This is a bit strange. The media uploader is working as expected but the thumbnail it creates is being displayed as a squished image. Not the biggest deal in the world, however, my client is a Photographer and will not be okay with it--this I am sure. Have a look at the image (link below) and maybe you can demystify the reason. I would suspect a conflicting plugin, but all worked nice on my development server (MT DVS) and now it is on the client's server (MT Shared Server).
Anyway, all help is appreciated.
Kristin Falkner answers:
I don't think he's talking about a thumbnail being squished on the page, just through Media Uploader so I don't think TimThumb is going to make a difference. I'd check the settings in Settings -> Media for thumbnails. Also, do the preview thumbnails display this way if images are uploaded through the Flash-based and browser-based upload methods through the Media Uploader?
Rich Staats comments:
I did notice that the "thumbnail size" was obviously off. I'm going to split the winnings between you and Just Me since it was in fact a CSS issue (it hadn't occurred to me).
Lucas Wynne answers:
I highly suggest using TimThumb to crop it.