Photographs sideways?

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Photographs sideways?

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If you are trying to post an image and it is showing up sideways on the forum there is a very simple fix.

1. Open the image on your PC (for example in Windows 10 use the "Photos" program)
2. Make sure the orientation on the screen is correct and make any small change to the image - like crop it or change the brightness/ contrast by a small bit.
3. Save the image and upload that image to the forum. The orientation should now be correct.

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I find that just using Windows Explorer to rotate an image clockwise and then counter-clockwise works well, even if the image appears to display the right way round as a thumbnail.

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Post by Robert E Morey »

One more trick I've found. Sometimes even after editing the photo when I upload it to a sharing site the photo will be rotated - even If I edited it, cropped it and set it like I want. I think something in the JPEG format remembers how the photo was orientated when taken (from camera). A simple trick is to save the edited photo as a PNG file. The sharing site seems to keep the proper rotation I want when I save as PNG.
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