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    Quote Originally Posted by Krummhorn View Post
    Was the picture taken in Landscape or Portrait mode on your smartphone?

    The software, when uploading to the site, is not supposed to change the orientation of the JPG image.

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    Thank you for that explanation. They were taken in portrait mode but it's a new phone. I can easily rotate them manually prior to upload. By the way, I created a 'Russian Composers' in my profile album. I uploaded a picture of 'The Mighty Handful' but still have to figure more out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krummhorn View Post
    The software, when uploading to the site, is not supposed to change the orientation of the JPG image.
    But it does in some cases - I also encountered it, and a member of the admin/mods team said it had to do with the size.
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    IMG_3829.jpg

    Demonstration: taken in portrait mode, shown in portrait mode on my screen, uploaded as landscape.
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    IMG_3829_1000.jpg

    Same image, edited to make it smaller (from 3864x5152 to 750x1000) - upload OK.
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    Ahah ... the size may be the problem. JPG's are restricted to a maximum size of 1680 x 1680. Images larger than that could be being altered by the software to make it fit, and, who knows, the vBulletin way may be to default to landscape.
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    I’ve been uploading images to my TC posts directly from my computer. Is there a reason why it is preferable to use a third party website to create a URL?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RockyIII View Post
    I’ve been uploading images to my TC posts directly from my computer. Is there a reason why it is preferable to use a third party website to create a URL?
    Yes. One reason is that registered members storage capacity is not infinite on our servers. The limit is 52 Mb for all attachments.

    Anything uploaded to our servers should be in compliance with copyright laws. We don't go looking at every image seeking copyright infringement(s), but if we are notified by the legal owner, and they demand it be removed, we will remove it.

    If the link is used, the actual image is not uploaded to our servers and is not subject to copyright compliance.
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