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You're likely to find your best conversion comes when the main size reduction is by an integer factor. So, first choose a large intermediate size; for a 325 x 130 target, you might choose 12x this, or 3900 x 1560. Now transform your source image into this size (3900 x 1560) by cropping and/or scaling. Depending on your needs, choose cropping over scaling, ...
I found that the from and to formats are incommensurable, that means you add a lot of extra-noise to the JPG noise: 2994 = 2 * 3 * 499 4500 = 22 * 32 * 53 You may have better results when scaling by common factors, in this case 6: 4500/6 = 750 2994/6 = 499 I'd try a tool that is specialized for this kind of work, maybe ImageMagick will help you. This ...
Downsizing ultimately means that you loose information. You can only try to achieve a "good" result. Here are three possible options that come to my mind: sharpen the image before downsizing cut out the most important part of the image downsize 50% several times instead of resizing once
MAKE YOUR PHOTO LIGHTER TO REDUCE CONTRAST I've pretty much tried EVERYTHING (adding noise, increasing quality, decreasing quality, changing dimensions) The only thing that has worked is to increase the brightness/lightness of the photo. I was having issues with the banner of this page: (High contrast between bold colors and white text) ...
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