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Re: Using the photo upload attachment

Postby Guisan » Sun Sep 15, 2013 4:16 pm

It's not that hard to post pics at any forum. Register with photobucket.com, create an album there and upload your pictures to that album, edit them if necessary (size ! ). Copy and paste the IMG code that goes with the pic you want to post into your posting text and there it is, online !
www.photobucket.com

A starter photobucket account is a free one with adds off course but it's worth a try. My premium account stores some 8K pics and I do pay around $ 40 every two years to host these which I find fair because I can post these everywhere for little money and they stay mine !
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Re: Using the photo upload attachment

Postby Niner » Sun Sep 15, 2013 7:38 pm

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Re: Using the photo upload attachment

Postby DuncaninFrance » Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:40 am

I have now kicked photobucket in the arse :cool:
I still have over 1200 images there but have moved to Flicker which is far better for photographers as it keeps the colour profiles of images.
I did a comparison recently on a photographic forum I am on and Flicker images were much better quality. :D :D
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Re: Using the photo upload attachment

Postby Guisan » Mon Sep 16, 2013 3:54 pm

These days it's easy to copy pics from other sites and post them somewhere else but what I mean is different and no offend to the administrator here.
In my early days on the internet I did many postings at one Swiss gun forum and I had a conflict with the administrator of that site shortly before I left to be never back again. I could not delete my account there as it was valid for other forums also but it gave me a good feeling that I was able to deny access to my pictures.

I don't mind when people use my pictures as it's a way of sharing knowledge and a hobby but sometimes it's necessary to be able to shut down that pictures tap.

Duncan, I was one of the early users of Photobucket, I contributed to the developer in person in those days (just one guy) and since then they have grown big, sometimes a bit too big for my taste but they still give me value for the money...
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Re: Using the photo upload attachment

Postby Niner » Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:53 pm

Guisan, I don't know what your experience was, but sympathize. In my case, I know how it was to have the entire contents of a site I created taken wholesale and used to make another site. I'm speaking of another site totally different from this one in subject. It still hurts to think about how it all played out..... and accordingly I purposely try to never think about it. The copy site is now gone as well as the producer of it and my other site still remains until I decide to end it. All's well that ends well, they say.


As to Photobucket in the once upon at time is concerned, back about a ten or so years ago, after Milsurp After Hours had just got started as a ....pause while I spit...Ezboard site, Photobucket held many photos that were linked to the site, including header photo collages. After a while, photobucket hit some snag and all the photos were lost...even though I...like you now...had paid them to link my photos.

Now days photobucket seems to mostly make it's money off the popup advertisements rather than the people using them to link photos. They seem to be better run now days.

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