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Hi Phillip, thanks for these nice images.
Here is my proposal: the centre of the survey distribution in the FM survey approximates 1200 pixels wide, we can agree perhaps.
A bigger matter is the sheer size of posted images, some of these of yours are huge (~1.5mb) and obviously linked from here to an external site/storage facility. Not everyone can or wants to do this, preferring instead to post directly to FM, where the images can presumably remain for longer, and as many are instructive that is a good thing.
There are plenty of issues especially for travellers, of for example, slow to no page loads and load times if they do work.
I guess I'd like to see the best of these issues emerge:
. width sizing of 1200 pixels,
. an increase in the image posting permissible filesize in FM from 400Kb to say 750kb. 400kb is so small I don't/seldom bother any more, as detailed images are not done justice.
It is also a good idea to have images viewable on as many monitors as possible, not just specialised equipment. I often view my work on work monitors for example, to see how other people will see them.
Special cases include pano images, separate rules can apply.
I think we need an annual check on the standard size (width generally) of posted images, to account for larger monitors appearing and dispersing more widely, though that trend will slow as it must, and workplaces often use multiple screens rather than larger screens.
How does that sound? Fred...if you read this, many fine images get posted here, high quality compared with much of the web fora, it would be a shame to continue to artificially reduce the pleasure they give viewers. Time moves on, storage is cheaper than it was. Maybe members can cough up a little more if need be.