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Emailing waymark pictures
It's fine to email us your waymark pictures along with your mapping file but please try to avoid sending very big ones. Anything up to 1MB a picture is OK, but if they get bigger than that they clog up our email download (we're on a very slow broadband connection in Cumbria and sometimes we're using a mobile connection elsewhere).
If you have a digital image editing program, like Photoshop, you can scale down any very large images. A pixel size of 1024 x 768 is ideal. If possible make sure the images are in a 4:3 format - some digital cameras now take them in wider format. Digital image editing programs normally allow you to crop an image to a certain ratio. Don't worry if you can't do it, we'll do it when we get them - but if you do it yourself you'll know it is cropped in the most suitable way.
There is a very easy way to make digital photos smaller for sending to us if you are using Windows without using any sort of digital image editing program. Instead of creating an email and attaching the photos, go to the folder with the photos and select the ones you want to send (hold down the Ctrl key to pick them one by one). Then right click and select 'Send to' and then 'Mail recipient'. A pop-up appears asking if you want to make the pictures smaller. Click the link at the bottom which says 'Show more options'. Choose the Large option for images to fit in 1024 x 768. Click OK and your email is ready for you to add the recipient and any message.