Be nice. Or else.
San Francisco Product Design Instructor at Tradecraft (jakeflem.com) Joined about 4 years ago via an invitation from Allan G.
This dude is a badass.
Assuming the container you are filling with the image is bigger than the source image. But without seeing your file it's hard to say. That's my guess.
Maybe help your fellow designer next time?
Made me chuckle :)
What do you hate about it so we can avoid recommending apps that you might hate as well?
If you want to get an interview these days, most of the time the answer is yes. The definition of a portfolio however, can vary greatly. As long as you can show that you've done design work you're good. If you're lucky enough to come across a company that is willing to give you a chance to show how you work by having you come work for a day or few, congrats. You've found a good one (probably).
Use both? Surface for this, Macbook Pro/iMac for that.