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I also had trouble posting new items >>I thought it was me or my eyes.... so took picture over and over then finally realized.... and your things are adorable

Posted at 9:08pm Jun 4, 2012 EDT

Try cropping your first pic into a square before uploading. That should help with the compression coming & from one angle.

Posted at 10:20pm Jun 4, 2012 EDT

Ya...was about to say that Natasha... etsy system is trying to shove a rectangle into a square.

Always..ALWAYS use a square crop(or damn close) for your first pic. The others can be all long. But the first really needs to be square.

Posted at 10:28pm Jun 4, 2012 EDT

Amy from AHSC says

I would use a perfect square crop of the top (neck/chest/arms) part of your photo for the first photo, and then use the current first photo in #2 slot. Beautiful gown!

Posted at 10:52pm Jun 4, 2012 EDT

I have noticed this with a few of my prints as well. It took me a week or two of fiddling to figure out to use a completely 1000x1000 pixel square image. It can compress but usually without any graininess.

By the way, your gowns are darling!

Posted at 10:58pm Jun 4, 2012 EDT

Amy from lippybrand says

Thanks everyone!! I will try to get my images into a square now and see if that helps.

Posted at 12:48am Jun 5, 2012 EDT