I just clicked on the pic's properties and I would hazard a guess that it is the resizing setting. I find 640 x 480 for landscape to be about the right size for this forum (Tony's suggestion, incidentally).
Your 'old thing' still does an excellent job, btw.
The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.
Thanks! Just realised i'm using the Picasa on my new computer,where i still have to personalise my upload-settings. Ah well,considering i've all but switched over without pulling any of my hair out...still smiling!
'It's just like crop circles. No matter how many aliens own up to making them, there are always a few diehards who believe that humans go out with garden rollers in the middle of the night-'