Uploaded Photos Appear Sideways or Have Wrong Orientation

If an uploaded photo looks correct on your computer but wrong in ShowMojo this is often because of an issue with the photo metadata. This is more common with older photos.

On a Windows computer, you can follow these steps to try to correct the problem:

  1. Locate the file in the Windows file browser.
  2. Right-click on the file to open the Context menu.
  3. Click Properties.
  4. In the popup that appears, go to the Details Tab.
  5. Scroll to the bottom and click Remove Properties and Personal Information.
  6. Select Create a copy with all possible properties removed and click OK.
  7. If the copied file is on its side, then use a photo editing app to view the file, orient it correctly, and save it. 
  8. Upload the file to your ShowMojo listing.

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