your high-resolution images for printing
(Click on any of the screen snapshots below to view them bigger)
Click on the album link you received via email.
This album link will look something like this:
Enter the password sent to you via email.
Remember, passwords are CASE SENSITIVE! If you need your password re-sent to you, please email email@example.com.
View your online "proof sheet". To view an image, click on the "thumbnail" image. If your friends have added any comments to your images, it will be indicated beneath the thumbnail image on this page.
View your "screen size" image. This image is what is referred to as "screen size". It looks okay on your screen, on a website, on Facebook, etc... But this image is not big enough to use when printing your headshots. If you would like to save this image, either RIGHT-CLICK (for Mac users, hold down the "Ctrl" or "Control" button while clicking) on the image. Then select "Save As..." or "Save Image As..." from the drop-down menu that pops up.STEP 5)
To access the high-resolution original image, click on the "Download original file" button which appears above the photo.
The button looks like this:
After you have saved the high-resolution image to your computer, you may do with it what you like. PLEASE NOTE: The image, as taken by the camera, has a resolution of 72dpi (dots per inch). If the printing company is telling you the image is not "high resolution", it is because you have not saved the high-resolution image (go back to STEP 5 to access the full size, high-resolution image).
Even though the full size image is 72dpi, this DOES NOT MEAN it is not "high-res" (and this is the MOST commonly made mistake when people bring their photos in to the printers).
Your headshot is 2,336 x 3,504 pixels at 72dpi. This is large enough to print an image that is 32 x 48 inches!!! At 300dpi, that same image would be roughly 8 x 12 inches.
To reiterate, if you are being told that your image is not large enough to have headshots printed, it is not because the image is saved at 72dpi. It is because you have saved the "SCREEN SIZE" image and you need to refer again to STEP 5.
In short, if you downloaded the high-resolution image correctly, it will be somewhere between 1MB and 4MB in size.
Your friends can help you pick your best headshots by leaving comments on their favorite images! To leave a comment, click the [Add your comment] button beneath the image. Guests may either leave comments anonymously, or they may leave their name & email address.
After your friends have commented on a photo, a total # of comments will appear
beneath the thumbnail image on the "proof page". Whichever photo has
the most comments is most likely going to be one of your best shots!
This feedback from your friends can be invaluable when trying to decide
which photos to have printed.
To view the comments left by your friends, click on the desired image to view it "screen size" in it's own window. Comments will appear beneath the image.
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