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Image Resolution and DPI Requirements

Published 01/06/2016 17:54 PM   |    Updated 01/06/2016 17:54 PM

Please refer to this chart to determine the minimum image size you need to produce quality prints.

 
 
Image 
Print Size/ProductMinimum Image
Resolution
Image
4 x 6 Prints540x360 pixels
5 x 7 Prints630x450 pixels
8 x 10 Prints900x720 pixels
Wallet Prints270x180 pixels
  
11 x 14 Posters1260x990 pixels
12 x 18 Posters1620x1080 pixels
16 x 20 Posters1800x1440 pixels
20 x 30 Posters2700x1800 pixels
24 x 36 Posters3240x2160 pixels
  
2 x 6 Banner1800x1440 pixels
2 x 8 Banner1800x1440 pixels
  
Photo Gifts900x600 pixels
  
4x8 Photo Cards640x426 pixels
5x7 Photo Cards640x480 pixels
5x7 Folded Cards840x600 pixels
4.25x6 Postcards720x480 pixels
5x7 Postcards840x600 pixels
  
Custom Cover Photo Books1280x1024 - 1639x1233 px
Brag Books580x435 pixels
  
Notebooks480x480 pixels
Notebooks w/ full
photo cover
1350x1000 pixels
Notepads370x370 pixels
Stickers370x370 pixels
  
8x10 Canvas1500x1200 pixels
11x14 Canvas2100x1650 pixels
12x12 Canvas1800x1800 pixels
16x20 Canvas3000x2400 pixels
20x24 Canvas4500x3000 pixels
20x30 Canvas5400x3600 pixels

Please note that we recommend that a photo be 200-300 DPI when uploading it to our site.

NOTE: If your photo doesn't meet these minimum image-size requirements, you'll see an orange triangle (Image) next to one or more print sizes in your cart. To avoid receiving a low-quality print, we recommend against ordering sizes marked with an orange triangle.

 

Use this conversion to judge how large of a print that your digital camera can produce.

Image
Image
Camera MegapixelsImage Resolution*
Image
3MP2048x1536 pixels
4MP2464x1632 pixels
6MP3008x2000 pixels
8MP3264x2448 pixels
10MP3872x2592 pixels
12MP4290x2800 pixels
16MP4920x3264 pixels

*Typical Resolution. Actual pixel dimensions vary slightly from camera to camera.

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