Discussion in 'Stamp Chat' started by James-2489, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member

    Hello all, several people have said that they have problems posting images.
    There are several ways of posting images.

    1. If you have the stamp(s) and a scanner, scan them. I prefer to scan at 300 DPI and save as PNG (or BMP) These file formats are better quality and allow you crop or modify the image. JPG images are compressed and any alterations show as noisy poorer quality images.

    2. If you want to copy an image from the web, you can, either right click and copy the image if the site allows this. If the screen image is too small, try using “Ctrl” + “+” to magnify the image (the “Ctrl” + “+” can be used several times on the same image) until you have the desired size. Copy and Paste into your image software.

    3. If you cannot copy using method 1 or 2, Select the web image and resize if required, then press the “Prt Scr” key (above number pad) then go to “Paint” or other photo software, create a new blank image and “Paste” the image into your software. Select and copy the desired area of your screen area, then resave new image.

    4. If you must use a camera, do not get too close, ensure that it is in focus and that the image is rectangular. Modify your photo in your paint or photo programme.

    5. Once you have your desired image, select the portion that you require and use the “Copy” command.

    6. Open Stamp Exchange and select the reply (or new thread) then “right click” and paste your image, add your comments and submit your post.

    I hope that this will help some of our "Newbies"

    Regards, James
    Last edited: Feb 6, 2016
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  2. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    Well explained James. :)
  3. barbiebarbie73

    barbiebarbie73 New Member

    Thanks for the excellent explanation, I just wish I had seen this before. It took me a while to figure out what I was doing!
  4. judyd

    judyd New Member

    Like old coins, I find stamps to be a fascinating look at history. One of the oldest stamps is the Penny Block. Has anyone here ever seen one in person? Does it only exist in a museum somewhere?

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  5. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member

    Hello JudyD
    although the penny black was only used for about 10 months, May 1840 - Feb 1841 there were 68,808,000 stamps printed so they are not as uncommon as you would imagine. I have two quite poor copies maybe worth $10-20? I also have two very fine 1840 2d blues and two later 2d blues and 70+ imperf and perforated penny reds 1841 -1879 worth various amounts.

    Regards, James
  6. judyd

    judyd New Member

    I have to say, James, you are definitely more into stamps than I am. How extensive is your collection, anyway? What themes do you have? Or is your collection eclectic?

    I have to admit I am more of a book collector than stamps. Yes, I think I have a few more books than stamps. But it's close.
  7. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member

    Hello JudyD, I have a fairly extensive collection of stamps collected on and off over the past 63 years, books too, some coins, photos 30,000 + many taken on my travels.

    Regards, James.
  8. Harry Golightly

    Harry Golightly NonHinged

    Hello Judy,
    Is your Penny Black block for real?
    If so, it is worth an amazingly large amount of cash.(Good on YOU)
    Do you mind sharing where you acquired this rarity?
  9. amar0

    amar0 New Member

    W ostatnim czasie zachorowałem na martwicę głów kości udowych spowodowaną leczeniem sterydowym choroby autoimmunologicznej.
    Od 5 miesięcy jestem na zwolnieniu lekarskim. Na początku maja tego roku wszczepiono mi endoprotezę stawu biodrowego prawego (był zniszczony w 90%). Staw biodrowy lewy jest zniszczony również w podobny sposób i wymaga jak najszybszego wszczepienia endoprotezy.
    Moje finanse już są na dużym minusie (pozapożyczałem się u znajomych).
    Ja niegdyś wielokrotnie uczestniczyłem w aukcjach charytatywnych, a teraz sam jestem w potrzebie.
    Na Allegro będę wystawiał w miarę możliwości filatelistykę, malarstwo, zegary, zegarki + części, stare książki itp.
    Jeżeli coś Państwa zainteresuję to proszę o licytowanie.
    adres aukcji:
    Marek Cielątkowski - amar0.

    Recently, I developed necrosis of the femoral head caused by steroid treatment of autoimmune disease.
    5 months I was on sick leave. In early May of this year, I implanted endoprosthesis hip right (it was destroyed in 90%). The hip joint is left destroyed also in a similar way and require as soon as possible implantation of the prosthesis.
    My finances are already on a big minus (loan at friends).
    I once repeatedly participated in charity auctions, and now I am in need.
    At Allegro I has exhibited as much as possible philately, painting, clocks, watches + spare, old books, etc.
    If something your interested please of bidding.
    address of the auction:
    Marek Cielątkowski - amar0.
  10. pistol

    pistol Member

    I am posting a reply here for you to see that I do read and take in consideration your help. A lot of thanks again!
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  11. fishmonk

    fishmonk Member

    I am here to check on posting images.Has anyone managed to use their phones to capture great stamp images ?
  12. DonSellos

    DonSellos Moderator Moderator

    Is it possible to append or implant images in Correspondence messages? If so, how? There is no "upload a file" button for Correspondence and I have tried to paste images in without success.

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