Photo Help - Creating Designer Posters 1.0


Creating Designer Posters 1.0

Published 04/03/2016 19:30 PM   |    Updated 04/03/2016 19:30 PM
You can create striking poster prints from any of your photos - provided that the resolution of the photo is high enough. The recommended resolutions for poster prints are:
Poster SizeMinimum Photo Resolution Required (px)

If your photo is unsuitable for a poster print, we'll let you know during the ordering process.

To create a poster print, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the Posters tab in the top navigation of the Photo Home page or hover over the tab for a drop down menu of poster types. 
  2. Select Designer Posters
  3. Click on the Create Now button on the right side of the page. If you are not already logged in, you will be prompted to do so. Once you are logged in, you will be directed to the Create a designer poster print page.
  4. At the upper right of the page, an orientation is displayed. You can toggle from horizontal to vertical by clicking on the icon. A View Sizes drop down menu shows the sizes available in your selected orientation. Choose your preferred style and when you are done, click on the bright blue Continue button on the right navigation column.
  5. On the next page, you can drag and drop photos from your selected album into your selected locations. You can also select another album by clicking on the bright blue Select another album link under the Your photos section to the right of the page.
  6. You can edit your photos once they are in position. Roll your mouse pointer over the photo to reveal a yellow Edit box. Click on the Edit box and an Edit photo screen will appear. On this screen, there are several photo editing options: rotate, add a tint, zoom and crop, flip, enhance or unenhance the color or increase or decrease the brightness. Click on the yellow Apply button when you are done.
  7. If you see an orange triangle () under your photo selection, this means that the photo in your poster is too low-resolution to produce a quality product when printed. We cannot guarantee your satisfaction if you use this photo. If you continue to use this photo, you will see a resolution warning pop-up with two bright blue buttons at the bottom: Change photo or Use this photo.When you are done, click on the bright blue Continue button on the right navigation column.
  8. On the next screen, you will have an opportunity to add a caption to your photo. Select the photo and type your message in the Message Boxes. You can preview your messages by clicking on the bright blue Preview Message button just below it. Below this area, you can also Change photos or Choose a different design by clicking on the links. To continue, select the bright blue Continue button on the right navigation column and you will be directed to the Make a poster print page.
  9. On this page, you can make your quantity selection and view pricing and shipping options. You will also see bright blue links to Change photo, Edit message or Change design below your poster preview.
  10. When you are ready, select the bright blue Add to Cart button to go to Your photo cart page and Checkout.


The prices for poster prints are as follows:

Poster prices
ProductIn-Store PickupMail Delivery
12x18not available
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