*********** BEGIN FORWARDED MESSAGE *********** On 6/20/2002 at 1:36 PM FreeLists Mailing List Manager <ecartis@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: }This message was received for a list you are a moderator on, and }was marked for moderation due to the following reason: }Post to moderated list. } }To approve this message and have it go out on the list, forward this to }24hoursupport-repost@xxxxxxxxxxxxx } }If you wish to decline the post, change the 'apppost' below to 'delpost'. }If you wish to edit the post, change it to 'modpost' and edit the message }as needed - not all mail programs will work with modpost. } }DO NOT DELETE THE FOLLOWING LINE. Ecartis needs it. }// modpost 3D1220C2:5E00.1:ubhefhccbeg } }>From joe.parker@xxxxxxxxxxx Thu Jun 20 13:36:50 2002 }Return-Path: <joe.parker@xxxxxxxxxxx> }Delivered-To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx }Received: from pop016.verizon.net (pop016pub.verizon.net [18.104.22.168]) } by turing.freelists.org (FreeLists Mail Multiplex) with ESMTP id }990E9948AE } for <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; Thu, 20 Jun 2002 13:36:49 -0500 (EST) }Received: from hades.verizon.net ([22.214.171.124]) by pop016.verizon.net } (InterMail vM.5.01.04.05 201-253-122-122-105-20011231) with ESMTP } id }<20020620183701.OQQS24507.pop016.verizon.net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> } for <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; } Thu, 20 Jun 2002 13:37:01 -0500 }Message-Id: <126.96.36.199.2.20020620143143.02c31940@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> }X-Sender: vze2sjpq@email@example.com }X-Mailer: QUALCOMM Windows Eudora Version 5.1 }Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 14:37:09 -0400 }To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx }From: Joe Parker <joe.parker@xxxxxxxxxxx> }Subject: Re: [24hoursupport] Re: dark photos }In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> }Mime-Version: 1.0 }Content-type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii }Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit } } }The problem with turning up the screen brightness - either manually or via }Powerstrip - is that causes other apps to appear much too bright. }Powerstrip will remember gamma settings for a given app, but unless you go }full screen that isn't very useful for picture viewing. } }The only photo app I know of that will increase gamma automatically for }pictures is ACDSee. But if you write, perhaps the author of the freeware }Irfanview will add the option. } } }At 11:44 AM 6/20/2002, you wrote: } }>Have you tried turning down the contrast? A well made, properly }>aligned monitor *should* look good with brightness and contrast }>somewhere around the middle....sadly, like a lot of TV sets this is }>rarely the case. What is the lighting like in the room? This can }>greatly affect accuracy. What about your video card? Has someone }>been messing with the gamma settings (provided your video card lets }>you change that)? Be aware that when it comes to adjusting such }>settings like brightness and contrast, the setting that looks good on }>one monitor often looks entirely different on another. On a well }>adjusted monitor, you should be able to make out the details in }>graphics, and at the same time, black things should be black - that }>is, if you had the lights turned off, you should just barely be able }>to make out any illumination from the monitor in these black areas. }>Same pretty much goes for TV sets as well. } }// eompost 3D1220C2:5E00.1:ubhefhccbeg } } *********** END FORWARDED MESSAGE *********** - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm.