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Summary:
  • Upload your pictures to an image hosting site.
  • From their "share" or "link" dialog choose BBCode or Forum, and select a size.
  • Paste the resulting code into your DDF thread.
  • Tweak the code if desired to change some settings
  • If your picture is private, use a Flickr Guest Pass


Author Topic: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.  (Read 13150 times)

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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #15 on: October 26, 2014, 07:11:53 AM »
Kudos!!!
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #16 on: October 26, 2014, 07:24:49 AM »
Very impressive! Thanks!

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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #17 on: October 26, 2014, 03:12:33 PM »
Wow, SF, job well done, as usual.
Thanks, but SF uses tapatalk to upload pics.
By far the easiest method.

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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #18 on: October 26, 2014, 03:28:04 PM »
Thanks, but SF uses tapatalk to upload pics.
By far the easiest method.
How do you get them small enough

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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #19 on: October 26, 2014, 03:28:39 PM »
How do you get them small enough
Never had an issue somehow

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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #20 on: October 26, 2014, 04:09:50 PM »
Great job SF.
Maybe add instructions for blurring out parts of photos as well.

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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #21 on: October 26, 2014, 08:24:24 PM »
This should be sticky'd at the top of the Trip destination report category.
True dat. Maybe even in the Start Here board...
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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #22 on: October 26, 2014, 08:48:25 PM »

Maybe add instructions for blurring out parts of photos as well.

The method I use for blurring is probably too complicated and convoluted for most people here (not to mention lack of Photoshop). 99% of the time covering faces with a simple shape would do the trick.

Here's what I do:
  • Open the image in Photoshop.
  • Duplicate the layer.
  • Create a layer mask.
  • Choose Filters > Mosaic.
  • Enter a value that varies widely, depending on the image size, content to be blurred, relative size of the blurred area, and location within the frame.
  • Using a medium-sized, soft-edge brush I paint over the mask to pixelate only the part of the picture I want.
  • Flatten and save image.

I use actions to do most of the steps automatically. If there's enough interest here I'll see if I could create a Droplet and post a link.
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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #23 on: October 28, 2014, 10:40:34 AM »
I can't even count the amount of times I've answered this question in one form or another, both on the forums and by PM. I figured I'll write up some detailed instructions and hope people will find this useful.

can i also add video clips from flickr? (the photos work fine with your instructions.)

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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #24 on: October 28, 2014, 10:43:12 AM »
can i also add video clips from flickr? (the photos work fine with your instructions.)

Not possible in SMF (which powers this forum). For videos I use regular Youtube embedding.
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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #25 on: October 30, 2014, 10:09:16 AM »
This should be sticky'd at the top of the Trip destination report category.
+1
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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #26 on: November 12, 2014, 01:58:13 PM »
thanks

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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #27 on: November 12, 2014, 02:26:16 PM »
Thanks for this!

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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #28 on: December 14, 2014, 12:28:20 AM »
How do get the BBCode from the Flickr app?

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Re: Writing a trip report? Here's how to add pictures.
« Reply #29 on: December 14, 2014, 12:29:48 AM »
How do get the BBCode from the Flickr app?

Can't be done, AFAIK.
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