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Why do images get blurry when I crop them?

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Why do images get blurry when I crop them?

Postby Pacman » Sun Apr 17, 2005 9:39 pm

Trying to make a sig picture (as you can see), the only program I have that lets me crop images (that I know of) is Roxio PhotoSuite. But I've noticed that as I crop an image down it gets blurrier and blurrier. Trying to fix the sharpness afterwards through Roxio helps somewhat, but it's not as clear as it was before I cropped it. This image of Kapler, Damon and Trot was VERY clear when I started, now blurry (and I didn't save the original :~( )


Any advice, oh picture masters?
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Postby leal72 » Mon Apr 18, 2005 9:48 am

I'm not familiar with that program, but that only happens to me when I resize rather than crop.

If you can let me know where you found that photo I can set it up for you.
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Postby leal72 » Mon Apr 18, 2005 10:01 am

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[IMG]http://img35.echo.cx/img35/905/pacman3uy.jpg[/IMG]


I found the picture, well close enough (had to remove the newspaper logo in the corner)
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Re: Why do images get blurry when I crop them?

Postby acsguitar » Mon Apr 18, 2005 10:39 am

Pacman wrote:Trying to make a sig picture (as you can see), the only program I have that lets me crop images (that I know of) is Roxio PhotoSuite. But I've noticed that as I crop an image down it gets blurrier and blurrier. Trying to fix the sharpness afterwards through Roxio helps somewhat, but it's not as clear as it was before I cropped it. This image of Kapler, Damon and Trot was VERY clear when I started, now blurry (and I didn't save the original :~( )


Any advice, oh picture masters?

Download The Gimp...its free and as powerful as photoshop
I'm too lazy to make a sig at the moment
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Postby Pacman » Mon Apr 18, 2005 11:06 am

Thank you SO MUCH, leal! It's wonderful. I wish I could do that.

And thanks for the advice, ACS.. I'll look for the program called "The Gimp".


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