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Just wanted to ask if anyone else is experiencing this discrepancy. We just took new photos and it appears that our photos are showing up MUCH darker and desaturated on the app than the photos I uploaded (accurately reflected on the web version). Has anyone else noticed this? I checked the color mode on our photos and it’s RGB. Perfectly normal. I’m just concerned because the photos look much less appealing on the app version.
I feel like this app is making me go crazy. Now when I search for it, it displays as the correct color. But when I click into the listing it reverts back to that dark desaturated color again. A glitch in the matrix perhaps? Maybe I’ll sleep on it.
Man! They both look great to me! I’d stay there in a heartbeat. I think you’ve nothing to worry about. People aren’t looking for perfect photos, just that they show the place so they know what they might be getting.
My theory is that they take your photos and run them through an image processing algorithm to “optimize” them for different devices. Basically, they send a version that they feel is appropriate for the device. The optimization isn’t to maximize image quality, but rather to reduce the amount of network traffic or storage space or whatever they need to minimize their costs.