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Submission + - Photo scaling affects content more than you think 4

An anonymous reader writes: Even the most sophisticated scaling algorithms share a common basic flaw that can have dramatic effects on picture details. This flaw can be used to create a completely vanishing image. When the picture is scaled to half its size using even expensive software, it becomes a gray rectangle! To learn more about that flaw, see the other examples and compare the differences between a correct resize tool and what you get in your favorite drawing program.

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