Is it just me or has Kinja been extra harsh towards large photos?

I swear last time I posted images of this size they didn't look nearly as bad. Am I crazy or are other people experiences this as well?

Is it just me or has Kinja been extra harsh towards large photos?

(Above photo used copy/paste trick. no difference. Below photo externally hosted. No difference.)

Is it just me or has Kinja been extra harsh towards large photos?