Samsung NX500 Sony CyberShot HX90 Canon PowerShot G3 X Panasonic DMC-FZ330 Nikon Coolpix P900 Olympus Stylus 1s
Samsung NX500 Sony CyberShot HX90 Canon PowerShot G3 X Panasonic DMC-FZ330 Nikon Coolpix P900 Olympus Stylus 1s
  News Headlines Apple Canon Casio Fujifilm HTC LG Microsoft Nikon Olympus Panasonic Pentax Ricoh Rollei Samsung Sony  
Lets Go Digital
 
     
Powered by True
Counted by OneStat.com
Tips to ensure the best quality for Photo Gifts
Nic Rossmüller : October 31th 2006 - 10:00 CET
Digital Camera Review Test Appareil Photo Numerique Prueba camara digital Digitale Camera Test Dijital Kamera Incelemeleri Digitalkamera Test Digitalkamera
FototimeTips to ensure the best quality for Photo Gifts : Looking for the holiday gift that ‘keeps giving?” A photo gift may be just the answer. A very special photo captured in time and printed onto a mug, mouse pad, puzzle or even a Christmas ornament can last for years. In order to ensure the highest quality photo gift item, FotoTime, a leading provider of digital photo and video solutions, recommends several things to keep in mind when you are taking and selecting a photo. First and foremost, your photo should have good lighting, color, contrast and balance. Take some time to go through your photo library. Also, consider using your favorite photo editor to correct common problems such as incorrect white balance or improper exposure.
Tips to ensure the best quality for Photo GiftsPhoto gift quality tips - Formats
If you are thinking about mugs for gifts, keep in mind how the image wraps around. This means you should use a photo that is wide (landscape) and not tall (portrait) to insure more attractive results. Also consider that the image will be printed on a black or white mug surface; so choose an image that will look best against these backgrounds. When it comes to holiday greeting cards, most companies offer 4x8 slimline or 5x7 folded cards in both portrait and landscape formats. Whatever you select, choose a photo that either conveys the season, such as an outdoor shot with snow, or is personal and includes your entire family and pets.

FotoTime quality photo gift - Messages
In all cases, you can add text but keep your message short and concise. All labs will shrink the size of the text you enter to fit on the cards. If your message is too long, the text will be small and difficult to read. Calendars are very popular gift items. Since you are choosing a photo for each month, give some thought to the 13 images (one for each month and the cover) you select before creating your calendar and make sure the images have the best quality. You might want to select images that depict the seasons or special memories that correspond to months in the year.

Best quality photo gifts - Dimensions
Because of the dimensions of the calendar, FotoTime recommends that you only use landscape and not portrait photos. If you select portrait photos, the lab will crop out a significant amount of the image when creating the calendar. Holiday photo gifts can be a wonderful way to share memories with friends and families. Keep these tips in mind as you begin gathering images for your gift items to ensure best results.

About FotoTime
Founded in 1999, FotoTime is one of the leading innovators in digital photo and video solutions designed to handle the entire digital image lifecycle. FotoTime's integrated solution set includes FotoAlbum Pro for organizing and managing photos on your computer, FotoShare for sharing photos online with friends and family, FotoStudio for setting up an online photography storefront, and a digital lab for print and gift order processing. FotoTime delivers products to customers in more than 80 countries through an Internet distribution.

   Martha Stewart photo products
   Photo gifts
   Photo sharing
   Next  Nikon Coolpix L4 underwater housing
   Previous  Acer Ferrari 1000 and Ferrari 5000 Notebook
   News by brand:Fototime
   News by category:Source of Information
   News by brand and category:Fototime Source of Information
   Nikon D7200 - $829.00
   Canon EOS 750D - $749.00
   Sony Alpha 6000 - $495.00
   Samsung NX3000 - $
   Nikon D3200 - $299.00
   Olympus PEN E-PL7 - $499.00
   Canon EOS M3 - $429.00
   Canon PowerShot SX610 HS - $
   Panasonic Lumix DMC GF7 - $597.99
   Nikon D7100 - $766.95


LetsGoDigital digital camera magazine
Latest Fototime announcements
Cheap photo prints for FotoShare subscribers
FotoStudio online storefront service
 
Twitter LetsGoDigital
Latest news headlines
Canon LEGRIA HF camcorder serie
Panasonic 4K camcorder range
Samsung SUHD TV Lineup
LG 4K HDR-enabled OLED TVs
Canon professional handheld video cameras
Sony G Master interchangeable lenses
Sony G Master Standard Zoom Lens
Sony G Master Telephoto Prime Lens
Sony G Master Telephoto Zoom Lens
Nikon SnapBridge App
Sigma 20mm prime lens
Sony A6300 Mirrorless digital camera
Sony Alpha 6300 records 4K UHD video
Olympus 300mm telephoto lens
Nikon D5
   
CanonCasioFujifilmNikonOlympusHTCSamsungSonyPanasonicNokia
  Accessories Android Apps Camcorders Digital cameras Mobile phones Smartphones Software Tablets   CES CeBIT Gadgets IFA Photokina PMA