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Name: Ken Ramsey
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drdawg
Aug 30, 2014 6:20 AM CST
If I want to copy/paste a picture from some web site, and the picture is 250x250 pixels, is there some method to enlarge it to 1000x1000 pixels without losing sharpness? Here's an example of a 250x250 pixel picture that needs enlargement.

Thumb of 2014-08-30/drdawg/40a0f3

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dave
Aug 30, 2014 6:55 AM CST

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There is no such method that I'm aware of. "Zoom and Enhance" Hilarious!
Name: greene
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greene
Aug 30, 2014 7:06 AM CST
You could contact the original photographer and ask for a larger image when you request permission to use their work.
That has worked for me in the past. Most people love to share as long as their name is spelled correctly. Rolling on the floor laughing
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Name: Ken Ramsey
Vero Beach, FL (Zone 10a)
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drdawg
Aug 30, 2014 7:54 AM CST
The name I had was C. Peter's Creek. This picture originated at "OrchidWiz" thanks to Jim, so I don't know how I or Jim could actually contact the photographer. So far, with this particular orchid, "OrchidWiz" is the only known source.

UPDATE:

I just subscribed to AOS Orchids Plus and found the orchid to be C. Peter's Creek 'Ponkan' AM/AOS. There is a better picture (more pixels) of that orchid there and I have attached it here, as well as the one sourced from OrchidWiz.

Thumb of 2014-08-30/drdawg/0d25bd AOS Orchids Plus

Thumb of 2014-08-30/drdawg/cef383 OrchidWiz

By clicking on the pictures, you can see the difference that increasing the pixels does.

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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Aug 30, 2014 8:55 AM CST
Another way is to print the picture with highest quality then scan it at a very high resolution and higher percentage rate.
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Name: Ken Ramsey
Vero Beach, FL (Zone 10a)
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Orchids Greenhouse Vegetable Grower Ferns Region: United States of America Hummingbirder
Composter Bromeliad Master Gardener: Mississippi Cat Lover Tropicals Plumerias
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drdawg
Aug 30, 2014 9:33 AM CST
Thanks, Anne. Thumbs up
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I don't have gray hair, I have wisdom-highlights. I must be very wise.
Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
Only dead fish go with the flow!
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Xeramtheum
Aug 30, 2014 9:39 AM CST
You're welcome! That's an ancient film photographers trick - every time I smell vinegar it reminds me of the olden days when you spent more time in the darkroom than out shooting pictures.
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

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Weedwhacker
Aug 31, 2014 4:06 PM CST
You beat me to it, Anne -- I've done that a lot of times with small photos that people have sent me! Smiling
(That, and a little Photoshopping, can do wonders!! Big Grin )
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