Using Pages with iOS. How do I reduce image file size when I create a document with embedded images?

I have created an annual family news letter in Pages on my iPad which incorporates pictures of events, holidays, occasions etc etc. I've then gone to covert it to pdf with the intention of sharing it via email but get a warning message about the resulting file size (in this case 16Mb).
Is there any way of reducing the file size - which is obviously being driven by the images?  The pics are being pulled in from the iPad photo library.
Thanks Mike

(1) you are asking about Pages for iOS in a forum dedicated to Pages for OSX.
Most of us aren't using Pages for iOS so it would be more efficient to ask in the forum dedicated to iWork for iOS (at this time this discussion area isn't divided in three areas).
(2) As you understood why your file is huge, the answer is simple : reduce the size of your picture files before inserting them in Pages documents.
Drop the unneeded areas, reduce the resolution in tools dedicated to image processing before inserting them.
Yvan KOENIG (VALLAURIS, France) mercredi 21 décembre 2011 18:32:19
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