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How the heck do I post pictures ?

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  • Member since
    November, 2017
How the heck do I post pictures ?
Posted by schooner on Sunday, November 19, 2017 7:56 PM

Hi Guys

I'm trying to post pictures of my problems with painting my project i.e. smearing paint problems.

I just don't know how in the world to do that.

Can any you great guys out there - show me / tell me / baby step by baby step PLEASE.


Schooner Cool




  • Member since
    March, 2007
  • From: Northeast WA State
Posted by armornut on Sunday, November 19, 2017 8:45 PM

I use Flickr, so far it is easy however they did pull a picture the had my mug on it. Maybe I'm just ugly. Anyway once you get the image out of your camera you upload that file to the host webesite then insert onto FSM. It is really easy but I suck at computers so explaining what happens may be no help. Hope ya figure it out cause it is a blast being able to participate.

we're modelers it's what we do

  • Member since
    July, 2012
  • From: Douglas AZ
Posted by littletimmy on Sunday, November 19, 2017 9:19 PM

I use        It's free , easy  , but there are a few ad's ( not a lot like 6 and thats it )

The way I do it :

 1   take your pictures. 

 2     load them onto your computer.

 3   Choose a photo hosting site to upload the pictures to.

 4 On postimage I use the direct link to post the pictures here.

I know this is "VERY" simplified. But I'm not that computer savvy so I dont know how to explain it any better. I just "muddled " through it on my own untill I got lucky and hit the right keys.

 Dont worry about the thumbprint, paint it Rust , and call it "Battle Damage".




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    September, 2012
Posted by GMorrison on Sunday, November 19, 2017 9:58 PM

The link tool is that little button up at the tool bar when you have the "reply" window open here, the one that looks like a mountain with the sun over it.

If you have your photo (NO pdfs) on a host site, it has it's own URL. Paste that into the link here and it sets up a link that shows the image when the site is accessed. The image isn't really "there".

I use Fotki.

If you really want to waste time and amuze yourself, a lot of folks don't organize their hosting site albums too well or protect them. You can then look at everything they ever uploaded- it can be entertaining.

  • Member since
    November, 2017
Posted by JerryVa on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 12:38 PM

I second using "Post Image" website. Quick and easy to upload with idot proof links to share your photo on all types of social media and with thumbnails too!

  • Member since
    November, 2016
Posted by Kilo 66 on Tuesday, December 05, 2017 11:15 PM

Frustrating, isn't it? You received some good answers that hopefully will guide you down the path. If I recall from my own tribulations, you MUST use a .jpg image format. Life would be so much simpler if if were possible to just effect Flickr-style uploads from your personal PC image file. Alas, that's probably is never going to happen. Sad Meanwhile, I'd give the thieves at Photobucket a wide berth; try Flickr instead.

Best Regards. Do let us know how things work out.

  • Member since
    May, 2018
  • From: Ontario Canada
Posted by pppmario on Monday, June 04, 2018 3:43 AM

just read the post about uploading pics, as you can figure out i do know a little something something about computers, but not forums, if you look at my recent posting, i can add links and they work, but when i tried the insert a pic as explained with "the mountain with the moon"

i input the source, but nothing shows up in the post. Am i missing a step after this?

On my workbench, my CAT!




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