Thanks!  I ended up uploading the original image, then used the website
that is going to make the 8x10 to figure out where it was going to be
cropped - then took my gimp creation and adjusted accordingly - at least
now I know!  :)

On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 4:43 PM, Patrick Shanahan <>wrote:

> * jenn golden <> [11-16-12 16:32]:
> > Hi - I am a bit of a newbie to this prog. And the issue I am having, is
> > that I created a Magazine cover using my son's football pic. To make a
> long
> > story short - I can create a fabulous 4x6, but when I try to send it out
> to
> > blow up to an 8x10, it crops way too much of the cover... How do I save
> or
> > edit the pic as an 8x10 so that I do not loose my added graphics and
> > artwork? Please help!  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
> from 4x6 to 8x10 is different ratio and either you loose some picture or
> have blank space.  4x6 expands to 8x12 or 6.67x10  An option, save your
> additions to a layer and shrink the layer to the dimentions to fit the
> intended size and merge the layer to 8x10
> without carnival mirror type distortion, there is no easy change from 4x6
> to 8x10.
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