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    making a avatar

    help, im trying to turn a picture into a avatar but cant seem to get the file size below 30k without it becoming so small i can barly see it, any hints, using elements 6 if that helps
    thank you in advance
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    avatars are 80 pixels x 80 pixels. Are you resizing it?
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    Also when sized, you can adjust the jpg quality which will affect the file size, in addition don't save any metadata

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    yes rick resizing form taken pic to 80 pix, when i save i try to reduce the quality in jpeg options but file size will not go below 31k

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    use file, save for web. you can slide it from 1-100 percent, much more accurate jpg resizing.

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    thank you both rick and cypher, i think i worked it out

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    awesome you guys rock, thank you

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