"The higher the resolution the better!" This is the general rule for references, however contrary to this is the amount of storage space we are allowed to have in order to maintain a fast running forum! So here's a few tips for how to get maximum image quality at smallest possible size. To keep ensure images a small if you have photoshop you can use the 'save for web and devices option' or alternatively you could first import it into a program such as microsoft paint and resize or simply save the image. This will ensure the most efficient file size possible. Keep images to a maximum size of 1024 x 768. If the image is larger than this - please ensure you crop it to this size. Keep images below 300kb. This is more than enough for a detailed color image saved in a jpg format. The following example is 152KB. It's resolution is set at 1024 x 768 and the image contains a perfect amount of detail.