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Images for Large Format Printing

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We get a lot of requests to convert photos to vector format. One of the reasons is that some printer's guidelines state that in order to print good quality images in large format, such as signs and banners or vehicle wraps, high resolution or scalable vector graphics are required.


Maybe a little clarification is needed because vector graphics are drawings, so converting a photo to vector means making a drawing of the photo and that isn't necessarily what is needed or wanted.

If the images you want printed in large format are:


A. Photos Images that are captured with a camera need to be supplied inhigh resolution(large image*) format. Photos are not scalable so simply enlarging a small image will result in a poor quality large image. The photo must have been taken with a high quality setting on the camera, so that it will be the size needed for the project, or larger. Your printer should be able to tell you the pixel dimension (photo size) needed for the specific project. Photo to…