, It'll resize the photo. When you type your message go to the bottom and select add files. Then select this photo from your file list and hit ok. Before you publish your post you can preview it. The final thing to know is that a photo will not post if you do not have any text in the message. If you don't have anything to say just type something like "here's the photo" and it'll publish.

I do not know how to resize a photo and then directly post from the iPhone. I'm not that smart.

I hope that helps.

Coolwhips
2016 - late to put up, many visitors
2017 - 1 pair, 3 fledged
2018- 2 pair, 12 fledged
2019 - 4 pair, 21 fledged
2020 - 15 pair, 67 fledged
C.C.Martins
Posts: 1119
Joined: Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:15 am
Location: Corpus Christi Tx
Martin Colony History: 2016- didnt know anything about martins, put up an all wrong house in 2016 and had two come by and inspect all the cavities. Left soon after not to return. Learned what i could on PMCA made adjustments and next year was successful.
2017- 5 pair. 15 fledged
2018- 18 pair. 85 fledged
2019- 17 pair. 81 fledged
2020- 25 pair. 111 fledged
2021:
Home colony: mix natural gourds, enlarged compartment house. All SREH.
Satelite colony: Oso Bay Preserve: 12 gourds: PMCA excluder gourds, 6 room trio mino castle with enlarged compartments.
2019: Visitors
2020: 3 pair, 11 fledged
2021:
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Caroline,
They are amazing. You fear the worst, yet the martins do ok. Id be worried with the heavy equipment, but have seen pictures of martin housing at a big construction site. Glad your birds are good, like to see the pictures!!

My neighbor has a small 3 cavity house, last year they put a bouncy castle right next to it! Martins didnt like it one bit but after settled right down. I didn't like it either 😕 and settled down after the birds did.
Tom
PMCA member, believer in nest checks, venting, SREH and pest/predator protection.
flyin-lowe
Posts: 3134
Joined: Wed Mar 29, 2006 8:49 am
Location: Indiana/Henry Co.

I just right click the photo and depending on what version of windows you have you can hit the "edit button" or open the picture with microsoft paint. Once it paint hit the resize button at the top and then drop the pixels down. I think the forum has the limit set at 500 pixel max on any side. Here is a short but accurate video on how to do it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfY3_505QLk
202160 nests with 187 eggs (6-3-20) HOSP count-9
2020 Currently 42 nest, Fledged approx 164 HOSP count-8
2019- 31 Pair over 100 fledged
2018- 15 pair last count 49 fledged
2017 3 SY pair nested, 12 eggs total, fledged 10. 4 additional lone SY's
2016 1 pair fledged 4
2015 Visitors
2014 Visitors
2013 Moved 6 miles away, 1 pair fledged 2.
2012 30 pair fledged 100.
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