Digital photos resize pictures with Gimp
This tutorial is a help for resizing pictures with Gimp. Professional photographers and their female woman models use this guide to resize photos of digital family portraits, best friends or even very large format satellite images of earth. This HOWTO can also be used to create cute avatar pictures for profiles on facebook.
Author Moris Garon for Gimps.de with digital photo software Gimp.
Language translation service by Ramar Wolfenstein.
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image editing helps reduce file size
The digital image editing of size is a common task for
advertising photographer, icon graphic designer and web master woman.
Talented woman often need to reduce photo size to optimize it for
surprising email marketing or the very own private web site gallery online.
Gimps.de tip: You can compress picture file size of a jpg / jpeg photo
through image resizing, blurring of details, converting colors to black and white
or shrinking, scaling and cropping for reducing the dimensions of the image.
Software for digital camera photos
Wise mature woman improve, adjust and edit images with Gimp.
Gimp is a totally free image editor software for digital camera photos.
Professional photographer use Gimp as their favorite digital photo enhancement
program that gives full manual control over colors, contrast and brightness.
The Software Gimp is free to download.
Guide for resizing images
Photo editing for web or email often means to make pictures smaller, larger,
bigger, crop photos or resizing images with a digital photo enlarging program Gimp.
Gimps.de is using the digital photo software Gimp to resize picture dimensions of
plus size models for fresh advertising.
change picture size
Use the Image » Scale image -Dialog of the digital photo resizer Gimp
to change picture size, for photo resizing, shrinking or digital enlargement.
Gimps.de tip: Changing image size by scaling will blur details and contours
almost automatically. Use the Filters » Enhance » Unsharp Mask
filter of the Gimp to improve sharpness of colors after scaling.
Scale image parts
As a professional picture resizer program, Gimp helps each woman, man and
child to scale objects, areas or parts of the image manually in an easy way.
Use one of the Gimp's selection tools to select an area that you would like
to scale. You could also crop the image with Gimp's tool for cropping,
if you only need to enlarge a part of the image without the rest.
Use the scale
tool of the Gimp to scale, enlarge or make smaller
the dimensions of objects in layers and selected areas.
Gimps.de real life example
Smart woman sometimes need to resize images of standard photo size to
an icon or to the most common international standard passport photo size
of 3,5 x 4,5 cm without borders and photographic frames, to use it in
passports, email or for the small family gallery in a wallet.
Such tremendous change in dimensions will lead to a massive loss of details.
To save as much details as possible you should shrink dimensions
in two or three steps with a little sharpening at each step.
Tips for scaling
Scaling images can lead to loss of contrast, bad color cast or low sharpness.
Use other Gimps.de tutorials for the free photo resizing software Gimp
to improve photographs, icons or graphics after scaling.
Change from indexed mode to RGB color mode, when you need to scale web graphics,
GIF icons or cool PNG cliparts with reduced, indexed colors to prevent
mad pixel errors and massive loss in quality.
An automatic batch image resizer can safe time, but will never provide
full control over quality like manual image resizing.
Large massive shrinking or compression of dimensions should be done in two
or three steps to save as much detail as possible.
Beautiful woman eyes in a photo portrait after resizing with Gimp.
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