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Picture compression issue

Denis Ledent

Sep 30, 2013 09:27PM EDT

Hi, first off, Koken is one of the most amazing CMS i've seen, kudos!
But... I really seem to have an issue with my pictures. I'm a photographer and the compression on displayed picture is massive. Artifacts visible and big color shift.

Using Axis. All my uploaded pictures are 3200px wide JPGs, with no compression visible and vivid colors ( when not BW ofc ). The file is ok, because if I download it back from the server, the quality hasn't changed a bit.

Still, even after toying with the picture quality controls, no changes at all. Actually, even when I change the higher size available for download, nothing happens. I can always download a large picture, even when I disable downloading, or set it to huge (or whatever).
Tried to clear image cache, still the same. Problem persistent since 2/3 months, no update fixed it.

Examples :

Any help?
Thanks a lot.

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Team NetObjects Koken Agent

Oct 01, 2013 12:06AM EDT

Denis – Can you send me a screenshot of what you are seeing? The images in that album all look good to me.

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Denis Ledent

Oct 01, 2013 12:45AM EDT
Quality is acceptable, but not quite how it should looks like for the 95 quality setting. And moreover, the quality doesn't change at all when I increase it or decrease it in the settings.
I made a comparison between tumblr and koken with all quality settings set to 95. ( but that would look the same even on min quality) I also added the file from my hdd in the comparison, scaled to roughly match the two others pics. Anyway, here you go :

I noticed Opera (16) was rendering the image worse than IE or Chrome, but even using one of those, compression is still there, and colors are still washed out.
Thanks for your fast reply.
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Denis ledent

Oct 12, 2013 03:58PM EDT
Would you happen to have any news regarding the matter?
A friend I introduced to koken reported the same issue on his website. I was thinking about a problem with the color space, but nothing change if I upload a sRGB picture instead of its AdobeRVB version.
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Team NetObjects Koken Agent

Oct 13, 2013 05:43PM EDT

Denis – Could you send me the original image so I can try it on an install of my own? support[at]

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